Besse Berry Brown Cooper celebrated her 116th birthday on Sunday, Aug. 26. The Georgia woman is the eighth person in the world to reach the tender age of 116, and she is the fourth American.
Three men held a woman at gunpoint and hit a man so hard that several of his teeth were broken after they "forcibly" entered a home on Marion Street in Lugoff early Monday morning.
A love of Ford cars and trucks, which grew with their love for each other, recently landed a Liberty Hill couple in the pages -- and one of their antique cars on the cover -- of a national Ford V-8 magazine.
With the first day of school now past, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees used part of its meeting Tuesday night to review and expand goals they set a year ago.
Rep. Todd Akin made some frankly repulsive comments this week about rape and the female body. The U.S. Senate contender responded with the following after he was asked about his ideas on abortion on a Missouri TV station:
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is looking for a man who allegedly robbed a convenience store more than a week ago. The store is identified in a CPD report as being at the corner of U.S. 521 South and Black River Road.
School has begun and students are waking up to alarm clocks set on their new Apple iPads.
Csanad Szegedi, 30, once the face and spokesperson for the far-right Jobbik Party in Hungary, claimed Jews were buying up the country and destroying Hungarian property while making anti-Semitic remarks until he unearthed a family secret.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) school resource officers (SROs) will be in city of Camden schools Monday morning. There had been some confusion in recent days as to whether or not SROs would be in any Kershaw County School District (KCSD) schools inside the city limits.
A Lugoff couple got into a fight, allegedly, after a woman dropped her cigarette in a man's car.
Kershaw County's insurance carrier will pay out $110,000 to settle three of five lawsuits filed against Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews. The settlements come as part of a mediation effort earlier this month.
A waiver of the South Carolina State Department of Education Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), will affect the way teachers and principals are evaluated in the state of South Carolina.
The United Way of Kershaw County's Hand in Hand Together mentoring program is gearing up for another year of encouraging and guiding Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students through the KCSD's Safe Schools/Health Students grant.
America, the land of milk and honey and self-realization, has a poverty rate that is steadily increasing.
The Kershaw County School Board of Trustees unanimously approved the issuance of a general obligation bond for payments under the Installment Purchase Plan (IPP) and other debt payments at their Tuesday night board meeting.
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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