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Teal: An untold Camden dueling story

Under the title of "The Iron Man", authors Kirkland and Kennedy in Chapter XIX of Historic Camden, Nineteenth Century chronicled the story of dueling in Kershaw District. They began with an 1804 grand jury presentment lamenting the prevalence of dueling at that time and concluded with the story of the last duel in S. C., that of Cash and Shannon in 1880.

July 05, 2016 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


Yesteryear - July 5, 2016

Helping to develop a breed of better informed, better qualified and more committed community leaders is a Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce goal, one it hopes to accomplish in the upcoming months.

July 05, 2016 | | Yesteryear


Find Waldo underway in downtown Camden

Looking for a fun way to spend a day while browsing downtown shops?

July 05, 2016 | | People & Places


Bethune Woman’s Club elects new officers

The Bethune Woman's Club recently elected new officers for 2016-2018. The Bethune Woman's Club was organized in 1951 and has served the community throughout the years by providing the Woman's Club Building as a meeting place for community events. Also the members are actively involved in fundraisers, providing scholarships, supporting arts and education, and hosting community events. Show here are (seated left to right) Brenda Knight, co-treasurer; Martha Stokes, secretary; Lawann McCoy, vice-president; Stephanie Weikel, president and Natalie Giverson, co-treaurer. Members pictured standing are (left to right) Shirley Greenawalt, Marion Greenawalt, Myrtis Newman, Pat Taylor, Betty Tidwell ...

July 05, 2016 | | People & Places


Community Pride

July 05, 2016 | | People & Places


Editorial: Fireworks and more

Once a year, on July 4th, we could easily rename Lake Wateree as Lake Fireworks. That's because, each year, the Lake Wateree Association (LWA) puts on a fantastic fireworks show on the lake everyone can enjoy.

July 01, 2016 | | Editorials


Reader: Read the Constitution for 4th of July

We celebrate American Independence Day on the Fourth of July every year. It may be a very good idea for all Americans to take the time to read the U.S. Constitution so we Americans can maintain and restore American character to our hearts and souls.

July 01, 2016 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Parker: Double-trouble for Trump

Watching Hillary Clinton beaming sidewise on stage as Elizabeth Warren taunted Donald Trump brought the Wrigley twin ditty to mind: Double your pleasure, double your fun, with double good, double good, Doublemint gum.

July 01, 2016 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns


Scully: The Rosies

Several weeks ago, we planted a pink dogwood in Monument Square to honor the women who worked in the defense industry during World War II. Among others, Brenda and Joe Sullivan attended the ceremony, because, as Joe said, his grandmother worked in the torpedo plant in Newport, Rhode Island during the War. Many Rosies from the Midlands, as well as women who served in the War, are long gone. I include my remarks from that ceremony.

July 01, 2016 | By Camden Mayor Tony Scully C-I contributing columnist | Columns


My Brain on NASCAR - July 1, 2016

I know I am not alone in saying, perhaps, the most exciting thing about the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season so far has been watching young drivers Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson race to the front of the field (or earn starting spots there with strong qualifying efforts) week after week.

July 01, 2016 | By Cathy Elliott C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Faulkenberry to serve as Stover Middle’s assistant principal

At its meeting, the Kershaw County School Board approved Casey Faulkenberry as the new assistant principal for Stover Middle School.

July 01, 2016 | | Education


DMES Archery Camp

Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) hosted its first archery camp for rising 3rd through 5th graders. The students learned the proper safety steps and skills to successfully shoot a bow and arrow. Students also held a small tournament for their parents on the last day. Pictured above is the group practicing archery.

July 01, 2016 | | Education


Honoring the fallen

July 01, 2016 | | Kershaw County


FANNIE BELTON - Lugoff

Funeral service for Mrs. Fannie Lyles Belton, 76, of 242 Smyrna Road in Lugoff will be held Sunday, July 3, 2016, 1 P.M. at James Chapel AME, 2174 Springvale Road in Lugoff. Friends may visit at 312 Big John Road, Elgin, SC 29045. She died Monday, June 27. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.georgeecollinsfh.com

July 01, 2016 | | Obituaries


JAMES FURMAN - Camden

Funeral service for Mr. James Elmer Furman, Sr., 95, of 1802 Lockhart Road in Camden will be held Saturday, July 2, 2016, 1:00 P.M. at Macedonia Baptist Church, 2325 Flat Rock Road in Camden with burial in the church cemetery. He died Sunday, June 26. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. www.georgeecollinsfh.com

July 01, 2016 | | Obituaries


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KershawHealth names new Chief Operating Officer

Susan Burroughs, FACHE, has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO) at KershawHealth, according to Chief Executive Officer Terry Gunn, FACHE. As Chief Operating Officer, Burroughs ...

July 19, 2016 | | Healthcare


CHS grads earn academic laurels at FMU

Camden High School graduates and Francis Marion University student-athletes Kayla Crim and Brooke Dixon were recently named to the 25th annual Peach Belt Conference Presidential ...

July 19, 2016 | | Sports


KC Dixie Darlings come up a little short in their bid to earn a World Series berth

The Kershaw County Dixie Darlings All-Star softball team --- girls eight years old and under --- finished second in the South Carolina State championship Tournament played in ...

July 19, 2016 | | Seasonal Sports


Kiwanis Club contributes $2,000 to JLKC

The Kiwanis Club of Camden has made a $2,000 contribution to the Junior Leadership Kershaw County program supporting the long-standing student leadership program through ...

July 19, 2016 | | People & Places


James Leroy Belk Post 17

July 19, 2016 | | People & Places


Lugoff-Elgin High School Band holds equipment fund

The Lugoff-Elgin Band Program is currently experiencing growth in both quality of performance and student participation. Next year, the program anticipates large numbers in each ...

July 19, 2016 | | Education


Alfred B. Boykin

CAMDEN - A funeral service to celebrate the life of Dr. Alfred B. "Fred" Boykin, Jr. of Columbia, SC was held Monday, July 18, 2016 at ...

July 19, 2016 | | Obituaries


Ernest L. Davis, Sr.

LUGOFF – Memorial services for Ernest Lee Davis, Sr., 86, will be held Wednesday at 6:00 p.m., with a visitation 1 hr prior at ...

July 19, 2016 | | Obituaries


Library events -- July

Camden Branch

July 15, 2016 | | People & Places


Getting their ‘Fil’ of titles

July 12, 2016 | | Seasonal Sports


Bringing home the hardware and the medals

July 01, 2016 | | Seasonal Sports


Full slate of youth sports camps on tap for this summer

With the school season rapidly coming to a close that means it is time for summer youth sports camps throughout Kershaw County.

May 24, 2016 | | Seasonal Sports


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