Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) Librarian Betsy Long spent a weekend in with no electricity with her online friends in August. Long was selected for Unplug'd '12, a retreat that allows educators to "disconnect to connect." After being encouraged to submit an application by a Canadian principal she met several years ago through an online network, Long was selected ...
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has introduced Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) into the KCSD middle schools this year after measureable success with PBIS at the elementary school level.
A Lugoff man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine and murder was found guilty on both charges on Friday.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) recently charged a Cassatt man out on a $200,000 personal recognizance bond for the murder of his brother with allegedly physically abusing his girlfriend.
Three University of South Carolina (USC) Masters of Social Work students are doing their first year field study in three Kershaw County School District Schools.
Maxine Mitchell Johnson, 51, of 314 Cook Road, Lugoff, SC, passed on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, October 26, 2012, 3:00 p.m., on at High Hill Baptist Church
Facebook is the answer to everything, and you better buy an iPad, folks, because the Internet is slowly, but surely taking over our lives.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) and other school districts across the state are awaiting news that can severely impact next year's budget. The S.C. General Assembly has decided it can no longer maintain South Carolina's school bus system at the state level, so they want the school districts to take on the responsibility.
Pathway, a small ministry that offers tutoring and mentoring to at-risk children, is having a benefit concert at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday featuring the Blythewood Jazz Orchestra, State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk and Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) reports that an African-American woman, perhaps 30 to 40 years of age, defrauded another gas station last week.
The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce unanimously voted to adopt two resolutions at its monthly board meeting last Thursday. President Chip Galloway, of Galloway Enterprises, presented one resolution on the John Hardee Expressway and one on sequestration.
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 ...
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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