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Global warming claim incomplete

In your paper's "Noted and passed" feature, December 23, 2013, I discovered that "the planet is heating up at an alarming rate." This surprised me for global temperatures have remained remarkably unchanged on a trend basis for the past 16 years. This phenomenon has received a bit of notice because it shows how complex the climate is and how difficult it is to make predictions. It also shows that there are natural factors e.g., the "Pacific Decadal Oscillation" (PDO) which negatively swamp the effects of greenhouse gasses for perhaps decades. These negative factors get precious little attention because ...

January 01, 2014 | Steven Hales Camden | Letters


Hispanic Alcoholics Anonymous Group

Do you have problems with alchohol abuse? Join the Hispanic Alcoholic Anonymous Group "Among Friends" in Camden.

January 01, 2014 | | People & Places


Al Grupo Hispano de Alcoholicos Anonimos

Tienes problemas con el abuso del alcohol? Unete al Grupo Hispano de Alcoholicos Anonimos "Entre Amigos" en Camden.

January 01, 2014 | | People & Places


Happy New Year!

We begin 2014 with renewed hope and energy -- and the usual complications at every turn.

January 01, 2014 | By Mayor Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Exercise benefits

The beginning of a new year is a traditional time for people to try to improve parts of their lives with which they're not satisfied. New year's resolutions aren't always kept, but they're a step in the right direction, and they often revolve around people determining to take better care of themselves. It's long been know that exercise cuts the risk of heart disease and a host of other physical ailments, including diabetes. Researchers are now finding that fitness has a long-term effect upon brainpower and can play a crucial role in staving off dementia.

January 01, 2014 | | Editorials


For the Record - Jan. 1, 2014

Real estate transactions

January 01, 2014 | | For the Record


Kershaw County Library January calendar of events, programming

Camden Branch

January 01, 2014 | | People & Places


Cheraw edges NC in MCCU title contest

After playing tourney host North Central to a 21-21 first half stalemate, Cheraw won the battle of the second half to win the Mid-Carolina Credit Union Basketball Classic boys' tournament played inside The Castle in Boonetown on Saturday night.

January 01, 2014 | | Sports


Thanks for the memories

WASHINGTON -- The year-end review required of all columnists inevitably brings us to the mailbag and a few clarifications.

January 01, 2014 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


LFD adopts a family

Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) personnel were able to grab Santa for a few moments to ride with them one more time this year on a fire truck as crews delivered clothes, presents and lots of food to a Lugoff family adopted by the department for Christmas.

December 30, 2013 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Thomas Taylor

A funeral service to celebrate the life of Thomas Carlton Taylor, 59, of Dade City, FL, will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, December 30, 2013 at DeKalb Baptist Church in Camden, SC. Rev. Freddie Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will speak with friends in the church following the service.

December 30, 2013 | | Obituaries


Polly Padgett Marsh

Polly Padget Marsh, 81, of Camden, died Saturday, December 28, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Kornegay Funeral Home.

December 30, 2013 | | Obituaries


Noted and passed - Dec. 30, 2013

• Yes, we know South Carolina is a strong second-amendment state, and we're surely aware that this is an election year. But Gov. Nikki Haley's posting on Facebook of her Christmas gift, a Beretta PX4 Storm pistol, took posturing to an extreme.

December 30, 2013 | | Editorials


Exotic lands

Being married to my husband was never boring! During the past 30 years, he planned trips for us to England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, France, Switzerland, Italy, Russia, Mexico, Argentina, Greece and other usual tourist spots. Each of these had many fond and not-so-fond memories. Few, however, exceeded China, where I heard a young man tell me he had seen me in Playboy Magazine and want to show me to his mother at his home; Egypt, where a policeman insisted I give him my name so, when I disappeared, my family could hear of my loss, and one man insisted on ...

December 30, 2013 | By Jean Pruett C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Anne Frank exhibit coming to L-EHS

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) will serve as host for an international exhibit featuring noted World War II figure Anne Frank's life Jan. 7-Feb. 15.

December 30, 2013 | | Education


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After six years in prison, man allegedly robs again

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested a Cassatt man for armed robbery after only recently being released from prison.

March 10, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Three men charged for auto break-ins

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested three men Wednesday in connection with 11 vehicle break-ins that were reported Tuesday in or adjacent to ...

March 10, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Demon netters split first two matches

Having lost their first singles player to graduation last spring, the Lugoff-Elgin tennis team took another blow when its first singles player for this season ...

March 10, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


Spring Fever 2017 -- a new season is right around the corner

It's that time of the year again -- the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and warm air is swirling in the air. There ...

March 10, 2017 | | High School Columns


Andrews and Rabon announce engagement

Mrs. Cindy Andrews announces the engagement of her daughter Sarah Andrews of Beaufort, S.C. to Trevor Rabon of Beaufort, S.C.

March 10, 2017 | | Weddings & Engagements


A championship weekend

March 07, 2017 | | Seasonal Sports


DU Banquet tickets remain on sale

After several years of having to turn those wanting to buy tickets away due to lack of space, the Wateree Chapter Ducks Unlimited Banquet is ...

March 03, 2017 | | Sports


The FAC celebrates Black History Month

The Multi-Cultural Committee of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces plans for the Gospel Fest and Heritage Tea -- annual events celebrating Black ...

February 24, 2017 | | People & Places


Announce your weddings and engagements in the C-I

The Chronicle-Independent will now publish wedding, engagement and 50th and above wedding anniversary announcements on the People&Places page free of charge. Announcements can include ...

January 31, 2017 | | Weddings & Engagements


Charleston jumps onto NSA's spring slate

A new race meet, The Steeplechase of Charleston at Stono Ferry, will join the National Steeplechase Association's 2017 spring racing schedule.

December 27, 2016 | | Equine


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