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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


Letter: Firearm dealer’s advertising offensive

Palmetto State Armory recently released a statement in support of the Second Amendment. It included this sentence: "It is our hope that we can approach this negativity with humanity and both sides of the argument can come together and have a civil and intellectual conversation that continues to make this amazing country better."

March 06, 2018 | Rev. H. Pickett Wall Camden | Letters


Letter: Will the new schools being built be safe?

I see beautiful new school buildings being built in our school district. Will these schools have limited access points, bullet proof glass and other safety features?

March 02, 2018 | Richard Mims Lugoff | Letters


Letter: Please, park somewhere besides Cedars Cemetery

I would like to know that this is not a race issue. I have lived in Camden my entire life and one thing that works my nerves is seeing people go and park their trucks and cars in Cedars Cemetery. I truly find that rude. They run over the graves and tombstones.

February 27, 2018 | Lavonne Jones Camden | Letters


Letter: Gun control, gun violence, assault rifles

After this latest, sad, school shooting in Florida, the cries from the gun-grabbers has grown ever louder. And, they have even enrolled the children to speak on the issues of gun control and taking assault rifles off the market.

February 27, 2018 | Stephen Sarafin Camden | Letters


Letter: Writer concerned about the #MeToo movement

I, for one, am getting somewhat provoked at the #MeToo movement.

February 27, 2018 | Charles Humphries Camden | Letters


Letter: Due process, civil rights absent in family court

Having been dealing with Kershaw County Family Court for more than two years now, I find it amazing how judges and lawyers who practice family law have immunity from lawsuits or wrong doing. We all know that family courts are considered a he said/she said court. And that a person's due process or civil rights do not count in family court. But we never ask, "What about the children's rights?" Are our children's rights protected and are their best interests really being considered?

February 27, 2018 | Clint Doran Lugoff | Letters


Letter: Jones questions econ dev expenditures

I commented and made a motion at the Jan. 29, meeting of county council as to cost effective means I believe can and should be used to address the problems and issues that were identified by staff, consultants, and department of commerce as to economic development in Kershaw County in 2014. My motion was to limit costs incurred by the citizens of Kershaw County going forward as to the $17.2 million bond by not spending anymore of the proceeds not already spent or committed. To date, approximately $3.6 to $4 million of $17.2 million bond have been ...

February 23, 2018 | Jimmy Jones Kershaw County Councilman | Letters


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Letter: Power conceeds nothing without demands

Our children are growing up in times of economic uncertainty. Just as our grandparents and great grandparents learned vital lessons through economic adversity, what we ...

October 16, 2018 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Letter: New CES should have electronic marquee

The new Camden Elementary School is almost completed. This new facility is a tremendous achievement that will blend extremely well into the Historic District. I ...

October 16, 2018 | Dr. Frank E. Morgan Camden | Letters


Letter: Midlands Women's Center changes name, direction

Since 1984, the Midlands Women's Center has been serving the needs of families in Kershaw County, most recently from a small office on Walnut ...

October 12, 2018 | Todd Warnock, director of operations Wateree Pregnancy Network | Letters


Letter: McMaster really turning down fed $$?

Really, Gov. McMaster?

October 09, 2018 | Nancy Larsen Lugoff | Letters


Letter: What ‘superpower’ would you choose?

"Which superpower would you choose, if you could only have one: the ability to fly or to be invisible?" On a recent podcast episode of ...

October 09, 2018 | Rev. Marion D. Aldridge, interim pastor Lakeview Baptist Church | Letters


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