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Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today

Polls open this morning at 7 a.m. so Kershaw County voters can cast ballots in primary elections and in an election for one seat on the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. Polls will remain open until 7 p.m.

June 12, 2018 | | Politics


S.C. Ag+Art Tour is this weekend

Here's a schedule of happenings in Kershaw County for this year's Ag+Art Tour.

June 01, 2018 | | People & Places


Community Concert Choir Spring Concert is Sunday

The Community Concert Choir, now in its second year, will present its spring concert this Sunday at 4 p.m. at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 502 DeKalb St., Camden. The program will include a set of patriotic numbers, a set of time-honored sacred numbers, a Hoagy Carmichael set and a set of favorite show tunes from such blockbuster shows as Oklahoma, The Wizard of Oz and The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd. The choir will wrap up the concert with some crowd-pleasing numbers from George Gershwin and Duke Ellington. The Community Choir is comprised of local residents ...

June 01, 2018 | | Arts


Baseball camps on deck at CHS, L-E

With the school year coming to a close, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County.

June 01, 2018 | | Seasonal Sports


Oxendine sets tourney record in Creed Invitational victory

Spencer Oxendine of Fayetteville, N.C., captured the overall title at the sixth annual Jimmy Creed Boys' Invitational played Saturday and Sunday at the Camden Country Club.

June 01, 2018 | | Golf


Ariail - June 1, 2018

June 01, 2018 | | Ariail


Editorial: School’s out

Another school year is done; the graduates are going out into the world; the underclass students taking a breather before moving forward in August. Our guess is their teachers -- indeed all school employees -- are doing the very same thing.

June 01, 2018 | | Editorials


Column: The missing mandolin player

Not long ago, I went to the funeral of a man I did not know. I had never even seen him or heard him speak a word. Saddest of all, I had never heard the talented musician play a single bluegrass note on his mandolin or banjo.

June 01, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: Complications of war

Have you ever slept with your boots under your arms?

June 01, 2018 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Victory lap

For my family the last six weeks has put us on quite the roller coaster of emotions to say the least. My mother's passing was followed by two graduations. We celebrated my son's college graduation in May and my oldest daughter will walk across the gym at Camden High one final time on Saturday. This swarm of ups and downs has certainly been a mixed bag of sorts; an ebb and flow of many sentiments -- the good, the bad, and a few ugly cry faces.

June 01, 2018 | By Paula Joseph C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Letter: How many jobs have been created?

In the 25 May 2018 edition of the Camden Chronicle-Independent, Chairman Burns was quoted as saying that during his first term, more than 600 jobs had been created in Kershaw County. Not too many weeks ago I read in your newspaper that only 25 new jobs have been started here during this time; Which number is correct? If 600 jobs have been created, where are they?

June 01, 2018 | Shelby Price Lugoff | Letters


Letter: Family thanks community for support

We would like to convey our appreciation to the community for its concern expressed during Brittany's disappearance. To be part of such a caring comunity is a privilege and blessing. Your thoughts, prayers, messages and class gave us great comfort. We ask that you continue to cover us with your thoughts and prayers.

June 01, 2018 | The Fritch Family Lugoff | Letters


ORA L. ADAMS

Mrs. Ora L. Adams, 65, of 965 Field Trial Road, Camden, died Thursday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announce at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Adams family.

June 01, 2018 | | Obituaries


TERRY CHAPPELL

Funeral service for Terry Lynn Chappell, 57, will be Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 5 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Ken Jackson will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

June 01, 2018 | | Obituaries


ALLEN CUNNINGHAM

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Allen Maurice Cunningham, 64, of Camden, was held May 29, 2018 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Jack Cobb officiated. Burial was in Quaker Cemetery. The family received friends Monday, May 28, 2018 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made to Debra Cobb. c/o Mt. Hebron Free Will Baptist Church, 2071 Old Georgetown Rd. E., Bethune, SC 29009.

June 01, 2018 | | Obituaries


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Warren tapped to lead Babcock Center

The Babcock Center Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Thoyd B. Warren as the new President & CEO of the Babcock ...

June 08, 2018 | | Business


S-LRCOG seeks Silver-Haired Legislature candidates

The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments, serving Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, and Sumter Counties, is seeking candidates to serve on the region's Silver-Haired Legislature. The ...

June 08, 2018 | | Miscellaneous


BDK announces honor roll

Baron DeKalb Elementary School recently announced its third quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


Four graduate from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Romesz V. Coleman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

June 08, 2018 | | Military


NCMS announces 4th quarter honor roll

North Central Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


CCS announces 4th quarter honor roll

Cornerstone Christian School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


Commissioned officer

Zack Maxwell Watson (second from left), son of Beth Ford of Camden, and Duncan Watson of Houston, Texas, and grandson of Judy Ford of Camden ...

June 08, 2018 | | Military


Ribbon cutting

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting with Workout Anytime in Camden. Pictured are (front row from left): Joey Stabler (Owner ...

June 08, 2018 | | Business


Ariail - June 5, 2018

June 05, 2018 | | Ariail


Editorial: Honoring D-Day

Tomorrow is the 74th anniversary of D-Day, the Normandy Invasion, the longest day, and the largest invasion ever mounted in all of history.

June 05, 2018 | | Editorials


Column: Planet of the racists

WASHINGTON -- Roseanne Barr's appeal has so long eluded me that her further fall from disgrace has failed to dislodge even the slightest pebble of ...

June 05, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: Chinaberry

A lovely shade tree, I played beneath its canopy; rolled its berries in my palm. It stood seven yards beyond an old hand-dug well. I ...

June 05, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Photos of first Timrod school found

Several weeks ago, while examining a few items from her grandmother, retired local public school teacher Ann Martin identified a photograph of the first Timrod ...

June 05, 2018 | By Harvey S. Teal Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


Letter: Industry favors the prepared

I have heard arguments over the cost of economic development since I began my career in community and economic development in 1963. It was then ...

June 05, 2018 | Dan Mackey Camden | Letters


ORA L. ADAMS

Mrs. Ora Lee Adams, 65, of 965 Field Trial Road, Camden, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 31, 2018. A Celebration of Life and ...

June 05, 2018 | | Obituaries


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