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CHS ‘UNITE’s against texting and driving

For the second time this year, Camden High School teamed up with UNITE International's Arrive Alive Tour to inform teens about the dangers of drinking -- and texting -- and driving.

September 30, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD holds first Phase II public meeting

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) held its first in a series of public meetings on Phase II of its Facilities Equalization Plan at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Tuesday evening. KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan said he thinks the district has proved it knows how to manage money and time with all of the extra projects it completed that were not originally a part of Phase I.

September 27, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


High school rivalry raises nearly $39,000 for United Way

In one week, Camden and Lugoff-Elgin high schools raised $38,779.25 for the United Way of Kershaw County. Camden High School (CHS) took the lead in this year's United Way challenge versus Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS).

September 25, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Crime Report - Sept. 25, 2013

A Lee County man will serve 25 years after a Kershaw County jury found him guilty of molesting his stepdaughters.

September 25, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


Lugoff-Elgin High School hosts legislative forum

Local and state representatives told students at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) that education is the key to the future during a Sept. 17 legislative forum at the school. The L-EHS Student and School Improvement councils, with the help of L-EHS school improvement council member Robert Price, hosted the forum to encourage juniors and seniors to engage in the political process and register to vote.

September 23, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD meets, exceeds most PASS standards

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) met or exceeded state averages in 22 of 24 areas on Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) testing this year.

September 20, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


A real-life anti-smoking ad

Terrie Hall, 53, a real life anti-smoking ad in the flesh died this week after a 13-year battle with mouth and throat cancer.

September 20, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Columns


Alligator removed from Camden motel room

Camden Police Department (CPD) officers assisted the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) with removing an alligator from a Camden motel room on Monday, Sept. 9.

September 18, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


LSMS dedicates new wellness center

A special rendition of the Star-Spangled Banner led off the dedication of Leslie M. Stover Middle School's (LSMS) new wellness center Monday night. Music teacher Brian Heyward led eighth-grade students Anna Boyce and Jessica Britt through the song to welcome guests to LSMS.

September 18, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


It’s L-EHS vs. CHS … for the United Way

Add some fuel to the fire by helping students at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) and/or Camden High School (CHS) raise money for the United Way of Kershaw County this week.

September 18, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Crime Report - Sept. 18, 2013

A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy found more than 60 grams of marijuana, less than 1 gram of crack and some other pills in a vehicle after he lawfully stopped a driver and two passengers for not wearing seatbelts or using a turn signal.

September 18, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


City Council moves forward with Dusty Bend project

Camden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to award a bid to place electric lines underground on Broad Street in Dusty Bend to Sumter Utilities.

September 13, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Camden


Three vehicle collision involving school bus on U.S. 1

An emergency team responded to the scene of a three-vehicle collision involving a school bus full of West Wateree Elementary children Thursday afternoon.

September 13, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


ALPHA Center employee honored for forty years of service

Caring, compassionate, loving, loyal and hardworking are the words used to describe Camden-native Vera Ferguson last Friday.

September 11, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Kershaw County


Bishopville man killed in wreck

A Bishopville man died in a one-car collision Sept. 3 after he ran off the road and struck a tree on Black River Road near Camden.

September 09, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire


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