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Mothers Against Drunk Driving of Kershaw County to meet Wednesday

The public is invited to a meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Lugoff Fire Department to hear about what Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) of Kershaw County are doing now and what they will be doing in the near future.

January 20, 2014 | | People & Places


Homeless count survey soon

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires all of the Continuum of Care organizations who receive funding for homeless services and housing to attempt to find and survey individuals and families who are homeless in January of each year.

January 20, 2014 | | People & Places


How General Grant became Mr. Grant

(This is the second of a three-part series on the discoveries made after a visit to Charlie Tinker's grave.)

January 20, 2014 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Learning the letter ‘P’

January 20, 2014 | | People & Places


Few announces run for S.C. Superintendent of Education

Sheri Few, a Kershaw County education activist and leading Common Core opponent, announced her candidacy for state superintendent of education Friday, calling the race a "national referendum on Common Core." Few provided the Chronicle-Independent with a press release and a copy of a speech she gave Friday.

January 20, 2014 | | Politics


Miss Burns, Mr. Koven to Wed

Major General and Mrs. Julian Hall Burns of Camden announce the engagement of their daughter, Jacqueline Renee Burns, to Matthew William Douglas Koven. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert and Gale Koven of Marietta, Ga.

January 20, 2014 | | Weddings & Engagements


Mystery couple

The C-I and the Kershaw County Library need your help to solve another mystery. This time, it's not only to identify the couple in this picture, but to whom the photograph belongs. The photograph was one of many found with a book returned to the Library's main branch in September. The mix of other photographs appeared to range in date from the 1950s to somewhat more recently. They included wallet sizedand larger photographs. If these are your photographs, or you think you might know who owned them, please go to the Camden main branch, 1304 Broad St., or ...

January 20, 2014 | | Viewpoint


Noted and passed - Jan. 20, 2014

• The concept of balanced reporting in today's national media is pretty much a joke. Fox News isn't going to hide its favoritism of right-wing politicians, while MSNBC (and virtually all other national broadcast outlets, including the three major networks) cannot abide anyone who isn't a liberal. Pundits have had a field day with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the so-called Bridgegate affair. The general response from analysts on the left has been, "Well, he says he didn't know about it and we are going to take him at his word, but if he did know ...

January 20, 2014 | | Editorials


The General Assembly: stay tuned

I have some of my most interesting conversations with community members in informal settings like the grocery store, the Farmers Market, convenience store gas pumps and church. One Saturday this past summer while I was eyeing some Silver Queen corn at the Farmers Market, a lady I've known since I moved here asked me why I spend so much time talking about politics and legislation.

January 20, 2014 | By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Ariail for Jan. 20, 2014

January 20, 2014 | | Ariail


Ellen Strak Davis

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Ellen Strak Davis, 99 of Camden will be held Friday, January 17, 2014 at 12:00 noon at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel with burial to follow in Quaker Cemetery. Rev. David Weaver and Chaplain Brian Ogburn will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service beginning at 11:00 AM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Davis memory to the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter Building Fund, 460 S. Fair Street, Camden, SC 29020.

January 17, 2014 | | Obituaries


State leaders aren’t great

Great leaders understand that by empowering other people, they become more powerful. Jesus, Mahatma Ghandi, Mother Theresa and Martin Luther King Jr. are good examples of people who understood this philosophy. Unfortunately, very few politicians in Columbia understand this concept. Otherwise, our state would have a first-class education system, a functionally ethical government, outstanding health care for all people, and safe roads. Hopefully, one day, we will have the courage to elect more politicians who understand that by empowering the electorate, our state becomes a stronger democracy of engaged citizens.

January 17, 2014 | Dan Outlaw Camden | Letters


Glenn McConnell

Camden and Kershaw County have had a long, pleasant relationship with the College of Charleston. Countless students from this area have attended school in the Holy City, and there aren't many people who have gone there and not liked it. So it was particularly interesting when Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell announced he would not seek re-election but would instead throw his hat in the ring to become president of the College of Charleston.

January 17, 2014 | | Editorials


These animals are waiting for you

Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Babe, a 3-month-old female hound mix and a female kitten 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 and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or ...

January 17, 2014 | | Pets


Robert Mills’ trail in Camden

When I was a pre-teen, I absolutely devoured every Nancy Drew mystery book I could check out of the Charleston County Library or borrow from a friend. Oh, the adventures Nancy took me on as she snooped out the trail of a mystery. Each little clue she found led to another and another and they all eventually solved the mystery. The exotic situations in which she became involved were fascinating. She always solved the mystery, through each one's twisting, turning plot. Clue by clue.

January 17, 2014 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns


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Big bass

Twins James and Caroline Reames, both 11, of Camden, recently landed these lunkers while fishing on family property in Kershaw County. The big fish, both ...

September 12, 2017 | | People & Places


For the Record - Sept. 12, 2017

Real estate transactions

September 12, 2017 | | For the Record


KC farmers could qualify for federal funds

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications from South Carolina farmers, ranchers and private landowners for ...

September 12, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Rushing entering 2018 sheriff’s race

Jack Y. Rushing III, of Camden, who is currently the operational captain at the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office, announced in a press release Wednesday ...

September 08, 2017 | | Politics


KC urges pond owners to lower water levels

Out of extreme precaution, The Kershaw County Department of Safety and Emergency Services urges Kershaw County property owners to lower the water levels of private ...

September 08, 2017 | | Kershaw County


New Guardians ad Litem on the job

Two new Guardians ad Litem were recently sworn in by the Honorable Dana Morris as volunteers in the Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem (GAL ...

September 08, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Bowers gets an ace

Lynn Bowers of Camden scored a hole in one while playing a recent round of golf over the Fox Creek Golf Course in Lydia.

September 08, 2017 | | Golf


Ariail - Sept. 8, 2017

September 08, 2017 | | Ariail


Hurricane Irma

By the time our readers see this, chances are we will all have a better idea of what to expect out of Hurricane Irma, the ...

September 08, 2017 | | Editorials


Storytelling songs

When I was almost 17 and started my career in media by hosting a weekend radio show on a country music station, I was no ...

September 08, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


The real America

I believe it to be a reasonable assumption that lately in our country there has been a state of division, if you will. What we ...

September 08, 2017 | By Paula Joseph C-I contributing columnist | Columns


The new downtown

There's a revolution brewing and it's not what you think.

September 08, 2017 | By Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Writer has a dilemma

I have a dilemma that hopefully some of you may have the solution to. We have a president that we duly elected by giving him ...

September 08, 2017 | Charlie Humphries Camden | Letters


Where does racism come from?

Where does racism come from? Some say it's been around forever; and, you're not going to change that. Now, that's a discussion ...

September 08, 2017 | Vickie Porter Camden | Letters


Celebrating 50 years of bliss

Mark and Pamela Derr married September 2, 1967, in Unadilla, N.Y.

September 08, 2017 | | Weddings & Engagements


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