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Editorial: Memorial Day

We hope everyone has enjoyed a relaxing holiday weekend. Few things are nicer, especially in a place as lovely as Kershaw County, than having time to sit back and smell the roses.

May 29, 2018 | | Columns


Column: Cooter speaks

When finally I was able to park at Cooter's Last Stand in Luray, Va., and wade through the mud, I discovered that the ticket line had more than 100 people waiting to purchase tickets.

May 29, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Philly’s war on Catholics

WASHINGTON -- At a time when more than 400,000 children are in foster care nationwide, the city of Philadelphia is threatening to cut ties with Catholic Social Services (CSS) because of the group's policy against placing foster children in same-sex households.

May 29, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Letter: Lavish spending not the answer

We need economic development so Kershaw County can create jobs and add tax and fee revenue from such development. New industrial jobs and new industrial fees are essential. But it is also essential that we take care of our small business owners and look out for the taxpayers by lessening their tax burden.

May 29, 2018 | Jimmy Jones Kershaw County Councilman | Letters


Letter: Companies shouldn't profit at worker's expense

It was never more evident than recently when the National Labor Relations Board ruled that 178 flight readiness technicians and inspectors at the Boeing plant in North Charleston can vote on whether to join the union.

May 29, 2018 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Letter: Don't fail to market to retirees

Two years ago, SmartAsset, a personal finance technology company headquartered in New York City that uses financial modeling to power advice on major financial decisions evaluated 10 South Carolina cities from Hilton Head to Aiken to Myrtle Beach in terms of the best recreational and social opportunities for retirees, and ranked Camden number one. This rating was before the stunning transformation of our City Arena and our fantastic tennis and pickleball complex (thank you, City Manager Mel Pearson and city council).

May 29, 2018 | Tony Scully Camden | Letters


Honoring a legend

On Saturday April 21, nearly 200 people converged inside the Bethune Community Center to show their respect and appreciation to a man who had a big impact on their lives while playing sports at Bethune High School.

May 29, 2018 | | Sports


Post 17 kicks off league play with three-game week

After having used a scheduled four-game preseason tournament in Florence to get the bugs out of their system, the Kershaw County Post 17 Senior American Legion baseball team begins League III play this week with three games in four nights.

May 29, 2018 | | Seasonal Sports


Summer camp season begins next week

With the school year coming to a close, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County.

May 29, 2018 | | Sports


GLENN JENKINS

Mr. Glenn Jenkins, 82, of 4946 Camden Highway, Bishopville, South Carolina, passed on Thursday, May 24, 2018.

May 29, 2018 | | Obituaries


KCSF bestows Price Award to late Bill Heil

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF), along with members of Leonard Price's family, awarded the 2018 "Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award" posthumously to Bill Heil of Lugoff at a recent meeting of Larry Jeffers American Legion Post No. 195 where Heil was a member.

May 29, 2018 | | Military


Feature photo: Post Honor

May 29, 2018 | | Military


KCSO charges two more for trafficking meth

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) continues to arrest people for trafficking methamphetamine.

May 29, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Students promote healthy lifestyles

Kershaw County students recently partnered with the LiveWell Kershaw Coalition (LWK) to take action towards leading healthy lives while encouraging others to do the same.

May 29, 2018 | | Education


L-EHS announces third quarter honor rolls

Lugoff-Elgin High School has announced its honor rolls for the third nine-weeks period.

May 29, 2018 | | Education


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June 12, 2018 | | Ariail


Editorial: New YMCA?

Is Kershaw County going to be the site of a new Columbia YMCA branch?

June 12, 2018 | | Editorials


Fountain hosts one-day football camp at CHS

Former Camden High and Clemson University defensive end Maurice "Mo" Fountain will be hosting a one-day youth football camp at Camden High School on Saturday ...

June 12, 2018 | | Sports


Column: My dear Charles

WASHINGTON -- Charles Krauthammer, a man who has beaten unbelievable odds and overcome obstacles that would defeat most mortals, has finally encountered one foe over which ...

June 12, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: Let them torch the Chinese flag, instead

My father died in 1970 at the age of 58. He was a veteran of both World War II and Korea.

June 12, 2018 | By Lewis Grizzard | Columns


Column: The beauty of old bridges

File this column under "Progress." I guess. I remain a skeptic of much that is new and better and that includes the new bridges going ...

June 12, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


HENRY F. ALLEN

SMSGT Retired Henry F. Allen, Sr, 85, of Sumter, SC passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Funeral services were held on Monday, June 11, 2018 ...

June 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


JOHN C. DRAKEFORD

Mr. John C. Drakeford, 79, of 1261 Drakeford Road, Cassatt, passed on Friday, June 8, 2018. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m ...

June 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


CAROLYN HINSON

A service to celebrate the life of Carolyn Faye Brazell Hinson, 66, will be held Wednesday 1 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with ...

June 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


BRENDA SCHOFIELD

Mrs. Brenda Schofield, of Brooklyn, NY, formerly of Camden, South Carolina, passed on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

June 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


JERRY SINCLAIR

Ret. Col. Jerry Lane Sinclair USAF, age 81, died Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Melbourne, FL.

June 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


WILLIAM SMITH

William Herbert "Bill" Smith, 85, of Cassatt, SC, died Sunday, June 10, 2018. He was born in Greensburg, PA, the son of the late J ...

June 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


PHILLIP STONE

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Phillip A. Stone, 77, of Camden, SC, was held Monday, June 11, 2018 at First Baptist Church ...

June 12, 2018 | | Obituaries


Feature photo: Pickleball tournament

Three of the 104 players who registered for the "United We Serve" Pickleball Tournament at the Tennis Center of Camden and Pickleball Plaza play an ...

June 12, 2018 | | Camden


KCSO arrests three after receiving tip

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics investigators arrested one woman and two men after Sheriff Jim Matthews received a tip Friday morning from a ...

June 12, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


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