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Letter: Thanks, KCC for econ dev efforts

After the great recession of 2008, Kershaw County's economy is growing once again. Since 2012, our local manufacturing and distribution companies have announced that they will invest over $278 million in new machinery, equipment, land, and buildings and create over 700 new jobs in our community. That is a strong record -- proving that Kershaw County is a great place to do business.

April 06, 2018 | Dennis Stuber, chairman Kershaw County Committee of 100 | Letters


Letter: Thanks to county for buying river property

The Kershaw Soil and Water Conservation District would like to applaud Kershaw County for the purchase of the land by the U.S. 1 bridge at the Wateree River. The possibilities are endless for this piece of property.

April 06, 2018 | Jeff L. Clark Jr. KCSWD Commission Chairman | Letters


Letter: Econ dev more than tax agreements, facilities

I read the recent article in the Chronicle-Independent about economic development in Kershaw County with great interest. I'm fortunate to have worked in several places and have seen economic development from a number of different angles.

April 03, 2018 | Dr. Frank E. Morgan Camden | Letters


Letter: Econ dev coverage asks right questions

The South is booming. South Carolina is fast becoming a manufacturing hub -- and where are we in Kershaw County? How much tax money are we spending to attract new investment? What results are we getting? The Chronicle-Independent has earned a long and respected reputation for asking the right questions at the right time. Congratulations to the Chronicle for its March 23 comprehensive and fair-minded study of economic development in Kershaw County.

March 30, 2018 | Tony Scully Camden | Letters


Letter: Thanks for in-depth econ dev look

Friday's edition of the Chronicle-Independent was the best one I have read in 30 years!

March 30, 2018 | Robert Horton Camden | Letters


Letter: Don't lose sight of small business

I am absolutely 100 percent in favor of economic development. Industrial jobs and industrial development is essential. I stand by my commitment to economic development. And while economic development is essential for a healthy economy, we also need to be aware of taking care of our small business owners.

March 30, 2018 | Jimy Jones Kershaw County Council | Letters


Letter: Cemetery census finding unmarked graves

I am currently updating the census of Cedars Cementery on Campbell Street and have found several gravesites without funeral markers due to weather or time. I would appreciate if anyone has friends or relatives buried at Cedars Cemetery to please be sure their gravesite is properly identified.

March 30, 2018 | Ted Rockwell Tosh Camden | Letters


Letter: Build American dream on knowledge, values

In America, the "land of prosperity," we all should build our dreams upon our knowledge and values. It's not what we have, but who we have in our God-given hearts that count.

March 30, 2018 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Letter: Raise phone texting age to 21

If students and other anti-Constitution minded persons are truly interested in safety, there is one proposal that has not, as yet, been considered. With many people texting while driving, disrupting classes or meetings by use of phones, and generally not paying attention to anything else but a phone, would it not be logical to prohibit anyone under the age of 21 from having a phone capable of texting?

March 20, 2018 | Ronald Boyce Camden | Letters


Letter: Thanks to all who made Soulicious happen

The Price House Commission would like to thank all of our volunteers who helped make the Feb. 24 Soulicious Festival such a success. Sammie Tucker headed the NAACP chefs and volunteers. The food was delicious, especially the fish, and the volunteers helped the children with all types of games.

March 16, 2018 | Polly Lampshire, Chair Price House Commission | Letters


Letter: Thanks for your letter, Rev. Wall

Thank you to Rev. Pickett Wall for his letter which takes issue with Palmetto State Armory's offensive advertising. If they truly want to have civil and intellectual conversations about the Second Amendment, their actions need to speak as loudly as their words. Where was the civility and intelligence when they had "You Lie" inscribed on the AR-15's they were selling or at Christmas when they defamed "Silent Night" by using it to advertise silencers for pistols?

March 16, 2018 | Sharon Fulmer Camden | Letters


Letter: Why MSC became a charter school

Most people know that education is not one-size-fits-all. But the teaching methods dating to century-old agrarian society that rely on this assumption aren't preparing our students for the jobs and challenges of the future.

March 09, 2018 | Dr. John Moncure, Headmaster Montessori School of Camden | Letters


Letter: ‘Dreamers’ should be allowed to stay and become citizens

I truly agree with the majority of South Carolinians to see the so called "Dreamers" -- young immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children -- allowed to stay in the country with a chance to become citizens.

March 09, 2018 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Letter: Living in Kershaw County

We chose to move to this community over 50 years ago because we wanted to live in or near a small SC town, with good schools, a good public recreation program, great churches and a good job. Having several choices, we came here because the community met all our wants. After we arrived, we discovered friendly folks lived here as well. We have never regretted our decision. Today I believe we are moving into an unusually great time to live here.

March 06, 2018 | Richard T. Lackey Camden | Letters


Letter: Run government like a good business

Most people, myself included, really don't pay a great deal of attention to the details of how our elected officials run our county government. Results, cost, and progress (?), yes, that's more interesting.

March 06, 2018 | Bill Denton Camden | Letters


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Letter: Thanks for great community event

Thank you to the city of Camden, Downtown Camden and the citizens of our county for a wonderful event on Friday night, September 7. Our ...

September 18, 2018 | Rose Sheheen and Linday Shaylor Interim FAC Co-Directors | Letters


Letter: Use KH FILOT funds for school safety

With the start of a new school year, the topic of school safety has again come to the forefront in our community, in our state ...

September 07, 2018 | Dr. Frank E. Morgan Camden | Letters


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