Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested an elderly Lancaster man Thursday, charging him with sexually assaulting a distantly-related 10-year-old girl.
The team portion of the 2014-15 wrestling season for Kershaw County's three high school teams came to a close in Saturday's opening day of the state tournament.
A celebration of life for Clyde M. Jones, 82, will be held Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. The Rev. John Hallman will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the church in Westminster Hall. Honorary pallbearers are the 1964 State Championship Team and former Camden High School football players. Beloved husband, father, brother, uncle and coach, "Tubby" Jones passed away Saturday, February 7, 2015 after a 25-year valiant battle with heart disease. Jones is survived by his wife of 55 years, Emily Chamblee Jones, his three children, Teresa Jones ...
Mrs. Virginia Furman, 85, of Camden, SC, passed on Tues, Feb. 3, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:00 PM at Camden First UMC with burial at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, SC. Nelson-Haile Funeral Home is in charge.
Spring Baseball and Fast Pitch registration is coming to a close, with last day to register being Friday, February 13 for boys ages 4 - 19 and girls ages 4 - 18 (age by May 1, 2015). Registration fee is $40 per participant. Registration can be done online at www.kershawrec.com or at the Kershaw County Recreation Department office during regular office hours. For more information contact Amy Peebles at 425-6009.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Nellie, a 9-week-old female German shepherd mix, and Tipsy, a 1-1/2-year-old female domestic short-haired tabby cat. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail ...
Westwood avenged an earlier loss to Lugoff-Elgin by handing the visiting Demons a 69-47 loss in a Region 4-4A contest played Tuesday night.
VCU signee Tevin Mack had 26 points to lead host Dreher to a 61-48 victory over Camden in a Region 4-AAA boys' basketball game played Tuesday night in Columbia.
Andrew Jackson used a 20-8 second quarter run to blow open what was a close game in racing to a 78-38 win over rival North Central in a Region 4-AA boys' basketball game played Tuesday in Kershaw.
ampionships in their respective weight classes in the Region 4-4A individual wrestling championships held on Wednesday night inside the Demons Den at L-E.
The King Haiglar Garden Club meets Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the home of Nancy Carlson, 13 Hunt Club Lane, Camden. Carolyn McKittrick and Carol Meckstroth will co-host. Refreshments will be provided.
The West Wateree Chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold their annual banquet on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 833 South Broad Street (the old Coca-Cola building) in downtown Camden.
Edward Arron & Friends return to the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County Monday for the second concert of the three-part Chamber Music Series. The concert begins at 7 p.m., immediately following a cocktail hour beginning at 6 p.m. The concert will feature selections by Beethoven, Stravinsky, Weber and Debussy. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the concert, with a student ticket for $15. The 2014-15 Chamber Music Series is sponsored by The Frederick S. Upton Foundation, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch-Kohn Spring Group, Tom & Virginia Ann Mullikin and Kennedy ...
Camden High School's Job Readiness Training (JRT) program is now accepting applications for the 2015 spring session.
Army Pvt. Neono B. Thompson has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who's never been accused of being circumspect, went over the top last week when he accused President Obama of not loving his country. Giuliani has refused to back down from his comments, and some in the GOP have defended him while others have said they wouldn't have made the same statement. Politics, of course, is involved, as both Democrats and Republicans are already jockeying for position for 2016.
Republicans seem ceaselessly enamored of litmus tests, but the newest one -- Do you believe President Obama loves America? -- makes birthers seem witty.
On Feb. 5, around 1:15 p.m., students at the University of South Carolina (USC) received a text message warning "SHOTS FIRED" -- two words which would send chills and panic through the large campus that is home to nearly 32,000 students.
I wish to complement your columnist, Josh Arrants, for the wonderful articles he has written for the Chronicle. I have read only three of his articles, but I have truly enjoyed each one. In the last one, he said he was leaving Kershaw County and I could only think of the loss to your paper.
Wunderkind: Charleston mayor to address chamber next week
Due to the threat of inclement weather on Thursday, the Camden Bulldog Club has moved its winter and spring sports "Meet the Bulldogs" to Monday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m.
Regardless of what the weatherman says, Kershaw County's four high school baseball teams will open their seasons with a trio of pre-season tournaments starting Saturday and continuing throughout next week.
Camden Elementary School has announced its honor-rolls for the second nine weeks period
Kershaw County landowners are encouraged to apply to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) to be considered for part of $100 million the program is making available to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners.
The Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department will hold a pair of umpire certification clinics for those seeking to work Dixie Youth and/or Dixie Boys baseball games this spring and summer.
The eighth annual Clinic Classic 5K walk/run, presented by McDonald's of Camden, and the Camden Family Care one-mile run/walk will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, April 18.