The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) held its first in a series of public meetings on Phase II of its Facilities Equalization Plan at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Tuesday evening. KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan said he thinks the district has proved it knows how to manage money and time with all of the extra projects it completed that were not originally a part of Phase I.
In one week, Camden and Lugoff-Elgin high schools raised $38,779.25 for the United Way of Kershaw County. Camden High School (CHS) took the lead in this year's United Way challenge versus Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS).
A Lee County man will serve 25 years after a Kershaw County jury found him guilty of molesting his stepdaughters. Circuit Court Judge R. Ferrell Cothran sentenced James Walter Owens, 39, after a jury found Owens guilty of one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, two counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor and two counts of committing lewd acts. <p ...
Local and state representatives told students at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) that education is the key to the future during a Sept. 17 legislative forum at the school. The L-EHS Student and School Improvement councils, with the help of L-EHS school improvement council member Robert Price, hosted the forum to encourage juniors and seniors to engage in the political process and register to vote.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) met or exceeded state averages in 22 of 24 areas on Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) testing this year.
Terrie Hall, 53, a real life anti-smoking ad in the flesh died this week after a 13-year battle with mouth and throat cancer.
Camden Police Department (CPD) officers assisted the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) with removing an alligator from a Camden motel room on Monday, Sept. 9.
A special rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner led off the dedication of Leslie M. Stover Middle School's (LSMS) new wellness center Monday night. Music teacher Brian Heyward led eighth-grade students Anna Boyce and Jessica Britt through the song to welcome guests to LSMS.
Add some fuel to the fire by helping students at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) and/or Camden High School (CHS) raise money for the United Way of Kershaw County this week.
A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy found more than 60 grams of marijuana, less than 1 gram of crack and some other pills in a vehicle after he lawfully stopped a driver and two passengers for not wearing seatbelts or using a turn signal.
Camden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to award a bid to place electric lines underground on Broad Street in Dusty Bend to Sumter Utilities. Sumter Utilities submitted a bid in the amount of $282,386. The city will need to purchase a new bore at a cost of $6,901.65, bringing the project to a total of $289,287. According to a memo from A.J. Molnar, vice president of Southeastern Consulting Engineers Inc., ...
An emergency team responded to the scene of a three-vehicle collision involving a school bus full of West Wateree Elementary children Thursday afternoon.
Caring, compassionate, loving, loyal and hardworking are the words used to describe Camden-native Vera Ferguson last Friday. Ferguson was not only honored for 40-years of service with the ALPHA Behavioral Health Center, but 40 years of kindness and generosity, according to ALPHA Center employees. Current and former ALPHA Center employees gathered for a special lunch celebrating Ferguson last Friday, alongside with a couple of special guests. Rep. Laurie Funderburk presented ...
A Bishopville man died in a one-car collision Sept. 3 after he ran off the road and struck a tree on Black River Road near Camden.
"Hallelujah!"cried former Kershaw County Board of School Trustees member Carol Thompson at a ribbon cutting at North Central Middle School's (NCMS) new health and wellness center dedication Thursday evening.
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.
"See You at the Pole," Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS) third-grader Jacob Harris told fellow students Nov. 26 on his way to leading a time of prayer for Thanksgiving. Students used the time to say what they are thankful as Jacob led the 10-minute session, something he also did in 2012.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) detained a 13-year-old Camden Middle School (CMS) student after he brought a .38 Smith & Wesson gun and a box cutter to campus Tuesday.
The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce's board of directors voted unanimously to adopt the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce's (SCCC) 2014 Competitiveness Agenda at its November 12 meeting.
With help from its bloodhound tracking team, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested two east Camden teenagers on burglary charges Monday. Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews said both boys are 16 years old.
The Upton Trio turned itself into a foursome for its annual outreach program with the Kershaw County School District. The group will present its last performance of the program at 9:30 a.m. today at North Central High School.
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