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ACA enrollment

If the initial days of government healthcare enrollment are any indication of the quality of care that people are going to receive, there are going to be a lot of very ill people in this country. The healthcare.gov web site was beset by technological glitches that left people frustrated and angry, and the explanation provided by the person in charge was pitiful. When the site failed to work because lots of people tried to access it, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park said, "These bugs were functions of volume. Take away the volume and it works." That's ...

October 09, 2013 | | Editorials


A monumental mistake

WASHINGTON -- Losing a hard-fought battle confers no dishonor, but losing a badly chosen battle is embarrassing.

October 09, 2013 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Resounding ‘no’ to KershawHealth takeover

I have read with interest and dismay both of the letters from Mr. Schaffer encouraging the takeover of KershawHealth by a Charlotte based company.

October 09, 2013 | Marcia Brown Elgin | Letters


Yesteryear - Oct. 9, 2013

Camden girls stay perfect in region

October 09, 2013 | | Yesteryear


Inabinet for Oct. 9, 2013

October 09, 2013 | | Inabinet


Nell Rankin

A memorial service celebrating the life of Bertie Nell Rankin, 79, of Elgin, SC will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 1:00 PM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Camden, SC. Father Paul will officiate, with burial to follow at Quaker Cemetery. The family will receive friends, Wednesday, October 9, 2013 from 6:00-8:00pm at Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Rankin's name to the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbott Dr., Cayce, SC; or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 1709 N. Lyttleton Street, Camden ...

October 09, 2013 | | Obituaries


Donation is on Target

Target Distribution Center Assets Protection Leader Jennifer Young (left) presents a $2,000 check to Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). This is the second year in a row that Target is making such a donation. The KCSO will use the funds to purchase bullet proof vests for deputies. "It is very encouraging to see the business community stepping up to the plate and donating for this very worthwhile cause. Body armor is industry standard equipment that law enforcement officers should not be without. County funding does not provide for this. A Kershaw County business, in this case a major ...

October 09, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Food drive benefitting CCM, Food for the Soul

A food drive running through November 15 is benefiting Christian Community Ministries (CCM) and Food for the Soul.

October 09, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


CHS holds Dig Pink volleyball event

The Camden High School (CHS) volleyball program will host its annual "Dig Pink" match today at CHS's Michael G. Culp court. All proceeds of the event will be given to the Sideout Foundation which benefits breast cancer awareness and research. The first match of the evening will feature Camden vs. Cardinal Newman at 5 p.m. The second match will have Irmo playing Cardinal Newman; the final match will be between Camden and Irmo.

October 09, 2013 | | People & Places


Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Dixon Jr. celebrate 20 years of marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Dixon Jr. of Lugoff celebrate 20 years of marital bliss. Together, they have one son, Mr. Leroy "Trey" Dixon III. To God be the glory for this marvelous blessing that He has bestowed upon us.

October 09, 2013 | | Weddings & Engagements


‘Chance Art’ winner named for September

Libby Ference of Camden was selected as September's Chance Art! winner. She won a pair of silver earrings handcrafted by artist Benira Sutphin. Chance Art! is a program sponsored by The Artist's Attic. A piece of art created by a local artist is given away to a lucky community member.

October 09, 2013 | | Arts


Rebecca Love

Funeral services to celebrate the life and legacy of Rebecca "Rob" S. Love will be held Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Hermitage Baptist Church in Camden, SC. The family will receive friends following the service in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to Sacks of Love, c/o Hermitage Baptist Church, 814 Jefferson Davis Highway, Camden, SC 29020 or McCall Hospice House, 1836 W. Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680.

October 09, 2013 | | Obituaries


Chamber and FAC kick off Blues Festival

October 07, 2013 | | Arts


Flora boys, Chapin girls win XC meet in Camden

Facing a veritable "who's who" of AAA cross country programs, the Camden girls finished fifth in a seven-team meet held Wednesday at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site.

October 07, 2013 | | Sports


Lady Bulldog netters throttle LR

On an afternoon when their two seniors were given the day off, the Camden High tennis team had more than enough talent on hand to upend Lower Richland, 5-1, last Wednesday in a Region 4-AAA match played in Columbia.

October 07, 2013 | | Camden High/Middle


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NCHS names students to second quarter Honor Roll

9th Grade A/B Honor Roll – Izabella Baipho, Autumn Barrett, William Boone, Rachel Bowers, Matthew Carroll, Becca Clem, Matthew Clem, Christopher Cole, Madison Dixon, Benjamin ...

February 14, 2017 | | Education


MES announces second quarter Honor Roll students

1st grade

February 14, 2017 | | Education


One confirmed wounded in shooting

At least one person suffered injuries from a shooting incident during a post-funeral gathering in Elgin on Sunday evening. The KCSO is seeking the whereabouts ...

February 14, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


KCSD Kindergarten Round-Up is Feb. 16

Families with four- and five-year-olds who will attend kindergarten in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) next school year should participate in the school district ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


Cheerleading champs!

The cheer team at Southern Stars Academy, the Southern Stars Academy All Stars, recently won first place in the Cheersport Cheerleading Championship event held Jan ...

February 10, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Miss Gold and Black, 2017

February 10, 2017 | | People & Places


Beyond the Crown

It is that time of year again when school pageants are in full swing -- shopping for outfits, having alterations made, making appointments for hair, nails ...

February 10, 2017 | Emily Seay | High School Columns


King Haiglar Garden Club meets Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet Monday at 3 p.m. Julie Trott will host members and guests at 1711 Fair St., Camden. Mary ...

February 10, 2017 | | People & Places


L-EHS wins state Special Olympics award

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is one of only eight schools in the sate being recognized this year by Special Olympics South Carolina for efforts to ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


Meet the Bulldogs set for Thursday, Feb. 16

The Camden Bulldog Club will sponsor Meet the Bulldogs on Thursday, Feb. 16th at 6:30 p.m. in the Commons area of the gym.

February 10, 2017 | | Camden High/Middle


Umpires' clinic set for Saturday

The Kershaw County Parks & Recreation Department is hosting an umpiring clinic for all prospective baseball and softball umpires who would like to call games beginning ...

February 10, 2017 | | Seasonal Sports


Cheraw closes out Knights' season

North Central completed the most successful season in the history of its wrestling program with a second place finish in the AA-A Upper State tournament.

February 10, 2017 | | North Central High/Middle


Loss knocks Demons from playoff contention

Lugoff-Elgin's bid to return to the state playoffs for the first time since the Demons were a AAA entry in 2010, came up short ...

February 10, 2017 | | Sports


Baseball jamboree set for Saturday

Baseball fans in Kershaw County can get a sneak-peek at their favorite team in Saturday's annual Camden Baseball Jamboree.

February 10, 2017 | | Sports


KCSD students leave early Friday, off Feb. 20

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be dismissed early on Friday, Feb. 17 to allow teachers to participate in professional development and not attend ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


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