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Editorial: ‘A great year’

Listening to Kershaw County Economic Development Director Peggy McLean at Tuesday's Kershaw County Council meeting, as recounted in one of today's front page stories, confirmed our happy suspicions: 2015 was a great year, as McLean put it, for Kershaw County from an economic development standpoint.

January 29, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Carolina sports

There is no better time to be a Carolina sports fan than now. The Carolina Panthers are on their way to the Super Bowl and, depending on what you read, a 4- to 10-point favorite to win it all. (Here in our offices, we're expecting a Panthers blowout over the Denver Broncos.)

January 26, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Tuition-free

The idea any currently enrolled Kershaw County high school student with a C or better average when they graduate -- almost any 9th through 12th grader -- will be able to go to Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) completely tuition-free is amazing news.

January 22, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Beechwood’s future

We recently reported a deal to transform Beechwood -- a 65-acre property with a century-old home on Camden's Knights Hill Road -- into a retirement community is dead, for the moment.

January 19, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: King Day

Kershaw County School District students are off today for a teacher workday. They will also be off from school Monday in observance Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday.

January 15, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Legislators

Today, we bring you a rundown on The ALPHA Center's annual legislative luncheon, held Jan. 6.

January 12, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: KH layoffs

Today's news of KershawHealth's decision to lay off 26 employees is unwelcome, but understandable news. Despite Capella and MUSC Health's recent lease/purchase of the hospital and their agreement to invest some $55 million into the healthcare operation during the next 10 years, some tightening of the belt was likely inevitable.

January 08, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: A real race

Like many of you, we are not greatly enamored with the candidates for president gracing our television and computer screens this year. With all the bombast assailing us, we are quite grateful for the more pleasant campaigns right here at home for the special election to fill the District 1 seat on Kershaw County Council.

January 05, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: The new year

We awake today to the first day of 2016. What will it bring, we wonder. There will be birthdays, graduations and weddings -- life goes on.

January 01, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Health foundation

As we report on our front page today, the KershawHealth Foundation is changing its name to the Health Foundation of Kershaw County. Long-time residents will remember it under yet another name: The Hospital Foundation to Advance Healthcare in Kershaw County.

December 29, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Happy holidays!

The date on today's paper reads Friday, December 25, 2015. Many of you, however, likely received or bought your copy of today's paper on Thursday -- an early present, if you will, due to moving our publishing schedule to account for even the post office and our delivery drivers being off Christmas Eve and Christmas day.

December 24, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Camden does it again

Today's front page news on Camden's selection as a stop for the EQUUS Film Festival (EFF) WINNIE Winners Tour is a major coup for the county seat.

December 22, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Part of the story

It is very, very rare when this, or any other, newspaper becomes part of the story it is covering. Today, one of our top stories concerns the positive result of a search for 7-year-old Charles Chandler, who disappeared with his parents just before Thanksgiving after being here only a few short weeks.

December 18, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Election 2016

The election season is starting a little earlier than usual for us here in Kershaw County, due to the need for a special election to fill the District 1 seat on Kershaw County Council vacated by Willie Mickle at the end of November.

December 15, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Again, shop local

It's that time of year again.

December 11, 2015 | | Editorials


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Editorial: Blame for closing schools may be misplaced

After reading today's coverage of this week's Kershaw County Board of Trustees meeting, one could easily get the sense of an "us versus ...

February 05, 2016 | | Editorials


Rampell: Just how dumb does Trump think we are?

Donald Trump thinks you're an idiot.

February 05, 2016 | By Catherine Rampell Washington Post Writer's Group | Editorials


Editorial: Good news

This may sounds odd in this day and age of 24/7 news cycles dependent on screaming headlines about the worst mankind has to offer ...

February 02, 2016 | | Editorials


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