At least for a moment, Camden attorney Deborah Butcher found herself involved with one of the most high profile court cases in South Carolina history. Butcher, who, with her husband, Robert, own and operate the Camden Law Firm, represented Joey Meek at his federal court bond hearing in Columbia on Friday.
With a recent rash of vehicle break-ins in the West Wateree area of Kershaw County, Sheriff Jim Matthews and lead investigator Capt. Steve Knafelc are cautioning residents to guard their valuables and not make their vehicles easy targets.
An 80-year-old missing Elgin man suffering from dementia and severe diabetes is back with his family today after being located not far from his Watts Hill Road home Tuesday evening. The man had been missing since Sunday evening.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) narcotics investigators arrested a Lugoff man Wednesday afternoon after finding an illegal liquor-making operation on Barlow Drive.
A Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputy responded to a call of an Elgin man shot in the leg by his cousin Sept. 6.
A Bethune man died Tuesday morning when the SUV he was driving went out of control, collided with a logging truck and burst into flames on U.S. 1 at James West Road near Cassatt.
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews says too many guilty driving under the influence (DUI) offenders go unpunished or "underpunished." The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCOS) regularly receives awards for enforcing South Carolina's DUI laws, but Matthews said the way those laws are written often end up with less than optimal outcomes in his mind.
A lightning strike to the roof of a Lachicotte Road, Lugoff home during a strong Sept. 4 thunderstorm started a fire, according to a Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) press release. LF-R crews responded to the fire around 11:40 p.m.
The Camden Fire Department and Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) set a new record by raising more than $31,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Sept. 3-5. The two departments raised $31,116 during the three-day "Fill the Boot" campaign. According a to joint press release, the amount is the second highest raised in the state this year.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested two Cassatt men Sept. 1 after incriminating themselves in burglaries from the previous night. The arrests may clear up a number of burglaries from throughout Kershaw County.
As Kershaw County enters the annual Labor Day weekend, it's also time for local fire departments to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Firemen in Camden and Lugoff took to the streets Thursday and are doing so again today and Saturday, holding a boot they hope to fill with donations from passing motorists.
A man injured in a home invasion on Salt Pond Road in Lugoff near Ridgeway spent several days unable to move before being discovered by a neighbor.
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) crews worked quickly to stop and control a house fire in Lugoff within six minutes of entering the home Saturday.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is reporting a rash of auto break-ins in the Hunter's Crossing subdivision in Elgin on Monday night.
Members of the Camden Fire Department (CFD) and Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R), along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), will host a special event to kick off the firefighters' annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to continue a 60-year tradition of helping save and improve the lives of people fighting muscle disease in the Camden and Lugoff communities. The media event will be held at CFD headquarters next to Camden City Hall, 1000 Lyttleton St., Camden, on Tuesday at 11 a.m., according to a press release.
A 60-year-old Batesburg man managed to survive after his tractor-trailer crashed through a concrete barrier on the westbound I-20 bridge over the Wateree River and ...
The Camden Police Department (CPD) is looking for the young man who abducted a 31-year-old woman and her 18- and 3-year-old sons from a Kendall ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Alvin Davis IV, 20, of Haile Gold Mine Road, Kershaw, on Saturday, charging him with unlawful conduct ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies responded to Hunters Lane near Camden late on the night of April 24 to a call of an ...
A 25-year-old man mentioned in Tuesday's weekly crime report as possibly contributing to the delinquency of a minor is now being charged with multiple ...
Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) crews quickly put out a trailer fire at the Target Distribution Center around 11:30 p.m. Monday.
Two men died in separate incidents during a less than 24-hour period Monday night and Tuesday afternoon, according to Kershaw County Coroner David West.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Airflack Leslie Crumpton Jr., 28, of Winnsboro on Thursday and charged him with second degree criminal sexual ...
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested two men in a single incident during which a KCSO traffic deputy caught them excessively speeding on ...
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors is accepting 2016 nominations for the "Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award." Established in ...
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