View Mobile Site

Archive By Section - Politics


Sheheen speaks to Dems at convention breakfast

Before Democratic Party delegates from across the country are scheduled to renominate President Barack Obama as the party's candidate Thursday in Charlotte, N.C., one of those delegates spoke to his fellow Democrats about political life here in South Carolina. It's a subject the speaker knows well, considering he's served in the state legislature for 12 years and ran for governor in 2010.

September 05, 2012 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Proctor announces for school board Seat No. 3

Derrick Proctor recently announced his intention to run for election to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees Seat No. 3.

August 29, 2012 | | Politics


Tucker certified despite late filings

The Kershaw County Democratic Party (KCDP) Executive Committee has agreed to certify Sammie Tucker Jr. for his Kershaw County Council reelection bid in November. Questions lingered before the committee finalized its decision over Tucker's eligibility after he failed to meet required deadlines for filing campaign paperwork.

August 17, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Politics


Special election to fill Dorton seat set for Sept. 18

The Kershaw County Board of Elections voted Tuesday to hold a special election September 18 to fill the unexpired term of late School Board of Trustees member Joey Dorton.

August 15, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Politics


Dorton’s seat to be filled by special election

The unexpired term of late Kershaw County Board of Schools Trustees member Joey Dorton will be filled via a special election, likely to be held in late September or early October. Kershaw County Voter Registration Asst. Director James Fitzpatrick said he had concluded that the special election would be held at that time. However, he said the plan still needs to be approved by Kershaw County's legislative delegation and the Kershaw County Board of Elections.

August 10, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Politics


Parks aims for Camden City Council seat

Laurie M. Parks officially announced her candidacy recently for Camden City Council. She is seeking election to one of the two open seats in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

August 08, 2012 | | Politics


School board member, county council candidate face business foreclosure

Kershaw County School Board Trustee Joseph ("Joey") Dorton and Kershaw County Council write-in candidate Willie Mickle, both owners of Gags Liquor Store on Wylie Street in Camden, are facing foreclosure of their business and have allegedly failed to pay sales taxes since 2009. Dorton is Mickle's son-in-law.

August 01, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Politics


Tucker's lapse leaves campaign in question

The candidacy of Kershaw County Council Vice Chairman Sammie Tucker Jr. has been brought into question for failing to turn in required campaign paperwork to the S.C. Ethics Commission (SCEC).

July 20, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Politics


Two petition for county council seats

Willie Mickle and Barbara Swindall, who were both removed from the Republican primary ballot for Kershaw County Council District 1, have officially filed petition candidacies for the November general election.

July 18, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Politics


Race to the starting line: City of Camden

(The following correction ran in the Chronicle-Independent on July 25, 2012: "Camden City Council candidate Peggy Ogburn was misidentified as a former Departmenet of PublicWorks director. Mrs. Ogburn chaired the Clemson Extension Community Development Committee. As such she opened the city's first recycling center in 1990 along with those serving as the county's Clemson Extension agtent and former city public works director. The C-I apologies for any confusion." The online version now reflects an accurate record of Mrs. Ogburn's service.)

July 18, 2012 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Scully announces campaign for Camden mayor

Community volunteer Tony Scully is announcing his candidacy for mayor of Camden in the Nov. 6 election. Scully, married to theatre and film actress Joy Claussen Scully, says he will campaign to bring people together again in an open government focusing on economic recovery.

July 11, 2012 | | Politics


Barwick wins District 35 Republican runoff

Republican Tony Barwick has been chosen by voters to face Democrat Thomas McElveen in the general election for S.C. Senate District 35.

June 29, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Politics


Runoff winner set to face McElveen in November

Voters in Elgin and Lugoff helped to shore up the Democratic nomination for S.C. Senate District 35 candidate Thomas McElveen who won his party's nomination during Tuesday's primary. Meanwhile, Republican candidates Tony Barwick and Wade Kolb will take part in a runoff election June 26.

June 15, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Politics


Kershaw County primary election results

S.C. Senate -- Republican primary (District 35 -- Lee, Kershaw, Richland, and Sumter Counties)

June 15, 2012 | | Politics


Jones, Irick reelected to school board

Although many Kershaw County Board of School Trustees candidates saw a decline in voter turnout during Tuesday's primary, elected candidates and run-off candidates are preparing for the Kershaw County School District's upcoming fiscal year.

June 15, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Politics


« First  « Prev  4 5 6 7 8  Next »  Last »

Page 6 of 14

Articles by Section - Politics


Three seeking two seats on Camden City Council

Jeffrey R. Graham, Deborah H. Davis and Bob Williams are the three names city of Camden voters will see on November ballots as they try to fill two open seats on Camden City Council.

July 25, 2014 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


1

Page 1 of 1


Contents of this site are © Copyright 2014 Chronicle Independent All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of service

Powered by
Morris Technology
Please wait ...