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New location

New location

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KCSD food service substitute employees needed

The Kershaw County School District is looking for persons who are interested in serving as substitutes in its school cafeterias. Food Service substitutes are paid ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 5:24 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSD food service substitute employees needed Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Remembering a special night

Remembering a special night

From parties at the Masters and gubernatorial inauguration receptions to hosting several Miss Americas at his home, Jack Brantley has certainly done his share of ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 5:58 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Remembering a special night Comments 0 Comments
City hires Main Street SC program manager

City hires Main Street SC program manager

At the very end of Tuesday night’s Camden City Council meeting, City Manager Mel Pearson introduced Katharine Spadacenta to council members and the public ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 6:06 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | City hires Main Street SC program manager Comments 0 Comments
Sheheen bill would allow city of Camden to annex shopping center

Sheheen bill would allow city of Camden to annex shopping center

In a somewhat unusual legislative move, State Sen. Vincent Sheheen of Camden introduced a bill in January that would allow the city of Camden to ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 5:44 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Sheheen bill would allow city of Camden to annex shopping center Comments 0 Comments

Black River Road, U.S. 521 master plan on city agenda

Camden City Council will consider a resolution during its meeting tonight that, if approved, would support the creation of a master transportation plan for the ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 5:53 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Black River Road, U.S. 521 master plan on city agenda Comments 0 Comments
Meet the mayor

Meet the mayor

Eschewing the high-back chair behind her desk at Camden City Hall, recently elected Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford chose a chair near her office’s door ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2017 5:24 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Meet the mayor Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

KCSO arrests man after vehicle chase through woods

KCSO arrests man after vehicle chase through woods

A Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputy arrested a Lugoff man Wednesday on multiple charges following a car chase through a wooded area in ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 5:38 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSO arrests man after vehicle chase through woods Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - Feb. 17, 2017

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested two Lugoff men following an assault that allegedly took place around 5:45 a.m. Sunday.

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 4:47 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - Feb. 17, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
KCSO arrests five armed men

KCSO arrests five armed men

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested five men, all armed with handguns, early Wednesday morning. Each of the arrested men is suspected of ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 6:02 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSO arrests five armed men Comments 0 Comments
CPD arrests man for armed robberies

CPD arrests man for armed robberies

The Camden Police Department (CPD) arrested a man Wednesday for two armed robberies, one of which took place that day. The other robbery reportedly took ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 6:10 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CPD arrests man for armed robberies Comments 0 Comments
One confirmed wounded in shooting

One confirmed wounded in shooting

At least one person suffered injuries from a shooting incident during a post-funeral gathering in Elgin on Sunday evening. The KCSO is seeking the whereabouts ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 5:47 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | One confirmed wounded in shooting Comments 0 Comments
KCSO launches ‘Name our New Kershaw County K9’

KCSO launches ‘Name our New Kershaw County K9’

The 13-month-old female black lab got on her hind legs to jump up to Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) Deputy Justin Spivey’s chest ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2017 5:19 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSO launches ‘Name our New Kershaw County K9’ Comments 0 Comments

Education

BDK is finalist for state reading award

In 2012, Baron DeKalb Elementary (BDK) received the state’s Exemplary Writing Program Award.  This year, the school is one of four finalists for a ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 4:50 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | BDK is finalist for state reading award Comments 0 Comments
Elgin native wins 'STEM Oscar'

Elgin native wins 'STEM Oscar'

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) engineer Dwayne Nelson recently walked the proverbial red carpet. Nelson, a native of Elgin, South Carolina and a ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 5:14 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Elgin native wins 'STEM Oscar' Comments 0 Comments

School accountability/report system proposed

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will hear a presentation during its meeting tonight about a proposed combined accountability/report system developed by the ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | School accountability/report system proposed Comments 0 Comments
CHS 9th graders learn ‘The Value of Education’

CHS 9th graders learn ‘The Value of Education’

On the morning of Feb. 13, a large number of Camden High School (CHS) ninth graders filled up tables set up on the ground floor ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 5:35 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CHS 9th graders learn ‘The Value of Education’ Comments 0 Comments

Junior Leadership applications now available

Applications for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class for rising juniors and seniors are now available at the county’s high schools and the ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Junior Leadership applications now available Comments 0 Comments
ATEC receives $7,500 grant for firefighting program

ATEC receives $7,500 grant for firefighting program

The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) has received a $7,500 grant from the South Carolina State Firefighters Association (SCSFA) for its firefighting program. 

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 5:21 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | ATEC receives $7,500 grant for firefighting program Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Probate Court workshops draw strong attendance

Since implementing her quarterly probate process workshops in 2016, Kershaw County Probate Judge Debbie Branham has seen workshop attendance continue to rise resulting in a ...

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 4:52 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Probate Court workshops draw strong attendance Comments 0 Comments

KC seeing possible uptick in gang activity

Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews is concerned about what he believes could be an increase in gang activity in Kershaw County.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KC seeing possible uptick in gang activity Comments 0 Comments

Chicken Strut to return in August

Bethune Police Chief Joey Cobb did not have much crime to talk about during the Feb. 9 meeting of Bethune Town Council.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 5:33 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Chicken Strut to return in August Comments 0 Comments

KCC passes FILOT for local company

Kershaw County Council unanimously passed a Fee-In Lieu-Of-Taxes agreement for for RJR Land Group LLC, most recently referred to by county officials as “Project Local ...

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Posted: feb. 16, 2017 6:12 p.m. | Updated: feb. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCC passes FILOT for local company Comments 0 Comments

FILOT, presentations before KCC Tuesday

Kershaw County Council will hold public hearing and consider third and final reading of a fee-in-lieu-of-taxes agreement for RJR Land Group LLC, most recently known ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 5:54 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | FILOT, presentations before KCC Tuesday Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Elgin thanks SMS students for Toy Round Up assistance

Elgin thanks SMS students for Toy Round Up assistance

A group of 7th Grade students from Stover Middle School (SMS) were presented with an award of appreciation from the town of Elgin during February ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 5:51 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Elgin thanks SMS students for Toy Round Up assistance Comments 0 Comments

Elgin Town Council fills two council seats

Amidst low voter turnout, the town of Elgin filled two council seats during its election on Tuesday. Current council members Ed Smith and Dana Sloan ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2017 5:23 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Elgin Town Council fills two council seats Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Swearing in

Swearing in

Posted: feb. 20, 2017 3:47 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Swearing in Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

KCL drop-in for Camden Writers is Thursday

The Kershaw County Library will host a drop in for the Camden Writers from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 5:16 p.m. | Updated: feb. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCL drop-in for Camden Writers is Thursday Comments 0 Comments

Camden Coin Club Spring show returns March 18

The annual Spring Coin Show of the Camden Coin Club will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Camden Recreation Department, 1042 West ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 3:54 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Camden Coin Club Spring show returns March 18 Comments 0 Comments

Turkey tags now available from SCDNR

It’s time to get turkey tags! In order to legally hunt turkeys, all hunters, including hunters under the age of 16, must possess a ...

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Posted: feb. 13, 2017 4:33 p.m. | Updated: feb. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Turkey tags now available from SCDNR Comments 0 Comments
Cheerleading champs!

Cheerleading champs!

The cheer team at Southern Stars Academy, the Southern Stars Academy All Stars, recently won first place in the  Cheersport Cheerleading Championship event held Jan ...

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Posted: feb. 09, 2017 1:56 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Cheerleading champs! Comments 0 Comments

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