WASHINGTON -- About 30 years ago as a young reporter in Florida, I was assigned a series on gun control in response to gun violence, which had peaked in the U.S. in 1980.
• Jerry Sandusky, the Penn State pedophile who was found guilty of molesting many boys who were under his care in various programs, has never admitted guilt despite overwhelming evidence and the unanimous guilty verdict of a jury. His lawyer continues to ask for a new trial for the former coach. Sandusky is serving up to 60 years after losing on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. Behind bars is exactly where he needs to be unless a bombshell of new evidence turns up.
We all know that in the global economy of the 21st Century, we in South Carolina are competing with Germany and Brazil just as much as we're competing with North Carolina and Georgia.
As the chief advocate for seniors and vulnerable adults in our state, I was deeply troubled and saddened that services for a federally-funded program designed to keep veterans in their homes instead of nursing homes is being terminated because of lack of support by the Veterans' Administration.
The 18th Annual Camden/Kershaw County Fire Fest will take place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rhame Arena (517 Bull St.) in Camden. A part of this year's event will mark the 90th anniversary of the historic Cleveland School Fire -- a fire at a Camden-area school in 1923 that killed 77 people. Because of the Cleveland School Fire, the most deadly in state history, many laws, building codes, regulations, and ordinances have been passed across the nation to prevent this type of tragedy from ever happening again.
Longtime contestant Ina Price missed just two games, but still needed to go to the tie-breaker before winning last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest .
Kershaw County Parks & Recreation will host its 14th annual Senior Golf Tournament (for ages 50 and up) on Friday, September 27.
I have had the opportunity to experience surgical procedures at two of our area's most prominent hospitals -- Providence and KershawHealth. My first surgery was at Providence, the hospital noted for performing surgical procedures, and my doctor was located in the city of Columbia. My experience at Providence was exceptionally good. The hospital was first class with excellent facilities, professional personnel and an attitude of the patient being the No. 1 priority. Everything went according to plan.
A new Senate bill to protect journalists has stirred up a hornet's nest of criticism over an old nagging question: who in the age of WikiLeaks is a "journalist"?
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Rambler, an adorable 2-year-old Beagle male and a Calico cat. 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 1 p.m. Saturday. 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 e-mail ...
Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw County will serve as one of several start points for the 28th Annual Bike MS Breakaway to the Beach, Saturday and Sunday.
South Carolina state law mandates that all 7th graders show proof of having had a Tdap booster after their 7th birthday at the start of this school year. Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials have given students who have not provided new certifications of immunization showing they have met this requirement until September 30 to comply.
Mrs. Amy Cook, 79 of 411 Church Street in Camden entered into rest on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at KershawHealth.
A celebration of life service for Robert Vincent "Bob" Kardack, 74, will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Steve Lee will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 608 Black River Road, Camden, S.C. 29020.
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- As convicted murderer Dylann Roof prepares to defend himself in the sentencing phase of his trial, a clearer understanding of his motives ...
LUGOFF– A celebration of life service for Willie Lee "Bill" Clark, 87, will be held today at 12:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home ...
Returning to the wrestling mat for the first time since finishing second in their own Demon Holiday Classic on Dec. 17, Lugoff-Elgin finished fourth in ...
A new race meet, The Steeplechase of Charleston at Stono Ferry, will join the National Steeplechase Association's 2017 spring racing schedule.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank every student-athlete who has been involved with athletics at North Central High School during the past ...