The Kershaw County Council on Aging Senior Center, in partnership with the South Carolina Department of Social Services, will be issuing free coupons to low income individuals age 60 and older that may be used to purchase fresh produce at local participating farmers markets. Each eligible person will receive $25 worth of coupons that may be used at participating markets from May through October 15. The coupons will be issued on a first-come first-served basis until the supply is exhausted.
The Kershaw County Amateur Radio Club (KCARC) will be setting up a booth and radio station at the Kershaw County Farmers Market Saturday and again May 24. The club's mission is to provide emergency communications to the community, present information to better prepare the community for those emergencies and inspire interest in the hobby. KCARC has been designated a special services club by the Amateur Radio Relay League, along with being Ambassadors for the Weather Ready Nation program.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) invites you to the exhibit "Nature, the Artist's Joy," the 2014 Camden ART Members' Honors Show in the Bassett Gallery. Each year, the Camden ART Spring Honors Show presents an opportunity to view more works of the winners of the Annual Fall Show. This show promises to be a splendid exhibition of creativity in a variety of styles and mediums. The winners that will be represented are Emily Houde, Linda Kincaid and Beth Woodall.
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Reagan, a one-month-old male Australian cattle dog mix. He also has litter mates available for adoption. Tux, a six-month-old female cat with black and white "tuxedo" markings. Caleb, a nine-month-old Catahoula mix, and Sissy, a 7 year old spayed female cat.
We've certainly come a long way from the citizen-lawmakers envisioned by our forefathers -- farmers and craftsmen and professionals who would travel from their homes to the nation's capital, tend to the country's business and then go back home. But an even bigger divergence from the founding fathers' vision would be the concept that there is a class of people in this country who are above the law. That's the impression Judge Casey Manning gave recently when he ruled that Attorney General Alan Wilson didn't have the right to investigate possible illegal activities on the part ...
The Camden Archives and Museum has been entrusted with the care of the famed Lafayette Ball gown worn by Margaret Evans Larkin Rochelle Starke in 1825 on the occasion of General Lafayette's visit to Camden. Margaret (1791-1872) was the wife of Thomas Starke (1789-1855). They resided in Fairfield County where Thomas was a planter of some means. Margaret wore this dress six months after the birth of her seventh child and it would have been a flattering style for a post-pregnancy figure.
Matthew Crenshaw of Burlington, N.C., and Jonathan Jackson of Chapel Hill, N.C., needed 20 holes in Sunday's championship match to defeat defending champions, Paul Tucker of Waxhaw, N.C., and Brent Roof of Columbia and win the 63rd Four-Ball Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association played over the Camden Country Club.
The Camden High School Athletic Banquet will be held on Tuesday, May 20 in the school gymnasium.
Displaying the brilliant turn of foot that won him last year's Eclipse Award, Bill Pape's Divine Fortune set all the pace in the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois (Gr. 1) and danced away Saturday to a 3 1/4-length victory over Magalen O. Bryant's Gustavian in the featured race of the 73rd annual Iroquois Steeplechase in Nashville.
Air Force Airman Dalton Eastin-Jones graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas, on April 25.
CHS group addressing racial, social barriers
Funeral service for Johnny Eugene Mattox, 69, will be held on Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Hardshell Cemetery. The Rev. Wayne Flowers will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
July 5, 1933 – May 10, 2014
Kathie Marie Carlos Baucom departed this life on May 9, 2014 at CMC Main Hospital, Charlotte, NC. Mrs. Kathie Baucom, the daughter of Leslie and Elizabeth Carlos was born January 19, 1954. She graduated with a BA Degree from Winthrop University in 1975.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested a Cassatt man for armed robbery after only recently being released from prison.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested three men Wednesday in connection with 11 vehicle break-ins that were reported Tuesday in or adjacent to ...
Having lost their first singles player to graduation last spring, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team took another blow when its first singles player for this season ...
It's that time of the year again -- the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and warm air is swirling in the air. There ...
Mrs. Cindy Andrews announces the engagement of her daughter Sarah Andrews of Beaufort, S.C. to Trevor Rabon of Beaufort, S.C.
After several years of having to turn those wanting to buy tickets away due to lack of space, the Wateree Chapter Ducks Unlimited Banquet is ...
The Multi-Cultural Committee of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces plans for the Gospel Fest and Heritage Tea -- annual events celebrating Black ...
The Chronicle-Independent will now publish wedding, engagement and 50th and above wedding anniversary announcements on the People&Places page free of charge. Announcements can include ...
A new race meet, The Steeplechase of Charleston at Stono Ferry, will join the National Steeplechase Association's 2017 spring racing schedule.