Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested two Columbia residents suspected of shoplifting from a West DeKalb Street discount store April 14 following a high-speed chase that ended in Richland County.
April 23, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire
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April 23, 2014 | | For the Record
The Community Medical Clinic (CMC) of Kershaw County is a family practice medical clinic that serves as a safety net for uninsured residents, offering a patient-centered medical home. The CMC utilizes dedicated volunteers, medical providers, administrative staff and community donations to achieve its goal of providing healthcare to the uninsured of Kershaw County by bringing together medical businesses and individual resources.
April 23, 2014 | Haley Atkinson | Localife
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and the Camden Community Theatre (CCT) bring you the highly anticipated BARK! The Musical, a howlingly funny production directed by Jami Steele, the FAC's new Education/Theatre Director. The production will run May 1 - 4 in the Wood Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students, seniors and military. BARK! The Musical is sponsored by Powers Funeral Home. The play is dedicated to the memory of Judith Anne "Judy" Firestone Thiel, a longtime animal lover and staunch supporter of the Walker M. Crowe Animal Shelter.
April 23, 2014 | | Localife
It'll be here before you know it. It's Spring and the Kershaw County Master Gardeners are having their Spring Plant sale Saturday, May 10 (the day before Mother's Day). A large collection of everything needed for a garden will be available for purchase. The sale will be held, as always, at the Homemakers Building at Church and DeKalb Streets in Camden. The doors open at 8 a.m. to a wonderland of plants to replace what the winter or spring may have taken away.
April 23, 2014 | | Localife
This Thursday at 6 p.m. at Hall's restaurant in Lugoff, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS)'s retired and some of its current staff and faculty will gather for the school's 14th faculty reunion. Current L-EHS Principal Tommy Gladden will be the guest speaker. Pictured at last year's event, from left, front row: Kay Roberson, Liz Simon, Margaret DeGroat and Kitty Beard. Second row: Theresa Muldrow, Hebron Lyell, Rosemary Russell, Linda Hall, Evelyn Gibson and Judith Ford. Third row: Mary Lostetter, Pat West, Sandy Fitts, Emily Finley, Annette Wertz, Marcia Cashion, Daphne Clonts, Joyce Nash, Mary Luce Naso ...
April 23, 2014 | | Localife
Registration is ongoing for the seventh annual Clinic Classic 10K run and 5K walk/run, presented by McDonald's of Camden, which will take to the streets of Camden on Saturday, April 26.
April 23, 2014 | | Sports
April 23, 2014 | | Ariail
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April 23, 2014 | | Yesteryear
WASHINGTON -- The new "agreement" between Russia, the U.S. and our allies is exactly what the former KGB agent ordered.
April 23, 2014 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
No city is more inextricably linked to this country's quest for freedom than Boston. From an early age students learn about the Boston Tea Party, the Boston Massacre and all the other historic events that helped set the colonies on the road to freedom. So it was especially fitting Monday that the city showed that it's indeed "Boston Strong" by completing its famous marathon. Of course, the race came a year after bombers killed three and wounded hundreds during the running of this country's most storied 26.2-mile race.
April 23, 2014 | | Editorials
It is hard to remember when Reid Buckley wasn't a part of my life, so prominent and life-altering a place he occupied the past 20 years or so. Not only was he a cherished friend but he also held the distinction of being the only person ever to fire me.
April 23, 2014 | By Kathleen Parker Special to the C-I | Camden
Sylvia Plath said, in her autobiographical novel The Bell Jar, "There must be quite a few things a hot bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them." While I do fully agree with the literary force of genius that is Plath, if that had been my statement, I would have written it: "There must be quite a few things a hot bath or a long walk won't cure, but I don't know many of them."
April 23, 2014 | Haley Atkinson | Columns
If you could travel to any foreign country, which one would it be and why?
April 23, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Sidewalk Survey
It was meant to be nothing more than an innocent off-season bullpen session. But for Kenneth Prince it turned out to be a season-ender.
April 23, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden Military
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September 12, 2011 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns
The YMCA of Columbia's chief executive officer said 893 households would become members of a Camden Y in its first year of operation. YMCA CEO Bryan Madden gave that figure to Camden City Council during a lengthy work session Thursday afternoon. Madden's appearance coincided with a discussion of a proposed memorandum of understanding (link to PDF; includes city manager memo to council, letter from Madden to council and complete text of MOU) council is set to vote on Tuesday.
September 12, 2011 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden
Like a poker player not satisfied with the cards he drew the first few turns around the table, Lugoff-Elgin football coach Scott Jones has used this week of practice to shuffle the deck for what he hopes will be a winning hand.
September 09, 2011 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
He smiled as he talked about his current team and his former team, which will meet tonight for the third time on the football field since Louis Clyburn left as head coach at Andrew Jackson after one season to take the reins at North Central, which is a hop, skip and a jump from his boyhood home.
September 09, 2011 | Tom Didato | North Central High/Middle
Tiffany Rogers dished out 35 assists to help get the North Central offense in gear for what became a three-game sweep over rival Andrew Jackson in a non-region volleyball pairing on Tuesday in Kershaw.
September 09, 2011 | | North Central High/Middle
What is a young and new-look Lugoff-Elgin volleyball team seems to be more than at ease in their new surroundings as the Lady Demons opened Region 4-4A action by blitzing past host Richland Northeast in three games in a Tuesday night pairing.
September 09, 2011 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
Thanks to last Friday's thunderstorm north of Kershaw County, an error in scheduling and a fortuitous opening, the Camden Military Academy football team will play a game tonight.
September 09, 2011 | Tom Didato | Camden Military
The following are menus for Kershaw County schools for the week of Sept. 12-16:
September 09, 2011 | | Education
The Wateree River Pirates have likely taken their final voyage. Only weeks after constructing a 50-foot-long, pirate-themed boat for use along the Wateree River, Matt McCaskill and Colt Shirley were forced to take apart the ship they essentially built from scratch.
September 09, 2011 | Michael Ulmer | Miscellaneous
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are Lulu, a 4-month-old female bulldog-mix puppy, and a black kitten with gold eyes. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The shelter is closed Sunday and Monday. For information on the shelter or to check for a missing pet, call 425-6016 or e-mail email@example.com. The ...
September 09, 2011 | | Pets
The latest trend in an increasingly touchy-feely world is that of life coach.
September 09, 2011 | Glenn Tucker C-I contributing editor | Columns
Given the unsuccessful record of the previous YMCAs in Camden, what is the city leaders' backup plan if the Columbia Y loses money, breaks its lease,and vacates? Who will operate this sports center in that case?
September 09, 2011 | John R. Jaynes Camden | Letters
Mrs. Serina Albertha Hunter Bell, 83, of 4665 Ellerbe Mill Road, Rembert, entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 5, 2011. She was the daughter of the late Samuel Jr. and Albertha Mayrant Hunter.
September 09, 2011 | | Obituaries
Camden City Council is set to vote Tuesday on a memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the city and YMCA of Columbia to operate a proposed sports complex the city plans to build on the former site of Boylan-Haven-Mather Academy. The item appears on a proposed agenda for Tuesday's meeting obtained by the Chronicle-Independent Wednesday evening.
September 09, 2011 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden
A 9/11 memorial ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lugoff-Elgin High School stadium, hosted by the Lugoff Fire Department.
September 09, 2011 | | Miscellaneous