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Reader ‘pleased’ with Amtrak plan

Having spent many hours working to get the historic Seaboard Railroad station preserved, I was extremely pleased to see that Amtrak was at the city council work session June 22 to present its plan for improvements to the station.

July 30, 2014 | Kay Polk Camden | Letters


Rhame Arena concept

During the last Camden City Council work session, and as reported in the July 28 Chronicle-Independent, the concept of "adaptive reuse" of Rhame Arena was discussed. It was during this discussion that it was noted that the concept and sketch under discussion was developed by the daughter of Marti Wallace and Mike Jones (Elizabeth Ancrum Jones). Miss Jones developed her proposal several years ago. After a discussion of the property during a prior council meeting, her work was provided to city staff for their consideration.

July 30, 2014 | X. Willard Polk Camden | Letters


2014 TripAdvisor awards

It is always exciting to read positive press in the Chronicle-Independent concerning businesses in our area. Sam Kendall's 2014 Certificate of Excellence Award was wonderfully covered by the C-I for its hard-earned recognition. Each year, TripAdvisor assesses local businesses worldwide and awards certificates to those with very high ratings. For 2014, they awarded three Certificates of Excellence in Camden to Sam Kendall's, Salud! Mexican Kitchen, and Bloomsbury Inn. In addition, their highest recognition, Traveler's Choice Awards, honors like businesses nationwide. As the C-I well-covered earlier in the year, Bloomsbury was a Traveler's Choice Award winner for ...

July 30, 2014 | Katherin L. Brown Camden | Letters


For the Record - July 30, 2014

Real estate transactions

July 30, 2014 | | For the Record


Dr. Suess, library have new fan

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Coin Club announces annual Fall Show

The annual Fall Coin Show of the Camden Coin Club will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Camden Recreation Department, 1042 West DeKalb St., Camden.

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Lady D’s Hair Extraordinaire opens

July 30, 2014 | | Business


Palmetto Hearing moves

Palmetto Hearing recently moved to 1001-B Fairlawn Drive, Camden. It will be open Tuesdays by appointment and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The business offers hearing aid fittings and follow up care. It also provides hearing evaluations, swim plugs, assistive listening products, custom ear molds and hearing aid service and repair. "We have been providing hearing health care for 25 years and are proud to be locally owned and operated to assist the residents of Kershaw County and it's surrounding areas." The owner is Cyndi Henderson and the manager is Amanda Henderson. The telephone number ...

July 30, 2014 | | Business


VFW honors local commander

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States announced that Ralph Best has achieved All American status as a district commander. Best, commander of District 5, covering Kershaw County as well as York, Lancaster and Chester counties, in the Department of South Carolina, is one of only 29 VFW District Commanders selected worldwide for All-American Commander.

July 30, 2014 | | Military


Crockett is 2014 River Manager of the Year

The River Management Society (RMS) recently awarded its 2014 River Manger of the Year award to Mary Crockett, land protection director for the Congaree Land Trust. Crockett received the award during a RMS' workshop in Denver, Colo., earlier this year.

July 30, 2014 | | Kershaw County


Girl with local ties in beauty pageant

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Rock of Ages

I remember once I was giving a presentation about important conservation properties in the Piedmont. I showed photos of the incredible rock formations on a particular property and happened to mention their age in an effort to describe their grandeur. Afterwards, I was confronted by an indignant man who told me that the age of rocks cannot be known. He accused me of making those figures up out of thin air. Surprised by his vociferous tone, I told him I was sorry to have upset him. While not a confrontational person, I am a teacher, and I began to politely ...

July 30, 2014 | By Austin Jenkins C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Wins double medals in karate tournament

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Equestrian recovers, then excels after life threatening injury

A Camden equestrian, writing under the pen name Vanessa Friedrich, is featured in the latest book in the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series.

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


KCSD, Walmart partner again to ‘pack a bus’

Camden Walmart customers know that it's back to school time again when they see the school bus out in front of the store promoting the partnership between the store and the Kershaw County School District to help local needy students receive school supplies. Walmart's annual "Pack A Bus" campaign kicks off Friday and runs for two weeks.

July 30, 2014 | | People & Places


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ROOSEVELT STOVER

Funeral service for Mr. Roosevelt Stover, 80, of Camden, will be held Friday, November 10 st 1 p.m. at Rock Spring United Methodist Church ...

November 10, 2017 | | Obituaries


DENNIS A. THOMPSON

A service to celebrate the life of Dennis Allen Thompson, 43, will be held on Friday at 4:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home ...

November 10, 2017 | | Obituaries


CMC conducts 'Wellness Rider' bus tours

"You've always heard from realtors that location, location, location matters," Susan Witkowski, CEO of the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, said. "Location matters ...

November 10, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Pecan sale underway

The Camden Price House Commission's annual pecan sale benefit is underway once again. Funds raised will benefit the Price House and adjacent Bonds Conway-built ...

November 10, 2017 | | Camden


Burglary suspect caught by armed homeowner

An armed homeowner caught a burglary suspect and held him at gunpoint until law enforcement could get to the scene, according to a Kershaw County ...

November 07, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Health Foundation of KC awards $132,000 in grant funds

The Health Foundation of Kershaw County (HFKC) has awarded a record level of funding for its third distribution cycle. Recipients for this cycle represent a ...

November 07, 2017 | | Healthcare


Free probate process workshop Dec. 1

The Kershaw County Probate Court will host a Probate Process Workshop on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at The Kershaw County ...

November 07, 2017 | | Kershaw County


L-E exorcises playoff demons in 38-21 win

The wait is finally over.

November 07, 2017 | By TYLER CUPP Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Sports


Jeffcoat discusses book and hoops at NC Middle School reading event

North Central Middle School's annual summer reading celebration offers students a choice of a free book from selections recommended by the South Carolina Junior ...

November 07, 2017 | | North Central High/Middle


Sarah Monroe marries Bedford Wooten

Sarah Elizabeth Monroe and Bedford McNair Wooten were united in marriage on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at six o'clock in the evening at Christ ...

November 07, 2017 | | Weddings & Engagements


Employee anniversary at KershawHealth

November 07, 2017 | | People & Places


KCCD seeking involvement in community garden

The Kershaw County Conservation District is seeking people who are interested in becoming involved in a community garden. The idea is to grow fresh fruits ...

November 07, 2017 | | People & Places


Ariail - Nov. 7, 2017

November 07, 2017 | | Ariail


Sweet Gum Trail

Today the city of Camden hosts the official ribbon cutting of the Sweet Gum Trail, a walking trail connecting Scott Park to Woodward Park. We ...

November 07, 2017 | | Editorials


A quarter century of Clintons

WASHINGTON -- Twenty-five years ago on Nov. 3, 1992, William Jefferson Clinton was elected president of the United States -- and Hillary Clinton is still trying to ...

November 07, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


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