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Letter: Still many good people living here

This is a little note to let our citizens of Kershaw County know that we still have many good people living in our area.

June 22, 2018 | Belton J. Livingston Jr. Lugoff | Letters


Letters: June is Alzheimer's Awarness Month

Did you know? June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer's Association together with advocates are encouraging families to talk about memory and cognition concerns sooner? I would like to tell you how my family has been impacted.

June 22, 2018 | Sherry R. Martin Camden | Letters


Letter: All-America City finalist congratulations

As president of the National Civic League, I am thrilled to personally congratulate Kershaw County on being selected as a finalist for the All-America City Awards. Kershaw County has shown its ability to involve all parts of the community in decision-making and efforts to improve equity when it comes to quality of life and opportunities for good health and prosperity for all.

June 19, 2018 | Doug Linkhart, president National Civic League | Letters


Letter: Industry favors the prepared

I have heard arguments over the cost of economic development since I began my career in community and economic development in 1963. It was then that S.C. was experiencing major industrial investments by businesses that looked to expand in the underdeveloped Southeastern region of our nation. Leading the way in new development in S.C. during the 60s and 70s were Upstate cities and counties mainly Spartanburg and Greenville.

June 05, 2018 | Dan Mackey Camden | Letters


Letter: How many jobs have been created?

In the 25 May 2018 edition of the Camden Chronicle-Independent, Chairman Burns was quoted as saying that during his first term, more than 600 jobs had been created in Kershaw County. Not too many weeks ago I read in your newspaper that only 25 new jobs have been started here during this time; Which number is correct? If 600 jobs have been created, where are they?

June 01, 2018 | Shelby Price Lugoff | Letters


Letter: Family thanks community for support

We would like to convey our appreciation to the community for its concern expressed during Brittany's disappearance. To be part of such a caring comunity is a privilege and blessing. Your thoughts, prayers, messages and class gave us great comfort. We ask that you continue to cover us with your thoughts and prayers.

June 01, 2018 | The Fritch Family Lugoff | Letters


Letter: Lavish spending not the answer

We need economic development so Kershaw County can create jobs and add tax and fee revenue from such development. New industrial jobs and new industrial fees are essential. But it is also essential that we take care of our small business owners and look out for the taxpayers by lessening their tax burden.

May 29, 2018 | Jimmy Jones Kershaw County Councilman | Letters


Letter: Companies shouldn't profit at worker's expense

It was never more evident than recently when the National Labor Relations Board ruled that 178 flight readiness technicians and inspectors at the Boeing plant in North Charleston can vote on whether to join the union.

May 29, 2018 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters


Letter: Don't fail to market to retirees

Two years ago, SmartAsset, a personal finance technology company headquartered in New York City that uses financial modeling to power advice on major financial decisions evaluated 10 South Carolina cities from Hilton Head to Aiken to Myrtle Beach in terms of the best recreational and social opportunities for retirees, and ranked Camden number one. This rating was before the stunning transformation of our City Arena and our fantastic tennis and pickleball complex (thank you, City Manager Mel Pearson and city council).

May 29, 2018 | Tony Scully Camden | Letters


Letters: If you're not angry, you're not paying attention

If you are not angry yet, you are not paying attention. Or perhaps you didn't see the limited April news coverage that 97 percent of Republicans in the United States House of Representatives in Washington (including five of South Carolina's six male Republican Reps) voted slyly to steal Social Security's $2.9 trillion surplus.

May 22, 2018 | Nancy Larsen Lugoff | Letters


Letter: Writer surprised at Parker's columns

I am writing to respond to both articles written by Kathleen Parker concerning the life of thoroughbred race horses.

May 18, 2018 | Frank Wooten Camden | Letters


Letter: Thank you for the plants and flowers

On behalf of the city of Camden, I'd like to gratefully acknowledge Shannon Littlefield of Littlefield's Garden Center for her creativity and generous contribution of flowers in two of the Broad Street planters at the corner of Broad and Clyburn streets. They are unique and beautiful!

May 18, 2018 | Liz Gilland City of Camden Urban Forester | Letters


Letter: Clarifiying points in Parker’s column

I would like to clear up a few items in Kathleen Parker's piece in today's (May 11, 2018) paper where I am mentioned by name.

May 15, 2018 | Kate Denton Camden | Letters


Letter: Minor correction to fine coverage

Please accept my compliments for the extra fine work covering The Wall That Heals by the Chronicle-Independent. It was an overwhelming event for thousands, especially yours truly. I am of the opinion that historic correctness is essential for such events, and those of our city's storied past. With that said, I must report to your readers a minor error in your excellent front page story appearing in the Tuesday edition of the C-I.

May 11, 2018 | William 'Rusty' Major Camden | Letters


Letter: Don’t let fear, greed rule ballot box

Edmund Wilson once said, "No two persons read the same book." It struck me that no two persons see the same news coverage. We look through the lens of our own experiences. Too many people see through fear of financial ruin and cannot bear to share with others. Others see through ill-gotten financial gain and cannot bear to see that sense of well-being diminished. Although I do not believe in the mantra, "Things used to be great" or that "our country is falling apart," I do fear that greed and drive for power have become more pervasive. We all love ...

May 11, 2018 | Nancy Larsen Lugoff | Letters


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Letter: Difficulty reaching across the aisle

On Aug. 8, I joined my South Carolina 5th District telephone town hall to engage with my Washington House of Representatives congressman, Ralph Norman. I ...

August 14, 2018 | Nancy Larsen Lugoff | Letters


Letter: Tired of whining news media

It seems that some editorial writers do not like the fact that Trump will tell it like it is about the news media. They have ...

August 14, 2018 | Ronald Boyce Camden | Letters


Letter: Questions for House District 52 candidates

It is an extremely positive reflection on our community that we have two very qualified and purposeful candidates for the House District 52 seat in ...

August 10, 2018 | Dr. Frank E. Morgan Camden | Letters


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