Camden High School (CHS) Earth science students are continuing their work in the school's aquaponics greenhouse as we head into a colder season. Students, with the direction of science teacher Joey Hendrix and his aquaponics partner Scott Lemonds, are raising money to help keep the greenhouse at an adequate "tropical" temperature during the winter season. <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: .0001pt; text-indent: ...
The Kershaw County School Board of Trustees laid down their proverbial first brick in the construction of Phase II of the Facilities Equalization Program at their board meeting Tuesday night. Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Director of Operations Billy Smith presented the projected costs of all of the "possible" options for Phase II projects. The board will bring any concerns ...
An Elgin woman's internet "pen pal" has failed to repay $660. The Elgin woman told Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies that her long-term Kentucky pen pal told her that she was behind in bills, that she had a large sum of medical bills, and "how bad her life was." The Elgin woman sent her pen pal the money through mail, and requested a note listing when the woman would pay her ...
Kershaw County Council's denial of Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) millage increase request may leave some wondering how the district will proceed financially and its impact on students.
Greenwood Genetic Center's (GGC) Gene Machine visited the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC ) last week.
Sesame Workshop isn't pleased with President Barack Obama's new ad featuring Big Bird.
A math and science kid, New York Times bestselling author Gordon Korman said his writing started off as a hobby.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) responded to two accidents recently involving people who had to be taken to the hospital.
Grace Episcopal Church, located on Lyttleton Street in Camden, has spent the last several months preparing for the arrival of the MAGI in Kershaw County.
Move over Duggar family, TLC has a new hit show on their hands.
Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) graduation rate is at 87 percent this year.
Kershaw County School District personnel and Kershaw County community members helped celebrate the dedication of the Dr. Gilbert G. Woolard Auditorium at Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) Tuesday night. ATEC Director Chet Horton; Kershaw County School Board of Trustees Chair Mara Jones; Kershaw County Voccational Education Foundation (KCVEF) Chair Charles Baxley; and former ATEC directors Betty Sue Webber and Allen Teal helped make the ...
Amidst a necessary, but life-threatening, debate on the future of health care for millions of Americans, presidential candidate Mitt Romney revealed why it's OK that almost 50 million Americans are uninsured. Romney said in an interview with a TV broadcast news program that people who are uninsured are "care(d) for" with the help of America's emergency room services:
Camden High School's (CHS) new band director is looking to add more trophies to the band room's display.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies discovered a decapitated and dismembered body in a shed behind a home on Dogwood Lane in Cassatt early Monday morning. According to information provided by the KCSO, the suspect, 46-year-old Raleigh Furman Jr., confessed to relatives that "he had done something bad, that he had killed a man and cut him up" after he checked himself into KershawHealth ...
I walked into my room the other day and some horror movie music should have started playing, because it was a nightmare in the 29223 zip code. After standing in the doorway looking at all of my stuff, I made it my mission to get rid of everything I don't need, properly store what I'm not using and better organize everything that I use on a daily basis. I don't know too much about ...
Sheriff Jim Matthew became the first Kershaw County law enforcement officer to receive the Strom Thurmond Excellence in Law Enforcement Award. Matthews received the 2013 Thurmond award during a luncheon Tuesday at Fort Jackson. There are four Thurmond excellence awards, one each for municipal, county, state and federal law officers. Matthews received the county-level award.
Law enforcement located a missing Camden woman in Florence County early Thursday.
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.
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