People driving on West DeKalb Street in Camden got to see something they normally don't on a Monday afternoon: a short car chase and the arrest of two men in a drug bust. Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics officers arrested two men on drug charges after stopping them in the middle of West DeKalb Street near the Camden Police Department headquarters. Narcotics agents arrested Alden Lee Outten, 26, and Kevin Gerard ...
Some programs will continue, some may change and some may close as funding ends for the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Safe Schools/Healthy Students grant in 2014. SS/HS Initiative Director Kevin Rhodes briefed the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees on the possible changes during its meeting Thursday. "Assessing where we are and where we are going to go" is an important ...
I've seen some interesting food pieces in the news lately concerning chemicals we eat in America that are banned in other countries.
Maggie Ward, a 2013 Camden High School, recently received one of six Ken Bower Scholarships this year.
An 18-year-old Lugoff teen was allegedly beat up by three men after he refused to give up his laptop.
Rosalyn Moses recently became the first person from South Carolina to receive an American Institute for Public Service's Jefferson Award. Moses, the executive director of the Family Resource Center (FRC) in Camden, received the award for her commitment and contributions to the Kershaw County community. She received the award during a two-day conference, June 17-18, in Washington, D.C.
A website aiming to help "consumers make better decisions about their personal finances" recently named Camden as the second-least expensive city for movie buffs in the country.
A 50-year-old Camden man is in jail without bond for allegedly sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.
A woman I went to college with recently posted a blog about achieving goals.
An Elgin woman allegedly pointed a shotgun at her foster son.
One day before an Elgin homeowner found 15-year-old Daven Williams dead in their swimming pool, a Camden man was transported -- alive -- to the hospital after nearly drowning in Kendall Lake. Camden Police Department (CPD) Chief Joe Floyd said the 35-year-old man had to be taken to the hospital after he tried to rescue his fiancé's flotation device.
A 15-year-old teen with a developmental disorder was found dead on Friday after he walked away from the school he attended in Elgin for the second time, according to authorities.
Kershaw County's insurance carrier will pay former Kershaw County Sheriff Steve McCaskill $75,000 to settle his defamation lawsuit against the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). The lawsuit and four others were originally directed against current Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews as an individual over comments he made soon after taking office in 2011. However, Matthews has maintained he was speaking as a county official, so all the lawsuits were redirected against the KCSO. <p ...
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) personnel teamed up to create a brand new parenting class designed to show Kershaw County parents how to lead by example. KCSD's Adult Education and Title One Division and Kershaw County's ACT Work Ready Community department worked together to create a three- hour class, two mornings each week for eight weeks to improve family literacy and help parents increase their employability skills. Class curriculum included family ...
More than 70 adult students received their GEDs or high school diplomas from the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Adult Education program this year.
"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.
The Upton Trio turned itself into a foursome for its annual outreach program with the Kershaw County School District. The group will present its last performance of the program at 9:30 a.m. today at North Central High School.
A 14-year Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) veteran deputy died Wednesday after suffering a heart attack while directing traffic at Wateree Elementary School (WES) Tuesday afternoon.
Since my family is traveling for Thanksgiving, I've decided to do a cleanse to celebrate the holidays.
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