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Second Look donates to five local organizations

Second Look on Broad Street donated money to five organizations Dec. 1. A total of $1,000 was given to the Weatherization and Repair Ministries, and $1000 was given to the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and the KershawHealth Oncology Clinic Art Cart Program. The West Wateree Community Playground Project received $2,500, and the Family Resource Center Teen program and Kershaw County Activity Center received $4,250 each. The total amount of money donated was $13,000.

December 15, 2014 | | People & Places

Santa visits the Kershaw County Library

December 15, 2014 | | People & Places

This week in KC sports

Monday: Gray Collegiate at Camden Military Academy (BB – 6:30 p.m.)

December 15, 2014 | | Sports

Ariail for Dec. 15, 2014

December 15, 2014 | | Ariail

Noted and passed - Dec. 15, 2014

• A tip of the C-I hat to Kershaw County Deputy Fred Tiah, a school resource officer at Stover Middle School in Elgin. Tiah, as we reported Friday, is from Liberia, one of the hardest-hit countries in this year's Ebola crisis. Recognizing he has been welcomed to and is finding success in America, Tiah says he wants to help children in his native country who have been orphaned by the deadly disease. He's put his idea into action, raising money to help pay for the children's education and medical supplies. Tiah also wants to be a role model ...

December 15, 2014 | | Editorials

The loss of parents and their wisdom

There are few who cannot say truthfully that they miss their parents after death has laid claim to those loved ones. The parents who taught us, scolded us and, at times, annoyed us are never forgotten, never put away on a shelf to be remembered no more.

December 15, 2014 | By Ronda Rich | Columns

Gunn: Partnership drives investment in health

You may have read about the letter of intent to be agreed upon between KershawHealth and MUSC Health/Capella Healthcare. This agreement is about more than simply the leasing of real estate and ownership of property. Ultimately, it is about an investment of organizational and financial resources in this community and its healthcare needs. MUSC Health/Capella Healthcare will invest heavily in programs, facilities, and services at KershawHealth that will increase our patient volume and, in turn, increase revenue. From an organizational standpoint, it will provide access to best practices and strategies to improve the quality of care provided, enhance ...

December 15, 2014 | By Terry Gunn, interim KershawHealth CEO C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Letter: Reader appreciates Tucker follow-up story

I applaud the Chronicle-Independent for front page coverage of the dropping of charges against Mr. Sammie Tucker. All too often, especially in larger media markets, good news is relegated to the back pages, while sensational news makes the front page. I believe our community newspaper makes a concerted effort to report the news as it happens and, more importantly, reports good news.

December 15, 2014 | Donny Supplee Camden | Letters

Arbor Day at Doby's Mill

On December 5, students at Doby's Mill Elementary school participated in Kershaw County's Soil and Water Conservation District's celebration of Arbor Day. Donna Douglas explained when Arbor Day is recognized. "Arbor Day is the first Friday in December, that is when we celebrate it in South Carolina because that is the best time to plant. It's celebrated at different times in different states," Douglas explained. Students participated in an assembly honoring Arbor Day and performed skits and songs in honor of Arbor Day. "Every year the conservation district chooses a school to participate in Arbor Day ...

December 15, 2014 | | Education

School district gives flu warning

According to Kershaw County School District Director of Communications Mary Anne Byrd, the district received an update last week from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) saying it is seeing an early and large rise in seasonal flu cases. Byrd said the district is currently experiencing the same situation in many of the schools.

December 15, 2014 | | Education

Dec. 19 to be half day for KCSD students

The Kershaw County School District will have a half day for students on Dec. 19, the last day of student attendance before the holiday break. Staff will work a regular schedule. Students in 3-and 4-year-old developmentally delayed and 4-year-old kindergarten classes will not attend.

December 15, 2014 | | Education

Boykin Christmas Parade set for Dec. 21

The 21st annual Boykin Christmas Parade will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21.

December 12, 2014 | | People & Places

FAC presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County presents Camden Community Theatre's production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!" at 7 p.m. Friday thru Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Wood Auditorium. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and military.

December 12, 2014 | | People & Places

L-E heads to Camden tonight

Lugoff-Elgin travels to Camden tonight for a 6 p.m. doubleheader in the first of two consecutive Friday night contests between the two rivals. North Central is also home tonight as the Knights and Lady Knights host McBee in a 6:30 p.m. start.

December 12, 2014 | | Sports

MCCU Holiday Classic on tap at L-E

Lugoff-Elgin High School will host the 23rd annual Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic Wrestling Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12-13 inside the Demons Den.

December 12, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports

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Knights drop pair of region games

North Central had enough hits to have won a ballgame but the Knights stranded seven runners in scoring position which ended up proving costly to ...

March 23, 2018 | | Sports

Bulldogs top Barons, fall to Eagles

Chapin righted its ship following back-to-back, non-conference losses to Lugoff-Elgin and Lexington by sweeping Region 5-4A foe and defending 4A state champion A.C. Flora ...

March 23, 2018 | | Sports

L-E visits CHS for Saturday Dogfest

DogFest: A Celebration of Being a Camden Bulldog, will be held on Saturday, March 24 at Camden High's American Legion Park.

March 23, 2018 | | Sports

Not getting older but getting better

In the spring of 1909, in a town known for its love of horses, a tradition was born; the first Camden Horse Show --- focusing on ...

March 23, 2018 | By Kathee Stahl Special to the C-I | Equine

Ariail - March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 | | Ariail

Publisher's Note: Economic Development

Today, readers will have an opportunity to take a deep look at economic development in Kershaw County. Editor Jim Tatum and Senior Writer Martin L ...

March 23, 2018 | By Mike Mischner, Publisher Chronicle-Independent | Editorials

Column: Women to the swamp

WASHINGTON -- How many times have we heard that this is the year of the woman?

March 23, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Funeral services for Elvin Eugene Brown, Sr., 62, were held on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Memorials may be made to House of Prayer with Open ...

March 23, 2018 | | Obituaries


Funeral service for Mrs. Betty Thomas Stover, 78, of 2409-A Neal Switch Rd., Camden, will be held Saturday, March 24, at noon in Good Hope ...

March 23, 2018 | | Obituaries

Spring dog show Saturday

The 82nd Annual Spring Dog Show will be held at 1 p.m. in Rectory Square, in downtown Camden. March 25 is the rain date ...

March 23, 2018 | | Camden

Deputies save fleeing suspect’s life

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies ended up having to save the life of a man who fled from a safety checkpoint on S ...

March 23, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire

KCSO charges men with cockfighting

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested three men March 17 and charged them with cockfighting. A KCSO press release identified the men as ...

March 23, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire

Historic parachute drop commemoration is March 29

Everyone from around the region, state and nation is invited to attend a special commemoration, to be held Thursday, March 29, at 2:30 p ...

March 23, 2018 | | Military

This week in KC sports

Monday: Camden at Hartsville (G – 4 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Ridge View (G – 4 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at Wilson (BB – 4:30 p ...

March 20, 2018 | | Sports

Post 17 recognitions

March 20, 2018 | | People & Places

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