Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) instructor Laura Marshall is the S.C. Career and Technical Education Association's (SCCTEA) 2012 Outstanding New Teacher of the Year.
Warren "Buddy" Moseley started working for the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) in 1980 at the age of 28. After 32 years of service at the KCSO, Moseley retired June 27 from his position as captain of the Civil Division.
Late this past spring I ventured into uncharted territory: I planted a garden. I didn't do any research about how to take care of plants, the proper setting for individual plants or how long they would take to grow, I just picked up a few babies from the Kershaw County Farmer's Market and let them do what they do. The only thing I've watched grow from seed to herb is parsley, and it's just ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is looking into a report that a male suspect forced a Camden man to drive him to Columbia at gunpoint.
Twenty-five teachers from around the state of South Carolina toured Canfor Southern Pine, formerly New South Lumber Company. The June 26 tour took place thanks to the S.C. Forestry Commission and S.C. Forestry Association.
Kershaw County's Guardian ad Litem (GAL) program is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
Illegal immigration is a tricky topic. The Supreme Court ruled three of four parts of Arizona's controversial immigration law unconstitutional Monday. States with similar immigration laws, such as Alabama, know now what will and will not be allowed in the quest to enforce stricter immigration policies.
Nearly two years before the establishment of what is now KershawHealth in Camden, a group of women gathered to raise funds for the building of what was then referred to as the Burdell Hospital.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies conducting a welfare check at a Falling Leaf Lane, Elgin home, discovered a woman's body in a Jacuzzi-style bathtub.
Kershaw County School District is "changing the workforce landscape of Kershaw County" through its Adult Education program.
Being a crime reporter is as interesting, fun and challenging as I imagined.
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews said he is "disappointed" by a fifth lawsuit filed against him Friday by Kershaw County Magistrate R. Eugene "Gene" Hartis.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a man who allegedly exposed himself at a Cassatt convenience store -- but only after twice using a Taser on him.
Family support and wise words helped 2012 Lugoff-Elgin High School graduate Hunter Smith achieve perfect attendance throughout his entire public school career. Hunter is being recognized as the only student in Kershaw County to have achieved 12 years of perfect attendance.
Time's old adage says, "More money, more problems," but I think the problems come when people realize they have more choices available when they have more money.
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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