A K-9 helped Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy catch a man who attempted to flee from a drunk driving incident early Sunday morning.
A teacher's responsibility doesn't end with state-mandated curriculum. Character, morals, positive behavior and leadership skills are also key aspects of developing well-rounded and responsible adults. To better influence every area of their student's lives, Jackson Elementary School (JES) faculty and staff members have implemented The Leader in Me, a program developed by the late Stephen Covey, author of "7 Habits of Highly Effective People." Leader ...
One of my new goals in life is to become an amateur yogi.
For years, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson has said the way the state of South Carolina funds its public schools isn't working. Now, he's among a group of representatives from 16 school districts that has developed the S.C. Jobs, Education and Tax (SCJET) Act of 2013. It's an effort, Wilson said, to restructure education funding once again.
An 86-year-old Camden man is accused of stealing an estimated $15,000 of home furnishings from a home in probate located on Fair Street in Camden.
As the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) begins to prepare for crafting its 2013-2014 budget, the board will take a hard look at the legislation and funding mechanisms that will affect its budget.
I'm not a Beyonce-hater … but I'm tired of Beyonce. I think she is a great performer and singer and I love some Destiny's Child, but I'm over her.
Bethune native and 1989 Bethune High School (BHS) alumna Alma Hough Jennings, 41, is featured as the 57th face in "100 Faces of War Experience," an exhibit of the "portraits and words of Americans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan." Painter and Pratt Institute alumnus Matthew Mitchell created the 100 Faces project in 2004 after Lance Cpl. Marine Jeffrey Michael Lucey, of Belchertown, Mass., committed suicide. Lucey suffered from ...
Bethune native and 1989 Bethune High School (BHS) alumna Alma Hough Jennings, 41, is featured as the 57th face in "100 Faces of War Experience," an exhibit of the "portraits and words of Americans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan."
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is gearing up to use five new "much needed" handicap school buses in the coming weeks.
Two people suffered wounds following an altercation at a Camden-area nightclub.
Emergency crews recovered the body of a 49-year-old man from a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am found in a creek on York Street in Camden, near Pitts Street, Friday afternoon.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is looking for a man who walked into a Camden bank Wednesday afternoon claiming he had a bomb strapped to him before asking for more than $9,000.
An athletic interest survey conducted by the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) as part of a voluntary resolution with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) reveals that middle school girls are most interested in playing soccer.
National Public Radio (NPR) recently reported that a growing number of American citizens are losing their religion.
I walked into my room the other day and some horror movie music should have started playing, because it was a nightmare in the 29223 zip code. After standing in the doorway looking at all of my stuff, I made it my mission to get rid of everything I don't need, properly store what I'm not using and better organize everything that I use on a daily basis. I don't know too much about ...
Sheriff Jim Matthew became the first Kershaw County law enforcement officer to receive the Strom Thurmond Excellence in Law Enforcement Award. Matthews received the 2013 Thurmond award during a luncheon Tuesday at Fort Jackson. There are four Thurmond excellence awards, one each for municipal, county, state and federal law officers. Matthews received the county-level award.
Law enforcement located a missing Camden woman in Florence County early Thursday.
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.
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