The Kiwanis Club of Camden celebrated 75 years of community service in May by participating in an international effort to help eliminate maternal and neo-natal tetanus (MNT). The club celebrated its birthday at its regular May meeting. Members enjoyed cake and listened to Stuart Robinson, a member of the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division's bomb squad, talk about his experiences with everything from robots to the 2006 Elizabeth Shoaf kidnapping case. ...
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees is set to approve its preliminary 2013-14 budget of around $69 million at its meeting Tuesday night. That is despite the fact that Kershaw County Council has yet to respond to the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) millage request. In addition, as of Friday, South Carolina legislators had yet to pass the Fiscal Year 2014 state budget.
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Mrs. Edna Saxton, 71, of 1123 Hwy 1 North, Camden, C, passed on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
The Camden Historic Landmarks Commission (CHLC) presented five awards to community members at Camden City Council's meeting Tuesday night. Mayor Tony Scully helped present awards to John and Priscilla Hagins, winners of the Community Impact award; Jim and Brenda Melton, who received the Renovation to a Non-Designated Historical Property award; Rob Sheorn, Preservation Trade award winner; Davie Beard, honored with the Lucille Hallman Heritage ...
Two men posing as cable company employees robbed a home on Thorton Drive in Elgin at gunpoint May 22.
Midway Elementary School (MES) students are already thinking about their future careers.
Students at Camden and Jackson elementary schools can take fewer trips to the library this summer since the S.C. Department of Education (DOE) gave students at both schools nine books each.
Kershaw County citizens have helped the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) get an idea of what it needs to present to voters in order to get a Phase II bond referendum passed. Phase II delineates projects remaining following new school construction and renovations funded by a 2006 Kershaw County Board of School Trustees-approved $102 million installment purchase plan, or IPP.
Kelly Services will provide contract substitute teachers to the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). However, the vote to do so was split, 5-4, among members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees at their meeting Tuesday.
A Camden woman who died Tuesday night after she hit a 1990 Ford Pickup truck on Brewer Spring Road, Camden may have been on her cell phone, according to Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers. Carolyn Morrison, 57, of Camden, died around 10 p.m. after she drove her moped left of center and hit the truck. Fellers said Morrison may have been in the process of using her phone at the time of ...
I'm planning my first trip to New York in June and I am so excited!
The S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) arrested a third suspect in an Elgin hit-and-run case from earlier this year.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) charged two men and a woman, all of Camden, with drug possession after placing their home under surveillance for several months.
S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond gave North Central Middle School (NCMS) students an overview of his position within the state of South Carolina.
A 15-year-old teen with a developmental disorder was found dead on Friday after he walked away from the school he attended in Elgin for the second time, according to authorities.
Kershaw County's insurance carrier will pay former Kershaw County Sheriff Steve McCaskill $75,000 to settle his defamation lawsuit against the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). The lawsuit and four others were originally directed against current Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews as an individual over comments he made soon after taking office in 2011. However, Matthews has maintained he was speaking as a county official, so all the lawsuits were redirected against the KCSO. <p ...
More than 70 adult students received their GEDs or high school diplomas from the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Adult Education program this year.
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