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Bulldog’s historic field

Bulldog’s historic field

Inside its cinder block walls and on its grass field, Zemp Stadium has played host to legendary teams, coaches and players, not to mention a myriad of bands and musicians, recreation department football championship games, championship soccer teams, high school graduations and to, at least, hundreds of thousands of fans.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 4:14 p.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Bulldog’s historic field Comments 0 Comments
Camden is Tree City USA for 27th year

Camden is Tree City USA for 27th year

For the 27th consecutive year, Camden is a Tree City U.S.A., so named by the S.C. Forestry Commission (SCFC) and Arbor Day Foundation.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 1:20 p.m. | Updated: sep. 29, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Camden is Tree City USA for 27th year Comments 0 Comments
Drawings reveal possible future for Rhame Arena

Drawings reveal possible future for Rhame Arena

Jaws dropped at Camden City Council’s Tuesday afternoon work session. Council members, and citizens attending the meeting, expressed excitement over the revelation of what might be Rhame Arena’s future. Representatives from the architectural firm of LTC Associates and engineering firm Bobbitt Design Build, both with offices in Columbia, unveiled initial renderings and floor plans for a vision of Rhame Arena that would serve as a gateway to the city.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 5:28 p.m. | Updated: sep. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Drawings reveal possible future for Rhame Arena Comments 1 Comment

Crime-Police-Fire

Two arrested in Cassatt drug raid

Two arrested in Cassatt drug raid

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested two men Sept. 24 -- one from Camden and the other from Cassatt -- on drug charges when the KCSO’s narcotics and special response teams served a search warrant at a Cassatt home.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 3:36 p.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Two arrested in Cassatt drug raid Comments 0 Comments
Columbia man, 51, charged with having sex with girl, 15

Columbia man, 51, charged with having sex with girl, 15

A 51-year-old Columbia man is out on bail after turning himself in to Kershaw County authorities Monday on charges he had sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl in Lugoff. A Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) press release said deputies charged Anthony Alan Corley with second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 3:38 p.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Columbia man, 51, charged with having sex with girl, 15 Comments 0 Comments
Fire Fest 2014 filled with demonstrations, family fun

Fire Fest 2014 filled with demonstrations, family fun

Flames roared and smoke billowed out of a makeshift living room behind Rhame Arena on Saturday. Moments later, a similar fire started in an identical “living room” next to it, but never got out of hand, thanks to a sprinkler system installed in the second room.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 3:57 p.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Fire Fest 2014 filled with demonstrations, family fun Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - Oct. 1, 2014

 

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies responded to a home invasion and armed robbery on Quail Circle in Lugoff on Sept. 22.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 6:16 p.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - Oct. 1, 2014 Comments 0 Comments
Man arrested for failure to stop for blue lights for third time

Man arrested for failure to stop for blue lights for third time

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) arrested a Camden man Tuesday after he turned himself in to deputies. Anthony Lorenzo Jackson, 24, faces charges of failure to stop for a blue light, possession of a stolen pistol, driving under the influence and driving under suspension.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 5:19 p.m. | Updated: sep. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Man arrested for failure to stop for blue lights for third time Comments 0 Comments

Education

Teacher of the Year talks journey to the top

Teacher of the Year talks journey to the top

 

Many people with ties to the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) may know Rebecca Rundlett as the district’s 2014 “Teacher of the Year,” but most would not know the rocky journey she endured to get where she is today.

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Camden teen is a 2014 National Student Poet

Camden teen is a 2014 National Student Poet

A Camden teenager landed one of the most prestigious poetry awards in the country on Sept. 18 and visited the White House and met First Lady Michelle Obama as part of the honor.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 1:27 p.m. | Updated: sep. 29, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Camden teen is a 2014 National Student Poet Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

KH Auxiliary donates $30,000 for Express Care project

KH Auxiliary donates $30,000 for Express Care project

Monday’s KershawHealth Board of Trustees meeting started off with a generous gift from its Hospital Auxiliary.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 1:14 p.m. | Updated: sep. 29, 2014 1:00 a.m. | KH Auxiliary donates $30,000 for Express Care project Comments 0 Comments
KH earns ‘Zero Harm’ awards as ‘What Matters Most’ campaign launches

KH earns ‘Zero Harm’ awards as ‘What Matters Most’ campaign launches

“I’ve got your sound bite and I’ve got your headline,” KershawHealth Board of Trustees Vice Chair Dr. Tallulah Holmstrom declared late in the board’s meeting Monday night. “Two simple words: ‘Zero Harm.’”

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Kershaw County

KershawHealth presents new ads to county council

KershawHealth presents new ads to county council

KershawHealth unveiled its new “What Matters Most” ad campaign with Kershaw County Council at its Tuesday meeting.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 5:22 p.m. | Updated: sep. 26, 2014 1:00 a.m. | KershawHealth presents new ads to county council Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Ready to Lift

Ready to Lift

Cassidy Borowski, a senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School, gets ready to perform a deadlift during the Southern Powerlifting Federation competition in North Myrtle Beach on Sept. 27 as her coach, Ron Blackmon prepares to spot her. Borowski set state records in the 132-pound, 17-year-old division during the meet. Her lifts included a 105-pound bench press, 205-pound squat and 215-pound deadlift. Cassidy trains with Blackmon at Carolina Fitness in Dusty Bend.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 1:42 p.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Ready to Lift Comments 0 Comments

National

How to be a billionaire

How to be a billionaire

Since last year, the world’s billionaire population has grown by 7.1 percent, according to the “Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014.”

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Five pieces of garbage you should throw out of your life

Five pieces of garbage you should throw out of your life

It seems like everyone is in a race to be the best -- the best parent, the best spouse, the best neighbor, the best PTA president. To become the best, people often lose sight of the things that really matter. Unfortunately, I’ve even seen this in my own life. As my husband worked toward a law degree, I pushed forward, day after day, trying my best to be a supportive wife -- the best homemaker, the best mom, the best neighbor, etc. But I often found myself burned out and discouraged. At times, I just couldn’t do it.

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'Anatomy of a Misfit' explores the insecurities, triumphs of adolescence

'Anatomy of a Misfit' explores the insecurities, triumphs of adolescence

ANATOMY OF A MISFIT,“ by Andrea Portes, HarperTeen, $17.99, 336 pages (f) (ages 14 and up)

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'The Jewel' is the start of a surrogate's story and romance

'The Jewel' is the start of a surrogate's story and romance

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'Blackbird' is well-done, tense thriller

'Blackbird' is well-done, tense thriller

 

BLACKBIRD,” by Ann Carey, HarperTeen, $17.99, 247 pages (f) (ages 16 and up)

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‘State Trooper,’ ‘Scandal’ lead TV on DVD

‘State Trooper,’ ‘Scandal’ lead TV on DVD

A “modern-day” Western and the latest season of “Scandal” lead these TV shows on DVD released this week.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 4:38 p.m. | ‘State Trooper,’ ‘Scandal’ lead TV on DVD Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Graham running for city council

Graham running for city council

Former Camden Mayor Jeffrey Graham is seeking election as a Camden City Council member in November 2014.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 3:34 p.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Graham running for city council Comments 0 Comments
Branham continues bid for county probate judge

Branham continues bid for county probate judge

Debbie Branham continues her campaign to be Kershaw County’s next Probate Judge.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 12:53 p.m. | Updated: sep. 29, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Branham continues bid for county probate judge Comments 0 Comments


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