Former Camden resident Ella Johnson-Williams was selected for the job of her dreams last fall. After one failed attempt and lots of uncertainty, Johnson-Williams went to the Mpologeni, Swaziland, in Africa, in October to act as a supervisor of a "soup kitchen."
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is looking for a reportedly missing Australia woman who was supposed to be in Lugoff recently.
Some Kershaw County parents have expressed concern about whether a convicted sex offender is allowed on public school grounds.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is working to change the way it approaches K-12 alternative education. In a continuous effort to increase graduation rates and help students succeed in life, district administrators and community members have come together to create an Alternative Education Plan to target students who do not learn well in the "typical" classroom setting.
A man stole $1,700 from a West DeKalb Street department store's safe after threatening two employees with a knife.
Faith, strength, endurance and 122 pounds. That's what it took for Wateree and Bethune elementary school art teacher Renee Robinson to set the South Carolina state record for female bench press last fall. Last September, Robinson competed in her first raw "full-power" powerlifting competition in Rock Hill to benefit special needs children. Robinson set the state and national records for her 122-pound bench-press ...
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is set to undergo a nine-month "self-assessment" process that will better prepare it for a three-day, peer-reviewed accreditation this fall. The district will be accredited by AdvancED, formed in 2006 through the consolidation of the widely-recognized Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. AdvancED requires the self-evaluation prior to the accreditation process. <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom: ...
Maker's Mark fans may not need to order their drinks on the rocks anymore.
The Richland County Sheriff Office (RCSO) charged an Elgin man with the kidnapping of a Columbia teen on Friday.
Thirty-six years of experience in South Carolina's education system has led Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Dr. Connie Long to the role of president of one of the largest professional organizations for educators in South Carolina. Long is currently president of the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). SCASA is made up of administrators across the state. SCASA is an advocacy group that looks at ...
A new pilot program may help students who are behind in earning high school credits pursue a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). The program is the result of a team-up between the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Continuous Learning Center (CLC) and the district's Adult Education program.
Is no mail on Saturday enough to save the United States Postal Service (USPS)?
Thanks to a new partnership with Benedict College, Camden High School (CHS) students are creating a successful foundation for their college career. CHS recently became affiliated with Benedict's Upward Bound program which, according to its website, is committed to fostering the necessary academic and social skills to prepare students to compete in a global society.
A K-9 helped Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy catch a man who attempted to flee from a drunk driving incident early Sunday morning.
A teacher's responsibility doesn't end with state-mandated curriculum. Character, morals, positive behavior and leadership skills are also key aspects of developing well-rounded and responsible adults. To better influence every area of their student's lives, Jackson Elementary School (JES) faculty and staff members have implemented The Leader in Me, a program developed by the late Stephen Covey, author of "7 Habits of Highly Effective People." Leader ...
A second arrest was made in the case of a fatal hit-and-run in Elgin on March 1. 26-year-old Jesus Corona Cabal, of Columbia, was charged with accessory after the fact for helping the driver involved in the hit and run "destroy" the 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse that hit and killed Derk Lawrence Maricle of Lugoff, S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Brent Kelly said.
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.
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