Joe Sexton was recently honored as an Ambassador for Economic Development by the Department of Commerce as part of South Carolina's Industry Appreciation Week. The ceremony took place in Columbia on March 19 on the grounds of the Governor's mansion and highlighted 47 individuals from 46 counties for their exceptional efforts to bolster community and economic development activities in South Carolina.
Captain Fredrick Eugene Perrill, SC, USN, (RET) passed away on March 21, 2013. Born in Charlotte, NC, on September 11, 1939, he attended schools in Long Island, NY, and Riverside Military Academy before graduating from Rock Hill High School. After a year at The Citadel he was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD., graduating with the class of 1962 and was commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. His postgraduate education includes graduation from the Naval War College in Newport, RI, and a Master of Science degree in Management from the Naval Postgraduate School in ...
Mr. Delander "Toppy" Wilson, 62 of Rembert, SC entered into rest on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
Jessie Hunter, 78, of 1636 A Brewer Spring Road, Camden, passed on Friday, March 22, 2013 after a brief illness. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, march 27, 2013, 1 p.m., at Canty Hill Baptist Church, Cassatt.
James Clyburn, 91, of 511 Clyburn Street, Camden, passed on Sunday, march 24,2013. Funeral Services will be conducted Thursday, March 28, 2013, 1 p.m., at St. John Baptist Church, with funeral to follow in the church cemetery.
Dorothy T. Norwood, 69, of 605 Cooper Street, Camden, passed on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Funeral Services will be held Friday, March 29, 2013, 11 a.m., at Camden First United Methodist Church, Camden. Burial to follow in Cedars Cemetery, Camden.
Mary E. Washington, 75, of 178 Reddick Road, Bishopville, SC, passed on Saturday, March 23, 2013. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 30, 2013, 11 a.m., at St. Matthew Baptist Church, Bethune, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
More than 140 pieces of art by Kershaw County school children were submitted to the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County's Youth Arts Month Exhibit this year. After much deliberation, the winners have been announced. The juried exhibit of elementary, middle and high school artwork by students throughout Kershaw County in a variety of media, from colored pencil and watercolor to mixed media, photography, and sculpture will be in the Bassett Gallery through April 5.
Dear Annie: I took a job at a local bookstore after my position as a special ed teacher was downsized. Now I have a "special ed" problem at work.
Sometimes, what looks, on paper, to be a tough week was not so bad after all.
North Central continued to score runs in bunches and still sits atop the Region 3-AA softball standings after a pair of conference victories over Columbia High and Fairfield Central last week.
When he first took over the fortunes of the Lugoff-Elgin boys' tennis team six years ago, Edward Rickwood was asked to build the program from the ground up.
For the first time in its brief history, the North Central High School tennis team is above the .500 mark.
NEW YORK -- The recent rape conviction of two teenagers, one of whom also distributed a photo and sent cruel text messages about their victim, has captured the "bystander effect" in graphic and nauseating detail.
WASHINGTON -- When I wrote the headline "Hillary's heel," I was thinking of Achilles, not Bill, though the former president is usually within nipping range ...
I am pretty sure you all have realized that I am a "young 'un". But I have a confession: underneath these 173 pounds of cuteness ...
As we hope our readers are aware, the Chronicle-Independent encourages and welcomes letters to the editor. It is a time-honored way for the public to ...
Lugoff-Elgin sophomore golfer Michaelah Wise posted a 12th place finish in the Tommy Cuthbert All Stars tournament played Aug. 20-21 on Seabrook Island.
North Central began its quest to regain the Region 4-AA title which it lost to Buford last fall with a pair of victories to kick ...
Camden High senior pitcher Devin Beckley and Lugoff-Elgin junior outfielder Chase Roberts were selected to play in the eighth annual South Atlantic Border Battle on ...
Mr. Cecil Bowers was born September 1, 1926 in Cassatt, the son of Steve and Annie Powers Bowers. He is blessed with four children, Linda ...
Friends, neighbors and family are holding a special fundraiser for Phil Crawford on Friday, Sept. 23 at the Bethune Women's Club in Bethune.