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Editorial: Other pieces of the puzzle

During the last week, we have come out in favor of and urged cooperation on the $17.2 million economic development bond recently passed by Kershaw County Council.

November 03, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: KC bond

With Kershaw County Council's 4-2 vote Tuesday to issue $17.2 million in bonds for a series of upgrades to our industrial parks, it's time to move forward.

October 30, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: $17.2 million

As previewed on today's front page, Kershaw County Council is set to hold a public hearing and take final reading on a potential $17.2 million economic development bond issue. The money -- based on "Plan 4" offered by county staff -- would be used to make improvements at Governor's Hill, Heritage Point and Steeplechase industrial parks. Plan 4 also involves the use of $4 million in county reserve funds.

October 27, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: A ‘new’ divide?

For years, most people divided Kershaw County into two pieces, divided by the Wateree River. Camden vs. Lugoff; the West Wateree vs. those living on the east side of the river.

October 23, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: KCC needs to fill open KH seat

Kershaw County Council's decision not to fill a vacant seat on the KershawHealth Board of Trustees is problematic.

October 20, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Shawn Elliott

When news of University of South Carolina (USC) head football coach Steve Spurrier's resignation from the post hit social media Monday night, rumors swirled as to who would replace the Hall of Fame coach either in the short or long term.

October 16, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Helping others

On today's front page, you'll see stories of at least two student groups helping others in the wake of this month's heavy rainfall and flooding in the Midlands. First, not only did Camden Military Academy students put together and deliver a massive donation of water and other goods for hard-hit folks in Columbia, but they actually helped out some of those in need directly.

October 13, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Thankful

One life lost, dozens of homes and businesses damaged, roads and bridges washed out. These are all things caused by flooding which resulted from this past weekend's long, steady, sometimes very heavy rain.

October 09, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: And here we are

Welcome to the first-ever Tuesday edition of the Chronicle-Independent. As you can see, in addition to repackaging our old three times a week news for twice weekly publication, we're bringing you more color to our pages.

October 06, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Kelly sentence

We agree with Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews: if anyone was a candidate for a life sentence without the possibility of parole, it was Stephen Ross Kelly.

October 02, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Almost done

Not long ago, the words "Done deal!" graced our front page, trumpeting the KershawHealth Board of Trustees' unanimous vote to have Chair Karen Eckford sign the finalized lease/purchase and management agreements with Capella Healthcare of Franklin, Tenn., and MUSC Health, the patient care arm of the Medical University of South Carolina.

September 30, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Agnes Slayman

We are disappointed to hear of Agnes Slayman's resignation as superintendent of the Chester County School District (CCSD). Kershaw County School District administrators, teachers, staff and students may remember Slayman from her 20 years here as a high school assistant principal, middle and high school principal and, finally, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. She left the district to become CCSD superintendent in January 2012.

September 28, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Fire Fest

Fire Fest celebrates its 20th anniversary Saturday at the nearly renovated Rhame Arena in downtown Camden. It celebrates this anniversary with much of its traditional fare -- the 9 a.m. parade of fire trucks, ambulances and other emergency vehicles down Broad Street (this year, beginning at Rutledge Street, according to the event's Facebook page); side-by-side burn demonstrations, showing how important residential sprinkler systems can be; the annual Explorers competition; and lots of vendors, food and other fun.

September 25, 2015 | | Editorials


Editorial: Bethune

There was no doubt what Bethune residents wanted at the first in a series of public feedback meetings on facilities hosted by the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees:

September 23, 2015 | | Editorials


Noted and passed - Sept. 21, 2015

• Congratulations to Dr. Larry Parrott on being honored with a Leadership Legacy bench as part of the city's Leaders Legacy recognition program. Parrott, as noted in Friday's cover story, served as a pathologist at what is now KershawHealth for more than 30 years. He has, for even longer, served the community in a variety of ways, through his church, Bethesda Presbyterian; at Rotary; and by supporting youth sports and activities. As Camden Mayor Tony Scully put it during Tuesday's bench dedication: "This remarkable man, who has shaped this community for the better, has demonstrated by his actions ...

September 21, 2015 | | Editorials


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Coming up

School registration starts tomorrow and all over Kershaw County kids will be checking in to their new schools, meeting teachers and getting a first glimpse ...

July 26, 2016 | | Editorials


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


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