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New U.S. Department of Commerce staffer to help companies in Kershaw County, region

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Service office in Columbia has added new staff to support South Carolina companies in reaching their international ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 4:53 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | New U.S. Department of Commerce staffer to help companies in Kershaw County, region Comments 0 Comments
Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in August

Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in August

Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the Camden-Kershaw County Tourism Development Partnership are once again joining forces to ...

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Posted: jun. 16, 2016 5:41 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in August Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Historic Camden’s new executive director looks forward while honoring past

Historic Camden’s new executive director looks forward while honoring past

You can thank the “American Girls” doll series -- and a pair of parents who were “into” history -- for putting Halie Brazier on the path to ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 5:25 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Historic Camden’s new executive director looks forward while honoring past Comments 0 Comments
More signs of the times

More signs of the times

Contractors install a new sign (first photo) at Camden City Hall on Monday as the city’s Wayfinding Sign project continues to unfold. The project ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 5:27 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | More signs of the times Comments 0 Comments

Third public hearing on former sewer lagoon set for June 30

The city of Camden will conduct a third public meeting on a proposed redevelopment project for a former wastewater lagoon to become a park.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 5:31 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Third public hearing on former sewer lagoon set for June 30 Comments 0 Comments
Doyle Allen honored with legacy leadership bench

Doyle Allen honored with legacy leadership bench

A new bench, placed under a spreading oak tree between several baseball fields in Woodward Park, is a fitting tribute to the man who, friends ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 5:37 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Doyle Allen honored with legacy leadership bench Comments 0 Comments

Hampton Inn coming to Camden at I-20

A new Hampton Inn will be built in the near future at Camden’s I-20 Exit 98, thanks in part to an economic development incentive ...

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Posted: jun. 16, 2016 5:53 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Hampton Inn coming to Camden at I-20 Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Crime Report - June 24, 2016

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) is seeking the whereabouts of 43-year-old Darryl Everette Halley in connection with an arson and assault case on ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 5:33 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - June 24, 2016 Comments 0 Comments
B-MPFD firefighters receive certifications

B-MPFD firefighters receive certifications

Two of Buffalo-Mt. Pisgah Fire Department (B-MPFD) volunteer firefighters recently completed firefighter training and obtained additional certifications. Brady Morgan, 16, attended Fundamentals of Firefighting class ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 4:47 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 1:00 a.m. | B-MPFD firefighters receive certifications Comments 0 Comments
CFD Explorers bring back honors from Myrtle Beach

CFD Explorers bring back honors from Myrtle Beach

Members of the Camden Fire Department’s Explorers post brought back honors from the 2016 S.C. Fire Rescue Explorer Competition.

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 5:40 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 1:00 a.m. | CFD Explorers bring back honors from Myrtle Beach Comments 0 Comments
CPD wins new DUI enforcement vehicle

CPD wins new DUI enforcement vehicle

You may have seen it around town -- a black Ford Explorer seemingly materializing out of nowhere, blue lights blazing.

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 5:43 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 1:00 a.m. | CPD wins new DUI enforcement vehicle Comments 0 Comments
Smoke from Lugoff house fire seen near Lee County line

Smoke from Lugoff house fire seen near Lee County line

A June 14 house fire on Wildwood Lane in Lugoff was so intense, thick smoke rising from the roof could be seen as far away ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 5:44 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Smoke from Lugoff house fire seen near Lee County line Comments 0 Comments
LF-R Explorer is No. 1 in gear donning competition

LF-R Explorer is No. 1 in gear donning competition

Amber Terry, an Explorer with the Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) Explorer Post, won first place in a state female gear donning competition during the annual S ...

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Posted: jun. 16, 2016 5:51 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 1:00 a.m. | LF-R Explorer is No. 1 in gear donning competition Comments 0 Comments

Education

College and University News - June 24, 2016

College and University News - June 24, 2016

Umeko Noél Favor, the daughter of Mrs. Mary Ann Favor and Cleophis Favor, recently earned her master’s degree in Social Work from Clark ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 4:54 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | College and University News - June 24, 2016 Comments 0 Comments

Camden residents graduate from virtual school

Four Camden residents are among 347 seniors to graduate from South Carolina Connections Academy (SCCA), a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K-12 ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 4:48 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Camden residents graduate from virtual school Comments 0 Comments
Palmetto Boys & Girls State attendees

Palmetto Boys & Girls State attendees

Three students (from left), Haven Davis, Olivia Loynes and Barrett Coleman, recently attended Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State. Haven and Barrett attended Palmetto ...

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 4:49 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Palmetto Boys & Girls State attendees Comments 0 Comments
A musical gift

A musical gift

Camden Junior Welfare League (CJWL) President Desiree Allen (third from right) presents a check for $4,000 to North Central Area Schools Band Director Jonas ...

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Posted: jun. 16, 2016 5:58 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 1:00 a.m. | A musical gift Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Lack of funding affecting county housing programs

Although an increase in funding from Kershaw County is helping to keep a transitional housing program open, the Kershaw County Housing Authority (KCHA) is facing ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Lack of funding affecting county housing programs Comments 0 Comments

Bethune passes 2017 budget

Bethune’s budget will increase in 2017, reflecting, among other things, a 2 percent raise for two full-time employees and one part-time employee.

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Bethune passes 2017 budget Comments 0 Comments
Kershaw County Council passes final budget

Kershaw County Council passes final budget

Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews got at least most of what he asked for from Kershaw County Council.

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Posted: jun. 16, 2016 5:35 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Kershaw County Council passes final budget Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Elgin Town Council passes second reading of budget

Elgin Town Council passed the second reading of its 2016-2017 budget during its June meeting. 

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Posted: jun. 20, 2016 5:46 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Elgin Town Council passes second reading of budget Comments 0 Comments

Military

Military Briefs: Felder graduates from basic training

Military Briefs: Felder graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Brandon T. Felder, whose mother, Deborah Felder is a graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School, recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland ...

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Posted: jun. 23, 2016 5:09 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Military Briefs: Felder graduates from basic training Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Connell wins KCC District 3 seat; Smith takes school board Seat 5

Connell wins KCC District 3 seat; Smith takes school board Seat 5

Ben Connell will become a Kershaw County Councilman, representing District 3, replacing C.R. Miles who chose not to run for reelection. According to unofficial ...

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Posted: jun. 16, 2016 5:39 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Connell wins KCC District 3 seat; Smith takes school board Seat 5 Comments 0 Comments
Moncure announces Camden City Council run

Moncure announces Camden City Council run

John Moncure, headmaster of the Montessori School of Camden (MSC), recently announced his candidacy for a seat on Camden City Council in November’s general ...

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Posted: jun. 16, 2016 5:49 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Moncure announces Camden City Council run Comments 0 Comments

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