• Evidence continues to mount that climate change caused by human activity is already affecting life in this country, with a prediction of more frequent and intense heat waves, heavy downpours and, in some places, floods and droughts. The National Climate Assessment, which is presented to the president and Congress every four years, does not paint a pretty picture. Hard scientific evidence is hard to argue with, and that's what this is.
NEW YORK -- To the world-weary, Lance Armstrong's confession to Oprah was just one more in a series.
The New Year brings new beginnings and a fresh start for many. It is with that in mind that I want to mention one of the great new programs in Kershaw County. The Kershaw County Youth Arbitration Program, which was first introduced in February of 2012, has been a fantastic addition to our county.
The beginning of the new session of the South Carolina General Assembly will undoubtedly bring renewed efforts to pass school voucher legislation. Like fire ant hills in the summer, some new version of voucher legislation pops up every year in Columbia. Proponents package it differently from year to year, but the basic premise when you strip away the slick marketing is that public funds would be used to support private schools.
A funeral service to celebrate the life of Yvonne S. "Bonnie" Kershner, 86, of Camden, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, January 21, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Lyn Hill and Rev. Don Craven will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 PM, Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Kershner's memory to New Hope Church, 9105 Liberty Hill Road, Camden, SC 29020 or Alzheimers Research and Clinical Program MUSC, 5900 Core Ave., Suite 203 ...
West End, N.C. --- Kelli Murphy, a junior at Lugoff-Elgin High School, was named the 2012 Richard S. Tufts Junior Girls Player of the Year by the Carolinas Golf Association.
Camden saw its two-game win streak come to an end in a 49-43 loss to host Chapin on Friday night.
My heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Aaron Swartz, who took his own life Friday at age 26.
President Obama is a gifted speaker -- quick on his feet, personable, ready with a quip. And we'll give him high marks for political courage in trying to establish new gun controls; it's a volatile issue, and he has little to gain politically by taking it on. But he's pushing forward with it, and whether you agree with him or not, he deserves credit for delving into a policy that can engender hard feelings on both sides and can cost him political capital.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said "Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible."
The Camden Middle School wrestling team will now send 10 wrestlers into Saturday's Carolina Invitational in Lexington.
Ridge View forced 22 turnovers in rolling to a 63-42 victory over visiting Lugoff-Elgin in a Region 4-4A boys' basketball game played on Tuesday in Columbia.
Sometimes, you lose when you win.
Cam Jefferson poured in 16 points as the Camden boys' basketball team improved to 2-1 in Region 4-AAA play with a 52-48 road win against ...
Today is Inauguration Day and for better or for worse, a new administration takes the helm of this our ship of state.
WASHINGTON -- A recent tweet from @realDonaldTrump: "John Lewis is an American hero. I look forward to working with him in the years to come."
I recently spent a "delightful" morning in the cardiovascular lab at Kershaw Hospital (KershawHealth).
The Board of Directors of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center has named Amy L. Kinard as Executive Director. Kinard, who currently ...
I originally signed up for art class and was shocked that I was suddenly plopped into a class that I had no prior interest in ...
On the first day of the New Year many people, as they do at New Year's every year, resolved to lose weight, or learn ...
The relatives and friends of Patty Minges are invited to attend a reception to celebrate her life at Springdale Hall on Sunday, January 22 at ...
Leroy Goodwin, 69, of Hartsville and formerly of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, January 15, 2017. A Celebration of Life Memorial Services will ...
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WASHINGTON -- Republicans can argue until their last breath that Trump objectors are sore losers, but isn't more at stake than "mere politics"? This phrase ...
There are 1,643 students at Lugoff-Elgin High, and 692 made A and AB Honor Roll recently.