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Head to the polls

Politically, it's a bit of an unusual year here in Kershaw County and South Carolina. Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell is stepping down to become the president of the College of Charleston, and those in line to succeed him say they don't want the thankless and mostly meaningless job. But in the meantime, there are four candidates running for that post in the June Republican primary, so it obviously appeals to somebody. We suspect there is the lingering hope that becoming lieutenant governor is a stepping stone to the governor's office, although it hasn't been so in ...

May 21, 2014 | | Editorials


Yesteryear for May 21, 2014

Kershaw Countian wins title of Miss Spartanburg

May 21, 2014 | | Yesteryear


Creed Invitational brings top junior golfers to Camden CC

In what is quickly becoming a Memorial Day weekend tradition, the top junior male golfers in the Carolinas will descend on the Camden County Club on Saturday and Sunday for the second annual Jimmy Creed Junior Boys' Invitational.

May 21, 2014 | | Golf


Reader supports Sheriff Matthews

The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia is reopening an investigation in the death of black American Kendrick Johnson, a teen who was found dead inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his high school gym in January 2013.

May 21, 2014 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


CMP karters don’t mind a little driving in the rain

The rain failed to dampen the spirits of the racers who came out to the Carolina Motorsports Park in Westville for the April edition of the in Powerade Kart Racing Series.

May 19, 2014 | | Auto racing


County baseball players rack up all-conference honors

North Central sophomore Tyler Bowers was named the Region 3-AA baseball player of the year after having helped the Knights to a third-place finish and a second consecutive AA state playoff appearance since their return to the AA ranks.

May 19, 2014 | | Sports


Sumpter takes 2nd and 4th while Wilson finishes 4th in AAA state meet

n in Saturday's AAA state track and field championships held at Spring Valley High School.

May 19, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle


L-E hosts youth football clinic on Saturday

Lugoff-Elgin High School will conduct a non-contact youth football clinic for current third- to sixth-grade students on Saturday, May 24 at the school's Wellness Center.

May 19, 2014 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Noted and passed - May 19, 2014

• Polo. For many, the word immediately conjures up the phrase "the sport of kings." It's origins date back to, possibly, as early as the 6th century B.C. in Persia, apparently used as a training game for the king's guard or other elite cavalry units. Today, polo is played professionally in 16 countries. It is also played in Camden on the nation's second oldest polo field, built in 1898. Visitors from around the world gathered to watch polo matches on that field for the next 50 years. Interest waned in the latter half of the 20th century ...

May 19, 2014 | | Editorials


Wasting time

What one person considers wasting time, another believes to be necessary. I grew up in a time when what your parents said was law and employers set the rules. No one dared to defy authority. Nevertheless, I often did mandatory chores that I considered, and still consider, to be a waste of time.

May 19, 2014 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns


2014 Clinic Classic Winners

The 2014 Clinic Classic 5K/10K was held April 26 in downtown Camden. The annual event benefits the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County. Awards were given to the top male and female runners and age groups. For the 5K race, the top male overall runner was Ryan Plexico of Columbia, with a time of 17:11. The top female overall runner was Meme Spurgeon (left) of Lexington, with a time of 23:08. For the 10K race, the top male overall runner was Chip Edgerton of Camden with a time of 38:53. The top female overall runner was ...

May 19, 2014 | | People & Places




Ives-Dykes announces bid for Treasurer

Local business owner Heather Ives-Dykes has announced her candidacy to be Kershaw County's next Treasurer.

May 19, 2014 | | Politics


Nancy DeBruhl

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Nancy Truesdale DeBruhl, 78, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, May 19, 2014 at First Baptist Church in Camden. Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, prior to the service, in the church Family Life Center. Memorials may be made in Nancy's memory to McCoy Memorial Nursing Center, 207 Chappell Drive, Bishopville, SC 29010 or Alzheimer's Disease Support Group, 4186 Fernandina Road, Columbia, SC 29210.

May 19, 2014 | | Obituaries


Graham DuBose

A celebration of the life of Mister will be held at 5:00 PM, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Old School House Farm, 210 Cantey Lane, Rembert, SC.

May 19, 2014 | | Obituaries


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Elgin man arrested for child porn

Investigators from the S.C. Attorney General's Office and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force arrested an Elgin man Thursday on several child ...

June 27, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


L-EHS dance team gets national competition bid

Lugoff-Elgin High School's (L-EHS) dance team qualified for a bid to the National Dance Alliance national competition and received an invitation to perform at ...

June 27, 2017 | | Education


County deputies equipped with opiate overdose antidote

As of Friday, all Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies have been trained to use and now have as part of their gear an ...

June 27, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Student-athletes earn honors at Camden Bulldog Banquet

hool on May 16 with former Camden High tennis player Tom Mullikin as the guest speaker.

June 23, 2017 | | Camden High/Middle


Ariail - June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017 | | Ariail


DSS lawsuit

On the front page, readers will find a story by senior writer Martin L. Cahn about a local couple who was recently awarded $225,000 ...

June 23, 2017 | | Editorials


Can words be lethal?

WASHINGTON -- Words matter, journalists are fond of saying.

June 23, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Water power

The Camden Archives and Museum will mount an exhibit about Camden's cotton mill era in late January 2018. Most museum exhibits take months to ...

June 23, 2017 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns


The best schools in the U.S. and S.C.

Did you ever wonder what a truly great school looks like?

June 23, 2017 | | Columns


MATTIE BELL ALEXANDER

Ms. Mattie Bell Alexander, 78, of 2311 Tickle Hill Road, Camden, passed on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

June 23, 2017 | | Obituaries


MOLLY SHOAF BRADY

Molly Shoaf Brady, 71, died on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 after an extended illness. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she was the daughter of the late ...

June 23, 2017 | | Obituaries


BETTY JO CATOE

Funeral service for Betty Jo Childers Catoe, 75, will be held today at 3:00 p.m. at Springvale Baptist Church with burial to follow ...

June 23, 2017 | | Obituaries


TIMOTHY GREEN

Mr. Timothy Green, 87, of Bloomsburg, PA and formerly of Lugoff, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. A Celebration of Life and ...

June 23, 2017 | | Obituaries


VERONICA HAMULA

Veronica F. Hamula died peacefully at home on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at the age of 94, with family at her bedside. The Sacrament of ...

June 23, 2017 | | Obituaries


GLENN NELSON

Mr. Glenn Nelson, 53, of 8345 St. Johns Road, Rembert, passed on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

June 23, 2017 | | Obituaries


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