The manager of a Camden motel is among six people the Camden Police Department (CPD) served warrants for drug distribution. The manager and five others are all residents of the Mona Lisa Motel on West DeKalb Street, according to Chief Joe Floyd. According to CPD reports, officers served motel manager Felicia Renee Johnson, 34, who also lives at the motel, with three warrants for drug distribution in proximity of a school. Officers served ...
Former Elgin Town Councilman Norman "Bubba" Ernst pled guilty in early October to two counts of criminal domestic violence (CDV) charges filed against him in March of this year. The Chronicle-Independent learned of the plea earlier this week.
I've learned a lot during my yoga teacher training this year. Going into my last month of the training, I realize that there is so much wisdom in the practice of yoga. Even if we are established in or have roots in another religion or spiritual practice, yoga has a lot to offer most people, because of its mindfulness aspect, even if the physical practice isn't your thing.
Kershaw County law enforcement will help make Thursday night a Happy Halloween for everyone. The Camden Police Department (CPD), Elgin Police Department (EPD) and Kershaw County Sheriff's Office will all have officers and deputies patrolling neighborhoods to ensure the safety of trick-or-treaters from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested an 18-year-old man after finding him fully clothed in a pool at a Guion Road, Lugoff, home.
There is only one more Facilities Equalization Phase 2 meeting before Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan presents feedback to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. The most recent of the Phase 2 public meetings took place Tuesday night at North Central High School (NCHS).
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is seeking the whereabouts of three men, possibly teenagers, caught on surveillance video breaking the windows of a Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) activity bus early Sunday morning. The trio is also suspected of vandalizing Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS).
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.
I walked into my room the other day and some horror movie music should have started playing, because it was a nightmare in the 29223 zip code. After standing in the doorway looking at all of my stuff, I made it my mission to get rid of everything I don't need, properly store what I'm not using and better organize everything that I use on a daily basis. I don't know too much about ...
Sheriff Jim Matthew became the first Kershaw County law enforcement officer to receive the Strom Thurmond Excellence in Law Enforcement Award. Matthews received the 2013 Thurmond award during a luncheon Tuesday at Fort Jackson. There are four Thurmond excellence awards, one each for municipal, county, state and federal law officers. Matthews received the county-level award.
Law enforcement located a missing Camden woman in Florence County early Thursday.
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.
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