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Column: An offensive headline

The news story was very offensive.

September 25, 2018 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Florence isn’t finished yet

PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. -- From dark and stormy to clear and breezy, the coastline that a million or so of us evacuated two weeks ago now looks like any other perfect day at the beach.

September 25, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Column: Saving lives together

Last week, South Carolina was confronted with the threat of devastating weather as Hurricane Florence took an angry path straight towards the Carolinas. There is nothing like the threat of a natural disaster to bring a community together, and Kershaw County residents proved just that. Hundreds of people were affected, leaving countless numbers of homeless animals in need of urgent care. Thanks to an army of caring people, Fostering Foster was able to answer the desperate plea from Horry County Animal Care and Control to help them evacuate their shelter. As a result, today there are 25 canine evacuees that ...

September 25, 2018 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Letter: Camden helps Chesterfield neighbors

In today's world, we all too often forget that people still truly care for each other and are willing to help, not only their friends but their fellow human beings in need. During the floods of Hurricane Florence, I was reminded of that truth once again. Today, I want to give a special thanks to the city of Camden, our mayor, Alfred Mae Drakeford, city council, our city manager Mel Pearson, and the leader of our S.C. State Guard, Tom Mullikin, for their help supporting our neighboring communities during the storms and floods.

September 25, 2018 | State Sen. Vincent Sheheen District 27 | Letters


SANDRA GOFF JONES

A service to celebrate the life of Sandra Jean Goff Jones, 74, was held on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018, at Blaney Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jacob Helsley and the Rev. Phillip Blankenship officiated. The family received friends Sunday prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Blaney Baptist Church Choir Fund, P.O. Box 305, Elgin SC 29045.

September 25, 2018 | | Obituaries


WILLIAM T. MORRIS

Funeral Services for William T. "Bill" Morris, 93, will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will be receiving friends at 1920 Forest Drive, Camden, S.C. A visitation will be held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

September 25, 2018 | | Obituaries


Man arrested following knife assault

On Sept. 20, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested Jacob Elary Allred, 34, of Longleaf Drive, Elgin, and charged him with assault and battery first degree after he cut a man following an argument.

September 25, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Floyd joins AgSouth Camden

AgSouth Farm Credit Regional Business Development Manager Al Baldwin announced that Spencer Floyd has accepted a position as a loan officer with AgSouth Farm Credit. Floyd has been a marketing specialist with AgSouth for the past two years, where he assisted in growing the association's portfolio in the northernmost regions of AgSouth's territory in both Georgia and South Carolina. He will remain in Camden, where he will focus on developing more personal relationships with the ag and rural communities in Richland, Kershaw and Fairfield counties.

September 25, 2018 | | Business


College News - Sept. 25, 2018

With the expansion of its Kershaw County campus earlier this year, Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) has been able to increase course offerings in the industrial engineering and technology division. In addition to a welding certificate, this fall, students were also able to choose to enroll and complete the following programs: Basic Mechatronics Certificate, Advanced Mechatronics Certificate and Associate Degree in Engineering Design Technology.

September 25, 2018 | | Education


‘Homes for Heroes’ now available

Homes for Heroes, a homebuying program for people woring in such occupations as law enforcement and healthcare, is now available in Kershaw County.

September 25, 2018 | | Miscellaneous


Venegas, CMA run past competition

Camden Military Academy's David Venegas raced to his second straight win in helping the Spartans to victory in a three-team cross country meet hosted by Wilson High School on Tuesday.

September 21, 2018 | | Sports


Lady Demons pass first test in 4-5A

It was business as usual for the Lugoff-Elgin volleyball team which opened action in Region 4-5A play with a convincing 3-0 sweep over Irmo in a Tuesday night contest played inside the Demons Den.

September 21, 2018 | | Sports


CHS girls open region play with win

The Camden High girls' tennis team opened Region 4-AAA play with a 4-2 road victory over Chester on Tuesday.

September 21, 2018 | | Sports


Lady Knights stay perfect by taking down AJ in 3

Stop us if you have heard this one before.

September 21, 2018 | | Sports


Carolina Cup tickets, parking spaces on sale for March 30, 2019 race day

It is never too early to begin thinking about the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races.

September 21, 2018 | | Sports


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JOHN HICKMAN

John Hickman, aged 86, of Camden, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. He was one of eleven children born to Thomas and Annie Hickman in Warrington ...

October 09, 2018 | | Obituaries


Letter: What is Food For the Soul?

Every community has a population of homeless individuals and Kershaw County is no exception. Unemployment, poor mental or physical health, drug or alcohol addiction, domestic ...

October 09, 2018 | Michelle Hinson Food for the Soul board member | Columns


Column: TV leeches prey on elderly

Miss Opal Puckett is 90 years old. She lives with her daughter, on a limited income.

October 09, 2018 | By Lewis Grizzard | Columns


Column: Of war and superstition

Every family has superstitions. Bill Beck's was that every time you saw a white horse he licked two fingers and slapped his palm. This ...

October 09, 2018 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Column: Probes of destruction

As we continue examining Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's high school and college life, it has been easy to forget what this was originally ...

October 09, 2018 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Editorial: Betty Slade

Readers will undoubtedly notice -- and enjoy -- Senior Writer Martin L. Cahn's front page story about Betty Slade being honored with a city of Camden ...

October 09, 2018 | | Editorials


Ariail - Oct. 5, 2018

October 09, 2018 | | Ariail


Letter: McMaster really turning down fed $$?

Really, Gov. McMaster?

October 09, 2018 | Nancy Larsen Lugoff | Letters


Letter: What ‘superpower’ would you choose?

"Which superpower would you choose, if you could only have one: the ability to fly or to be invisible?" On a recent podcast episode of ...

October 09, 2018 | Rev. Marion D. Aldridge, interim pastor Lakeview Baptist Church | Letters


Column: Heart patient knows miracle

My own heart surgery is two and a half years behind me now, but I never will forget my emotions after being told my aortic ...

October 09, 2018 | By Lewis Grizzard | Columns


Column: The bi-vocational preacher

In the months before we married, I sought to show Tink the Southern mountains of my raising. On a colorful autumn afternoon, I was driving ...

October 09, 2018 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Editorial: ALPHA Center

The ALPHA Behavioral Health Center has been doing a lot of good in Kershaw, Lee and Chesterfield counties for many years, serving at the forefront ...

October 09, 2018 | | Editorials


Ariail - Oct. 9, 2018

October 09, 2018 | | Ariail


Woman dies in collision with tractor trailer

A Lee County woman is dead after a collision Friday evening with a tractor trailer on S.C. 34.

October 09, 2018 | | Crime-Police-Fire


Chamber announces ‘Shop Local’ logo winner

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a winning "Shop Local" logo has been chosen.

October 09, 2018 | | Business


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