The term "visionary" is sometimes overused these days, but it can truly be applied to Al Neuharth, who transformed the newspaper business back in 1982 with the advent of USA Today. Born into hardscrabble circumstances in South Dakota, he rose to become chairman of Gannett, which became the most profitable company in newspaper history. He was flamboyant and had expensive tastes, always dressing in gray, black and white, which ...
The United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) is pleased to announce Camden-based Fenwick Equestrian Products as the Awards Cooler Sponsor of the 2013 USHJA Children's/Adult Amateur Jumper Regional Championships.
Brenda Heist wanted to run away from life. Naturally, she went to Key West, Fla.
Theresa Wood, 93, of 1537 Dixon Road in Elgin died Thursday, May 9, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
The inaugural Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the facility, will be held on Sunday, May 19 at the White Pines Golf Club in Camden.
The Camden High School Athletic Banquet will be held on Tuesday, May 21, in the school gymnasium.
The James Leroy Belk Post 17 Kershaw County Senior and Junior American Legion baseball teams will both begin tryouts for the 2013 summer season tonight at 6 p.m. at American Legion Park in Camden.
Led by seven qualifiers from Camden High School, there will be 10 Kershaw County athletes taking part in this weekend's South Carolina High School League State Track and Field Championships.
A man wanted in connection with an August 2011 east Camden home invasion is now in jail thanks to a tip that he was running a club there.
Dear Annie: My grandfather passed away last month, and the wake was catered by a close friend of the family who owns a restaurant. He closed off a section of his dining hall for our family.
By MARTIN MOBLEY Country Chronicle (Blythewood, S.C.) editor firstname.lastname@example.org Sam Kendall's, a Camden fine dining establishment, plans to open its second restaurant in Doko Meadows in Blythewood in late fall. The way was cleared for the town's newest economic development project with approval April 26 of a $900,000 loan by Santee Cooper's board of directors. In a telephone interview with the Country Chronicle on May ...
Five Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students have qualified to compete for national honors at a health science conference this summer after capturing medals at the state competition held recently in North Charleston.
Motorists along South Carolina's streets and highways will soon see a new style left turn traffic signal head to improve safety and visibility.
If you find you owe tax after completing your federal tax return but can't pay it all when you file, the IRS wants you to know your options.
NASHVILLE -- On a spectacular afternoon of racing at the 72nd annual Iroquois Steeplechase, Jacqueline Ohrstrom's Demonstrative edged past Divine Fortune at the finish line to win Saturday's $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois (Gr. 1) by a head.
Led by a third place finish from its 4 x 100-meter relay team, the Camden High boys' track team finished in 12th place at last weekend's South Carolina High School League State Championships held at Lower Richland High School in Hopkins.
There are jokes aplenty about the Internal Revenue Service, but the latest revelations about that agency's conduct in targeting conservative groups is no laughing matter. In reality, it's not about conservative groups or liberal groups or apolitical groups. It's about the abhorrent idea that the IRS would single out any kind of organization or individual to harass -- and indeed it is harassment. <p class="MsoNormal" align="left" style="text-align: left; text-indent: ...
Deacon Marion Jenkins, 68, of 5545 Pisgah Road, Rembert, died Sunday. Friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the family.
Mrs. Josephine G. Warner, age 90, of Lugoff, SC, (formerly of Clarksburg,WV) passed away Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Myrtle Beach Manor in Myrtle Beach, SC, following an extended illness. She was born in Philippi, WV, August 14, 1922, a daughter of the late Herbert Edward Golden and Grayce Booth Golden.
The University of South Carolina (USC) Libraries is now home to a collection of more than 5,000 images, plus correspondence, sketchbooks, and even early elementary-school artwork Camden's Oscar Jackson "Jak" Smyrl, The State newspaper's first staff artist, who passed away in 2007.