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Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for one of its newest mebers, Carolina Stone Craftsman, which offers a wide variety ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 2:08 p.m. | Ribbon cutting Comments 0 Comments
Chamber announces ‘Shop Local’ logo winner

Chamber announces ‘Shop Local’ logo winner

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that a winning “Shop Local” logo has been chosen.

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 12:59 p.m. | Chamber announces ‘Shop Local’ logo winner Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Camden City Council passes $7 million utility bond

Camden City Council passes $7 million utility bond

During its October 9 meeting, Camden City Council passed first reading of an ordinance that, when passed on final second reading will allow the city ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2018 3:29 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Camden City Council passes $7 million utility bond Comments 0 Comments
Storm scenes

Storm scenes

While Camden and Kershaw County was largely spared by the wrath of Hurricane Michael, the storm still caused some mayhem with blustery winds and soaking ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2018 3:34 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Storm scenes Comments 0 Comments
Betty Slade honored with Leader's Legacy bench

Betty Slade honored with Leader's Legacy bench

Betty Horton Slade, who served as the city of Camden’s clerk for most of the 28 years she worked at city hall, received the ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 12:53 p.m. | Betty Slade honored with Leader's Legacy bench Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Man arrested for shooting  at family, harming dog

Man arrested for shooting at family, harming dog

The Chronicle-Independent recently learned of the arrest of a Bethune man in mid-September for an alleged shooting incident that took place on Aug. 31 at ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2018 3:37 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Man arrested for shooting  at family, harming dog Comments 0 Comments

Former assistant solicitor’s license suspended

The S.C. Supreme Court placed local attorney Ronald Wade Moak, a former 5th Circuit assistant solicitor, on interim suspension in an order published Oct ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2018 3:39 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Former assistant solicitor’s license suspended Comments 0 Comments

Man dies in auto vs. motorcycle crash

A man riding a motorcycle died following a collision with an automobile Friday afternoon in east Camden.

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Posted: oct. 15, 2018 3:43 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Man dies in auto vs. motorcycle crash Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - Oct. 16, 2018

On Sept. 22, Camden Police Department (CPD) officers charged a 37-year-old woman with resisting arrest whom they previously cited for indecent exposure at her home ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2018 3:45 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - Oct. 16, 2018 Comments 0 Comments

Two men plead guilty in separate cases

Two Camden men pleaded guilty on Monday to charges in separate cases following their arrests earlier this year.

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 1:14 p.m. | Two men plead guilty in separate cases Comments 0 Comments

Woman dies in collision with tractor trailer

A Lee County woman is dead after a collision Friday evening with a tractor trailer on S.C. 34.

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 1:10 p.m. | Woman dies in collision with tractor trailer Comments 0 Comments

Education

Authors deliver motivational message to L-EHS students

Authors deliver motivational message to L-EHS students

Authors and USC alumni Langston Moore and Preston Thorne visited Lugoff-Elgin High School Oct. 4 to share the message from their children’s book #JustaChicken ...

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Posted: oct. 10, 2018 4:30 p.m. | Updated: oct. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Authors deliver motivational message to L-EHS students Comments 0 Comments

S.C. Governor’s School now accepting applications

The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, a public, residential high school for artistically-talented students, is now accepting applications for the ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 2:16 p.m. | S.C. Governor’s School now accepting applications Comments 0 Comments

KCSD finalizing new school transitions

Students and teachers of Camden, Lugoff and Wateree Elementary Schools are expecting to start the second half of the school year in brand-new buildings when ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 1:13 p.m. | KCSD finalizing new school transitions Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

UWKC, CMC receive Caritas grants

The Community Medical Clinic (CMC) of Kershaw County and the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) recently received Caritas grants from the Sisters of Charity ...

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Posted: oct. 10, 2018 4:34 p.m. | Updated: oct. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | UWKC, CMC receive Caritas grants Comments 0 Comments
Karesh Wing to relocate, build at Beechwood

Karesh Wing to relocate, build at Beechwood

For years, citizens of Camden and Kershaw County have wondered about two things: Where would the operators of the Karesh Long Term Care Center relocate ...

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Posted: oct. 10, 2018 4:26 p.m. | Updated: oct. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Karesh Wing to relocate, build at Beechwood   Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

KCC approves patrol vehicle purchases

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) will have three new patrol vehicles on the road, hopefully within the next couple of months.

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Posted: oct. 10, 2018 4:33 p.m. | Updated: oct. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | KCC approves patrol vehicle purchases Comments 0 Comments
$1 million smile

$1 million smile

ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napper has about a million good reasons to smile, as Rep. Laurie Funderburk (left) and Sen. Vincent Sheheen (right) presented ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 12:45 p.m. | $1 million smile Comments 0 Comments

Military

CMA’s CAP activated for flood relief efforts

CMA’s CAP activated for flood relief efforts

Camden Military Academy’s Civil Air Patrol (CAP) squadron was recently activated for the first time in the squadron’s history.  Several CMA cadets used ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 2:13 p.m. | CMA’s CAP activated for flood relief efforts Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Wednesday is final voter registration deadline

Wednesday, Oct. 17 is the final deadline for South Carolina citizens to register to vote in the Nov. 2018 General Election.

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Posted: oct. 10, 2018 4:36 p.m. | Updated: oct. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Wednesday is final voter registration deadline Comments 0 Comments

Voter registration period extended

South Carolina citizens now have more time to register to vote ahead of the 2018 General Election after the court today ordered the voter registration ...

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Posted: oct. 09, 2018 1:16 p.m. | Voter registration period extended Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

USC launches equine industry study

A horse is a horse of course, but horses are also an economic force. A recent American Horse Council study finds that the U.S ...

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Posted: oct. 15, 2018 3:41 p.m. | Updated: oct. 16, 2018 1:00 a.m. | USC launches equine industry study Comments 0 Comments

Unity Month services start Tuesday

The city of Camden has, once again, proclaimed the month of October as Unity Month.

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Posted: oct. 10, 2018 4:40 p.m. | Updated: oct. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Unity Month services start Tuesday Comments 0 Comments

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