Safety of all kinds -- Internet, boating, fire and highway -- was a key topic for youngsters attending the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) STARS Camp. The campers also learned about bullying/cyber-bullying, basic first aid and alcohol and drug abuse prevention. In addition to a visit from the KCSO K9 unit, the youngsters met a special guest, Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter of Gilbert (standing, fourth from left), who was severely injured in Afghanistan when he threw himself in front of a grenade to protect a friend. Carpenter, who has been nominated for the Medal of Honor, spoke to the ...
The new school year is in sight with registration for Kershaw County School District students next week.
Not even a month has passed since Dell Brabham assumed principalship of Midway Elementary School (MES), and she's already outlined two major goals for the upcoming school year: increasing ongoing student achievement and student attendance.
Justin R. Putnam of Camden was named to the Dean's List for the 2011 spring semester at the University of South Carolina.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees may vote on a revised school calendar, environmental services contract and a resolution for general obligation bonds during its meeting Tuesday night.
Four new assistant principals will greet the 2011-12 school year when the bell rings Aug. 17.
For Michael Broderick, it all began in his SEAGUL class.
The first day of school for Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students is Aug. 17 and some youngsters need the community's help in being prepared for a successful year.
Doby's Mill Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-weeks period.
Chris Crutcher says he is "shocked" a book he wrote was removed from school libraries in Kershaw County.
All Kershaw County School District students and parents -- both new and returning -- should plan to attend school registration later this month.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) may transfer some $5,000 from the district's general reserve fund to food service operations in order to keep lunch prices down this coming school year.
A local student graduated in May from Louisburg College in Louisburg, N.C.
A conversation 20 years ago between Victor Jowers and his wife, Sarah, created an academic legacy which has lasted ever since. Jowers said he was looking at the Chronicle-Independent and other newspapers and saw how they were recognizing the county's top athletes.
Mt. Pisgah Elementary School recently announced its honor rolls for the second nine weeks of the school year.
Elizabeth Combs of Camden graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina during its fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 15.
It will only cost the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) about $5,000 to repair the most critical and hazardous issues at Camden High School's Zemp Stadium. The district plans to begin making those repairs -- and similar ones at Lugoff-Elgin and North Central high schools' stadiums -- during warming weather later this year.
Baron DeKalb Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-weeks period of the school year.
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