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Clinton’s ‘workfare’

Seeing the five living presidents together at the recent dedication of the George W. Bush Library in Houston produced more than a few memories, one of them being former President Clinton's move to the center after his wife's push for national health care ran against a roadblock among the public and among members of Congress. One of his signature achievements was signing into law in 1996 the so-called "workfare" bill, which required states to push welfare recipients into jobs after a certain period of time receiving federal and state assistance.

May 01, 2013 | | Editorials


Ariail for May 1, 2013

May 01, 2013 | | Ariail


The Bush I knew

WASHINGTON -- In a reprieve from the horror of the most recent terrorist attack, the nation's attentions turned to the man who declared the war on terrorism, George W. Bush.

May 01, 2013 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Medicaid expansion a moral issue

The Republican state legislators in our state should take the lead in expanding Medicaid, the government-run health insurance program. Our governor, Nikki Haley, should do the same.

May 01, 2013 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Margot Rochester Landscape Award Ceremony

Friday at 10 a.m. the Camden Parks and Trees Commission will hold the 5th annual Margot Rochester Landscape Award Ceremony. The ceremony is in honor of Grace Episcopal Church's Memorial Garden for their exceptional landscaping and grounds maintenance.

May 01, 2013 | | People & Places


77th Annual Spring Dog Show

Grace Episcopal Church announces the 77th Annual Spring Dog Show scheduled for Saturday. It will be held at Rectory Square in downtown Camden. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and is $5 per pet, per class or $10 per dog for two or more classes. The show starts at noon.

May 01, 2013 | | People & Places


CCKC Spring Concert Thursday

The Chamber Choir of Kershaw County (CCKC) will perform its annual Spring Concert Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC). General admission tickets are $5 and will be available at the door.

May 01, 2013 | | People & Places


Lugoff man arrested on sexual conduct charges

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a 35-year-old Lugoff man Tuesday on charges he had sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl. A KCSO press release identified the arrested man as Jonathan Wade Ray, and that investigators charged him with second degree criminal sexual conduct.

May 01, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Cheraw plates six in seventh to top NC, 10-9

There are gut-wrenching ways to end your season and then, there is how North Central's 2013 baseball campaign came to an end.

May 01, 2013 | | North Central High/Middle


McDynamo, Tuscalee get Hall of Fame calls

Three-time Colonial Cup champion McDyamo and Tuscalee, champions who hold the respective records for steeplechase earnings and victories, have been elected to the Racing Hall of Fame, officials of the National Racing Museum announced on Friday.

May 01, 2013 | | Equine


Rain pushes L-E playoff games back to Tuesday

Once the Lugoff-Elgin softball team arrived in Summerville for Monday's 4A Distict 8 softball game with the host Green Wave, the Lady Demons were forced to do a U-turn and return home as late afternoon rains in the Lowcountry made the field unplayable for the third round elimination game.

April 30, 2013 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


CHS softball playoff game pushed back

Monday - 2 p.m. --- Tonight's Camden High scheduled Upper State District 3 AAA girls softball winners' bracket game at Chapman has been postponed due to wet grounds and the threat of more rrain.

April 29, 2013 | | Camden High/Middle


CHS playoff game postponed to Tuesday

Monday - 11 a.m. --- Due to wet grounds and the potential for more rain throughout the rest of Monday, tonight's AAA Upper State District 2 playoff game between Camden and host Chester has been pushed back to tuesday at 7 p.m. at Chester High School.

April 29, 2013 | | Camden High/Middle


This week in Kershaw County sports

Monday: Second round of 3A state baseball tournament (Camden at Chester, 7 p.m.); Second round of 3A state softball tournament (Camden at Chapman, TBA); Third round of 4A state baseball tournament (Lugoff-Elgin at Ashley Ridge, 7 p.m.); Third round of 4A state softball tournament (Lugoff-Elgin at Summerville, 6 p.m.); Third round of 2A state baseball tournament (North Central at Cheraw, 6 p.m.); Third round of 2A state softball tournament (North Central at Andrew Jackson 6 p.m.); North Central in Region 3-AA Golf Championship (TBA); Blythewood at Lugoff-Elgin (BSOC – 7 p.m.)

April 29, 2013 | | Sports


CHS netters top L-E, 5-1

For the Camden tennis team, this was their playoff. For Lugoff-Elgin, Thursday's 5-1 loss to the Bulldogs was a tune-up for the Demons' second straight state 4A post-season appearance.

April 29, 2013 | | Seasonal Sports


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REV. WAYNE FLOWERS

Funeral service for Gary Wayne Flowers, 69, will be held on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Springvale Baptist Church with burial to follow in ...

January 18, 2018 | | Obituaries


County point-in-time homeless count is Jan. 24

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's annual Point-In-Time (PIT) homeless count will take place in Kershaw County January 24 through 28 ...

January 16, 2018 | | Kershaw County


Art and Geometry

Recently Pam Horton's Honors Geometry classes had two special guests: Mrs. Donna Royson and Ms.Cindy Bundrick. These ladies helped students make a real-life ...

January 16, 2018 | | Education


Area students achieve academic honors

Southern Wesleyan University announced dean's list for the fall 2017 semester. The following students earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher on all ...

January 16, 2018 | | Education


Probate process workshop Feb. 2

The Kershaw County Probate Court will host a Probate Process Workshop on Friday, Feb. 2, at 9 a.m. in the council chambers of the ...

January 16, 2018 | | Kershaw County


KCSD teacher career fair scheduled for Jan. 27

Kershaw County School District will host its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair for certified teacher applicants on Jan. 27, 2018, at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School from 8 ...

January 16, 2018 | | Education


PERRY REDDICK

Funeral service for Perry Donald Reddick, 60, was held on Sunday at Powers Funeral Home with burial in Cedar Cemetery. Minister Kimberly Tillman officiated.

January 16, 2018 | | Obituaries


JOHN CHARLES SIMMONS

A service to celebrate the life of John Charles Simmons, 56, will be held today, January 16, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. at Powers ...

January 16, 2018 | | Obituaries


ELLA CATHERINE TEAL

Funeral services for Ella Catherine Teal, 88, of Columbia, S.C. will be held 11 o'clock, Tuesday, January 16th, in Boyce Chapel, at First ...

January 16, 2018 | | Obituaries


Lawson, Gators hand Demons a 66-49 setback

Before his team traveled to meet Lakewood on Friday night, Lugoff-Elgin boys' basketball head coach Garrett Knight said the host Gators' size and athleticism concerned ...

January 16, 2018 | | Sports


KCMA music competition Feb. 10

The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA), an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will hold its annual music scholarship competition ...

January 16, 2018 | | People & Places


Looking to the future, remembering the past

As I am about to start the second semester of my senior year, I have come to the realization that time is truly flying. So ...

January 16, 2018 | By Hanna Griggs, Lugoff-Elgin High School C-I high school columnist | High School Columns


My freshman to senior years at CMA

High school is tough; boarding school is tough; but a military school is even tougher, especially if you're going in as a freshman and ...

January 16, 2018 | By Matthew Rush, Camden Military Academy C-I high school columnist | High School Columns


Ariail - Jan. 16, 2018

January 16, 2018 | | Ariail


Editorial: Dog problems

Readers will notice a story on today's front page regarding problems some Elgin area residents have been having with feral dogs.

January 16, 2018 | | Editorials


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