A friend of mine recently posted a piece from The American Conservative entitled "A Radical Defense of Home Economics" on Facebook. The article highlighted an essay called "Workingman's Bread" in New Inquiry by Christine Baumgarthuber on the "history and possible future of home economics classes." Baumgarthuber's article posed a question originally asked by Juliet Corson, of the New York Cooking School, who helped implement cooking courses into schools across the U.S. <p ...
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has developed and adopted a brand new strategic plan enabling students to "explore, discover, express, create and succeed" through the exploration of the arts. KCSD administrators and a committee of arts-affiliated community members have worked for several months to develop the "Strategic Plan for the Arts" through the year 2018.
Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan swore in new and returning Kershaw County Board of School Trustees at its first meeting of the year Tuesday morning. With the help of various family members, Derrick Proctor, Louis Clyburn, Ron Blackmon, Mara Horton Jones and Matt Irick swore to preserving and protecting the Constitution of the state of South Carolina and the United States, ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies tracked a Camden man to the theft of several snacks, beer and cigarettes at the Cassatt Country Store on U.S. 1 over the weekend.
Nickolas Jermaine Miller, 24, is still awaiting trial for the December 2011 murder of Beverly Hope Melton.
Ready to travel the world, Ronald Moss joined the U.S. Army in 1946. He went to Ft. Bennon, Ga.; Ft. Louis, Wash.; Camp Stoneman, Calif.; the Philippines; Hawaii; and learned to speak Japanese while in Japan. He was a part of the Pacific Theater of Operations during World War II. During his time in the military, he graduated from the National Radio Institute and worked as a radio technician.
The old Camden Middle School will be listed for sale in few weeks after a minor beautification process and a reassessment of its value. Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Director of Operations Billy Smith said as soon as the property dries out they will bring in dirt and plant grass to beautify the property. Demolition of the old school that used to sit on ...
Kershaw County residents were given a "green light" in the American Automobile Association's (AAA) "Green Light, Red Light" 2012 evaluation in the January/ February 2013 edition of Go Magazine.
Two Lugoff fast food restaurant employees were videotaped "handling" a Camden woman's wallet containing $244.
Like many of her neighbors, Margarette Cunningham Moss grew up "very poor." Moss' mother, a housewife, taught her seven daughters to do the household chores typical of those who owned a farm and an orchard on Crooked Island in the 1940s. A typical day might include hand-washing clothes; cleaning their one-bedroom home; making homemade bread, accompanied by tea with leaves picked fresh off a tree; spending a few hours in their fields ...
Two of three new Kershaw County school board trustees are looking forward to their first meeting on Jan. 8 and already have some priorities in mind. Life-long Kershaw County resident Louis Clyburn says he has always had a passion for the community and is thankful for the public and the local media's support throughout his campaign. Clyburn is a former DuPont employee who will take Seat No. 5, ...
A former Camden High School (CHS) student is celebrating $25,000 in funding through the Fuel Cell Collaborative, a partnership between the University of South Carolina (USC) and the city of Columbia.
Kershaw County dentists will continue their long-standing relationship with Kershaw County School District (KCSD) by providing dental screenings for elementary school students in K5 to-fifth-grade beginning in January.
A 13-year-old girl from New Jersey has campaigned to get the makers of Easy-Bake Oven to put gender-neutral colored ovens on the market.
Level one Auto Collision students at the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) repainted a portion of an F-4C Phantom Fighter at the Camden airport this month.
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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