Children's laughter mixed with the barks of terriers could be heard as you approached the infield during Saturday's 43rd annual Colonial Cup. As temperatures hovered on the cooler side, many spectators were bundled up yet ready to enjoy a day with friends and family at Camden's Springdale Race Course.
The Bethune Police Department (BPD) installed a new computer system at no cost to the town. BPD Capt. Brandon Brown informed Bethune Town Council of the installation during its Aug. 9 meeting. Minutes of the meeting did not detail how the BPD acquired the computer system.
A former Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputy has been acting as Bethune's police chief since not long after the late Larry Davis resigned following his diagnosis of terminal cancer in February. Bethune Town Clerk Janice Hunter confirmed former deputy Jimmy Miller is acting as chief on a temporary basis.
Readers of the Chronicle-Independent and West Wateree Chronicle newspapers will soon have a new way to get the coverage of local news, sports, arts and community events Kershaw County has come to expect for more than 120 years.
Eddie J. Wood, who pastored at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Black River Road in Camden, is sharing 25 years of ministry and research into church history and traditions in a new book, "Turning Points Within the Church."
Charles Andrew "Andy" Robinson Jr., a Camden native and son of Charles and Mary Robinson of Camden, was recently selected for and graduated from the FBI National Academy (FBINA) Session No. 241 in Quantico, Va.
Eighteen months ago, Eat Smart Move More (ESSM) of Kershaw County decided to place "Share the Road" signs on Kershaw County roads in an effort to raise motorist awareness of cyclists. Local cyclist Ralph Nugent played an active role in the efforts by helping to identify dangerous areas where he felt signs were needed.