Middle school-aged students are the focus of a new summer safety program being launched by the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). STARS Summer Camp will provide students with an affordable week-long camp focusing on age-appropriate public and personal safety topics.
Tornadoes and flooding have ravaged the mid-states in recent weeks. The Red Cross has been working overtime and its resources are stretched to meet the challenge. The Kershaw County community can help.
Most county residents have seen stark images of nature's recent wrath -- communities obliterated by tornadoes or inundated by floodwaters. Many local residents recall their own angst in the aftermath of Hurricane Hugo in 1989.
Continuing an honored tradition, members of James Leroy Belk Post 17, American Legion, posted flags on the graves of veterans at various cemeteries throughout Kershaw County Saturday as Memorial Day approached.
The Wateree River has been hit with somewhat of a pirate spirit as two Camden men have almost completed construction of a 50-foot-long, pirate-themed boat on a sandbar located along the river under Interstate 20.