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Head to the polls

Politically, it's a bit of an unusual year here in Kershaw County and South Carolina. Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell is stepping down to become the president of the College of Charleston, and those in line to succeed him say they don't want the thankless and mostly meaningless job. But in the meantime, there are four candidates running for that post in the June Republican primary, so it obviously appeals to somebody. We suspect there is the lingering hope that becoming lieutenant governor is a stepping stone to the governor's office, although it hasn't been so in ...

May 21, 2014 | | Editorials


Yesteryear for May 21, 2014

Kershaw Countian wins title of Miss Spartanburg

May 21, 2014 | | Yesteryear


Creed Invitational brings top junior golfers to Camden CC

In what is quickly becoming a Memorial Day weekend tradition, the top junior male golfers in the Carolinas will descend on the Camden County Club on Saturday and Sunday for the second annual Jimmy Creed Junior Boys' Invitational.

May 21, 2014 | | Golf


Reader supports Sheriff Matthews

The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia is reopening an investigation in the death of black American Kendrick Johnson, a teen who was found dead inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his high school gym in January 2013.

May 21, 2014 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


CMP karters don’t mind a little driving in the rain

The rain failed to dampen the spirits of the racers who came out to the Carolina Motorsports Park in Westville for the April edition of the in Powerade Kart Racing Series.

May 19, 2014 | | Auto racing


County baseball players rack up all-conference honors

North Central sophomore Tyler Bowers was named the Region 3-AA baseball player of the year after having helped the Knights to a third-place finish and a second consecutive AA state playoff appearance since their return to the AA ranks.

May 19, 2014 | | Sports


Sumpter takes 2nd and 4th while Wilson finishes 4th in AAA state meet

n in Saturday's AAA state track and field championships held at Spring Valley High School.

May 19, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle


L-E hosts youth football clinic on Saturday

Lugoff-Elgin High School will conduct a non-contact youth football clinic for current third- to sixth-grade students on Saturday, May 24 at the school's Wellness Center.

May 19, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Noted and passed - May 19, 2014

• Polo. For many, the word immediately conjures up the phrase "the sport of kings." It's origins date back to, possibly, as early as the 6th century B.C. in Persia, apparently used as a training game for the king's guard or other elite cavalry units. Today, polo is played professionally in 16 countries. It is also played in Camden on the nation's second oldest polo field, built in 1898. Visitors from around the world gathered to watch polo matches on that field for the next 50 years. Interest waned in the latter half of the 20th century ...

May 19, 2014 | | Editorials


Wasting time

What one person considers wasting time, another believes to be necessary. I grew up in a time when what your parents said was law and employers set the rules. No one dared to defy authority. Nevertheless, I often did mandatory chores that I considered, and still consider, to be a waste of time.

May 19, 2014 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns


2014 Clinic Classic Winners

The 2014 Clinic Classic 5K/10K was held April 26 in downtown Camden. The annual event benefits the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County. Awards were given to the top male and female runners and age groups. For the 5K race, the top male overall runner was Ryan Plexico of Columbia, with a time of 17:11. The top female overall runner was Meme Spurgeon (left) of Lexington, with a time of 23:08. For the 10K race, the top male overall runner was Chip Edgerton of Camden with a time of 38:53. The top female overall runner was ...

May 19, 2014 | | People & Places




Ives-Dykes announces bid for Treasurer

Local business owner Heather Ives-Dykes has announced her candidacy to be Kershaw County's next Treasurer.

May 19, 2014 | | Politics


Nancy DeBruhl

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Nancy Truesdale DeBruhl, 78, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 19, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, prior to the service, in the church Family Life Center. Memorials may be made in Nancy's memory to McCoy Memorial Nursing Center, 207 Chappell Drive, Bishopville, SC 29010 or Alzheimer's Disease Support Group, 4186 Fernandina Road, Columbia, SC 29210.

May 19, 2014 | | Obituaries


Graham DuBose

A celebration of the life of Mister will be held at 5:00 PM, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Old School House Farm, 210 Cantey Lane, Rembert, SC.

May 19, 2014 | | Obituaries


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Lynch pitches Post 17 past Manning-Santee

On a night in which Jay Lynch did not need much help, Manning-Santee gave the Post 17 pitcher more than he would need.

June 27, 2017 | | Sports


Second annual Kids' Fourth of July Parade is Saturday

Looking for a fun place for your child to show off his or her red, white and blue spirit?

June 27, 2017 | | People & Places


Matt Autrey Project takes stage for Finally Friday

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will present the last Finally Friday Free Concert of the season on Friday from 6 to 8 ...

June 27, 2017 | | People & Places


KCMA elects new officers

The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA) recently held its annual general membership meeting at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. Helen Walker was ...

June 27, 2017 | | People & Places


Ariail - June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017 | | Ariail


Weylchem rising

Too often, when a business, especially a large company, announces a change, that announcement is met with a little more skepticism and a little less ...

June 27, 2017 | | Editorials


Tink and the Garanimals

It is a sure bet, I am certain, that I am not the only wife with a husband who cares little about clothes. Like many ...

June 27, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


A better response to potential abuse

The headlines read "Jury awards $225,000 to county couple in DSS case." Whether you read the details or not, you come away knowing that ...

June 27, 2017 | Donny Supplee, president United Way of Kershaw County | Letters


My brain on NASCAR - June 27, 2017

I am willing to wager that mine wasn't the only dry eye in the Palmetto State when Ryan Blaney claimed his first-ever Monster Energy ...

June 27, 2017 | | Columns


Help pets have a happy, safe Fourth

The Fourth of July holiday is right around the corner. A few days of fun with family and friends, time spent at the lake or ...

June 27, 2017 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Yesteryear for June 27, 2017

Camden Mayor Phil Minges has announced he will seek a second term at the helm of city council in November.

June 27, 2017 | | Yesteryear


THOMAS OLIN BRYANT

Funeral services for Thomas Olin Bryant, 80, will be held today at 10:00 a.m. at Southside Baptist Church with burial to follow in ...

June 27, 2017 | | Obituaries


GROVER CARSON GASKIN

A graveside service for Grover C. Gaskin, 98, will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made ...

June 27, 2017 | | Obituaries


JAMES ROBERT WEINHOEFT

Funeral services for James Robert Weinhoeft, 79, will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Harvest Baptist Church. The Rev. Bill Dulaney will ...

June 27, 2017 | | Obituaries


MARTHA L. MUNGO

Mrs. Martha L. Mungo, 70, of 3534 Mungo Rd, Bethune, South Carolina, passed on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

June 27, 2017 | | Obituaries


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