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Scarborough’s Kershaw County ‘Faces’

In 1858, James Chesnut Jr. was elected U.S. Senator from South Carolina. On Feb 15, 1859, this entry was recorded in portrait painter William H. Scarborough's account book, "of James Chesnut Sr., $113.35." The senior Chesnut was paying for the portrait painted by Scarborough of his son James, the newly elected U.S. Senator.

January 12, 2015 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


Noble: The worst thing in S.C. politics in 40 years

I have been actively involved in politics in South Carolina for almost 40 years, and what Gov. Nikki Haley and Attorney General Alan Wilson recently did in the Abbeville education case is without question the worst and most outrageous action I have ever seen. The Worst.

January 12, 2015 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Camden-Kershaw County NAACP MLK celebration

Rev. Brendolyn Lovette Jenkins Boseman will be guest speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Camden.

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


KCL collects donations on ‘Mitten Tree’

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Wateree students wear pajamas to school

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Mr. Belk and Ms. Geddings to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Lavern Geddings announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Kelly Geddings.

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Elgin resident wins first at Pokèmon City Championships

After a full day of head-to-head Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) battles, Allen Marchman took first place in the junior division at the 2014/2015 Pokémon City Championships in Columbia. Along with the coveted title and city championship trophy, Marchman earned valuable championship points that count towards a potential invitation to compete at the 2015 Pokémon World Championships.

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Robert Lindsay King

A memorial service to honor the life of Robert Lindsay King, 83, of Camden, SC, will be held at 1:00 PM, today, January 12, 2015 at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden. Rev. David Weaver and Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. Memorials may be made in Robert Lindsay's memory to Kershaw County Hospice, 124 Battleship Road, Camden, SC 29020, Abbey Road Hospice, 5429 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212 or Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020.

January 12, 2015 | | Obituaries


Colleen Pate Horton

Colleen Pate Horton, 80, of Kershaw, South Carolina, passed away on December 18, 2014. Born in Black Mountain, North Carolina, on June 17, 1934, she was the daughter of Rev. W.C. Pate, Sr. and Bernice Ledbetter Pate. Colleen was a graduate of Chesnee High School, Mars Hill College and Winthrop University. She married Jerry Horton on December 21, 1956, they enjoyed a wonderful fifty-eight year union, where their devotion to each other served as a wonderful example to their family.

January 12, 2015 | | Obituaries


Terry Nathaniel ‘TC’ Clark

Mr. Terry Nathaniel "TC" Clark, 61, of Lugoff, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Born in Camden, he was the son of the late Muray B. and Margaret Bennett Clark. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held today, January 12, 2015 at One p.m., at High Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery, Lugoff. Mr. Clark will be placed in the church at Twelve p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Clark family.

January 12, 2015 | | Obituaries


CHS, L-E swept in Columbia

It was not a good night for Kershaw County basketball teams to play in Columbia last Friday as both Camden and Lugoff-Elgin dropped a pair of conference doubleheaders in the Capital City.

January 12, 2015 | | Sports


Knights to hold annual free throw contest Jan. 24

The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual free throw championship Saturday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. with practice beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Camden Rhame City Arena.

January 09, 2015 | | People & Places


King Haiglar Garden Club to meet Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12 at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County.

January 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Camden Garden Club to meet Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday at the home of Mrs. John Langston.

January 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Baron DeKalb Elementary students perform in annual ‘Songs of the Season’ concert

Baron DeKalb Elementary School (BDK) 1st thru 5th grade students and students in chorus performed in the annual "Songs of the Season" concert Dec. 15.

January 09, 2015 | | People & Places


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NC volleyball, CHS tennis eye region titles

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October 02, 2018 | | Sports


Ariail - Oct. 2, 2018

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Column: A twist of decision

Tink and I sat in the lobby of the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, one of the South's Grand Hotels. It was Christmas Day and ...

October 02, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Column: School bus experiences

On a morning in early September 1934, an older brother and I left our home on what is now Teal Road and walked one-half mile ...

October 02, 2018 | By Harvey S. Teal Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


Letter: Gustafson responds to education questions

Thank you, Dr. Frank Morgan, for recently highlighting a list of legitimate educational challenges. As a candidate and the Republican nominee for S.C. House ...

October 02, 2018 | Penry Gufstason, SC House 52 candidate Camden | Letters


Letter: Funderburk responds to education questions

I am pleased to respond to the questions that Dr. Frank Morgan presented in a letter published in the Chronicle-Independent on August 10, 2018. I ...

October 02, 2018 | State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk SC House District 52 | Letters


CHARLOTTE BROWN

Funeral Services for Charlotte Brown, 94, will be held Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 at noon at Mt. Joshua Missionary Baptist Church with burial to follow ...

October 02, 2018 | | Obituaries


WILBERT WILLIAMS

CAMDEN - A service to celebrate the life of Wilbert Ronald Williams, age 76, of Camden will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 1 ...

October 02, 2018 | | Obituaries


Boys & Girls Clubs officially established

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands recently established the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kershaw County.

October 02, 2018 | | Education


Man on probation arrested after high speed chase

A Camden man earned another trip to jail after leading law enforcement on a high speed chase that ended when he wrecked the vehicle he ...

October 02, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Feature photo: Tootsie Roll Drive

Fred Florian (left) Chairman of the Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive, presents the first Tootsie Roll to Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford, who made ...

October 02, 2018 | | Miscellaneous


KCSD Teacher Career Fair set for Oct. 27

The Kershaw County School District will host its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair for certified teacher applicants on Oct. 27 at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School from 8 ...

October 02, 2018 | | Education


College News - Oct. 2, 2018

Craig Carter of Lugoff, was among the 61 cadets named to the Citadel's South Carolina Corps of Cadets President's List for the 2018 ...

October 02, 2018 | | Education


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