An Elgin man living on Roberts Drive told Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies that he returned home after a month to find someone leaving out his backdoor.
Michael Joshua Smith -- described as a Camden High School student on the brink of learning what it meant to be a man -- died from a gunshot to the chest on Dec. 7, 2007, at the age of 17. This week, the Chronicle-Independent looks back at the events of five years ago and how his death brought about changes in Camden and Kershaw County. Information for this series is taken from C-I accounts ...
Break out your mittens and winter jackets and experience the "the historic charm of South Carolina's oldest inland city" at the 36th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes on Dec. 8 from 3 to 8 p.m.
Cyber Monday is the new Black Friday.
A Camden woman claimed she was assaulted after leaving a Kershaw Highway, Westville, home after another woman noticed a bottle of liquor was missing from the home.
The Family Resource Center, a children's advocacy and rape crisis center, will host a dinner and silent auction to inform citizens in Kershaw and Lee counties about the effects of abuse and raise money to support its prevention and counseling programs.
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) nurses showed the Kershaw County Board of School of Trustees that they do more than "put on Band-Aids" at the board's meeting Monday night.
Yesterday, people all over the country gave thanks for the various people and opportunities they have in their lives. In a moment of humility and love, some people probably even recognized that they have all they could ever really need in the present moment.
A Lugoff woman told the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) her neighbor was shooting at her horses.
The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce will vote on the state chamber's 2013 Competitiveness Agenda at its Dec. 20 meeting. The S.C. State Chamber of Commerce presented the new agenda at the chamber's Nov. 15 meeting.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) held its third town hall meeting at Camden Middle School Thursday night. Sheriff Jim Matthews and his command staff were available to answer questions about the state of the KCSO.
The Camden branch of the Kershaw County Library reopens today and will celebrate with an open house from 6 to 7 p.m.
The presidential election results have caused some interesting behavior from U.S. citizens around the country.
Two Columbia men were arrested after stealing meat and fish from the IGA in east Camden -- by hiding it in a wheelchair. According to a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) press release, Cory Prophet, 32, and Leroy Henry Boykin, 63, were caught on videotape stealing on Nov. 6, 2012. Boykin, using a wheelchair, and Prophet were seen pushing a cart "full of merchandise," including meat and fish. ...
Families were a focus for Col. Dale Hall, chief of staff for the South Carolina National Guard, at the 2012 Veterans Day Observance held Friday at American Legion James Leroy Belk Post No. 17.
The S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) arrested a third suspect in an Elgin hit-and-run case from earlier this year.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) charged two men and a woman, all of Camden, with drug possession after placing their home under surveillance for several months.
S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond gave North Central Middle School (NCMS) students an overview of his position within the state of South Carolina.
A second arrest was made in the case of a fatal hit-and-run in Elgin on March 1. 26-year-old Jesus Corona Cabal, of Columbia, was charged with accessory after the fact for helping the driver involved in the hit and run "destroy" the 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse that hit and killed Derk Lawrence Maricle of Lugoff, S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Brent Kelly said.
A 605,000 pound piece of equipment traveling to V.C. Summer Nuclear plant in Fairfield County made an appearance in Camden on Wednesday.
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