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First Palmetto Financial declares quarterly dividend

The board of directors of First Palmetto Financial Corporation, parent company of First Palmetto Bank, has declared a quarterly dividend of $350 per share of common stock.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 10:01 a.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 5:00 a.m. | First Palmetto Financial declares quarterly dividend Comments 0 Comments

Camden

City exploring ‘adaptive reuse’ scenarios for Rhame Arena

City exploring ‘adaptive reuse’ scenarios for Rhame Arena

For years, the city of Camden has tried to figure out what to do about aging Rhame Arena at the corner of Broad and Bull streets. In the past, ideas have ranged from renovating the facility to tearing it down and building a replacement either on site or elsewhere in the city.

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Posted: jul. 18, 2014 1:29 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2014 5:00 a.m. | City exploring ‘adaptive reuse’ scenarios for Rhame Arena Comments 0 Comments
Gold medal gymnast visits Camden gym

Gold medal gymnast visits Camden gym

When you want to learn to do something well, it’s not a bad idea to get training and advice from an expert. That was the case July 12 when Wateree Gymnastics Center in Camden welcomed Olympic gold medalist and former world champion gymnast Nastia Liukin to lead a day-long seminar and training session for young girls. She won a gold medal, three silvers and a bronze at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, putting her in a three-way tie with Mary Lou Retton and Shannon Miller for the most medals received by a gymnast at a single Olympic Games ...

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Posted: jul. 18, 2014 1:33 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Gold medal gymnast visits Camden gym Comments 0 Comments
Scully elected to Association of South Carolina Mayors board

Scully elected to Association of South Carolina Mayors board

Camden Mayor Tony Scully is now a board member of the Association of South Carolina Mayors (ASCM). ASCM members elected Scully to the board during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s (MASC) 74th annual meeting.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2014 4:32 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Scully elected to Association of South Carolina Mayors board Comments 0 Comments
‘In the Heart of the Pines’ showcases Camden’s hotel era

‘In the Heart of the Pines’ showcases Camden’s hotel era

The Camden Archives and Museum is hosting a new exhibit on the Hotel Era in Camden from July 2014 until January 9, 2015. Come explore Camden during the days of the Gay Nineties through the Roaring Twenties and beyond to the days before World War II. It was a magical, new social scene set in the midst of our beautiful, old Southern way of life. Camden’s visitors got the best of both.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2014 4:40 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2014 5:00 a.m. | ‘In the Heart of the Pines’ showcases Camden’s hotel era Comments 0 Comments
Reed family holds reunion at historic home

Reed family holds reunion at historic home

More than 100 members of the Reed family gathered for a reunion July 12 at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County’s Douglas Reed House. The historic location was the childhood home of several members of the family, descendants of Nero and Nora Reed, immigrants from Lebanon.

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Man allegedly shoots at, breaks into ex-girlfriend’s home

Man allegedly shoots at, breaks into ex-girlfriend’s home

Responding to a frantic 911 call for help and a follow up investigation, Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Harley Joe Moore, 33, of Camden, and charged him with first degree burglary, discharging a firearm into a dwelling, possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime and unlawfully carrying a weapon.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2014 4:30 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Man allegedly shoots at, breaks into ex-girlfriend’s home Comments 0 Comments

Truck driver in Elgin natural gas leak charged

The Elgin Police Department (EPD) recently found and charged the truck driver responsible for causing a gas leak in downtown Elgin July 1.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 3:24 p.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 3:23 p.m. | Truck driver in Elgin natural gas leak charged Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - July 16, 2014

Camden Police Department (CPD) officers arrested a Bethune man for impersonating a police officer.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 3:27 p.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Crime Report - July 16, 2014 Comments 0 Comments
Attempted murder suspect dies in jail

Attempted murder suspect dies in jail

 

An Elgin man arrested a week ago and charged with attempted murder and kidnapping after an alleged assault on his wife is dead. Kershaw County Detention Center employees found Joey Matthew Tyner dead in a cell on Sunday.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 3:11 p.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Attempted murder suspect dies in jail Comments 0 Comments

Education

KCSD hiring school bus drivers

The Kershaw County School District is hiring persons to be school bus drivers. Pay is based on experience and includes benefits. A training class for interested persons will be held July 28-31 at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 3:25 p.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 5:00 a.m. | KCSD hiring school bus drivers Comments 0 Comments
KCSD releases 2014-15 registration information

KCSD releases 2014-15 registration information

All Kershaw County School District students and parents -- both new and returning -- should plan to attend registration later this month at their children’s schools.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 3:14 p.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 5:00 a.m. | KCSD releases 2014-15 registration information Comments 0 Comments

Camden students win National Merit Scholarships

Two Camden students, both attending schools outside Kershaw County, are recent recipients of additional National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 3:42 p.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Camden students win National Merit Scholarships Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

KH hits 100 percent on core measures for third straight month

KH hits 100 percent on core measures for third straight month

As predicted at Monday’s meeting of the KershawHealth Board of Trustees, the healthcare system scored 100 percent on six quality core measures for the third month in a row in June. The measures, reported to The Joint Commission, are shown to reduce the risk of complications, prevent recurrences and otherwise ensure excellent care for patients who go to KershawHealth for treatment of particular conditions or illnesses.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2014 4:37 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2014 5:00 a.m. | KH hits 100 percent on core measures for third straight month Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

KCC holding public hearing on joint industrial park

 

Kershaw County Council will hold a public hearing on and consider third and final reading of an ordinance approving the development of a joint county industrial park with Chesterfield County. The public hearing and consideration of the ordinance are scheduled for council’s meeting Tuesday evening.

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Posted: jul. 18, 2014 1:36 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2014 5:00 a.m. | KCC holding public hearing on joint industrial park Comments 0 Comments

Rec Notes: Soccer camp begins July 28

This Soccer Camp is open for boys and girls ages 6-14. Players will be grouped by age, size, and ability. Daily training sessions will include individual ball handling skills, partner skills, developmental games and much more! This fun-filled week is the perfect way to introduce players to the game of soccer and to challenge advanced players to improve their game. Players must wear shin guards and bring a water bottle and soccer ball. The instructor is Peter Wittig, who has 22 years experience coaching at the college, high school, and youth levels. Coach Wittig is the Varsity Boys Soccer Coach ...

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Posted: jul. 17, 2014 4:26 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Rec Notes: Soccer camp begins July 28 Comments 0 Comments
Habitat for Humanity constructing 35th home

Habitat for Humanity constructing 35th home

Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County is constructing its 35th home for a local family. In addition, the Habitat ReStore, 1019 Broad St. in Camden, is now open on Tuesdays, helping to fund Habitat houses through the purchases of store items donated by the community.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 3:21 p.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Habitat for Humanity constructing 35th home Comments 0 Comments
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Military

Post 17 installs new officers

Post 17 installs new officers

American Legion Post No. 17 installed new officers on July 7 for 2014-15 including Commander Clay Carruth; 1st Vice Commander David Fuller; 2nd Vice Commander Bill Haynes; 3rd Vice Commander Charles Moore; 4th Vice Commander John West; Sergeant-at-Arms Perry McCoy; Finance Officer Jimmy Mayor; Service Officer Billy Bell; Adjutant James Rabon; past Adjutant William Barrett; Historian Glen Inabinet; and members-at-large Dennis Belue, Richard Lackey and Ashby Rhame.

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Posted: jul. 15, 2014 3:39 p.m. | Updated: jul. 16, 2014 5:00 a.m. | Post 17 installs new officers Comments 0 Comments
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