A home on Mt. Olive Road, Camden, burned down causing a car parked near the home to also catch on fire Monday morning. The fire could be seen by motorists traveling on I-20.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies charged a Camden man Tuesday with third-degree criminal sexual conduct after turning himself in over accusations he inappropriately touched a 9-year-old girl. In a statement released Wednesday, the KCSO identified the man as Christopher D. Yates, of Lakeshore Drive, Camden. Deputies interviewed him with his attorney present before charging him.
Two men claiming to be brothers tried to swindle a woman into a repaving her driveway for $150.
Firefighters from the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) recently received full access to the old Burger King building on U.S. 1 in Lugoff for structured firefighter training evolutions.
The Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) battles a barn fire Nov. 12 on Guion Drive off Lachicotte Road in Lugoff. A cold front entering the area brought wind gusts of more than 30 mph to the area, threatening to drive the flames against a nearby residence. LFD Battalion 1, Rescue 10 and Engine 10 arrived on the scene to find the large barn heavily involved in fire. The fire also spread to the yard and woods surrounding the home and threatened a neighbor's detached car garage. LFD crews immediately protected the exposed structures with three attack lines while other crews ...
A Lancaster County man arrested more than two and a half years ago for allegedly murdering his estranged wife and his male roommate in Kershaw County pleaded guilty to those charges on Oct. 31.
Five people, including two 16-year-old male juveniles are charged in connection with a break-in at the Verizon store on West DeKalb Street in Camden. The arrests, detailed in a Camden Police Department (CPD) press release issued Tuesday afternoon, took place Monday, Nov. 4. The CPD issued the press release following further investigation that led to additional charges in other jurisdictions.
An unknown assailant shot a Camden man at a Chestnut Street home just before 7 p.m. Friday. EMS later transported the victim to KershawHealth; he was then flown to a Columbia-area hospital.
A Cassatt mail carrier and volunteer firefighter died Wednesday morning after she ran off the road and into a concrete statue. Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers identified the victim as Erica Broughton, 26, of Cassatt.
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Lugoff man Friday on allegations he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old female relative.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies arrested 17 people on various charges in the last days of October as a result of a 4-month-long drug distribution investigation.
A Lugoff woman told Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies she was abducted from her home and raped.
A Lugoff couple will spend the next 20 years in jail after entering a special plea in connection with charges they severely abused a 4-year-old girl.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) arrested a career Lugoff firefighter Friday for allegedly engaging in sexual conduct with a teenage girl.
The manager of a Camden motel is among six people the Camden Police Department (CPD) served warrants for drug distribution. The manager and five others are all residents of the Mona Lisa Motel on West DeKalb Street, according to Chief Joe Floyd. According to CPD reports, officers served motel manager Felicia Renee Johnson, 34, who also lives at the motel, with three warrants for drug distribution in proximity of a school. Officers served the other five residents with warrants for drug distribution.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) is continuing its investigation of Saturday's early morning armed robbery at the Markette in Lugoff. New information from the KCSO's incident report of the robbery now indicates that the robber forced the female employee opening the store to open a safe.
A group of Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) students learned about how things work at the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) at a special event Friday. DMES Assistant Principal Michael Manning sponsors "The Beau Tie Club," a group of boys recommended by teachers to be mentored by men of the community. They earn bow ties as rewards for good behavior and good decision making, Manning said.
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