If you were a Carolina lady in the 1850s, you would likely have a copy of the latest and most fashionable cookbook of the times -- The Carolina Housewife. The little book was written by "A Lady of Charleston" and published in 1847. The "Lady" was Sarah Rutledge, daughter of Edward Rutledge, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The Camden Archives and Museum has an 1851 edition of the book in our collection. In preparation for the new exhibit, "Camden in the Civil War: The Home Front," I pulled it for exhibit along with quotes from Harriet DuBose Kershaw Lang ...
Tonight's Lugoff-Elgin at Camden game is the second rivalry game to be featured on the inaugural "MaxPreps Rivalry Series presented by the National Guard."
It took a soon-to-be 4A foe to do it, but North Central's volleyball team's season-opening win streak came to an end in a 2-0 loss to Westwood on Tuesday night.
After having opened conference play with losses to A.C. Flora and River Bluff, the Camden girls' tennis team found their way into the win column with a 4-3 road victory on Tuesday against Dreher at the Columbia Tennis Center.
Ashley Rebecca Gardner and Kenneth Wayne Richardson, Jr., were joined in marriage on June 8, 2013 in Camden, South Carolina. The traditional double ring ceremony took place at 7:00 in the evening at the First Baptist Church of Camden and was officiated by Reverend William Bates Howard, III.
Dear Annie: I have been with my husband for 19 years, married for nine. I love him and never had any serious issues with our marriage until four months ago. That's when I discovered that my husband was having an affair.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold its annual meeting on September 19 at 6 p.m. in the Jim and Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing of the FAC. Donors, friends, participants and volunteers are invited to gather as the FAC reviews its accomplishments in 2012-2013 and announces its plans for the upcoming 2013-2014 season, which will be the FAC's 40th year.
The American Red Cross is holding several classes in Camden to provide residents with an opportunity to be trained to help in times of disaster.
Chelsea Lamb Oliver of Lugoff, South Carolina and now Montgomery, Alabama, and James "Sebe" Seaborn Dale IV of Columbia, Mississippi, and now Montgomery, Ala., were married on August 3, 2013, at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Camden. The 6:30 p.m. ceremony was officiated by Reverend John L. Hallman. The ceremony was traditional double-ring. A reception followed at Old McCaskill's farm.
Most people here in Kershaw County -- and across the country, for that matter -- would have a ready answer if they were asked where most of the tax breaks in the United States go. They'd probably answer that large corporations get them, at the expense of individuals. But a recent study compiled by a national publication reveals that more than 90 percent of all tax breaks go to individuals, and that personal tax breaks have risen seven times faster than corporate breaks, to the point that such tax "payments" now amount to nearly $1.2 trillion a year.
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Kershaw County School District has received a US Department of Education grant of close to $400,000 to expand its counseling services for elementary and middle school students.
WASHINGTON -- As I read Vlad's op-ed in The New York Times, a Judy Collins tune kept replaying in my head: "Isn't it rich? Isn't it queer?"
LUGOFF –John Leonard Isgett, Jr., 79, passed away on Sunday, August 21, 2016. Born in Birmingham, AL, he was the son of the late John ...
Mr. Larry English, 57, of 6760 Springhill Rd., Rembert, SC, passed on Sunday, August 28, 2016.
WASHINGTON -- When I wrote the headline "Hillary's heel," I was thinking of Achilles, not Bill, though the former president is usually within nipping range ...
I am pretty sure you all have realized that I am a "young 'un". But I have a confession: underneath these 173 pounds of cuteness ...
As we hope our readers are aware, the Chronicle-Independent encourages and welcomes letters to the editor. It is a time-honored way for the public to ...
Lugoff-Elgin sophomore golfer Michaelah Wise posted a 12th place finish in the Tommy Cuthbert All Stars tournament played Aug. 20-21 on Seabrook Island.
North Central began its quest to regain the Region 4-AA title which it lost to Buford last fall with a pair of victories to kick ...
Camden High senior pitcher Devin Beckley and Lugoff-Elgin junior outfielder Chase Roberts were selected to play in the eighth annual South Atlantic Border Battle on ...