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 ...
After nearly one full school year of testing Apple's iPad 2 at the ninth-grade level, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) stakeholders are recommending a different device for next year's ninth and 10th graders.
A bill that would legally require every public school in South Carolina to have a school resource officer (SRO) has sheriff's offices across the state questioning how they might proceed with limited funding and personnel. That includes the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and Sheriff Jim Matthews.
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Executive Director for K-12 Instruction Tim Hopkins is the latest recipient of Winthrop University's Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.
Two Kershaw County School District students were found smoking marijuana in the shower-area on their high school campus.
Students interested in the medical field now have the option of taking a series of four honors courses at the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC).
Pine Tree Hill and Jackson elementary schools, along with the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) and North Central High School, received a very special visitor Feb. 22. That was the day Dr. Mick Zais, South Carolina's state superintendent of education toured the schools as part of a wider tour of schools across the state. Zais also spent time talking with the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Kevin Rhodes about school ...
Last weekend I attended a cooperative (co-op) development workshop sponsored by the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) I was invited to.
Former Camden resident Ella Johnson-Williams was selected for the job of her dreams last fall. After one failed attempt and lots of uncertainty, Johnson-Williams went to the Mpologeni, Swaziland, in Africa, in October to act as a supervisor of a "soup kitchen."
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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