What is your favorite scary movie?
October 29, 2014 | Simone T. Owens | Sidewalk Survey
The deadline to purchase $20 discount general admission tickets for the 45th annual Marion duPont Scott International Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races is Saturday, Nov. 1.
October 29, 2014 | | Equine
The Camden High School baseball program will host a fundraising golf tournament at the Camden Country Club on Thursday, Nov. 13.
October 29, 2014 | | Sports
Trainer Leslie Young dominated Saturday's $25,000 Budweiser Holiday Cup when she sent out the first two finishers, Amy Taylor Rowe's Mr. Universo and Boudinout Farm's Harmony Bay, at the Aiken Fall Steeplechase.
October 29, 2014 | | Equine
Nobody has been able to slow McBee down since a season-opening 42-12 loss to AAA Lakewood in August.
October 29, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden Military
Things like this happen when you are on a roll. And no team is rolling along any better than the North Central volleyball squad.
October 29, 2014 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle
A team which will include Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan, KCSD attorneys, Camden High School (CHS) Principal Dan Matthews and CHS head football coach and athletic director Jimmy Neal will appeal the Bulldogs football team's post-season ban before the S.C. High School League (SCHSL) Executive Committee at 2 p.m. Thursday in Columbia.
October 29, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is investigating an alleged case of extortion and blackmail reported to officers Saturday.
October 29, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is responding to claims of censorship after the owner of a Columbia art gallery issued a press release following the opening of an exhibit in Camden.
October 29, 2014 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden
Halloween is upon us and for most people, young and old, it's a fun time to dress up in character and enjoy some candy and other treats. But law enforcement and other public safety officials urge everyone to follow some common-sense tips to keep the holiday safe.
October 29, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Miscellaneous
In May 2008, Nancy Watts, a constable who works for the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), learned she had breast cancer. For many people, a cancer diagnosis is devastating news. It certainly came as a shock to Watts, who is one of the individuals who is tasked with serving civil papers for the KCSO's civil division. Watts' doctor recommended she undergo a mastectomy. Normally, a mastectomy requires the patient be out of work for eight weeks. In Watts' case, she came back after four weeks.
October 29, 2014 | | Crime-Police-Fire
Tuesday, voters will go to the polls to vote for their choice of candidates for a variety of offices ranging from governor to Camden City Council seats. Voters are also being given a chance to determine whether or not the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) should move ahead with a series of $130 million 20-year bond-funded facility projects and levy a 1-cent sales tax for 15 years to repay those bonds. In addition, voters will decide whether or not to lift a county-wide ban on Sunday alcohol sales.
October 29, 2014 | Simone T. Owens | Politics
A study from China shows that people are rated as being much more attractive if they do one thing -- and it's something that parents can teach their children to help secure their personal happiness and future success.
October 27, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | National
A number of Stephanie Cooper's friends think she's crazy -- simply because the 25-year-old already has begun squirreling away money for retirement.
October 27, 2014 | Chuck Green Deseret News | National
For years, the buzz in higher education has centered on the U.S. News ranking of the best colleges and universities. Ben Miller at the New America Foundation has looked at the best and the worst, ranking the institutions most likely to blow it.
October 27, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | National
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It was a mixed bag for Kershaw County volleyball on Thursday night.
October 27, 2014 | | Sports
Tim Brown missed the mark on two games to win the Chronicle-Independent football contest for the weekend of Oct. 18.
October 27, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports
Too little, too late. That's what it felt like for Demon fans at Lugoff-Elgin Stadium Friday night. On homecoming, Ridge View used a ground and pound attack in the second half to outlast the hosts in a tightly contested game, 24-16.
October 27, 2014 | By TYLER CUPP Special to the C-I (Camden, S.C.) | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
Grown men had tears in their eyes. Hugs were exchanged freely while friends, family and fans wrapped themselves around a Camden football team like, possibly, never before.
October 27, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle
In the aftermath of last Friday's post-game fight with Dreher, while the two teams lined up to shake hands following Camden's 39-30 win over the visiting Blue Devils, Camden High School principal Dan Matthews announced a new post-game policy for players and fans beginning with tonight's home game with Richland Northeast.
October 24, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle
Homecoming is that Catch-22 for a head football coach. He must walk a fine line between allowing his players to enjoy the week-long festivities while also making sure their minds are on Friday night's game.
October 24, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
Youth, like ignorance, can sometimes be bliss.
October 24, 2014 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle
Two kids are wrestling over the toy clown their aunt made, voices rising as each demands the right to sleep with it.
October 23, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | National
Lindsey Stirling's latest YouTube video has garnered nearly 1 million views in a single day. The video features Stirling facing off in a Wild West shootout in which she doesn't use a gun but rather her most powerful weapon: her violin.
October 23, 2014 | | National
A former star athlete sits parked outside the local fitness center, afraid to walk in and find he can no longer bench press what he used to.
October 23, 2014 | Arianne Brown Deseret News | National
According to the dictionary, humor is defined as a "condition of the mind, mental state, disposition, temperament or feeling." In other words, humor can be good or bad; however, there is no doubt that an attitude of seeing life with good humor helps us in our everyday routines. Good humor helps family life, love life and professional life.
October 23, 2014 | Chris Ayres FamilyShare | National
It seems as soon as the fall season comes around, the pumpkin recipes are everywhere. While I love the pumpkin cakes and cookies as much or more as the next person, sometimes I want to have my pumpkin and feel good about eating it, too.
October 23, 2014 | Tara Creel Deseret News | National
"HOW TO HUG A HEDGEHOG," by Brad Wilcox and Jerrick Robbins, Familius, $14.95, 144 pages (nf)
October 23, 2014 | Wendy Jessen Deseret News | National
Boys benefit just as much as girls from the sibling relationship, which can help them develop sympathy and prosocial behaviors in ways other relationships can't, a new study found.
October 23, 2014 | Celeste Tholen Rosenlof KSL | National
Prices at the pump have dropped to four-year lows, saving consumers cash but making economists uneasy.
October 23, 2014 | Deborah Sutton Deseret News | National