September 19, 2014 | | Ariail
No couple in America stirs emotions like Bill and Hillary Clinton, so when she showed up at an Iowa political festival acting more and more like a presidential candidate, it caused quite a flap among those who have begun such movements as "Ready For Hillary," and also among those who'd rather see anybody than her become president. But it proved one thing: that even after decades in the spotlight of the political arena, she still commands attention.
September 19, 2014 | | Editorials
We spread Steve last week.
September 19, 2014 | Glenn Tucker | Columns
WASHINGTON -- We want to move out. We want to own our home. We want to marry. We want to work.
September 19, 2014 | By Catherine Rampell Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
It sure has felt good to have some cooler days lately. After a long, hot summer, it's nice to know the more pleasant breeze of a pre-autumn day. I have heard many people say similar things in the past week or two, and then there's usually also a follow-up comment about how it won't be long until we're complaining about how cold it is or there's snow and ice on the roads. All true.
September 19, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Columns
Hot, hot, hot! We're on the second day of 99 degrees-plus-the-heat-index weather. I'm on my wide front porch on the shady side of the house with a woven Palmetto frond fan in my hand. Back and forth, waving steadily. It helps a little -- fanning my sweat glistened cheeks and neck. The ladies a century ago would have said they were "glowing." They used these fans too -- in fact my older friend bought dozens of them for her daughter's summer wedding at Salem Black River Presbyterian years ago -- before they put in air conditioning. She gave me this ...
September 19, 2014 | By Katherine Richardson C-I contributing columnist | Columns
New Lugoff-Elgin High School Principal Worth Thomasson wants students to understand that what they learn in the classroom can be applied to life outside the classroom. Thomasson, who moved from being principal at North Central High School in August, hopes to make that connection through promoting literacy this school year.
September 19, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Education
Four churches came together for their fourth annual 9/11 memorial service on Sept. 11 to mark the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 2001. About 50 people showed up for the service, held at noon in front of the Kershaw County Courthouse on Broad Street in Camden.
September 19, 2014 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden
With his 90th birthday barely a month away, Benny Martin looks back over the decades on a life that has taken him around the United States and the world. Martin was born Oct. 28, 1924 in Buhl, Idaho. After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served three years during World War II starting in 1943.
September 19, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Military
A Camden resident who wants to preserve Zemp Stadium spoke before the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees during its meeting Tuesday night.
September 19, 2014 | Simone T. Owens | Education
The Wateree Sailing Club (WSC) will host an Eastern Multihull Sailing Association (EMSA) regatta on Lake Wateree on Oct. 4-5.
September 19, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports
Cheraw proved to be a mere bump in the road for North Central as the Lady Knights crushed visiting Braves in three sets, 25-7, 25-16 and 25-18, on Tuesday night in a Region 4-AA volleyball match played inside The Castle in Boonetown.
September 19, 2014 | | North Central High/Middle
While the rest of the pro and college football worlds were busy handing out suspensions of every variety known to man, we are glad to tell you that your Fearless Forecasters have all been good boys and girls and are back to their normal positions this week.
September 19, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports
Let's see, now. Two weeks ago, East Clarendon lost to North Central, 28-6. Last Friday, Camden Military Academy was edged by North Central, 20-14.
September 19, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden Military
This is not the team which Camden head coach Jimmy Neal thought he would see when he agreed to play Lancaster last winter.
September 19, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle
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If the Los Angeles Lakers need a shoulder to cry on after losing out on acquiring all-star guard Chris Paul, they may want to set up a long distance call with the Atlanta Hawks.
December 21, 2011 | Michael Ulmer | Columns
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December 21, 2011 | | For the Record
Photo cutline -- Clothing for Needy -- Camden High School sewing instructor Mrs. V.R. "Daisy" Polson displays some of the garments the students of her six classes have made for the Jaycees' Stocking Fund. Approximately 300 pair of trousers, sweater shirts, and sweater-type jackets were made by the 76 students. The garments were given to Stocking Fund Chairman Tommy Cooper Friday and will be distributed among the some 125 needy families now on the Jaycees' list.
December 21, 2011 | | Yesteryear
December 21, 2011 | | Ariail
Dear Annie: I usually do the cooking in the house, but occasionally, my husband likes to surprise me by preparing a meal. I'm glad he wants to relieve me of the kitchen duties, but he has a bad habit of wrecking my cookware.
December 21, 2011 | | Dear Annie
Tim and Tonya Spradley stood with their family in front of a camera on a clear day in November.
December 21, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife
The grand prize winners have been announced for the Kershaw County Recreation Department's annual Christmas Card contest sponsored by First Palmetto Savings Bank. All schools participating were combined by grade in order to award the overall cash prize winners. First-place winners received $25; second-place winners were presented $15; and third-place winners were awarded $10. All winners and honorable mentions are on display at the First Palmetto Savings Bank located on East DeKalb Street. Becky Jackson (back, center) with First Palmetto presented the awards to the overall winners, who were the following: kindergarten category -- first place, William Carter of Midway ...
December 21, 2011 | | Education
Jackson School hosted a Christmas-time celebration Dec. 8. The chorus began with a Christmas concert followed by a Christmas presentation from Jackson's Lego Robotics team. After the reading of "The Polar Express," Jackson had a special visit from Santa. During the visit Santa posed for photos with students and passed out candy canes. Students also had the opportunity to make Christmas crafts. This was a spectacular event enjoyed by all at Jackson, said Principal Matia Goodwin (second row, center), surrounded by students (first row, from left) Landon Goodwin, Alyson Goodwin, Tobias Miller, (second row) Luis Hernandez, Kathryn Knight, Santa ...
December 21, 2011 | | Education
In February 1974, New York Magazine published a long, in-depth article about the fight between the then-current backers of the existing New York Coliseum and the supporters of a proposed convention center. Among the supporters: Mayor John Lindsay. About half-way through the story, readers are introduced to someone helping the opponents of the proposed project: Herbert J. Farber. Opponents hired his public relations firm to "immediately begin orchestrating the resistance," according to writer Nicholas Pileggi.
December 21, 2011 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden
Elgin Town Council is moving forward with plans to update its planning and zoning regulations. During the council meeting Dec. 6, Dan Vismor, of Vismor and Associates, presented council with an outline of how he could provide a comprehensive plan for the town.
December 21, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Lugoff-Elgin
A 39-year-old Camden man faces multiple charges following an incident at a U.S. 601 South, Lugoff bar involving a number of Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies and employees
December 21, 2011 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire
Recently Republican candidate Newt Gingrich told a culture thinking audience in Spartanburg that if he is elected president within one year he will turn back all federal labor laws to 1941. Several names came to mind, like President Franklin Roosevelt and labor leader Asa Philip Randolph
December 21, 2011 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters