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Larry Baker now at Southeast Insurance

Larry Baker now at Southeast Insurance

Larry Baker partnered with Alpine Agency Inc. (a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC) in 1997. Baker grew the agency over the last ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:35 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Larry Baker now at Southeast Insurance Comments 0 Comments
Local realtors form Camden Group Realty

Local realtors form Camden Group Realty

The Camden Group is not just up and running – the new real estate firm is thriving.

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:41 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Local realtors form Camden Group Realty Comments 0 Comments

GE Appliance starts second shift production

On November 6, the GE Appliances’ (GEA) (formerly Haier America) manufacturing facility in Camden started second shift production, following a $31 million investment, creating 100 ...

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:09 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | GE Appliance starts second shift production Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Scott Park trail to be paved

The city’s next trail-related project will be to pave the walking trail at Scott Park.

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Scott Park trail to be paved Comments 0 Comments
A step of ‘Distinction’

A step of ‘Distinction’

By a mere two-point advantage for a perfect score of 180, the Brothers and Sisters of Distinction (BSD) step team from Columbia became the new ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 3:57 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | A step of ‘Distinction’ Comments 0 Comments
Sweet Gum Trail is open to public

Sweet Gum Trail is open to public

Tall Longleaf pines stood silent guard as the first official hikers took to the Sweet Gum Trail in Camden on Tuesday afternoon. About 50 people ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 4:04 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Sweet Gum Trail is open to public Comments 0 Comments

Pecan sale underway

The Camden Price House Commission’s annual pecan sale benefit is underway once again. Funds raised will benefit the Price House and adjacent Bonds Conway-built ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 4:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Pecan sale underway Comments 0 Comments
Revolutionary War Field Days

Revolutionary War Field Days

Parts of the American Revolution came to life once again at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site on Saturday and Sunday as the site presented its ...

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Posted: nov. 06, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: nov. 07, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Revolutionary War Field Days Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Woman dies from injuries suffered in collision

A Cassatt woman died Sunday, three days after being involved in a vehicle collision on U.S. 1 North in Cassatt.

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Woman dies from injuries suffered in collision Comments 0 Comments
Another car break-in suspect pleads guilty

Another car break-in suspect pleads guilty

Ethan Kane Hanselman, 19, of Broad Street, Camden, pleaded guilty to four counts of breaking into motor vehicles and one count each of unlawful carrying ...

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:06 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Another car break-in suspect pleads guilty Comments 0 Comments

Elgin man no longer faces murder charge

Kenneth Cordell Rainer, 42, of Elgin, no longer has a murder charge against him. According to online court records, the Kershaw County Grand Jury declined ...

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:08 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Elgin man no longer faces murder charge Comments 0 Comments
Burglary suspect caught by armed homeowner

Burglary suspect caught by armed homeowner

An armed homeowner caught a burglary suspect and held him at gunpoint until law enforcement could get to the scene, according to a Kershaw County ...

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Posted: nov. 06, 2017 5:17 p.m. | Updated: nov. 07, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Burglary suspect caught by armed homeowner Comments 0 Comments

Education

CMS’ Lyles awarded for being ‘fearless, kind’

CMS’ Lyles awarded for being ‘fearless, kind’

A Camden Middle School (CMS) 8th Grade student is receiving a special national award for being “fearless and kind” in finding ways to unify the ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 4:56 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CMS’ Lyles awarded for being ‘fearless, kind’ Comments 0 Comments
Mud toss

Mud toss

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Transportation Department had the highest staff participation for the United Way of Kershaw County’s school campaign. As promised ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Mud toss Comments 0 Comments

L-EMS reports first quarter Honor Rolls

Sixth Grade

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:33 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | L-EMS reports first quarter Honor Rolls Comments 0 Comments
Peanut butter champs!

Peanut butter champs!

Students of the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) celebrated Red Ribbon Week in October with its annual peanut butter drive to benefit the food bank ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:44 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Peanut butter champs! Comments 0 Comments
KCSD Reading

KCSD Reading

Pine Tree Hill Elementary School 1st Grade teacher Dianne Farlett and North Central Middle School 7th Grade reading teacher Mary Barrett were named the 2017-18 ...

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:01 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSD Reading Comments 0 Comments

CES announced first quarter honor rolls

Fifth Grade

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CES announced first quarter honor rolls Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

Health Foundation of KC awards $132,000 in grant funds

The Health Foundation of Kershaw County (HFKC) has awarded a record level of funding for its third distribution cycle. Recipients for this cycle represent a ...

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Posted: nov. 06, 2017 5:20 p.m. | Updated: nov. 07, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Health Foundation of KC awards $132,000 in grant funds Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

County Council approves property purchase

Kershaw County Council gave final approval to buy 35 acres in Lugoff during its meeting Tuesday night in the County Government Center.

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | County Council approves property purchase Comments 0 Comments

Bethune Memorial Tree, candle lighting service Sunday

The  Annual Bethune Memorial Tree and Candle Lighting Service will take place this Sunday, November 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bethune Memorial ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bethune Memorial Tree, candle lighting service Sunday Comments 0 Comments
AT&T donates to new Farmer’s Market

AT&T donates to new Farmer’s Market

A Camden farmer’s market which will be accessible to all people moved a step closer to reality recently, thanks to a contribution from AT ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:22 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | AT&T donates to new Farmer’s Market Comments 0 Comments

Witham, Lucas elected to Bethune Town Council

While results were still unofficial Thursday, Jimmy Lucas Jr. and Don Witham appear to be joining and returning, respectively, to Bethune Town Council.

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 4:07 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Witham, Lucas elected to Bethune Town Council Comments 0 Comments

CMC conducts 'Wellness Rider' bus tours

“You’ve always heard from realtors that location, location, location matters,” Susan Witkowski, CEO of the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, said. “Location matters ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 4:09 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CMC conducts 'Wellness Rider' bus tours Comments 0 Comments

Free probate process workshop Dec. 1

The Kershaw County Probate Court will host a Probate Process Workshop on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at The Kershaw County ...

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Posted: nov. 06, 2017 5:20 p.m. | Updated: nov. 07, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Free probate process workshop Dec. 1 Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Lights of Lugoff Parade is Dec. 9

The 10th Annual “Lights of Lugoff” 2017 Christmas parade will be Saturday, December 9, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. on U.S. 1 ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Lights of Lugoff Parade is Dec. 9 Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

CMC Attic Sale is Dec. 2

Christmas Attic Sale on Saturday, December 2, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., where 100 percent of the proceeds go to benefit the ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:42 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CMC Attic Sale is Dec. 2 Comments 0 Comments

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