KershawHealth will conduct an internal investigation to determine if a PC technician arrested August 23 for inappropriately texting a 14-year-old Kershaw County teen used any KershawHealth assets "as part of acts similar to what he has been charged with," KershawHealth Vice President of Marketing and Community Development Joseph Bruce said in an email.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested one of two men accused of deliberately running over a man riding a moped who later died of his injuries.
A Johnsonville man arrested in 2012 for sexually assaulting an 8-year-old, and allegedly plotting to have the victim and her family killed, pleaded guilty under a negotiated plea deal on Monday.
A Lugoff man employed by KershawHealth is in jail in Darlington County after allegedly texting a Kershaw County teen about sex.
Two men allegedly ran over a Bethune man with a van and then stole the victim's moped, according to information from the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). The victim later died of his injuries.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors is accepting 2013 nominations for the Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award. The KCSF established the award in 2012 to recognize the support of Kershaw County residents for the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). The award is named after the late Mr. Leonard L. Price, a former resident of the North Central area of Kershaw ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is warning citizens of two scams in different neighborhoods where con artists are going door-to-door.
Camden and Lugoff firefighters are 'fired up' to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), Thursday through Saturday this week.
As most Kershaw County schools opened their doors to students Monday, the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) was there for the fourth year in a row with a fire truck at Wateree Elementary School (WES) early in the morning as students returned to class. LFD headquarters sent out its 77-foot ladder truck to WES as parents and buses brought students back to school on the nervous "first day."
An allegedly drunk Lugoff man who may have also been high on drugs, purportedly rammed into the back of his girlfriend's vehicle following an argument.
Freddie Grant, 53, of Elgin will spend 30 years in prison for the kidnapping and murder of Richland County teenager Gabriella "Gabbiee" Swainson after negotiating a deal with authorities. Grant pleaded guilty to the charges in front of 5th Circuit Court Judge Robert Hood at the Richland County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon. Grant will be 83 years old when he completes his sentence.
A Camden woman pled guilty Wednesday in federal court to filing false tax returns using other people's identifying information without their authority. South Carolina U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles said in a press release that Penny Maria Smith, 51, of Camden, pled guilty to an "information charging fraud with identification documents." Nettles said U.S. District Judge Cameron McGowan Currie accepted Smith's plea and will impose sentence on November 19. According to Nettles, some ...
A man posing as a Charleston police officer called a Camden home and said that the residents owed more than $300 in speeding tickets. The man said they had been caught on tape speeding and instructed the resident to purchase a GreenDot card and call him back with a card's number.
Twenty-seven firefighters from North and South Carolina rode up on bicycles to the Camden Fire Department (CFD) at Camden City Hall a little after 11 a.m. Monday. Family, friends and other supporters rode ahead or behind in trucks. Monday marked the Carolina Brotherhood's third day of riding, having started in Rocky Mount, N.C. They had just come from Darlington where they got the chance to run a circuit around ...
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews knew something big was happening Thursday when 5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson received a phone call while they were having lunch.
For the past several weeks, the Chronicle-Independent has been unable to publish Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) incident reports due to the implementation of a new incident report database called InterAct Online. The C-I has not yet been provided access to the new database as it had with the KCSO's previous system.
Another burglary in east Camden, another set of suspects. For the second time in as many days, the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested two suspects Wednesday after they were caught burglarizing an east Camden home. According to a KCSO press release, a homeowner walked into her home and saw three people as they fled carrying a television and other items.
Two members of the school improvement council (SIC) at Camden Middle School (CMS) say they are satisfied with the way school administrators handled an incident Tuesday morning involving a 13-year-old student bringing a gun and box cutter on campus. Camden's police chief also praised administrators, saying their choices made it possible for the Camden Police Department (CPD) to complete its investigation.
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