A lack of fire hydrants delayed Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) crews getting more water to battle a two-story house fire on Lander Lane in Lugoff's Hunter Crossing subdivision shortly after midnight Wednesday. LF-R Chief Dennis Ray said it is not uncommon for hydrants in rural subdivisions to be placed more than 1,000 feet apart, making it tough for firefighters to do their jobs.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) reported a relatively quiet week, with several reports of minor incidents.
A Camden woman died as a result of a New Year's Eve car crash, according to new Kershaw County Coroner David West. West identified the deceased as Maureen Knudson, 56, of Camden.
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) Chief Dennis Ray along with Battalion Chief Chris Spitzer want to thank everyone who participated in the recent fundraiser to offset some of the medical costs incurred by Spitzer's son, Carson. LF-R raffled off a genuine leather Cairns brand fire helmet that had been donated by fire equipment vendor Safe Industries.
An employee of a downtown Camden restaurant called police Tuesday, Dec. 23 after receiving a phone call she suspected was an attempted scam. A Camden Police Department (CPD) report said a man called the business and said he was the general manager for a local electric cooperative and the restaurant had a past due bill of $1,400 that had to be paid immediately or the electric service would be cut off. The woman told officers the man told her to go to a local drug store and purchase a "green dot money pack" to use to make payment and ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested 33-year-old William Rawlinson Taylor, from Hopkins, Friday after he allegedly stole a pickup truck and enclosed trailer and led deputies on a high-speed chase.
S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers took an inside tour of Wateree Farm in Rembert on Dec. 18.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested two suspects in similar cases this week.
A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy arrested a Camden man Thursday for trafficking cocaine after stopping the man for speeding.
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) personnel work to extricate two passengers from this car around 1 p.m. Thursday, which apparently rolled over several times after having gone up an embankment on the eastbound I-20 ramp at Camden Exit 98. Dispatchers initially told the LF-R the accident took place on I-20 itself, but Lugoff Rescue 10, Service 10 and Battalion 1 soon found the accident was on the ramp. LF-R crews stabilized the vehicle and successfully extricated both patients with rescue tools. LF-R Chief Dennis Ray said KershawHealth EMS transported both patients to Palmetto Richland for possible trauma, with a LF-R firefighter ...
The man accused of kidnapping a woman in Chesterfield County, sexually assaulting her there, bringing her into Kershaw County, sexually assaulting her again and then killing her with a baseball bat three years ago will not face a jury until Feb. 9, 2016.
Kershaw County businessman Frank Lee kicked off an effort to purchase replacement bulletproof vests for Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies. Lee donated funds to do so through the Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF).
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested and charged a Lancaster man with grand larceny, DUI, driving under suspension and failure to stop for blue lights Sunday after he fled in a stolen truck from a KCSO deputy.
The Ebola outbreak has affected few Americans so far, but the crisis is epic in western Africa, where thousands have already died from the virus. One Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy is doing what he can to help.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Blackstock man with a long criminal history following a high speed chase in Lugoff early Friday.
A Camden Police Department (CPD) officer released a 19-year-old Sumter man after initially detaining him following a report that the young man had pointed a ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a Bethune man Wednesday for attempted murder in connection with an incident that took place April 15.
Charles Richard Bradberry, 37, of Columbia pleaded guilty April 14 to two counts of second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor victim ages 11-14 ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested and charged a Columbia man and a 16-year-old girl Thursday for carjacking. A KCSO press release identified ...
A Cassatt man died Friday afternoon while unloading his tractor.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Lugoff man for possession with intent to distribute marijuana April 12.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) received its sixth consecutive Agency of the Year award for departments with 51-100 officers "excelling in the area ...
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