Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Scobie, an adult Chihuahua mix male and a male black and white 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 4 p.m. on Saturdays. 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 ...
Our Public Works Department Street and Electric crews have been diligently working to decorate the city for Christmas. I know it's not even Thanksgiving yet, but it takes time for us to deck the halls for December. Thanks to their efforts we'll have decorated light poles throughout the downtown and several lit Christmas trees.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies charged a Camden man Tuesday with third-degree criminal sexual conduct after turning himself in over accusations he inappropriately touched a 9-year-old girl. In a statement released Wednesday, the KCSO identified the man as Christopher D. Yates, of Lakeshore Drive, Camden. Deputies interviewed him with his attorney present before charging him.
Mr. William "Bill" Stradford, Sr., 80, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Born in Camden, South Carolina, he was the husband of Constance Henderson Stradford and the son of the late Ned, Sr. and Marie Boyd Stradford. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Saturday, November 20, 2013, at 12 p.m., at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, Camden. Mr. Stradford will be placed in the church at 11 a.m. for viewing. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark lane, Columbia, SC 29210 ...
A Funeral Service to honor the life of Barbara O. Brazell, 72, will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at DeKalb Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Keith Coates will officiate. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Teddy Elliott, Bobby Young, Mark Tryon, Jamie Owens, Charles Owens Jr., Shay Owens, and Jason Owens will serve as pallbearers for the family.
Camden High School and the Kershaw County Recreation Department are sponsoring a Winter Baseball Camp on December 7 from noon to 3 p.m.
If you don't believe that politics changes in a heartbeat, you need look back no further than the past few decades, when pundits and prognosticators predicted with certainty that one political party or the other had died, never again to be resurrected.
Funeral service with military honors for Mallary "Roy" Ogden, 70, will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Greenhaven Memorial Gardens. The Rev. John Mims will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Ina Price was the only person to miss two games and won last week's Chronicle-Independent football contest .
This week, I had occasion to be in all four parts of South Carolina, talking with a wide variety of business people about innovation, our state and its future. What they said was both extremely encouraging and extremely discouraging.
A group of Dabney family members from across the state met in late October to preview plans for a new book, The Dabneys of South Carolina, to be published in early 2014. The event was hosted by Doris Faye Vinson at her home in Camden. The authors of the new book are John Edward Dabney, a native of Rock Hill, who presently resides in New Jersey, and his cousin, Joseph Earl Dabney, a native of Kershaw, who lives in Atlanta. Joseph Dabney is also an award-winning author and writer of several books.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and the City of Camden are pleased to present an evening of entertainment to kick off the Colonial Cup weekend on Friday. Now in its second year, this free and exciting event will begin at 6 p.m. with food and drink vendors along with music on the Town Green. The Root Doctors, a popular cover and dance band, will take the stage at 7 p.m.
Author Sherman Carmichael will visit Books on Broad November 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. Books on Broad is located at 944 Broad St., in Camden. Carmichael's book, Eerie South Carolina, will be available for purchase and autographing. This event is free and open to the public.
Services for Carolyn Bland Ramsey, 62, will be private.
At Tuesday's Kershaw County Council meeting, Camden's Bob Clithero -- an Air Force veteran from the Korea and Vietnam wars -- urged the public to ...
Dana Oree, of Elgin, graduated from Troy University during Term 3 of the 2015/2016 academic year.
Mr. Ernest Powell, Jr., 70, of 2046 Brewer Springs Road, Camden, passed on Saturday, July 9, 2016.
A private memorial service for Lucinda Walker Kirkland, of Camden, SC will be held at a later date. She was born in Schenectady, NY and ...
Ms. Catletha Brooks, was born to the Ernest and Selena Brooks on March 30, 1962. She entered into eternal rest on June 14, 2016, at ...
A 911 call from a woman locked in a bedroom led Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies to arrest an 18-year-old east Camden man ...
After 16 years as a reporter, assistant editor and editor at the Chronicle-Independent, Martin L. Cahn is leaving the newspaper -- and Camden. Today is Cahn ...
It was an eventful spring for Auburn University sophomore and former Lugoff-Elgin standout Kelli Murphy.
With the school season rapidly coming to a close that means it is time for summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County.