A 15-year-old Kershaw County girl who went missing Friday turned up in Texas Sunday afternoon.
Members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees and Kershaw County School District (KCSD) representatives met with members of Kershaw County Council Thursday to discuss the district's 2013-14 budget. During what school Trustee Matt Irick and Council Chair Gene Wise called the "informal" meeting, school trustees and administrators presented the district's working budget to council and the funding formula used to create its budget each year. Trustees and council also touched on the ...
As the Chronicle-Independent's education reporter, April usually brings lots of "graduations" and ceremonies celebrating students' achievements from throughout their high school career. Last year, I determined, and confirmed this year, that if I ever have a child I will be one of those moms who cries at all of my kids events.
The Upton Trio gave the final performance of its 2013 education project season Monday at North Central High School.
North Central Middle School (NCMS) teacher Brian Leininger is the Kershaw County School District's 2013 Teacher of the Year (TOY), selected at the district's annual gala Monday evening.
The Cassatt community celebrated Earth Day at Midway Elementary School (MES) April 22 by helping to renovate the school's campus.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) made no arrests and no one was hurt in a possible recent case of road rage on Dry Branch Road.
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin spoke to the 2013 graduating class of Junior Leadership Kershaw County (JLKC) at the program's 25th anniversary dinner April 25.
One Kershaw County School District (KCSD) teacher has had the pleasure of teaching 50 students from as far away as Azerbaijan and Cambodia, and is taking what she taught them into her own classroom at Midway Elementary School (MES).
A year-long study will redirect the focus of Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) guidance counselors.
When do religious affiliation and common sense collide? You would think they would somehow meet when your child dies after a failed attempt at "faith healing," but apparently not. A "faith healing" couple on probation for the death of their 2-year-old son will soon be charged for the death of their, other 8-month-old son who died last week in Pennsylvania. The children's parents, Herbert and Catherine Schaible, have been labeled as fundamental ...
Four Kershaw County agencies are hoping to provide Kershaw County residents better access to the World Wide Web and promote computer and Internet literacy.
A 19-year-old Lugoff woman pressed charges against a 19-year-old Elgin man after she claimed he tried to "force himself on her."
An unidentified man's decision to walk into an unauthorized area of a check cashing business in Camden brought a large response from Camden officers and county deputies Friday afternoon.
Community support is insanely valuable in so many areas of our lives. Everyone has a dream, or at least something they hope to achieve, and more times than we may want to admit, achieving the dream requires some kind of support from the community, whether it be local, national or international. A lot of times our wildest dreams will force us to ask people for things that make us feel vulnerable in a way.
An Elgin woman allegedly pointed a shotgun at her foster son.
One day before an Elgin homeowner found 15-year-old Daven Williams dead in their swimming pool, a Camden man was transported -- alive -- to the hospital after nearly drowning in Kendall Lake. Camden Police Department (CPD) Chief Joe Floyd said the 35-year-old man had to be taken to the hospital after he tried to rescue his fiancé's flotation device.
A 15-year-old teen with a developmental disorder was found dead on Friday after he walked away from the school he attended in Elgin for the second time, according to authorities.
Kershaw County's insurance carrier will pay former Kershaw County Sheriff Steve McCaskill $75,000 to settle his defamation lawsuit against the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). The lawsuit and four others were originally directed against current Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews as an individual over comments he made soon after taking office in 2011. However, Matthews has maintained he was speaking as a county official, so all the lawsuits were redirected against the KCSO. <p ...
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