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Lift-off for butterflies

For more than 100 years, the Clemson Extension Service staff has transferred science-based information to individuals and families across South Carolina. Part of the centennial celebration in Kershaw County included the planting of butterfly gardens at Bethune (BES) and Mt. Pisgah Elementary (MPE) Schools. A following celebration included awards to students participating in the Healthy Lifestyles and Environmental Conservation Clubs and the release of 100 caterpillars into the butterfly gardens.

May 23, 2014 | | Education


KCSD ready to end year

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has announced its end-of-year schedule. Parents should note that there are no more school holidays between now and the end of the school year. Monday, May 26 is a regular school day to make up a day missed earlier in the school year for inclement weather.

May 23, 2014 | | Education


Duke Energy encourages lake safety

Monday, Memorial Day marks the traditional start of the summer recreation season. Duke Energy encourages everyone to practice safety while boating and enjoying other activities on the lakes along the Catawba River.

May 23, 2014 | | Kershaw County


Bug and Toto need homes

Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Toto, a 3-month-old female Shar Pei mix who also has a litter mates available and Bug, a 2-month-old male kitten who is very sweet, loving and playful. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. The shelter is closed Sunday ...

May 23, 2014 | | Pets


Ariail for May 23, 2014

May 23, 2014 | | Ariail


Moderates win

If Republicans hope to wrest control of the U.S. Senate from Democrats this fall, the party will need to have broader appeal than the support of the Tea Party and other hard-line conservative groups. Tuesday's elections opened that door across the country as in several states, moderate Republicans won primary victories over well-financed challengers from the right.

May 23, 2014 | | Editorials


Warning: Literature happening

WASHINGTON -- Just when you thought American higher learning couldn't get any more ridiculous, along come demands for warning labels on provocative works of literature.

May 23, 2014 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Locals graduate from Clemson

A number of local students from Kershaw County and the surrounding area graduated from Clemson University May 9.

May 23, 2014 | | Education


KH Foundation, CCRA jointly fund $1.02 million nurse call project

The KershawHealth Foundation Board of Directors unanimously approved a more than $675,000 grant to KershawHealth at its May 20 meeting. The grant, along with $345,000 worth of cumulative gifts from the Carolina Cup Racing Association (CCRA) from the last four years, will help fund a new $1.02 million nurse call system.

May 23, 2014 | | Healthcare


‘I’ve got a question about my tree…’ (Part 1)

This is what I often hear after meeting someone new and they discover I'm an arborist. Sometimes I'm stumped on the trees' problem or what the homeowner perceives to be the problem, but most times able to assist them. If you have a tree in your yard or on street-side, perhaps you've wondered about a particular tree thing. If so, here is Part 1 of some common tree questions I receive.

May 23, 2014 | By Liz Gilland, Camden Urban Forester C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Eva Bell Alexander

Mrs. Eva Bell Alexander "Mrs. Rat" Lewis, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday, May 19, 2014. Born in Richmond Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Estelle Alexander and David Fletcher and the wife of the late Larry "Fessor" Lewis, Sr. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, May 24, 2014 at Two p.m., at Camden First United Methodist Church, Camden, with burial in Emmanuel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Camden. Mrs. Lewis will be placed in the church at One p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the ...

May 23, 2014 | | Obituaries


Preparing pets for hurricane season

Hurricane season is now upon us - running from June 1 - November 30. It is expected to be a busy hurricane season this year. Experts predict 17 named storms and 8 hurricanes, 3 of which may be major hurricanes.

May 23, 2014 | TripsWithPets.com | Pets


Rec Notes: Water classes now open for registration

Adult Lap Swim and

May 23, 2014 | | Kershaw County


L-E's Blizzard, NC's Bowers earn all-state honors

Lugoff-Elgin pitcher Erin Blizzard and North Central High School third baseman Tyler Bowers were named to the 4A softball and 2A baseball All-State teams, respectively.

May 23, 2014 | | Sports


Maxie Johnson

Maxie Johnson, 65, of Camden entered into rest on Thursday, May 21, 2014 at KershawHealth.

May 23, 2014 | | Obituaries


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Winter weather

With all this cold weather we've been having lately, it seems like we live in South Dakota rather than South Carolina. Obviously, that's ...

January 05, 2018 | | Editorials


A young girl and the UGA Bulldogs

It was an undeniable blessing when I, a college kid and part-time sports writer, was given the assignment to cover a University of Georgia football ...

January 05, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Queen Carlson wins again

WASHINGTON - If karma is a b----, justice is a beauty queen.

January 05, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


‘If you’re gonna get ‘et...’

Like a lot of eastern Georgians I grew up with no contact with gators. I heard a rumor that someone had seen one crossing Poland ...

January 05, 2018 | By Tom Poland C-I contributing columnist | Columns


H.3931 is terrible legislation

There is a wolf in sheep's clothing working its way through our state legislature.

January 05, 2018 | By S.C. Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers C-I guest columnist | Columns


JOAN GEIGER

Funeral service for Joan Patricia Smith Geiger, 82, was held Tuesday at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial in Elmwood Cemetery and Gardens in Columbia ...

January 05, 2018 | | Obituaries


ANNA WRIGHT MONTGOMERY

Mrs. Anna Wright "Piggy" Montgomery, 67, of 6397 Red Hill Road, Camden, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, December 30, 2017. A Celebration of Life ...

January 05, 2018 | | Obituaries


DAISY M. PORTER

Mrs. Daisy M. Porter, 86, of 896 Red Hill Road, Camden, SC, passed on Thursday, December 28, 2017. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 2 ...

January 05, 2018 | | Obituaries


SARAH SPEARS

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Sarah Watkins Spears, 91, of Camden, SC, was held at Lakeview Baptist Church on Thursday, January 4 ...

January 05, 2018 | | Obituaries


FRED LEE THOMAS JR.

Fred Lee Thomas, Jr., 91, husband of the late Frances Weatherford Thomas, died Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at McLeod Hospice House, Florence.

January 05, 2018 | | Obituaries


JACQUELINE P. WALTERS

Jacqueline P. Walters, 80 of Benton, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 28, 2017. She was born on January 5, 1937 ...

January 05, 2018 | | Obituaries


Hannah Gates weds Darren Walker

Hannah Danielle Berry Gates and Darren James Michael Walker were united in marriage at the home of Glenda and William Gates in Elgin, Saturday, December ...

January 05, 2018 | | Weddings & Engagements


Brittney Wright to wed Leslie Timothy Brown Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Baughman are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Brittney Morgan Wright to Leslie Timothy Brown, Jr., both of ...

January 05, 2018 | | Weddings & Engagements


First Palmetto Bank partnered with Food for the Soul

First Palmetto Bank again partnered with Food for the Soul for its annual Christmas charity drive to help the less fortunate in Kershaw County. Nearly ...

January 05, 2018 | | People & Places


Davis is KCSF Deputy of the Year

Surrounded by his co-workers at the annual Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Christmas lunch, a surprised Investigator Chris Davis graciously accepted the 2017 Deputy ...

January 05, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


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