Camden High School (CHS) students may think they know what happens if they text while driving. A program brought to the school by the CHS' Bulldogs Against Destruction Decisions (BADD) Club showed them not only what texting and driving is like, but drinking and driving as well. CHS administrators are hoping Monday's appearance by UNITE's Arrive Alive tour will help keep Kershaw County roads safer and shine a light on the dangers of texting ...
A Fayetteville, N.C., man and woman were arrested after a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy found a pistol, marijuana, cocaine and more than $600 in cash in their vehicle.
Kershaw County residents, their guests and others attending the 81st annual Carolina Cup should feel safe this weekend as there will be 17 law enforcement organizations and additional support service agencies patrolling the area.
What would it take for you to eat healthy all the time? I used to say I wanted a personal chef, but now I find that cooking is quire enjoyable (sometimes). It can be time consuming, depending on what you make, but it's definitely better for your overall health and your waistline than eating out all of the time. Knowing how to prepare a healthy meal that doesn't taste like cardboard could ...
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees began the process of delegating a preliminary $69 million budget for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Tuesday.
A 25-year-old man allegedly raped a 21-year-old county woman in the driveway of her home.
Baron DeKalb (BDK) Elementary School Principal Betty Turner may not have had a straight path to her current position, but the winding road has led her to become Kershaw County School District's 2013-2014 Principal of the Year.
A Kershaw County man is out on bond from a Sumter County jail after being accused of having sexual intercourse with his stepdaughter.
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan will present the Kershaw County School Board of Trustees with the first rough draft of the district's 2013-2014 budget Tuesday night.
I think it's safe to say that I'm on my way to beer snob-dom.
The city of Camden's ongoing effort to bring out-of-county citizens a taste of what Camden has to offer has attracted Wooten and Wooten -- a fine art, antiques and estate auctioneering company. Wooten and Wooten will hold its first auction Saturday at 10 a.m. at TenEleven Galleria. The company will hold a preview from 12 to 8 p.m. ...
Former Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Herbert Berg recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). Honorees are recognized for "bringing honor to themselves, their colleagues and the profession; rendering exemplary service to their state or national professional association and contributing to the education field through writing, public advocacy, or other activities," according to an AASA press release. <p class="NoParagraphStyle" ...
The long-time owners of Godwin's Carpet and Floor Covering will say good-bye to the floor repair business after almost 50 years of serving Kershaw County and surrounding areas. The family's business history begins after Cleatus Godwin married his wife, Bonnie, in 1950; the two met while attending Camden High School. Godwin worked at several different places as a young man, he said. In 1965, he and a friend did a number of ...
Lots of laughter and cheerful hearts graced the halls of Midway Elementary School (MES) Tuesday evening as the school celebrated its 90th anniversary with alumni and Kershaw County School District (KCSD) personnel. MES, formerly Midway High School, was built in 1923, and served the community as a high school until 1966. More than 200 people attended the celebration; some reunited with old friends and reminisced on their time at MES, some ...
It's official: South Carolina has lost its mind. Some state representatives want a school resource officer in every school, while others want to forgo gun permits. Sounds like a bad joke, right? For what reason, someone tell me, are people offended by a permit requirement? I surely want people to know how to shoot a gun properly and if something ever goes down, I absolutely want to know that the person who ...
"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.
A 14-year Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) veteran deputy died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack while directing traffic at Wateree Elementary School (WES) Tuesday afternoon.
Since my family is traveling for Thanksgiving, I've decided to do a cleanse to celebrate the holidays.
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