Parents everywhere wish there was some type of manual to help them raise their kids. The best strategy most have is their own upbringing or even advice from others. While this can be useful it has its limits because kids and our relationships with them are so varied.
December 22, 2014 | David Simonsen FamilyShare | National
Let's be honest. When was the last time you gossiped about someone? When was the last time you felt the sting of gossip from others?
December 22, 2014 | Wendy Jessen FamilyShare | National
December 22, 2014 | | Ariail
• Beverly Hope Melton's murder on Dec. 26 three years ago shocked Kershaw and Chesterfield counties. Nickolas Jermaine Miller, 26, continues to be held at the Kershaw County Detention Center (KCDC) after he reportedly confessed to abducting Melton in Chesterfield County, repeatedly raping her and then beating her death with a baseball bat in Kershaw County. Miller even led authorities to Melton's body. Despite his reported confession, Miller has yet to work out a plea deal or face a jury. And he won't, as we reported Friday, until Feb. 9, 2016, more than four years after his arrest ...
December 22, 2014 | | Editorials
After years of declaring a group or person of the year, I used this space a year ago to name KershawHealth the 2013 story of the year.
December 22, 2014 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns
It would be very difficult to name all of my favorite toys of my past, but the ones that really stick out upon the rest are the ones that didn't come from Walmart, Target or any other store.
December 22, 2014 | Holly Herndon, 12 Lugoff | Letters
It was late in the summer of my parents' lives that I was born into a family with three children well on their way to being grown and done with home.
December 22, 2014 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns
I threw away my Bill Cosby book a few days ago. It was funny, and it made me laugh but now because of who wrote it, it disgusts me. Perhaps that is petty, but I cannot read it or watch shows associated with Bill Cosby any longer.
December 22, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Columns
When I was a school boy, there was a kid down the street named Rodney who had an "attitude problem," or at least that's what the adults called it. To me and my friends, Rodney was just a jerk.
December 22, 2014 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns
This would be the perfect time for Von Duncan to pull out the "woe is me" card. Instead, the Lugoff-Elgin girls' basketball coach puts on a stoic face and stares down adversity the only way she know how.
December 22, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports
Wanting to conserve some energy in a breakneck-paced scheme, Camden High interim head basketball coach Ron McKie Jr. went to a zone defense Friday night, as opposed to the constant man-to-man pressure which the first-year Bulldog boss favors.
December 22, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports
December 22, 2014 | | Military
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) personnel work to extricate two passengers from this car around 1 p.m. Thursday, which apparently rolled over several times after having gone up an embankment on the eastbound I-20 ramp at Camden Exit 98. Dispatchers initially told the LF-R the accident took place on I-20 itself, but Lugoff Rescue 10, Service 10 and Battalion 1 soon found the accident was on the ramp. LF-R crews stabilized the vehicle and successfully extricated both patients with rescue tools. LF-R Chief Dennis Ray said KershawHealth EMS transported both patients to Palmetto Richland for possible trauma, with a LF-R firefighter ...
December 22, 2014 | | Crime-Police-Fire
Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) drama students recently portrayed the perils, joys and everyday challenges of high school life in their winter production. The play consisted of a series of monologues, written by L-EHS Drama III students, dealing with issues such as pregnancy, parent's divorce, social media mishaps, relationship issues and navigating friendships. The play followed a group of students through their senior year in high school.
December 22, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Education
Twenty-four years ago, Brenda Gary began working at Camden High School as a food service employee within the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). Gary worked at Camden High until last year when officials determined help was needed at Leslie M. Stover Middle School's cafeteria in Elgin.
December 22, 2014 | Simone T. Owens | Education
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On a memorable day for them in 1920, Luke and Ella Catoe McLaughlin welcomed their fourth child and only daughter, Annie B., into the world. The McLaughlins then lived on their farm in the Sandy Grove area of the greater Cassatt community. Cassatt was their post office.
September 03, 2012 | By Harvey S. Teal Provided by the Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns
How much cash should KershawHealth have on hand in order to stay open if no revenue was coming in the door? Indeed, how much cash (and investments) KershawHealth does have on hand to cover those operating expenses was the question during the KershawHealth Board of Trustees' Aug. 27 meeting. Is it 140 days, as reported in the board's summary financial report for the month of July? Or is it 117 days, as of July 31, as reported on a financial "dashboard" report at the same meeting?
September 03, 2012 | Martin L. Cahn | Healthcare
Mr. Holland Bennett, 78, of 1257 Wells Road, Camden, SC passed on Saturday, September 1, 2012. Funeral arrangement arew incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
September 03, 2012 | | Obituaries
It doesn't matter what your point of view is, (most important), do you want to live life the way other countries do, where you only have what the Government gives you? Work the rest of your life so you can watch (silently) your president give it to another country?
September 03, 2012 | Janice Bullock Lugoff | Letters
• Bad news seems to arrive in clumps when it comes to climate change, and the latest findings about sea ice in the Arctic are bleak; the ice level there has shrunk to its lowest level on record. A diminishing ice sheet has all sorts of unpleasant implications for the future, including exacerbating the warming of the atmosphere. Few people have answers, but no longer is there much question about whether global warming is taking place.
September 03, 2012 | | Editorials
Despite not taking any formal vote, Kershaw County Council tried to hash out details Tuesday on making new appointments to the KershawHealth Board of Trustees. During the meeting's council/administrator briefing period, County Administrator Vic Carpenter presented recommendations for making appointments, but noted council could revise his proposal.
September 03, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Kershaw County
Mitt Romney probably should not try to joke about President Barack Obama's birth certificate. It's potentially offensive and, worse, he's not very good at it.
September 03, 2012 | By Clarence Page Chicago Tribune | Columns
September 03, 2012 | | Ariail
Among journalists, there are those stories that show you what you're made of. They challenge you, maybe even drive you crazy as you try to figure out just what the heck is going on. But they also teach you, not just about the craft of journalism, but about yourself.
September 03, 2012 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns
September 03, 2012 | | Miscellaneous
A woman whose Greyhound ran off during a walk has Camden's top cop to thanks for helping reunite her with the dog. Camden Police Chief Joe Floyd helped Barbara Loury find her missing Greyhound this week after it got loose from its collar on East DeKalb Street.
September 03, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Crime-Police-Fire
The Kershaw County School District has updated its PowerSchool Parent Portal to allow parents to access information for all their students with a single login.
September 03, 2012 | | Education
In mid-June, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) investigators arrested 36-year-old Michael Browning for allegedly sexually abusing his own daughters. Browning pled guilty Wednesday and will spend the next 25 years in prison.
September 03, 2012 | | Crime-Police-Fire
(This column was released for publication prior to Hurricane Isaac making landfall.)
September 03, 2012 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
Austin Brown, a 3-year-old colt named after the former Camden resident and Carolina Cup Racing Association Chairman Emeritus, won for the first time in the ninth start of his career last month.
September 03, 2012 | | Equine