A year-long study will redirect the focus of Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) guidance counselors.
When do religious affiliation and common sense collide? You would think they would somehow meet when your child dies after a failed attempt at "faith healing," but apparently not. A "faith healing" couple on probation for the death of their 2-year-old son will soon be charged for the death of their, other 8-month-old son who died last week in Pennsylvania. The children's parents, Herbert and Catherine Schaible, have been labeled as fundamental ...
Four Kershaw County agencies are hoping to provide Kershaw County residents better access to the World Wide Web and promote computer and Internet literacy.
A 19-year-old Lugoff woman pressed charges against a 19-year-old Elgin man after she claimed he tried to "force himself on her."
An unidentified man's decision to walk into an unauthorized area of a check cashing business in Camden brought a large response from Camden officers and county deputies Friday afternoon.
Community support is insanely valuable in so many areas of our lives. Everyone has a dream, or at least something they hope to achieve, and more times than we may want to admit, achieving the dream requires some kind of support from the community, whether it be local, national or international. A lot of times our wildest dreams will force us to ask people for things that make us feel vulnerable in a way.
The top 30 students in Kershaw County's 2013 senior class were honored for their hard work and dedication to academics Monday evening at the 18th annual Upchurch & Jowers All-County Academic Team banquet.
A man has been scamming banks in Kershaw and Richland counties, according to a Camden Police Department (CPD) report.
The Blaney Elementary School (BES) and Leslie M. Stover Middle School (LSMS) archery teams both won first place in the South Carolina state archery tournament and are heading to the national archery finals in Louisville, Ky., in May.
Bethune Town Council voted to dissolve the Bethune Police Department (BPD) at its March meeting after determining the town does not have enough money to hire a new police chief. Mayor Carlisle Davis said there are a number of police departments across the state who have one-man police departments that are being forced to completely shut their departments down. Funding is the issue, he said, so now Bethune must rely on services ...
The Kershaw County School District will offer more classes for eighth-grade SEAGUL students as part of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' five-year gifted education plan. Trustees expressed hope the new curriculum for SEAGUL -- Special Education Activities Geared for Unique Learning -- will maintain student interest to keep them from dropping out of the program during the school year.
A U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) count of the country's homeless will now be conducted annually to maintain year-to-year numbers. United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) President Donny Supplee said, however, that he "doesn't put stock in the count."
Who said good TV can't be informative? If you haven't watched Animal Planet's "River Monsters," do yourself a favor and watch one the best TV shows ever in existence. It may not be for everyone -- my mom thinks I'm crazy for taking up space on our digital recorder for the show -- but it really is an excellent production. The show has just returned for a fifth season and I am so ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a Cassatt man Monday who owes more than $107,700 in child support.
Although only 50 people in Kershaw County took the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's homeless count survey (HUD), Food for the Soul (FFTS) and Mt. Moriah Baptist Church serve lunch to almost 100 people, separately, on a daily basis.
For the past several weeks, the Chronicle-Independent has been unable to publish Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) incident reports due to the implementation of a new incident report database called InterAct Online. The C-I has not yet been provided access to the new database as it had with the KCSO's previous system.
A blog I follow posted a piece last year about Christmas traditions. The woman who writes the blog is newly married and wanted to start some holiday traditions with her husband and carry them on if they should ever have children.
Two members of the school improvement council (SIC) at Camden Middle School (CMS) say they are satisfied with the way school administrators handled an incident Tuesday morning involving a 13-year-old student bringing a gun and box cutter on campus. Camden's police chief also praised administrators, saying their choices made it possible for the Camden Police Department (CPD) to complete its investigation.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received an unmodified opinion on its Fiscal Year 2012-13 audit.
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