Two chemicals found in various American household products may harm fetal development and possibly lower a child's IQ, according to new research.
December 22, 2014 | Kelsey Clark Deseret News | National
Weak growth, foreign competition and technological change have caused many Americans to be out of work, but men are handling unemployment harder than women, according to a new survey.
December 22, 2014 | Megan Marsden Christensen KSL | National
While President Obama launched a $1 billion dollar public/private push to expand early childhood education this week, some are arguing that better preschool, however helpful, may be too little too late for many kids.
December 22, 2014 | Eric Schulzke Deseret News | National
One lie, two lies, three lies. If your children are lying more after you have punished them for being dishonest, one problem may be that you need to talk to them instead.
December 22, 2014 | Kelsey Clark Deseret News | National
The numbers of students being "held back" a grade, known as "grade retention," have tumbled in recent years, according to a new study by the American Educational Research Association.
December 22, 2014 | | National
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
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August 27, 2012 | | Ariail
• We were intrigued by a recent study showing that baby boomer and older women generally earn less, have less money in retirement and are expected to live longer than men, yet they are much more likely to donate to charity and to give more generously then males. When factors such as education, income, race and other factors are figured in, boomer and older women give 89 percent more of their income to charity than their male counterparts. That figure rises as women's income goes up. That says something good about women's charitable inclinations and not so good about ...
August 27, 2012 | | Editorials
A remodeled Elgin Town Hall will be open to the public for a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. The completed renovations include a new municipal courtroom, administrative area and offices for the Elgin Police Department.
August 27, 2012 | | Lugoff-Elgin
A love of Ford cars and trucks, which grew with their love for each other, recently landed a Liberty Hill couple in the pages -- and one of their antique cars on the cover -- of a national Ford V-8 magazine.
August 27, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Miscellaneous
Thursday was my younger son, Caleb's 11th birthday. Unreal, right? One of our gifts was a new Lego Star Wars bookbag, celebrating his love of Legos, Star Wars and a Lego Star Wars video game he and his brother, Joshua (also 11; he'll be 12 in October), love to play.
August 27, 2012 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns
WASHINGTON -- Some days Mitt Romney must wonder how he got involved with this crew. Here he's trying to talk about jobs, jobs, jobs -- and his political colleagues keep changing the subject to a topic about which an alarming few seem to know anything at all: women.
August 27, 2012 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
The Gardening Girls Study Club are pictured here at Cedar Knoll (located in Camden), former home of Lucy B. Pomeroy, the second president of the Garden Club of South Carolina Inc. and former president of the Camden Garden Club.
August 27, 2012 | Julie Prickett | Localife
Dear Annie: I am a single mother in my mid-30s and recently graduated from college. Because of the current job market, I am having difficulty finding a permanent full-time position in my field. I will most likely need to relocate to another state.
August 27, 2012 | | Dear Annie
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) is proud to announce auditions for Kershaw County's Got Talent. Beginning Sept. 4, the FAC will hold three nights of auditions throughout the county for the third annual Kershaw County's Got Talent -- a talent competition for Kershaw County residents. This year, there are two categories: Youth, ages 6 to 15, and Adult, ages 16 and up. The final competition is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15 at the FAC of Kershaw County. Kershaw County's Got Talent is sponsored by McDonalds of Camden.
August 27, 2012 | | Localife
A lot has happened in South Carolina since the State Integrity Investigation ranked our state among the most at risk for corruption. In March I wrote about this report, some efforts that had been made, and some bills that I had filed to improve our ethics laws. Here is an update.
August 27, 2012 | By State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk C-I contributing columnist | Columns
A Memorial Mass will be held for Morgan Earl Isaac, Jr., 81, on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. The family will receive friends following the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to KershawHealth Hospice.
August 27, 2012 | | Obituaries
Ms. Estelle Murphy, 88, formerly of 411 Church Street Apt. 109-D, Camden, SC passed on Friday, August 24, 2012. Family will be receiving friends at 32 Colony Drive, Camden, SC at the home of her niece Ms. Willene Fulson. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
August 27, 2012 | | Obituaries
Joshua Croft, grandson of Mrs. Margie Hunter of Lugoff, recently completed officer field training at Maxwell Air Base in Montgomery, Ala.
August 27, 2012 | | Military
The West Nile Virus cases in humans and horses have been on the rise in 2012, and, according to the CDC, human cases are at their highest levels since West Nile Virus was first detected in the United States in 1999. Dr. Tracy Norman, clinical assistant professor at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) Large Animal Clinic, suggests protecting horses by vaccinating against the disease and taking measures to prevent mosquito bites.
August 27, 2012 | Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences | Pets
The Internal Revenue Service has some important information for those who have sold or are about to sell their home. If you have a gain from the sale of your main home, you may be able to exclude all or part of that gain from your income.
August 27, 2012 | | Business