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.
The top 30 students in Kershaw County's 2013 senior class were honored for their hard work and dedication to academics Monday evening at the 18th annual Upchurch & Jowers All-County Academic Team banquet.
A man has been scamming banks in Kershaw and Richland counties, according to a Camden Police Department (CPD) report.
The Blaney Elementary School (BES) and Leslie M. Stover Middle School (LSMS) archery teams both won first place in the South Carolina state archery tournament and are heading to the national archery finals in Louisville, Ky., in May.
Bethune Town Council voted to dissolve the Bethune Police Department (BPD) at its March meeting after determining the town does not have enough money to hire a new police chief. Mayor Carlisle Davis said there are a number of police departments across the state who have one-man police departments that are being forced to completely shut their departments down. Funding is the issue, he said, so now Bethune must rely on services ...
The Kershaw County School District will offer more classes for eighth-grade SEAGUL students as part of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' five-year gifted education plan. Trustees expressed hope the new curriculum for SEAGUL -- Special Education Activities Geared for Unique Learning -- will maintain student interest to keep them from dropping out of the program during the school year.
A U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) count of the country's homeless will now be conducted annually to maintain year-to-year numbers. United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) President Donny Supplee said, however, that he "doesn't put stock in the count."
Who said good TV can't be informative? If you haven't watched Animal Planet's "River Monsters," do yourself a favor and watch one the best TV shows ever in existence. It may not be for everyone -- my mom thinks I'm crazy for taking up space on our digital recorder for the show -- but it really is an excellent production. The show has just returned for a fifth season and I am so ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a Cassatt man Monday who owes more than $107,700 in child support.
Although only 50 people in Kershaw County took the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's homeless count survey (HUD), Food for the Soul (FFTS) and Mt. Moriah Baptist Church serve lunch to almost 100 people, separately, on a daily basis.
In 2012, South Carolina ranked No. 13 in the nation for food hardship, according to statistics provided by Harvest Hope Food Bank of Columbia. This week, the Chronicle-Independent looks at homelessness in Kershaw County and the many agencies fighting against homelessness and hunger in Kershaw County.
A 605,000 pound piece of equipment traveling to V.C. Summer Nuclear plant in Fairfield County made an appearance in Camden on Wednesday.
The body of a man killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday was discovered Monday.
An Elgin woman's daughter-in-law allegedly approached her with a knife because she was angry that the Elgin woman's son was on the brink of losing his job.
By MICIAH BENNETT
Kershaw County's Family Resource Center (FRC) has teamed up with Camden First United Methodist Church to raise awareness and money for Teen Pregnancy Prevention Awareness Month.
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews wants to pay his deputies more money in an effort to keep them on staff instead of losing them to other agencies. Matthews told Kershaw County Council members during a work session Thursday that the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is becoming a training ground, and that the level of staff experience is decreasing as he loses valuable personnel. <p class="cibodycopy" align="left" ...
Camden High School's (CHS) Palmetto Leaf newspaper staff won a total of eight awards from the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association (SCSPA) in April. For the first time since 1999, the Leaf won the Palmetto Award for its class level, Class 1, according to newspaper advisor Amy Goodwin. This is Goodwin's first year back at CHS; she is a CHS graduate and previously taught at the school. ...
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