With lots of talk about gun rights, concealed weapon permits and school resource officers, it seems we've let one group that is also affected by gun ownership slip under the radar.
The S.C. Department of Education's (SCDOE) Office of Exceptional Children (OEC) held its 10th annual Research To Practice (RTP) Institute at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) this week.
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan hopes to present the Kershaw County community with a draft of a Facilities Equalization Program Phase II bond referendum by January.
The body of a 44-year-old Lugoff man that went missing after he fell out of his boat into the Wateree River was found late Monday afternoon. Michael Thompson fell out of his boat into the Wateree River around 11 p.m. Saturday after he and a female friend hit debris in the river, according to Camden Fire Department Chief John Bowers, who also acts as director the Camden-Kershaw County Rescue Squad (C-KCRS).
A 34-year-old Lugoff man is accused of inappropriately touching two teenage girls and a 21-year-old woman, and of having sex with one of the teens. Neither a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) report nor online court records indicate deputies have charged the man with a crime as of Tuesday afternoon.
I have this bad habit of buying books and never finishing them.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and Department of Social Services are looking into a case where a 31-year-old woman with mental issues claimed to have been forced to commit sex acts against her will while staying with someone who was supposed to be taking care of her. One of the alleged victim's friends brought the matter to the KCSO's attention.
People driving on West DeKalb Street in Camden got to see something they normally don't on a Monday afternoon: a short car chase and the arrest of two men in a drug bust. Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics officers arrested two men on drug charges after stopping them in the middle of West DeKalb Street near the Camden Police Department headquarters. Narcotics agents arrested Alden Lee Outten, 26, and Kevin Gerard ...
Some programs will continue, some may change and some may close as funding ends for the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant in 2014. SS/HS Initiative Director Kevin Rhodes briefed the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees on the possible changes during its meeting Thursday. "Assessing where we are and where we are going to go" is an important ...
I've seen some interesting food pieces in the news lately concerning chemicals we eat in America that are banned in other countries.
Maggie Ward, a 2013 Camden High School, recently received one of six Ken Bower Scholarships this year.
An 18-year-old Lugoff teen was allegedly beat up by three men after he refused to give up his laptop.
Rosalyn Moses recently became the first person from South Carolina to receive an American Institute for Public Service's Jefferson Award. Moses, the executive director of the Family Resource Center (FRC) in Camden, received the award for her commitment and contributions to the Kershaw County community. She received the award during a two-day conference, June 17-18, in Washington, D.C.
A website aiming to help "consumers make better decisions about their personal finances" recently named Camden as the second-least expensive city for movie buffs in the country.
A 50-year-old Camden man is in jail without bond for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.
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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