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KCSD: 1¢ sales tax will cover all Phase 2 projects

Based on a report from the S.C. Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office (SCRFAO), the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) proposed 1-cent sales tax will completely offset the need to raise any millage for a $130 million bond issue to pay for projects in Phase 2 of the district's facilities equalization project (FEP). Phase 2 projects include new school construction, renovations to existing schools and upgrades to athletic facilities.

August 08, 2014 | | Education

L-E fielding girls' golf team in '14

For the first time in school history, Lugoff-Elgin High School will field a girls' golf team for the 2014 fall season.

August 06, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

It's time for kickoff

"What is your favorite football team?"

August 06, 2014 | | Sidewalk Survey

Cat Feathers looks to recapture Spa magic

A pair of Camden-based jumpers, stablemates and New York-breds have been entered into Thursday's $75,000 Mrs. Ogden Phipps Stakes fillies and mares steeplechase race at the Saratoga Race Course.

August 06, 2014 | | Equine

Springdale 5k at Sunrise takes to its new layout on Saturday

The sixth annual Springdale 5k at Sunrise will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Springdale Race Course in Camden.

August 06, 2014 | | Sports

CHS to hold meeting for JV, freshman football players

All players wishing to play either junior varsity or freshman team football at Camden High school this fall are asked to attend an organizational meeting on Friday, Aug. 8 at 5:30 p.m.

August 06, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle

School News: Richard Black attending Harvard student medical conference

Richard Black, grandson of the late David and Estelle Jones of Camden, SC, is attending the National Student Leadership Conference on Medicine & Health Care at Harvard Medical School. The session held August 3-12 immerses high school students in the challenging complexities of the medical profession. It exposes them to the techniques of doctors and nurses during hands-on clinical rounds where they treat patients in a true-to-life outbreak simulation. The students interact with practicing physicians, scientific researchers, medical school students and residents. They also grapple with controversial medical issues, learn about health care challenges and explore advanced scientific research in areas ...

August 06, 2014 | | Education

A taxing situation

If voters approve the Kershaw County School District's $130 million list of projects for Phase 2 of its facilities equalization project (FEP), property taxes will go up in Kershaw County. The question is by how much, especially since the district is also asking voters to approve a 1-cent sales tax that would partially offset any property tax millage increases. Both referenda will be on the ballot on Nov. 4 during the general election.

August 06, 2014 | By Jim McGowan Localife editor | Education

Shuffling along

August 06, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

For the Record - Aug. 6, 2014

Real estate transactions

August 06, 2014 | | For the Record

Stella Reynolds Faile

Funeral services for Stella Reynolds Faile, 73, will be held Thursday at 4:00 p.m. at High Hill True Light Church, Lucknow, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

August 06, 2014 | | Obituaries

Nanley Holmes

Mr. Nanley Holmes, 86, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 28, 2014. Born in New York City, a Memorial Service will be held Saturday, August 9, 2014 at Eleven a.m., at Union Baptist Church, Rembert. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Holmes family.

August 06, 2014 | | Obituaries

Thomas Edward Goodwin

Mr. Thomas Edward "Koot" Goodwin, 64, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, July 31, 2014. Born in Boykin, he was the son of the late George, Sr. and Ellen Miller Goodwin. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Friday, August 8, 2014 at Two p.m., at Broom Hill Baptist Church, Rembert, with burial in church cemetery, with military honors. Mr. Goodwin will be placed in the church at One p.m. for viewing. Public viewing will be Thursday, Two-Seven p.m. at the funeral home. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Goodwin ...

August 06, 2014 | | Obituaries

A fine man

The death of James S. Brady earlier this week marked the end of a decades-long saga of courage and dedication; the former presidential press secretary for Ronald Reagan lived more than 33 years after taking a bullet that was intended for the president. Brady was brutally wounded in Washington when a deranged John W. Hinckley Jr. fired a pistol, hoping his false bravado would impress the movie actress Jodie Foster. Reagan came perilously close to dying, but fully recovered; unfortunately, Brady was dogged by pain and disability for the rest of his life.

August 06, 2014 | | Editorials

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Election Day will be KCSC school holiday

Based on a recent memo from the S.C. Department of Education, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees made a change to the 2018-19 ...

March 16, 2018 | | Education

KCSO, SCHP offer ‘100 percent guaranteed way’ to avoid legal fees

(The following message was issued by the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office as a press release on Tuesday.)

March 16, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire

FRC seeking volunteers

The Family Resource Center, a rape crisis and child advocacy organization, needs caring and committed volunteers to assist with providing victim services. FRC serves abused ...

March 16, 2018 | | Kershaw County

Stover Middle School announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Leslie M. Stover Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-week period.

March 16, 2018 | | Education

MPES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School recently announced honor roll for the second nine week period.

March 16, 2018 | | Education

Blackwell announces run for KCC chair

Roddy Blackwell has announced that he is running for Kershaw County Council Chairman.

March 16, 2018 | | Politics

Spartan booters double up LR, 8-4

Nobody can accuse the Camden Military Academy soccer team of being timid.

March 16, 2018 | | Camden Military

Griffins split with Dogs after 5-3 win

After having overcome a two-run deficit to send the game into extra innings, the Camden baseball team was unable to overcome Fairfield Central's three-run ...

March 16, 2018 | | Sports

Errors plague Dogs, again

For the second straight night, Camden committed seven errors. This time, visiting Hartsville took advantage of those to down the Bulldogs, 11-5.

March 16, 2018 | | Camden High/Middle

Demon booters run by Bulldogs, 5-2

Lugoff-Elgin scored four first half goals and that was more than enough as the Demons defeated rival Camden, 5-2, in Wednesday's non-region boys' soccer ...

March 16, 2018 | | Sports

Five-run fifth helps carry L-E past top-ranked Chapin

On the day the South Carolina Baseball Coaches Association released their first regular season rankings of the season, Chapin sat atop the 4A poll.

March 16, 2018 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

CCCB Concert

The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will present their winter concert on Sunday, at 3 p.m. at Camden High School. The concert is free ...

March 16, 2018 | | Arts

West Wateree Rotary Wild Game Dinner

The award-winning Johnson Crew wild game cooking team from Alabama will be catering the West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club's annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction ...

March 16, 2018 | | People & Places

LGC meets Monday

Lugoff Garden Club will hold its March meeting Monday at Sarah Holmberg's home in Ridgeway, with Karen Wendel as co-hostess. The social hour begins ...

March 16, 2018 | | People & Places

Video games can be rewarding

Video games get a lot of flack, and it's no wonder why. They keep youth glued to screens and inactive, spending hours a day ...

March 16, 2018 | By Anna Mock, CHS C-I high school columnist | High School Columns

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