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Words can hurt more than sticks and stones

We have all heard the famous rhyme of sticks and stones, insinuating that the pain of a broken bone hurts more than being led to believe that no one will ever fall in love with you. Bullying comes in several forms and is most prominent but by no means limited to the bullying that takes place at school. For if a student breaks in a school and no one chooses to hear it, do they make a sound?

October 21, 2016 | | High School Columns


It happens everyday

According to a study done by The Violence Policy center in 2012, South Carolina was ranked number two in the states with the highest rate of women murdered by men. The report utilized data from homicides involving one female murder victim and one male offender. According to them now, South Carolina is ranked number five, which in my mind is just as bad as being ranked number two.

October 21, 2016 | | Editorials


How Trump could still win

As the final presidential debate looms like a Halloween pinata full of October surprises, voters may be less committed to one or the other candidate than the numbers suggest.

October 21, 2016 | | Columns


Candidate profiles

With Election Day coming up in less than two weeks, we hope everyone has been educating themselves on issues and candidates, both nationally and locally.

October 21, 2016 | | Editorials


Camden's Florida Connection

The Archives received an e-mail back in June from Melanie Barr, the Secretary of the Pleasant Street Historic Society in Gainesville, Florida. Attached was the newsletter for the organization containing an article on the Smith-Griffin House in Gainesville. The society is raising money to restore the house to be used as a museum. The Smith-Griffin House stands in a historic African American neighborhood in the heart of Gainesville known as the Pleasant Street Historic District.

October 21, 2016 | Katherine Richardson | Columns


The new South Carolina: Part 2 – the economy

This is the second of a three-part series on how new demographics, economic and political trends are rapidly changing South Carolina.

October 21, 2016 | | Columns


Rickett was more than just Cassatt Water

There are some who still think of Hettie H. Rickett whenever they hear the Cassatt Water utility mentioned – and rightly so. Not only was Rickett a pioneer instrumental in establishing Cassatt Water, from the 1940s up to her death in 1977, she was a force to be reckoned with.

October 21, 2016 | | Kershaw County


SAMUEL EISENBACK

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Samuel Jacob Eisenback, 94, of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, October 23, 2016 at Community Bible Church. Rev. Sam Eisenback, Jr., Rev. Jerry Peacock and Rev. Clint Ellis. The family will receive friends from 5:00-6:30 PM, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Entombment will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made at Community Bible Church, 5711 Red Hill Road, Camden, SC 29020.

October 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


LENORA ANN JOHNSON

A service to celebrate the life of Lenora Ann Carroll Spivey Johnson, 80 of Camden was yesterday at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Kornegay & Moseley, Pastor Birch Kelley officiating. Burial service was at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden.

October 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


ALLEN SALMOND

Funeral service for Mr. Allen Salmond, 70, of 120 Laurel Crossing Drive in Lugoff will be held Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 2:00 P.M. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 19 Ward Road in Lugoff, with burial in the church cemetery. Viewing will be held Monday, October 24th, 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home and one hour prior to service at the church. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

October 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


Candidates questions: Joanna Craig

In an effort to provide as equal a forum as possible, the C-I recently reached out to all the candidates running for Camden City Council by sending out questionnaires. The candidates were asked to answer all questions in their own words and the C-I tried to edit the answers as little as possible; most edits were done for space issues only.

October 21, 2016 | | Politics


Candidates questions: John Moncure

In an effort to provide as equal a forum as possible, the C-I recently reached out to all the candidates running for Camden City Council by sending out questionnaires. The candidates were asked to answer all questions in their own words and the C-I tried to edit the answers as little as possible; most edits were done for space issues only.

October 21, 2016 | | Politics


Candidates questions: Stephen Smoak

In an effort to provide as equal a forum as possible, the C-I recently reached out to all the candidates running for Camden City Council by sending out questionnaires. The candidates were asked to answer all questions in their own words and the C-I tried to edit the answers as little as possible; most edits were done for space issues only.

October 21, 2016 | | Politics


Demons duo post strong showing at Super 32

The Lugoff-Elgin wrestling program was well represented last weekend at the annual Super 32 Preseason Tournament held at the Greensboro Coliseum in North Carolina.

October 21, 2016 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Bassett Gallery to Feature Sculptor Jeremy Butler

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will feature sculptor, Jeremy Butler in the Bassett Gallery, Sunday, Oct. 23 through Friday Nov. 13. The opening reception will be held in the Gallery from 5 -7 p.m. on Sunday immediately following the Dick Goodwin Big Band Concert. Meet with the artist and enjoy light hors d'oeuvres provided by Ashley's of Old McCaskill's Farm.

October 21, 2016 | | People & Places


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Margaret McLaughlin

Dr. Margaret A. "Marge" McLaughlin of Camden, SC, daughter of the late Dr. James R. McLaughlin and Lorene Englehardt McLaughlin, died peacefully on November 14 ...

November 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


Elizabeth Pate

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Myrtle Elizabeth "Libby" Estridge Pate, 78, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Sunday ...

November 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


Ronnie Thompkins

A graveside service to celebrate the life of Walter Ronald "Ronnie" Thompkins, 67, of Camden, SC, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, November ...

November 24, 2016 | | Obituaries


Colonial Cup

To steal a catchphrase from Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns: it was indeed a great day for Kershaw County.

November 22, 2016 | | Editorials


Writer calls out party divisiveness

In 1796, George Washington released his famous Farewell Address that admonished the citizens of the infant America of four primary things, but his arguably most ...

November 22, 2016 | Ryan Kelly Camden | Letters


Truth and consequences

WASHINGTON -- Of all the losers in this season of discontent, the mainstream media top the list. I don't say this lightly and sincerely fear ...

November 22, 2016 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Kershaw County Council to discuss FILOT, project funding

Kershaw County Council meets today at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a fee in lieu of taxes agreement, approving the financing of sewer system ...

November 22, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Kershaw County


Price is Right game show winner visits Camden

Scratch another one off Bailey Griswold's bucket list.

November 22, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


City celebrates train station rededication

The city of Camden re-dedicated the Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot Thursday.

November 22, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Camden


KCSO seeks identification of suspects, car

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office needs help from the public in identifying three men responsible for the burglary of a residence in Lugoff, SC ...

November 22, 2016 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Jesse Smith

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Jesse Elmore Smith, 86, of Camden, SC will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, November 22 ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


Randolph Lloyd Player

A memorial service to honor the life of Randolph Lloyd "Rainbow" Player, 73, of Camden, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, November ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


Mark D. Outten

Mr. Mark D. Outten, 55, of 209 Laurens Street in Camden died Saturday, November 19th. Friends may visit at 699 Feather Road in Lugoff. Plans ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


Margie Morris

CAMDEN – A funeral service to celebrate the life of Margie Baker Morris, 74, was held Monday November 21, 2016 at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


May Francis McDonald

Memorial services for Miss May Francis McDonald, 90, of 189 Richardson Court in Lugoff, will be held Saturday, November 26, 2016, 2:00 P.M ...

November 21, 2016 | | Obituaries


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