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Changing change

The change jangling around in your pocket might be looking different soon, as the U.S. Mint is exploring ways to change the composition of metals it uses to make quarters, dimes and nickels. It now costs almost a dime to make a nickel -- that's in metal costs alone -- and combined with the excessive cost of the penny, it's costing the mint more than $100 million each year. Changing the mix of metals has drawn protests from vending machine operators, who say the new coins could foul their machines, but mint officials are said to be working with ...

January 22, 2014 | | Editorials


Yesteryear - Jan. 22, 2014

DuPont's plan

January 22, 2014 | | Yesteryear


The pot-smokers’ confessional

WASHINGTON -- Everybody's doing it -- confessing their youthful, pot-smoking ways -- so here goes.

January 22, 2014 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


The ‘education’ of Gov. Nikki Haley

Gov. Nikki Haley last week announced her much-anticipated plan to improve education. And, as always in these matters, there is good news and there is bad news.

January 22, 2014 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Divine Fortune gives Sheppard 13th Eclipse Award winner

Bill Pape and Jonathan Sheppard's Divine Fortune, dominant winner of the $250,000 Grand National at the Far Hills Races last October, was honored Saturday evening with the 2013 Eclipse Award as Thoroughbred racing's champion steeplechase horse.

January 22, 2014 | | Equine


Top 5 Pet New Year’s Resolutions for 2014

The New Year is upon us. It's time to reflect upon the past year and determine what we want to achieve, change or do better in 2014. This applies to all aspects of our lives -- including our pets. TripsWithPets.com surveyed pet parents and asked them what resolutions they've made for 2014 pertaining to their pets.

January 22, 2014 | Provided by TripsWithPets.com | Pets


Would it be a good law?

How do you feel about the proposed South Carolina law that would allow people with Concealed Weapon Carry permits to take their weapons into places that serve alcohol?

January 22, 2014 | | Sidewalk Survey


‘Boykin’ to open Thursday at Fine Arts Center

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will open its next exhibition in conjunction with the first chamber music concert of the season on Thursday. "Boykin," featuring the works of sisters and local artists Lisa Boykin Adams and Marti Boykin Wallace, will open their upcoming exhibition with a catered reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Bassett Gallery. The exhibition is sponsored by First Community Bank. Catering is provided by Carolina Café, and will be followed by a chamber music concert featuring Decoda with Claire Bryant. The exhibition runs through March 5.

January 22, 2014 | | Arts


Mae Allen Croft

Mrs. Mae Allen Croft, 86, was called home, Friday, January 10, 2014.

January 22, 2014 | | Obituaries


Walter John Slocum

Beloved husband of Suzanne Powell Slocum departed this earth to be with his maker on October 17th, 2013 in Portland Maine. Walter was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts spent most of his life in Massachusetts and adored New England. Walter leaves behind his wife, Suzanne of Camden, S.C. her son Travis of Brooklyn, N.Y., two sons Damien and Derek in California, and a brother Ed in Missouri.

January 22, 2014 | | Obituaries


Robert "Bobby" Holland Hammond

Graveside services for Robert "Bobby" Holland Hammond, 79, of Mayesville, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in Beulah Methodist Church Cemetery, 820 Beulah Church Road in Camden, SC. Rev. Brian Peake, minister of Mayesville Presbyterian Church will officiate. Memorials may be made in his memory to Mayesville Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 141, Mayesville, SC 29104 or Beulah United Methodist Church, 1410 Black River Road, Camden, SC 29020.

January 22, 2014 | | Obituaries


Jack Benny Cobb

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Jack Benny Cobb, 75, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Mt. Hebron Free Will Baptist Church in Cassatt, SC. Rev. Jack Cobb, Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow in Sandy Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in Cassatt. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Jack's memory to Mt. Hebron Free Will Baptist Church, c/o 2071 Old Georgetown Road East, Bethune, SC 29009 or ...

January 22, 2014 | | Obituaries


Kerry Alexis Wilson

Mr. Kerry Alexis Wilson, the son of Annie Bell McCants Wilson and Henry Wilson, Jr. entered eternal rest on January 15, 2014 at the Moses Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, NC. The family is receiving friends at the home of his mother, 662 Lower Lee School Road, Mayesville. Besides his parents, Kerry is survived by a brother, Michael (Jessalyn) Wilson and many other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held on January 21, 2014, 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the mortuary. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on January 22, 2014 ...

January 22, 2014 | | Obituaries


Julius Thomas

Mr. Julius Thomas, husband of Mrs. Loretta McFadden Thomas, entered eternal rest on January 11, 2014 at the McLeod Regional Medical Center, Florence. The family is receiving friends at the residence, 309 Bradley Avenue, Bishopville. Visitations will be held on January 20, 2014, 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the mortuary. Funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon on January 21, 2014 at the Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 55 Dove Lane, Bishopville, Rev. Dr. Jerome Douglas, pastor and Rev. Richard Addison, eulogist. Burial will follow in the St. Paul Memorial Gardens, Elliott, SC ...

January 22, 2014 | | Obituaries


This week in KC sports

Tuesday: Camden at Lower Richland (BB – 6 p.m.); Ridge View at Lugoff-Elgin (BB – 6 p.m.); North Central at Columbia (BB – 6 p.m.)

January 20, 2014 | | Sports


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Ariail - Aug. 21, 2018

August 21, 2018 | | Ariail


Editorial: Back to school

It seems like only yesterday we were congratulating graduates and wishing everyone a happy summer break.

August 21, 2018 | | Editorials


Column: Miss Etta and the Lord

The steam of a Mississippi Delta morning was starting to take hold as I sat under a magnolia tree in front of the grand, old ...

August 21, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: A call to rescue 74 dogs

How would you respond if someone asked you to rescue 74 dogs? Now what if that same person asked you to rescue those 74 dogs ...

August 21, 2018 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: A time to mourn

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. -- Ecclesiastes tells us that there's a time to mourn and a time to dance, but lately I can hardly find ...

August 21, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


CHS vs. L-E ticket info

Due to game tickets not having been delivered to Lugoff-Elgin, as of Monday, for Friday night's home opener with rival Camden, there could be ...

August 21, 2018 | | Sports


Tonight’s KC Gamecock Club meeting open to all

The Kershaw County Gamecock Club (KCGC) will host its annual "2018 Carolina Kickoff" meeting on tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Old South ...

August 21, 2018 | | Sports


ELAINE GETTYS

Elaine Rabon Gettys, 95, widow of Walter Lathan Gettys, died Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the home of her daughter, Lori Horton.

August 21, 2018 | | Obituaries


AMIE M. RUTH

Mrs. Amie Carolyn Magazine Ruth, affectionately known as Cookie by family 58, of Charlotte, NC entered into eternal rest on Saturday August 18, 2018 at ...

August 21, 2018 | | Obituaries


EDWARD SUTTON JR.

Funeral service for Edward Sutton Jr., 63, will be held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff with burial to follow ...

August 21, 2018 | | Obituaries


ELIZABETH S. THREATT

Funeral service for Mary Elizabeth Stevens Threatt, 91, will be held on today at 11 a.m. at Beaverdam Baptist Church with burial to follow ...

August 21, 2018 | | Obituaries


Check Into Cash robbery suspect pleads guilty

The man Camden Police Department (CPD) investigators charged with robbing the Check Into Cash on East DeKalb Street about a year and a half ago ...

August 21, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Brown returns to Newberry as assistant wrestling coach

Deral Brown, a former three-time AAA state wrestling champion and Lugoff-Elgin High School, has been hired as assistant coach at Newberry College, as as announced ...

August 17, 2018 | | Sports


Ariail - Aug. 17, 2018

August 17, 2018 | | Ariail


Editorial: Thank you, Sandy DuBose

We would like to offer our heartfelt thanks to Sandy DuBose, who donated her 20 acre farm to Fostering Fosters Animal Rescue. What an incredibly ...

August 17, 2018 | | Editorials


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