Several salaried employees may soon be eligible to receive overtime pay with federal reforms expected sometime in February.
Led by 26 from defending Carolina Invitational champion Lugoff-Elgin Middle School, 68 wrestlers from Kershaw County's four middle schools earned berths in the Capital Sectional to be held on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
We can't help but chuckle -- and shake our heads in dismay, at the same time -- at two recent incidents which clearly spotlight today's tendency to advocate a particular position, no matter what the consequences. In these cases, far-left groups are involved, and it's obvious that if they've ever heard the expression "what's good for the goose is good for the gander," they have no idea what it means.
This time of year, I am like the hermit thrush, retreating into the woods and intentionally disconnecting in all ways possible. I seem to go through these burnouts with each winter solstice, and the rain only intensified it this year. I've come to accept this cycle and to engage with it in a way which makes it productive. This year, I've used my energy to create habitats for various species. This may seem misplaced. Usually during the Christmas season, humanity reaches out to its own kind. But some days, I have more hope for other species than for ...
There had to be a little bit of a back to the future type feel for the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team on Monday night.
WASHINGTON -- Recent events from Ferguson, Mo., to Staten Island, N.Y., might prompt an observer to infer American cops are racist and a bigoted white populace tolerates unnecessary lethal force against minorities.
KC homes lashed by wind, rain
Funeral service for Mr. Reuben Adamson, 69, of Camden, will be held Friday, January 9, 2015, 2:00 P.M. at Scott Hill Baptist Church, 2301 Flint Hill Road, with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at 2376 Baron DeKalb Road. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Vergie R. (Jerry) Miniard, age 93, of Aiken, SC, passed away peacefully on Jan. 4, 2015, at Pepper Hill Nursing Home. She was the widow of the late Roy A. Miniard, Sr.
Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County dedicated a new home to the Atkinson family.
Joe Sparks of Elgin is all smiles as he prepares to fill his pick-up with sub-$2 gas at Murphy Express in Camden, one of several Kershaw County stations which dropped the cost of a gallon below $2 on Tuesday morning. Though plummeting oil prices are causing havoc in financial markets, they're producing big grins for local motorists, who six years ago were paying about twice that much for fuel. The price on the pump for regular unleaded gasoline reads $1.989.
Pets often make wonderful additions to a household. Parents not only love pets because animals bring smiles to their children's faces, but also because pets teach kids about responsibility.
A new economic development program involving businesses and industries in Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter counties will offer paid work experience opportunities for Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) industrial and engineering technology students. Officials announced the launch of the WE, or Work Experience, program during a press conference at CCTC's main campus Thursday.
One championship was nice. Two, however, is better for go-kart racer Joseph Lamberth.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School boys' soccer will host its annual alumni soccer game on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium.
Even though the calendar just turned to January and cold weather is on the way, it is not too early to be thinking about the warmer days of spring.
Dec.: 5 – at Governor's School (6 p.m.); 10 – at Heathwood Hall (6 p.m.); 11 –Australian traveling team (6 p.m.); 15 – at Gray Collegiate (6:30 p.m.); 16 – Great Falls (6:30 p.m.)