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Chamber hands out awards at annual gala

Chamber hands out awards at annual gala

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce held its 107th annual awards gala and barbecue on May 12 at its headquarters at the historic Robert Mills ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:19 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Chamber hands out awards at annual gala Comments 0 Comments
Working for healthcare

Working for healthcare

Dr. Andrew Piaseckia, who serves as president of the S.C. Orthopedic Association, recently went to Washington, D.C. with a group of orthopedists from ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Working for healthcare Comments 0 Comments

Camden

CPD stats on council agenda

(Webmaster's Note: After the C-I's print edition went to press, we realized the city had amended its agenda to include first reading of ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:26 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CPD stats on council agenda Comments 0 Comments
City presents preservation awards

City presents preservation awards

Camden City Council passed second and final reading of its FY 2017-18 budget during the May 9 regular session city council meeting.

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:35 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | City presents preservation awards Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Lugoff, Camden fire explorers compete, win

Lugoff, Camden fire explorers compete, win

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) Explorer Team 1 came out on top, winning first place at the first-ever Fire Escape Firefighter Explorer Competition on May 6 at ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:22 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Lugoff, Camden fire explorers compete, win Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - May 23, 2017

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) charged a Camden with resisting arrest and threatening the life of public officials after deputies arrested him for ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:24 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - May 23, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
Man to be charged for hitting deputy head on

Man to be charged for hitting deputy head on

Once a Camden man is released from the hospital, the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) plans to charge him with DUI (second offense), simple possession ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 5:07 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Man to be charged for hitting deputy head on Comments 0 Comments
Riding in honor of fallen officers

Riding in honor of fallen officers

More than 30 cyclists on their way to Washington, D.C., stopped in Camden on May 3 in honor of fallen law enforcement officers. The ...

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:38 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Riding in honor of fallen officers Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - May 12, 2017

The Camden Police Department (CPD) arrested a man twice in two days in connection with a number of incidents which took place April 29 and ...

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Posted: may. 11, 2017 3:09 p.m. | Updated: may. 12, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - May 12, 2017 Comments 0 Comments

KCSO receives national awards

On the heels of earning its sixth consecutive DUI Enforcement Agency of the Year Award for departments with 51-100 officers, the Kershaw County Sheriff’s ...

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Posted: may. 11, 2017 3:09 p.m. | Updated: may. 12, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSO receives national awards Comments 0 Comments

Education

History champs

History champs

Two North Central Middle School (NCMS) students will compete in the National History Bee 8th Grade National Finals in Atlanta, June 1-4. Tyler Phillips, left ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:09 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | History champs Comments 0 Comments

Colleges honor area students

Jeffrey Cobble of Lugoff has been named to the Chancellor's List at Troy University for the spring semester/Term 4 of the 2016/2017 ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:14 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Colleges honor area students Comments 0 Comments
Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships

Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships

Anne-Marie Branham, Hannah Collier and Brooke Galdeen recently received the 2017 Laurie Slade Funderburk Leadership Scholarship. The S.C. General Assembly Women’s Caucus awards ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:18 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships Comments 0 Comments

Area students graduate from the Citadel

The following Kershaw County area student received degrees during the Citadel’s graduation ceremonies held May 6 in McAlister Field House: 

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 4:53 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Area students graduate from the Citadel Comments 0 Comments
CHS student council is tops in state

CHS student council is tops in state

A weekend in April marked some firsts for the student council of Camden High School (CHS). For the first time ever, the S.C. Student ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CHS student council is tops in state Comments 0 Comments

Schools budget in ‘suspended animation’

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) administrators and the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees were unable to take any further action on its proposed Fiscal ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Schools budget in ‘suspended animation’ Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

Talking health

Talking health

LiveWell Kershaw, along with parents and students from North Central Middle and High Schools, recently met in a focus group session with facilitator Holly Hayes ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:28 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Talking health Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

FILOT, impact fee ordinance on county council agenda

Kershaw County Council will consider third and final reading of a Fee In Lieu of Taxes (FILOT) agreement between Kershaw County and Suominen, as well ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:26 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | FILOT, impact fee ordinance on county council agenda Comments 0 Comments

KC Guardian ad Litem seeking volunteers

There are many abused or neglected children who do not have a positive mother or mother figure in their lives, but people with a desire ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 4:54 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KC Guardian ad Litem seeking volunteers Comments 0 Comments
Honorable service

Honorable service

Posted: may. 18, 2017 4:57 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Honorable service Comments 0 Comments
Celebrating Diversity

Celebrating Diversity

The ALPHA Center hosted its annual Multicultural Festival on the grounds of Midway Elementary School in Cassatt on April 29. The center provided food and ...

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Celebrating Diversity Comments 0 Comments

United Way of Kershaw County meets fundraising goal

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) is celebrating reaching its goal of $800,000 for 2017.  The UWKC wants to congratulate the community for ...

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Posted: may. 11, 2017 1:06 p.m. | Updated: may. 12, 2017 1:00 a.m. | United Way of Kershaw County meets fundraising goal Comments 0 Comments

PLAY to host All-America town halls

Kershaw County’s PLAY Foundation -- whose mission is to improve the quality of life in the county while enhancing social and physical development of county ...

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Posted: may. 11, 2017 1:08 p.m. | Updated: may. 12, 2017 1:00 a.m. | PLAY to host All-America town halls Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Wildwood Lane project underway

Plans are underway to begin development on the Wildwood Lane Active Living and Pedestrian project in Lugoff. Kershaw County Planning and Zoning Director Michael Conley ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 5:00 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Wildwood Lane project underway Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

Backhoe Rodeo

Backhoe Rodeo

The city of Camden’s and Kershaw County’s public works departments recently competed in the annual Backhoe Rodeo competition at City Hall Park, located ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Backhoe Rodeo Comments 0 Comments

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