Kershaw County, as in all counties, must collect tax revenue in some manner in order to provide, improve and maintain the things that make living here the pleasure we all desire. Basically, there are only two ways to increase tax revenue. You either get more from those of us who are already paying, or you increase the number of people paying. The desirable strategy is obvious. The only question is how do you do that, and the only realistic answer is to create more jobs for current and future residents of the county. It goes without saying that new job ...
WASHINGTON -- "Once an agent, always an agent."
Given the budget restraints that virtually all government agencies are facing, we understand why the Social Security office at 1111 Broad St. in Camden closed. Dollars are tight, and officials say Uncle Sam will save more than $3 million during the next 10 years by shutting down the local facility. But we'll hand failing marks to the agency for the way it handled the shutdown, notifying few people and making no attempt to contact its clients and the media, which could have spread the word of the shutdown.
Conservatives are mightily concerned -- rightly so -- about runaway entitlement spending in this country. Various social programs enacted since Lyndon Johnson's Great Society began in the mid-1960s are at a boiling point.
Over the years, Spring Valley has been a thorn in the side of the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team.
The third annual Child Crappie Tournament will be held on Saturday, April 12 on Lake Wateree.
The second annual Food for the Soul Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, April 3 at the Camden Country Club.
Scoring two goals in the opening 30 minutes of play, visiting left Lugoff-Elgin Stadium with a 3-1 win over the host Demons in a Friday night, non-conference boys' soccer match.
Before they ever stepped on the field to begin practice for their first season, the River Bluff boys' soccer team was already ranked first in the AAA state soccer poll.
Despite the cold weather and rain, the North Central girls finally got to play some softball in their preseason Beat Cancer with a Bat tournament.
The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) showed improvement in several national career and technical education performance standards for 2013, according to results released by the S.C. Department of Education.
Students at Jackson Elementary School are getting ready to walk or run in the Clinic Classic Challenge which benefits the Community Medical Clinic (CMC). The Clinic Classic Challenge will be held April 26.
Kershaw County schools are celebrating March as Red Cross Month by holding their annual Million Penny Drive to benefit the American Red Cross Sandhills Chapter. The coin collection takes place during March at all Kershaw County public schools.
GREENSBORO, N.C. – Camden's Maggie Speaks concluded her volleyball career at North Carolina State University by being named to the 2016 All-ACC second team ...
When you have a roster of eight players and one not dressed out, it could cause for some anxious moments for a basketball team.
This is how to open a season.
How are cable companies maintaining stability in this present day? I am curious because a few of my friends from college and even the ones ...
WASHINGTON -- Sometimes history doesn't have to wait to judge -- and when it comes to dictators, even dead ones, we shouldn't either.
Irv Naylor's Rawnaq, winner of two Grade 1 classics, was crowned as the National Steeplechase Association's Lonesome Glory Champions Award winner.
Having scored 29 points in an opening game loss to rival Andrew Jackson, the North Central girls' basketball team exploded for 41 points in the ...
Alfred Mae Drakeford was sworn in Friday as Camden's new mayor, marking a new era in the city of Camden.
I wish the city, county or state would get together on painting and gouging our streets. They are painting white lines and gouging the streets ...
Top 4H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) members recognized at Belger Farms for outstanding accomplishments on the county, region, state and national levels.
The Camden Jaycees will be taking applications for it's annual Stocking Fund to help make Christmas a little more special for some Kershaw County ...
Lorine Stogsdill is celebrating her 101st birthday on November 30. She will be celebrating with family and friends. She has four children and was an ...
The city of Camden will kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of Camden City Hall. The public is ...