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Four years strong

Four years strong

Dave’s Place, a family restaurant in Elgin, recently celebrated its four year anniversary. The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Four years strong Comments 0 Comments

Protective Packaging Inc. celebrates 30 years

Thirty years ago Tom Price, president and CEO of Protective Packaging, Inc., began his endeavor to become a successful custom folding carton manufacturer in a ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:54 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Protective Packaging Inc. celebrates 30 years Comments 0 Comments
Sam Kendall’s opens second location in Hartsville

Sam Kendall’s opens second location in Hartsville

Sam Kendall’s, one of Camden’s most sought after dining destinations since it opened in 2007, has opened a second location in Hartsville.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:35 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Sam Kendall’s opens second location in Hartsville Comments 0 Comments

SBA Economic Injury Disaster loans available

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses ...

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 5:07 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | SBA Economic Injury Disaster loans available Comments 0 Comments

O’Reilly Auto Parts opens in Elgin

O’Reilly Auto Parts  is pleased to announce the opening of a new store at 1109 Church Street, Elgin. 

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | O’Reilly Auto Parts opens in Elgin Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Old Burndale Shopping Center to be demolished

Old Burndale Shopping Center to be demolished

A long-vacant, but long-time landmark in Camden will be demolished in the coming weeks.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Old Burndale Shopping Center to be demolished Comments 0 Comments
New ALPHA Center to be built on Ehrenclou Drive

New ALPHA Center to be built on Ehrenclou Drive

The ALPHA Center, currently housed at the south end of Mill Street, will build a new $2.5 million facility on a 4-acre lot on ...

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:37 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | New ALPHA Center to be built on Ehrenclou Drive Comments 0 Comments
From Wallingford to Camden

From Wallingford to Camden

It’s cliché to say someone’s life has prepared them for their latest role, but it may actually be true for Katharine Spadacenta.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:39 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | From Wallingford to Camden Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Officer honored

Officer honored

Lt. Tyrell Cato, who recently earned the professional designation of Certified Jail Officer through the American Jail Association, was recognized by Kershaw County Council for ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:49 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Officer honored Comments 0 Comments
Thanks to grant, LF-R gets eight new AEDs

Thanks to grant, LF-R gets eight new AEDs

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) recently purchased eight new automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, thanks to a more than $8,600 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 5:08 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Thanks to grant, LF-R gets eight new AEDs Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - March 17, 2017

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office reported the following recent incidents:

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:17 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - March 17, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
Sheriff gives $100,000 check to SCVAN

Sheriff gives $100,000 check to SCVAN

Every year, every county in South Carolina collects money from fines and assessments following court proceedings. A percentage of those funds are mandated by state ...

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:25 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Sheriff gives $100,000 check to SCVAN Comments 0 Comments
GPS coordinates lead to murder investigation

GPS coordinates lead to murder investigation

The case of a missing Bethune man is now a murder investigation.

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 5:49 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | GPS coordinates lead to murder investigation Comments 0 Comments
Law enforcement, businesses team up for memorials

Law enforcement, businesses team up for memorials

For many years, drivers along any number of roadways, including I-20 in Kershaw County, have seen roadside memorials erected by people mourning loved ones who ...

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 11:03 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Law enforcement, businesses team up for memorials Comments 0 Comments

Education

CCS names honor rolls, spelling club students

The following students were named to the Cornerstone Christian School honor roll for the third nine weeks period:

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:18 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CCS names honor rolls, spelling club students Comments 0 Comments
Diamonds from the beginning

Diamonds from the beginning

“Dimplez” and “Havoc” have been part of the Kershaw County step team program since they were 9 and 10 years old, respectively.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Diamonds from the beginning Comments 0 Comments
ATEC students win community awareness competition

ATEC students win community awareness competition

Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students captured first place in state competition for their community awareness project on fighting hunger in Kershaw County.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | ATEC students win community awareness competition Comments 0 Comments

Junior Leadership applications due March 31

The deadline for rising high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class is Friday, March 31.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Junior Leadership applications due March 31 Comments 0 Comments
Quiz Bowl champs!

Quiz Bowl champs!

Bethune Elementary was the overall winner of the Kershaw County School District's Academic Quiz Bowl for the Kershaw County School District elementary schools.  All ...

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:29 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Quiz Bowl champs! Comments 0 Comments
Tech-savvy students

Tech-savvy students

Posted: mar. 13, 2017 3:52 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Tech-savvy students Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Three new Guardians ad Litem sworn in

Three members of the Kershaw County community were sworn in by the Honorable Dana A. Morris as volunteers in the Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Three new Guardians ad Litem sworn in Comments 0 Comments

KCC starts process for nuisance property ordinance

Kershaw County Council passed first reading, by title only, of an ordinance that will attempt to address nuisance properties in the county.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:41 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCC starts process for nuisance property ordinance Comments 0 Comments

KCSO grants, discussions highlight KCC meeting

Kershaw County Council unanimously passed a resolution during its Feb. 28 meeting supporting the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office’s (KCSO) application for a South ...

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Posted: mar. 09, 2017 5:20 p.m. | Updated: mar. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSO grants, discussions highlight KCC meeting Comments 0 Comments

Military

Walters completes basic training

Walters completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Brandon K. Walters recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Walters completes basic training Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Gustafson withdraws from 5th district race

Penry Gustafson of Camden has suspended her campaign to run for U.S. Congress.  She had previously announced she would be filing as a Republican ...

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 4:27 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Gustafson withdraws from 5th district race Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

LWA Annual Meeting is March 25

The Lake Wateree Association will hold its annual meeting at the Rock Bottom Pond facility at 1530 Buck Hill Rd. Ridgeway on March 25.  Breakfast ...

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:30 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | LWA Annual Meeting is March 25 Comments 0 Comments
Royal couple

Royal couple

Posted: mar. 13, 2017 5:34 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Royal couple Comments 0 Comments

FOKCL needs help

The Friends of the Kershaw County Library need the community’s help in finding a storage space.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2017 4:02 p.m. | Updated: mar. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | FOKCL needs help Comments 0 Comments

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