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The passing of some Southern giants

They are known by many different names: historic, significant, heritage and living legacy. No matter what we call them, they are unique and have persevered for over a century in the face of civil war, storms, droughts and human encroachment. They have also been witnesses to the everyday occurrences that surround them. "They" are some of Camden's giant trees. A giant tree, in my opinion, is one that measures 40 inches or more in diameter or 10 feet in circumference. Camden is fortunate to have trees of this size still in existence as they are long gone in most ...

October 25, 2013 | By Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Betsy Holland

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Flora "Betsy" Powell Holland, 77, of Camden, SC, will be held at 3:00 PM, Sunday, October 27, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Camden. The Rev. Bruce Hancock will officiate. Burial will follow in Cassatt Baptist Church Cemetery, Cassatt, SC. Pallbearers will be Mrs. Holland's grandsons and Scott Brown. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 PM, Saturday, October 26, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. The family suggests those wishing may make memorials to First Baptist Church Music Ministry, 1201 Broad Street, Camden, SC or Cassatt Baptist ...

October 25, 2013 | | Obituaries


Jessie Outen

Mr. Jessie Outen, 52 of 2202 Carlos St. in Camden entered into rest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at KershawHealth.

October 25, 2013 | | Obituaries


Barbara Rabon

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Barbara Hall Rabon, 81, of Elgin, SC, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, October 26, 2013 at High Hill True Light Church in Lucknow. Lynwood Young will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:30-7:30 PM, Friday, October 25, 2013 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel.

October 25, 2013 | | Obituaries


Lady Knights close out perfect 3-AA campaign

Andy Johnson's second-ranked squad will play host to Indian Land on Monday, Oct. 28, in the first round of the AA state playoffs. That match is set for a 6:30 p.m. start.

October 25, 2013 | | North Central High/Middle


Lady Demons roll to 4-4A title

After having wrapped up its first conference championship in volleyball,

October 25, 2013 | | North Central High/Middle


CHS JVs close in on region crown

The Camden High school junior varsity volleyball team swept past Chapin, 25-13 and 25-16, to inch closer to their second straight Region 4-AAA title and, third overall.

October 25, 2013 | | Camden High/Middle


LeGrand Institute students win at competition

Students at the LeGrand Institute of Cosmetology in Camden recently won a hair competition for Headhunterz -- Styling for the Cure 2013. The event was part of Hair Walk: The Movement, a charity that contributes funds to the South Carolina Oncology Associates Cares Foundation and the Palmetto Health Foundation's Walk for Life 2013. LeGrand Institute competed against the Paul Mitchell school and Virginia College of Columbia. Their selected theme was "water" in this Fantasy Competition. Kimberly Gibson of LeGrand Institute met with the event's judges and reported that they said it was a humbling experience when a small school ...

October 23, 2013 | | People & Places


Field trip fun

October 23, 2013 | | People & Places


‘Fall for Pets’ fundraiser

The Spears Creek Veterinary Clinic will hold a "Fall for Pets" fundraiser Saturday at 921 Spears Creek Ct., in Elgin from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

October 23, 2013 | | People & Places


CCCB 2013 kickoff

October 23, 2013 | | Camden


Ariail for Oct. 23, 2013

October 23, 2013 | | Ariail


California answer?

There are undoubtedly many Kershaw County residents fed up with the gridlock in politics. The recent government shutdown was unnecessary and avoidable, and it represented all that is bad about Washington and the way our country is run. While Congress itself gets single-digit approval ratings from the public, people across the country seem to like their own representatives, and they return them to office again and again. Part of that is because redistricting in most states -- drawing the lines that make up congressional districts -- is done by the party in charge, which tends to create safe havens for members of ...

October 23, 2013 | | Editorials


Thanks for support

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who attended and those who so generously supported the 1920s "Wolf's Lair" Speakeasy in Camden in early September. I know money is very precious to a lot of people today, and to spend your hard-earned money by attending the event means a lot. I know profit margins for businesses are small and for you take your money from your sales to support this event also means a lot. My only way to give back my appreciation is to have given you the best performance RAH Productions could give.

October 23, 2013 | Richard Holmes Camden | Letters


Enemies of the working class

There are 16 states refusing the Affordable Care Act, and many (of these) states are former Confederacy slave states with poor economic stability and controlled by Republican governors and Republican state legislatures.

October 23, 2013 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


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KCSD students leave early Friday, off Feb. 20

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be dismissed early on Friday, Feb. 17 to allow teachers to participate in professional development and not attend ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


ELEASE S. GRANT

Funeral service for Elease S. Grant, 78, will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Bethel Baptist Church with burial to ...

February 10, 2017 | | Obituaries


Elgin Town Council fills two council seats

Amidst low voter turnout, the town of Elgin filled two council seats during its election on Tuesday. Current council members Ed Smith and Dana Sloan ...

February 10, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin


Ariail - Feb. 10, 2017

February 10, 2017 | | Ariail


Coaches and schools

We join the Kershaw County School District and the community in congratulating and welcoming two new coaches/athletic directors to Camden High School and North ...

February 10, 2017 | | Editorials


Uncertainty is sweeping the globe

WASHINGTON -- The United States isn't the only country that's a complete basket case right now. Basically the entire world has reached record levels ...

February 10, 2017 | By Catherine Rampell Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Writer troubled about DeVos confirmation

As a Kershaw resident who has had over 25 years of experience as a teacher and administrator of independent (private) schools in the United states ...

February 10, 2017 | Leslie I. Larsen Lugoff | Letters


Ghost of the Wateree

The eerie cry can be heard on Lake Wateree on many foggy and misty spring nights.

February 10, 2017 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Inside the South Carolina mind

In 1929, Gaffney, S.C., native W.J. Cash wrote his seminal book "The Mind of the South." Every subsequent attempt to understand the mind ...

February 10, 2017 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns


For the Record - Feb. 10, 2017

Real estate transactions

February 10, 2017 | | For the Record


Glenn Price inducted into SCMEA Hall of Fame

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) band director Glenn Price was the only person inducted into the S.C. Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Hall of Fame on ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


Ariail - Feb. 7, 2017

February 07, 2017 | | Ariail


Gang prevention

Does Kershaw County have a gang problem?

February 07, 2017 | | Editorials


Count Gorsuch

WASHINGTON -- To review the left's reaction to Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is to infer he's the spawn of Dracula -- a cruel and ...

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


Thank you, Kershaw County

This weekend The Annual Attic Sale benefitting the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County was held. Thanks to the hard work of our community $13 ...

February 07, 2017 | Sarah Reed Camden | Letters


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