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Editorial: Revolving door

We are as tired as Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews of the revolving door in our prisons and county jails. Take the case of Richard Herman Roach III, which we report on today's front page.

July 08, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Green opportunities

The city of Camden has been doing quite a bit of work to boost tourism and generate more economic development. The Wayfinding Sign project is well underway and is really making the town look good. Thanks in large part to such incentives as the façade grant program, many buildings downtown are looking sharp. And thanks in large part to an economic development incentive ordinance passed in December 2015, a new 64 room hotel is coming to the I-20/Exit 98 area.

July 05, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Fireworks and more

Once a year, on July 4th, we could easily rename Lake Wateree as Lake Fireworks. That's because, each year, the Lake Wateree Association (LWA) puts on a fantastic fireworks show on the lake everyone can enjoy.

July 01, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Historic Camden

During the past several issues of this newspaper, we have published stories related to Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site. We've promoted the appearance of a noted lecturer on Nathaniel Greene and the Battle of Hobkirk's Hill coming up this Thursday along with Sunday's Patriots, Picnic and Pops event.

June 28, 2016 | | Editorials


Parker: Brexit, meet Trexit

WASHINGTON -- With Britain's vote to leave the European Union, did Donald Trump just win the presidential election?

June 28, 2016 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Editorials


Tatum: Fear and loathing in the U.S. of A.

"Paranoia strike deep, into your life it will creep, it starts when you're always afraid, step out of line the man will come and take you away…"

June 28, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Editorials


Editorial: A lack of will

Elsewhere on our website, Editor Martin L. Cahn laments the lack of compromise on gun control on the national level. In similar fashion, we are disappointed with the S.C. General Assembly for not finding a way through to regulate the release of police dash cam video and, even more important, revise the S.C. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).

June 24, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: The Emmanuel Nine

A year ago, the grief was still fresh. We were all still reeling from the murders of nine innocent people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, one of the oldest African-American congregations in the U.S. We wrote then -- and still believe now -- "Charleston has shown the rest of the country how to transcend such grief in a non-violent, some would even say, loving way."

June 21, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: District accounts

When Kershaw County Council passed third and final reading of the county's proposed budget on a 4-3 vote Tuesday (see "County council passes final budget"), it included an amendment put forward by Councilman Sammie Tucker Jr. to create an annual $49,000 fund -- pulled out of the capital reserve fund -- for seven district accounts of $7,000 each.

June 17, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Public safety

Friday, we published a guest column from Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews detailing several recent, violent incidents to which deputies responded. Matthews said deputies respond to such incidents, patrol our communities and respond to other emergencies while making a starting salary of only $31,500. Furthermore, he said 11 of the 22 deputies who have left the department since Jan. 2015 have done so for higher salaries.

June 14, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Fred Sheheen

What more can we say about the very unexpected passing of Fred Sheheen, one of Camden, Kershaw County and South Carolina's most beloved men?

June 10, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Camden signage

People all over Camden are talking about the city's new district, historic marker and street signs. As well they should. They are not merely new -- something which, in and of itself, would have been nice -- they are attractive and, as promised, tie into each other by design.

June 07, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Highway challenge

With the passing of the Memorial Day Weekend, Kershaw County and the rest of the state moved into the unofficial start of the summer season. From now until mid-August when our kids go back to school, we will be engaged in various summertime activities: vacations, camping trips, baseball games, swimming at the beach or a pool and so on.

June 03, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Grads & Flags

The holiday weekend which ended yesterday marked two significant observances here in Kershaw County: Graduation day on Saturday for the county's public high school seniors (Camden Military Academy [CMA] graduates matriculated a week ago Sunday). Monday, of course, marked Memorial Day.

May 31, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Ernest Health

Along with a rather contentious debate on exactly how to fund some extra items in the county's proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget, Tuesday's Kershaw County Council meeting came with some very good news: unanimous passage on second reading of an option agreement with Ernest Health to purchase 8.63 acres at the Wateree Business Park to, ultimately, build some type of rehabilitation hospital.

May 27, 2016 | | Editorials


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Looking around

Passers-by may be seeing all kinds of activity around the area, especially in Camden.

July 22, 2016 | | Editorials


Changes

As they say, the only thing that is constant is change – and that goes for us here at the C-I.

July 19, 2016 | | Editorials


Master potter John Bartlam made America’s first porcelain

In 1972, Dr. George Terry travelled to Cainhoy, on the Wando River near Charleston, on a hunch. For years he had been researching a potter ...

July 15, 2016 | Katherine Richardson | Editorials


Philando Castile’s gun permit might have gotten him killed. I’m white. My own permit gets me out of

(Occasionally Phil Noble has guest writers for his columns. This week's entry is by Corey Hutchins, 2011 and 2012 S.C. Press Association Journalist ...

July 15, 2016 | Corey Hutchins | Editorials


Thank a cop

At Tuesday's Kershaw County Council meeting, Camden's Bob Clithero -- an Air Force veteran from the Korea and Vietnam wars -- urged the public to ...

July 15, 2016 | | Editorials


Editorial: Wise words

Even here in Kershaw County we wonder: what do we do and what do we say about what happened in Dallas, Texas, last week? And ...

July 12, 2016 | | Editorials


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