• Just last week we were patting Sen. Lindsey Graham on the back for his efforts to forge compromise in Washington, but his idea to boycott the winter Olympics in Russia if that country grants asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is unwise. The last American of power to use the Olympic games as a political tool was President Jimmy Carter back in 1980, and that didn't work out too well -- like many of Carter's other initiatives. Graham's idea is a lousy one, which was noted by House Speaker John Boehner.
As this was written, no one knew how the jury would decide the Trayvon Martin case. And no matter what the jury decided, the verdict will surely arouse strong emotions and debates about race, violence and American society.
As summer progresses and temperatures come close to triple digits, many of us make it a habit to protect ourselves from the sweltering heat. Unfortunately for our pets, these scorching summer months are not only uncomfortable, but they are also a time when the risk of heat stroke is at its highest.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested an Elgin man Thursday in a sexual assault case involving a Lexington man arrested earlier that day.
The suspect in a baseball bat attack that topped the C-I's crime report Wednesday is now in jail, charged with attempted murder.
Please accept my heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all parties responsible for the placement of the Leaders Legacy bench in honor of my late father, Mr. James L. Anderson Sr. I was not able to be there due to an illness of long standing and an inability to travel. I have missed Camden and family members terribly and, again, state that I would have been with you as you honored my Dad.
Christopher Lee Morris, 41, of Camden, died July 15, 2013.
CSM (Ret.) Calvin Coolidge Johnson, 83, died peacefully in his sleep on July 18, 2013. Mr. Johnson was born Sept. 18, 1929 in Lockhart, S.C. He was the son of the late Calvin Cleveland and Sina Mitchell Johnson.
Joanne Wise died peacefully in her home surrounded by her family after a courageous, hard-fought battle against esophageal cancer on July 18, 2013 in Camden, South Carolina.
Ms. Lillie Woods Gripper, 70, of 1456 Dixon Road, Elgin, SC, passed on Friday, July 12,2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
Mrs. Annie Beverly Fisher Stuckey, 58, of 164 Shivers Pond Road, Rembert, SC, passed on July 13, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted at Saturday, July 20, 2013, 12 p.m., at SpringHill United Methodist Church, Rembert, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Cunningham of Camden, South Carolina announce the engagement of their daughter, Grace Danielle Cunningham, to Phillip Michael Messer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Messer of Lancaster, South Carolina and Mr. and Mrs. David Sullivan of Kershaw, South Carolina.
There are rewards for diligence. We have been rearranging the collections storage stacks at the Camden Archives and Museum for the past month. Three of us going through each box, each folder, each book and object making sure that it is listed in the collections database correctly. My task is to check the oversized materials -- the things that need to go in a map case and the large books stashed around the stacks. It's not scintillating work but it has to be done -- so we plod through one more stack of books and the next shelf of storage boxes ...
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Kale, a 2-year-old male Shi-Tzu mix dog, and Georgette, a 1-month-old female 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 ...
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 ...