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Trump right to focus on manufacturing

I recently read an op-ed from Paul Krugman titled, "Why don't all jobs matter?" In the article, Krugman took issue with President Trump's focus on manufacturing-related jobs. Taking issue with Trump is expected from writers like Krugman, but he shows he does not understand economic development when he equates the importance of manufacturing jobs to all other jobs. For balance, I will first say, of course, all jobs matter and there are steps supported by both Trump and others, such as Bernie Sanders that could be taken to help support jobs in all sectors. The popular sales tax ...

May 02, 2017 | By Dennis Turner C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Major, major, biggly biggly, enough, enough

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump couldn't be more relieved than this columnist for the end of the blasted first 100 days.

May 02, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Maxine, the Bible and the gun

Maxine, whom I've known and admired for many years, is my kind of Southern woman. She's exceedingly feminine, gracious, charming and tough as nails under her soft skin. Everyone who knows her loves her.

May 02, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


A part represents the whole in WWII service

If one eats a slice from a chocolate cake, he expects the whole cake to have a chocolate taste. If we examine the records of servicemen during WWII from a rural school district in Kershaw County, could we expect this "slice" to be similar to the remainder of the county or perhaps even similar to the state and nation? Suppose we put this hypothesis to a test.

May 02, 2017 | By Harvey S. Teal Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


Yesteryear for May 2, 2017

Liza VanHorn has been the quintessential girl-about-town for the last couple of months. As publicity chairman for the 1984 MAD (Music, Art, Drama) Festival, she's not quite sure whether she lives on Rectory Square, at the Fine Arts Center or at the Chronicle-Independent, and someone said something about jher having a telephone growing out of her ear.

May 02, 2017 | | Yesteryear


Community Camera - May 2, 2017

May 02, 2017 | | People & Places


Camden Montessori School earns accreditation

The Montessori School of Camden (MSC) recently earned accreditation by its international professional society, Montessori Educational Programs International Inc. (MEPI).

May 02, 2017 | | Education


Historic Camden Foundation now owns battlefield

In the now-quiet peace of a Midlands pine forest in Kershaw County, a fierce Revolutionary War battle was fought on August 16, 1780, the Battle of Camden.

May 02, 2017 | | Camden


Mullikin to be guest speaker for Bulldog Club banquet

Tom Mullikin will be the featured speaker for the Camden High School Athletic Banquet to be held on Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

May 02, 2017 | | Camden High/Middle


L-E tennis team advances to second round with 4-2 win

In a year of firsts for the Lugoff-Elgin boys' tennis team, last Thursday's 4-2 victory over visiting Cane Bay in the opening round of the 4A state playoffs was another feather in the cap for head coach Edward Rickwood and the Demons.

May 02, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


L-E girls in driver’s seat; CHS still alive in tourney

Lugoff-Elgin's experience in pressure situations helped the Lady Demons ease into the championship round of the 4A District 6 softball tournament.

May 02, 2017 | | Sports


L-E heads back for second go with CC

Two nights after losing a game in which Chase Roberts fired a one-hitter at Colleton County, Lugoff-Elgin lived to see another day.

May 02, 2017 | | Sports


ROGER BAKER

Mr. Roger Frank Baker, 78, of 1225 Little Roy Lane, died Friday, April 28, 2017, at his home.

May 02, 2017 | | Obituaries


LOREN WALLACE EWING

Loren Wallace Ewing, 59, passed away April 21, 2017.

May 02, 2017 | | Obituaries


DALLAS RABON SR.

Funeral service for Dallas "Pete" Rabon, Sr., 87, will be held today at 2:00 p.m. at Harvest Baptist Church with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Camden. The Rev. Bill Dulaney will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 or the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Dallas Rabon, 225 N. Michigan Ave, FL17, Chicago, IL 60601.

May 02, 2017 | | Obituaries


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A Trumpian world of shifting reality

WASHINGTON -- Facts aren't facts; truth isn't true; reality isn't real.

May 16, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Writer grateful for cardiac clinic

The Kershaw County community served by Providence South Carolina Heart Center is very blessed to have an exceptional group of doctors and employees who support ...

May 16, 2017 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


City committed to strong infrastructure

Good government is forever working to sustain future prosperity and building for tomorrow. The city budget must always include infrastructure, just as our vision must ...

May 16, 2017 | By Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford C-I contributing columnist | Columns


What I wish my graduation speaker had said

At the end of this month, our high school seniors will be walking across the stage to receive their diplomas. High school graduation is a ...

May 16, 2017 | By KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Celebrating Diversity

The ALPHA Center hosted its annual Multicultural Festival on the grounds of Midway Elementary School in Cassatt on April 29. The center provided food and ...

May 16, 2017 | | Kershaw County


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