For years, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson has said the way the state of South Carolina funds its public schools isn't working. Now, he's among a group of representatives from 16 school districts that has developed the S.C. Jobs, Education and Tax (SCJET) Act of 2013. It's an effort, Wilson said, to restructure education funding once again.
An 86-year-old Camden man is accused of stealing an estimated $15,000 of home furnishings from a home in probate located on Fair Street in Camden.
As the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) begins to prepare for crafting its 2013-2014 budget, the board will take a hard look at the legislation and funding mechanisms that will affect its budget.
I'm not a Beyonce-hater … but I'm tired of Beyonce. I think she is a great performer and singer and I love some Destiny's Child, but I'm over her.
Bethune native and 1989 Bethune High School (BHS) alumna Alma Hough Jennings, 41, is featured as the 57th face in "100 Faces of War Experience," an exhibit of the "portraits and words of Americans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan." Painter and Pratt Institute alumnus Matthew Mitchell created the 100 Faces project in 2004 after Lance Cpl. Marine Jeffrey Michael Lucey, of Belchertown, Mass., committed suicide. Lucey suffered from ...
Bethune native and 1989 Bethune High School (BHS) alumna Alma Hough Jennings, 41, is featured as the 57th face in "100 Faces of War Experience," an exhibit of the "portraits and words of Americans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan."
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is gearing up to use five new "much needed" handicap school buses in the coming weeks.
Two people suffered wounds following an altercation at a Camden-area nightclub.
Emergency crews recovered the body of a 49-year-old man from a 2002 Pontiac Grand Am found in a creek on York Street in Camden, near Pitts Street, Friday afternoon.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is looking for a man who walked into a Camden bank Wednesday afternoon claiming he had a bomb strapped to him before asking for more than $9,000.
An athletic interest survey conducted by the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) as part of a voluntary resolution with the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights (OCR) reveals that middle school girls are most interested in playing soccer.
National Public Radio (NPR) recently reported that a growing number of American citizens are losing their religion.
Two men stole more than $550 worth of jewelry and some cash from a woman at a Denton Street residence in east Camden after reportedly posing as yard workers.
Rose Sheheen has spent her life in education and supporting educators. Sheheen taught elementary and middle school and SEAGUL for eight years and was a principal at Blaney Elementary School for 14 years before becoming a district-level employee in Kershaw County. Despite her long-term stint as a school and district administrator, Sheheen always thought of herself as a teacher even, she said, if it was the "boss-teacher or the chief-teacher." ...
A long-time Pine Grove Fire Department volunteer firefighter died early Friday following a vehicle collision. A Lugoff man is being held on a felony DUI charge at the Kershaw County Detention Center.
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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