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Yesteryear - July 12, 2016

A public hearing on the creation of a special tax district to fund rural fire protection is set for Kershaw County Council's regular meeting Tuesday.

July 12, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - July 5, 2016

Helping to develop a breed of better informed, better qualified and more committed community leaders is a Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce goal, one it hopes to accomplish in the upcoming months.

July 05, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - June 28, 2016

Charles C. Gay, founder and chairman of Builders Transport, a Camden-based national trucking firm, has resigned. Gay will no longer be associated with Builders. He resigned not only as chairman but also gave up his seat on the board. Builders' has struggled financially in recent years and company officials have been attempting to sell the corporation. Comcar, a Florida trucking firm, signed a letter of intent to buy the Builders earlier this year but that deal fell through last month. TRISM, a New York-based company, has also examined Builders' books and has made a tentative $17 per share offer there ...

June 28, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - June 21, 2016

For Don Nelson, the third time was the charm.

June 21, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - June 14, 2016

Three Kershaw County residents are among 350 students selected by the S.C. Governor's School for the Arts to participate in programs this summer.

June 14, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - June 7, 2016

Two hard-nosed law enforcement officers have turned the June 12 Republican primary for sheriff into one of the hottest political races in years.

June 07, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - May 31, 2016

Kershaw County's first economic development summit started on a high note as officials with Marubeni America Corp. announced plans for a new fabric dyeing and finishing plant located in Lugoff.

May 31, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - May 24, 2016

Thirty years ago, a group of Camden High School boys who liked to make a little music joked that when they were old, they'd get back together to relive the good old times they had entertaining as a group called Trends.

May 24, 2016 | | Yesteryear

20 YEARS AGO -- May 16-22, 1996

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce announced plans to obtain property for a proposed office and visitor's center. The chamber hopes to locate its building on the former site of the old Interhay South building on the Historic Camden grounds. The chamber will not purchase the property. Instead, it plans to buy a piece of unimproved property at the corner of Broad and Wateree streets in front of Historic Camden. This property will then be traded for the adjacent Interhay South property, which is owned by the Camden Historical Commission.

May 17, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - May 10, 2016

Mary Y. Clark, who made history in 1982 by becoming the first woman to serve on Camden City Council, made history again Tuesday by becoming the first woman to be named mayor pro tem.

May 10, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear - May 3, 2016

The Lafayette Cedar tree in front of the courthouse in downtown Camden has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Trees.

May 03, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear for April 26, 2016

The Kershaw County School Board made a much-postponed decision Thursday, appointing Betty Sue Webber, ATEC's acting director, to the permanent leadership position at the district's vocational school next year.

April 26, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear for April 19, 2016

To coincide with the 20th anniversary of Earth Day, the Chronicle - Independent this week began a recycling program at the Camden office. The newspaper, which recycles newsprint for Kershaw County Activity Center, will also recycle white paper, computer paper and aluminum cans.

April 19, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear for April 12, 2016

Camden Elementary School fourth grade teacher Nancy Wylie was named 1984 Kershaw County Teacher of the Year Monday night at the annual banquet attended by Gov. Richard Riley.

April 12, 2016 | | Yesteryear

Yesteryear for April 5, 2016

Fred Ogburn III of Camden has filed to seek election to Seat 7, DeKalb Township, on the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. A native of Kershaw County, Ogburn graduated from Camden High School and the University of South Carolina and recently completed a two-year term as chairman of the Kershaw County Democratic Party. He has participated in Leadership Kershaw County and Palmetto Leadership and is now serving on the board of the Leadership Forum. Ogburn is also active in Citizens from Clean Development. He is a member of Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church where he is a Sunday school ...

April 05, 2016 | | Yesteryear

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