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Editorial: Health board is still public body

Our recent report on how the Health Services District of Kershaw Count Board of Trustees netted $2.3 million from the $35 million lease/sale of KershawHealth to Capella Healthcare came about only because of a S.C. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

December 01, 2015 | | Editorials

Editorial: Thankful

As the Thanksgiving holiday passes and we begin to turn our attention to Chanuka, Christmas, Kwanzaa and other winter festivities, we should ever be mindful of what we should be thankful.

November 27, 2015 | | Editorials

Editorial: Camden High

This is turning out to be a very difficult year for Camden High School (CHS), its students, teachers, staff and community.

November 24, 2015 | | Editorials

Editorial: Unveilings

The word "unveil" or "unveiled" appeared in three headlines Tuesday. In each case, the unveiling involved revealed something positive about Kershaw County and its communities.

November 20, 2015 | | Editorials

Editorial: Save your life

Friday afternoon's tragic accidents on U.S. 1 in Lugoff should serve as notice to us all: we need to be far, far more careful and wear our seatbelts every time we are in a vehicle, whether we are driving or merely a passenger.

November 17, 2015 | | Editorials

Editorial: First responders

It's always nice to see our real heroes recognized, especially after something like October's historic flooding.

November 13, 2015 | | Editorials

Editorial: Paul Napper

Congratulations to Paul Napper, executive director of The ALPHA Center, feted on today's front page as the 2015 recipient of the Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation's Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award. As his nominators, Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan and ALPHA Center Prevention Director Tina Griggs said in their nomination letters, we know of no one more deserving of such recognition.

November 10, 2015 | | Editorials

Editorial: KCSD bond rating

For years, there has been a parade of critics claiming the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) and its board of trustees do not know what they're doing with its tax dollars.

November 06, 2015 | | Editorials

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

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October 21, 2016 | | Editorials

Candidate profiles

With Election Day coming up in less than two weeks, we hope everyone has been educating themselves on issues and candidates, both nationally and locally.

October 21, 2016 | | Editorials

Political submissions

By now many readers should be aware of the C-I's policy regarding political submissions during the election cycle. Basically, our policy is to handle ...

October 14, 2016 | | Editorials


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