We in South Carolina love our history. As William Faulkner said of the South, "The past is never dead. It's not even past."
Family vacations often have a profound and lasting effect on children. For some, it's an Instagram or Facebook album of selfies taken at landmark sites with the occasional snarky comment about being dragged to "old" places.
On Feb. 23, the Humanities Council of South Carolina, in conjunction with the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, Lugoff sponsored a Black History Program featuring Sharon "The Gullah Lady" Cooper-Murray presented on Gullah culture as the guest presenter.
James Best, better known as Rosco P. Coltrane from TV's The Dukes of Hazzard will bring his one-man, multi-media show to the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County on March 22 at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium.
Morse code, once a vital method of sending messages across telegraph lines, was the primary method of communication with other amateur radio operators. As technology evolved amateur radios became capable of voice transmissions and code slowly, over the past 100 years, lost its important role.
By Jackie Jordan
Kershaw County Council was scheduled last night to hold first reading on an ordinance which would allow Sunday alcohol sales in the county. Both the towns of Camden and Elgin have in past years changed their laws to allow Sunday sales, and businesses in unincorporated areas are now left at a disadvantage in not being able to match those sales.
Students vie for county crown in district spelling bee tonight
WASHINGTON -- When the going gets tough, well, why not just make the going easier?
SAFE Federal Credit Union recently recognized Dee Dee Cannon, of the credit union's Rutledge Street branch in Camden, as its Teller of the Year. SAFE honored Cannon during its annual Staff Training and Recognition Day in February. During the ceremony, the credit union recognizes "the best of the best" in different job categories, along with awards for sales, volunteerism, service, and leadership.
Abundant Life Fellowship Church is hosting the Building People Conference, Thursday through Saturday at the church on the 800 block of Laurens Street in Camden.
Chronicle-Independent (C-I) staff reporter Gary Phillips recently received a 2013-2014 community service award from Central High School in Pageland. Phillips received the award for supporting Central Eagles athletics while serving as editor of The (Pageland) Progressive Journal. Although Phillips did not attend the event, Central officials announced the award during its Fall Athletic Awards night at the school Feb. 18.
Funeral service for Vernell Douglas Cain, 80, will be held Thursday at 3:00 p.m. at First Assembly Church of God with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Bruce Marthers will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff.
Harold Joseph McNinch, Jr. of Simpsonville, SC passed away on March 7, 2014. He was born in Camden, SC on March 18, 1947. He was the son of Elizabeth W. McNinch and the late Harold J. McNinch.
A lieutenant and investigator with the Kershaw County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit were on Red Hill Road in Camden when they noticed a grey Subaru ...
The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the KershawHealth Medical Center and Elgin Outpatient Center Laboratories based on ...
The gentlemen at Kershaw County Voter Registration want the November 8 election day to run smoothly, but citizens must register to vote by October 8.
Seven people, including two Camden residents, have been charged in a $350 million scheme to defraud the federal government.
It's the first week of school for Kershaw County School District (KCSD) high school students, and they are working toward a goal to "Strive ...
Camden Community Theatre (CCT,) an affiliate group of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will hold auditions for its musical production of Footloose ...
What in the world would the two items in the above headline have in common, other than they are places with purposes?
I have been without a television set for a few days, but I know that the Olympics are the thing right now. I watched the ...
Rembert - Mrs. Pearlee Boykin Sumpter, 93, of 5870 Halley Road, Rembert, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. A Celebration of Life and ...
Cassie Grant-Lloyd age 75 of New Haven, CT formerly of Camden, passed away on August 11, 2016 at her home. Cassie was born on April ...
The Camden High School Bulldog Club Membership Drive is in full swing for the 2016-17 school year.