Labor unions have been knocked back, knocked down and knocked out for so long that a new generation of organizers is beginning to try something new. Instead of unionizing and then protesting, they're protesting first.
So after having to look at the old Camden Middle School (CMS) property on Laurens Street for a couple of years, it is finally torn down. At least two plans were brought forth to build upscale houses there and add to the neighborhood, but those ideas were shot down by the residents.
We can thank William Penn of colonial Pennsylvania fame for the plan of Camden! By the time that Joseph Kershaw moved to this area in 1758, Philadelphia, Pa., was three quarters of a century old. Penn developed and published plans for Philadelphia, our country's first capital, between 1681 and 1683. In 1683, Penn's Surveyor General, Thomas Holme, published the plan they developed in "Portraiture of the City of Philadelphia." A revolutionary plan at the time, the new city of Philadelphia was to be built around a central public square of 10 acres. In each quadrant of the city ...
In a letter to the editor today, one reader proposes to turn the old Camden Middle School (CMS) property into a park. At 10 acres, that is certainly one possibility.
Mr. Covell Hickman, 59, of 518 Saddle Drive, Camden, SC, passed on Friday, June 14, 2013. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 11:00 a.m., at Community Baptist Church, Camden, SC. A burial followed in the church cemetery
Using a dozen hits to score as many runs, the Kershaw County Post 17 Junior American Legion baseball team picked up its first win of the season by holding off Lake City, 12-11, last Thursday night.
Here are the sports camps on tap in Kershaw County for the week of June 24.
The S.C. Republican Party has withdrawn from a federal lawsuit that would close the GOP's primary only to members of the party. The state organization didn't do that because it opposes the suit but because it doesn't want to spend the money. But in reality, it should oppose the suit as a matter of sound policy; trying to accomplish closed primaries in a state in which voters don't even register by party makes no sense.
Thousands of Ham Radio operators will be showing off their emergency capabilities this weekend.
A large yard sale benefiting the Kershaw County Humane Society will be held Saturday. The sale will take place from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the future site of "The Meyer Teal Animal Adoption Center." The site is located at 128 Black River Road in Camden. For more information call 425-6016.
Brandon Oliver was recently promoted to Camden Branch Manager. He started with SAFE in May of 2009 as a teller at SAFE's Manning branch. In November 2010, Oliver was promoted to Office Manager at SAFE's Santee location.
A team from the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) Explorer Post won a first place ranking June 13 at the annual S.C. Fire Rescue Conference Firefighter Explorer Competition at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
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A funeral service for Mendel Lee Williams, 73 of Kershaw, was held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, April 28, in Pineview Baptist Church, Kershaw ...
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is preparing to say farewell to long-time Chamber Choir of Kershaw County (CCKC) Music Director Dr. Susan ...
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) crews quickly put out a trailer fire at the Target Distribution Center around 11:30 p.m. Monday.
Watching as members of the Lugoff-Elgin baseball team walked off the field following Thursday's 9-8 loss in which Dutch Fork scored four runs in ...
When he arrived with his team in Chapin on Saturday afternoon and felt the wind blowing, Camden head baseball coach Denny Beckley had a feeling ...
There are times when you tip your hat to a stronger opponent and move on to the next challenge.
Foxhounds once again will take over Springdale Race Course on Saturday, May 7, when the annual Carolinas' Hound Show returns.
Kristen Carter, Amanda Lane, Kennedi Stokes and Shelby Troublefield were honored on Senior Night last Tuesday at the Camden High softball field.
Kershaw County residents and visitors alike will have the opportunity to explore local handmade and homegrown experiences as the 2016 S.C. Ag + Art Tour ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Airflack Leslie Crumpton Jr., 28, of Winnsboro on Thursday and charged him with second degree criminal sexual ...
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The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors is accepting 2016 nominations for the "Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award." Established in ...
Blaney Elementary School recently announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.