Two teenage girls, 13 and 15, claim they were held against their will at a friend's house in Elgin, forced to wear a mask over their eyes and drink something that "drugged" them.
Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) is one of three South Carolina National School of Character (NSOC) so designated this year. DMES Principal Ginger Catoe, Media Specialist Betsy Long and Intervention Specialist Vickie Norton will participate in a National Forum on Character Education in Washington, D.C., Thursday through Sunday to lead the conversation on non-traditional methodology that helps get students active and motivated holistically. NSOC acknowledges "schools and districts that have demonstrated ...
Dr. Lisa Holland, the daughter of the late Sen. Donald H. Holland, is teaming up with Kershaw County's Family Resource Center (FRC) to sponsor a memorial benefit called "50 For a Friend."
"I Love Lucy" Day was this week and I have to admit that "I Love Lucy" is, hands-down, my favorite TV show.
An elderly Camden woman scammed out of $18,000 recently is not the first victim of a new phone scam in the area. Camden Police Department (CPD) Chief Joe Floyd said scams and/or attempted phone scams happen at least once a week and are underreported.
The story about the New York motorcyclists and the man in the vehicle with his wife and his child is another sad story and example of a lack of respect for our fellow humans. A man driving a SUV was attacked by a group of motorcyclists after the man bumped into one motorcyclist and ran over another, leaving the second paralyzed, according to media reports.
Funeral service for Carolyn Thompson "Cricket" Boykin, 63, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received a recommendation for accreditation following a three-day long external review by AdvancEd earlier this week.
Fifteen Kershaw County School District (KCSD) athletes have had confirmed concussion so far this school year -- 13 at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) and two at North Central High School (NCHS). No Camden High School students have endured head injuries. At NCHS, one student was a volleyball player and the other was a football player. Ten of the L-EHS athletes were football players; the other three included a volleyball player, cheerleader and a student ...
A man impersonating a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy allegedly handcuffed a Camden woman and told her take off her clothes.
Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) not only produces students with brains, but now it's sending some students to middle school with dashing good looks as well.
Students at the University of Alabama (UA) demonstrated recently for the end of segregated sororities at the school. Several hundred students rallying to integrate the Pan-Hellenic Council (PHC) at the school held a sign alluding to Gov. George Wallace's "Stand at the Schoolhouse Door." Fifty years ago, in 1963, Wallace led a protest for continued segregation, as UA had just let its first two black students enroll and attend classes. <p class="Body" ...
Graduation rates in Kershaw County rose 1.6 percent last year pushing the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) closer to its goal of a 100 percent graduation rate. The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees learned the news at its meeting Tuesday night.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies handled several marijuana cases recently
Kershaw County citizens interested in Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Phase 2 plans for the its Facility Equalization Plan (FEP) can now find all relevant information about the proposed changes on the district's website.
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.
"See You at the Pole," Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS) third-grader Jacob Harris told fellow students Nov. 26 on his way to leading a time of prayer for Thanksgiving. Students used the time to say what they are thankful as Jacob led the 10-minute session, something he also did in 2012.
The Camden Police Department (CPD) detained a 13-year-old Camden Middle School (CMS) student after he brought a .38 Smith & Wesson gun and a box cutter to campus Tuesday.
The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce's board of directors voted unanimously to adopt the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce's (SCCC) 2014 Competitiveness Agenda at its November 12 meeting.
With help from its bloodhound tracking team, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested two east Camden teenagers on burglary charges Monday. Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews said both boys are 16 years old.
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