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Warren tapped to lead Babcock Center

The Babcock Center Board of Directors is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Thoyd B. Warren as the new President & CEO of the Babcock ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:30 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Warren tapped to lead Babcock Center Comments 0 Comments
Ribbon cutting

Ribbon cutting

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting with Workout Anytime in Camden. Pictured are (front row from left): Joey Stabler (Owner ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:49 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Ribbon cutting Comments 0 Comments

Canfor upgrading Kershaw County sawmill operation

Canfor Southern Pine, a leading integrated forest products company, has announced it will upgrade its existing sawmill near Camden in Kershaw County. The company is ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2018 4:41 p.m. | Updated: jun. 05, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Canfor upgrading Kershaw County sawmill operation Comments 0 Comments

Camden

First-ever pickleball tournament deemed success

First-ever pickleball tournament deemed success

More than 100 people officially registered to participate in Camden’s first ever pickleball tournament, held June 9 and 10 at the Tennis Center of ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 4:30 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | First-ever pickleball tournament deemed success Comments 0 Comments
‘He’s the real McCoy’

‘He’s the real McCoy’

A large crowd of family, friends and admirers gathered the morning of June 8 in Monument Square to honor long-time Camden citizen Perry McCoy with ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 4:48 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | ‘He’s the real McCoy’ Comments 0 Comments

Mayor touts Elder Abuse Month at council meeting

Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford took some time near the end of Tuesday’s Camden City Council meeting to speak on a subject that wasn ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 4:51 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Mayor touts Elder Abuse Month at council meeting Comments 0 Comments
Feature photo: Pickleball tournament

Feature photo: Pickleball tournament

Three of the 104 players who registered for the “United We Serve” Pickleball Tournament at the Tennis Center of Camden and Pickleball Plaza play an ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 5:14 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Feature photo: Pickleball tournament Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

KCSO arrests three after receiving tip

KCSO arrests three after receiving tip

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) narcotics investigators arrested one woman and two men after Sheriff Jim Matthews received a tip Friday morning from a ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 5:24 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | KCSO arrests three after receiving tip Comments 0 Comments

Two killed in motorcycle versus truck collision

Two people died after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a truck Saturday afternoon.

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 5:29 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Two killed in motorcycle versus truck collision Comments 0 Comments
Jury finds Pickrell guilty of murdering boyfriend

Jury finds Pickrell guilty of murdering boyfriend

Unless her case is overturned on appeal, Gregg Pickrell will be 100 years old when she finishes serving her 35-year sentence for fatally shooting 33-year-old ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:13 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Jury finds Pickrell guilty of murdering boyfriend Comments 0 Comments
Feature photos: 2018 Special Olympics artist winners

Feature photos: 2018 Special Olympics artist winners

Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:28 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Feature photos: 2018 Special Olympics artist winners Comments 0 Comments
Camden man charged with murder

Camden man charged with murder

A 28-year-old Camden man has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of his 19 year old girlfriend.

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Posted: jun. 04, 2018 4:38 p.m. | Updated: jun. 05, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Camden man charged with murder Comments 0 Comments

Man killed when car hits tree

A single-car accident killed a Fayetteville, N.C., man Saturday night.

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Posted: jun. 04, 2018 4:40 p.m. | Updated: jun. 05, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Man killed when car hits tree Comments 0 Comments

Education

Area college students graduate, earn academic honors

Wofford College conferred 418 degrees on 394 graduates during the 2018 Commencement exercies on Sunday, May 20. Area students included:

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 4:57 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Area college students graduate, earn academic honors Comments 0 Comments

LES announces 4th quarter honor roll

Lugoff Elementary School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 5:32 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | LES announces 4th quarter honor roll Comments 0 Comments
KCSD releases Robbins contract for superintendent

KCSD releases Robbins contract for superintendent

When new Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent. Dr. William Shane Robbins officially begins working on July 1, his starting base salary will be $170 ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:06 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | KCSD releases Robbins contract for superintendent Comments 0 Comments

BDK announces honor roll

Baron DeKalb Elementary School recently announced its third quarter honor roll:

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:35 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | BDK announces honor roll Comments 0 Comments

NCMS announces 4th quarter honor roll

North Central Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:41 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | NCMS announces 4th quarter honor roll Comments 0 Comments

CCS announces 4th quarter honor roll

Cornerstone Christian School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:44 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | CCS announces 4th quarter honor roll Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

River parcel input sessions June 19 and 21

Want to let Kershaw County know what you want for the new river parcel in Lugoff?

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 4:52 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | River parcel input sessions June 19 and 21 Comments 0 Comments
County working on severance package FOIA request

County working on severance package FOIA request

In a response dated June 6, just two days prior to a 20-workday deadline, Assistant Kershaw County Attorney H. Thomas Morgan Jr. notified the Chronicle-Independent ...

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Posted: jun. 11, 2018 5:09 p.m. | Updated: jun. 12, 2018 1:00 a.m. | County working on severance package FOIA request Comments 0 Comments

University of Tenneesee honors KC Library director

Kershaw County Library Director Amber Conger received the University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences Innovator’s Award, one of two distinguished alumni awards given ...

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Posted: jun. 04, 2018 4:51 p.m. | Updated: jun. 05, 2018 1:00 a.m. | University of Tenneesee honors KC Library director Comments 0 Comments

Military

Four graduate from Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Romesz V. Coleman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:38 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Four graduate from Air Force basic training Comments 0 Comments
Commissioned officer

Commissioned officer

Zack Maxwell Watson (second from left), son of Beth Ford of Camden, and Duncan Watson of Houston, Texas, and grandson of Judy Ford of Camden ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:47 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Commissioned officer Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Boan, Rushing head to June 26 runoff for sheriff nomination

Boan, Rushing head to June 26 runoff for sheriff nomination

Two Republican candidates for Kershaw County Sheriff -- Lee Boan and Jack Rushing -- will face each other in a June 26 runoff after neither man garnered ...

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Posted: jun. 14, 2018 4:43 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Boan, Rushing head to June 26 runoff for sheriff nomination Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

S-LRCOG seeks Silver-Haired Legislature candidates

The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments, serving Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, and Sumter Counties, is seeking candidates to serve on the region’s Silver-Haired Legislature. The ...

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Posted: jun. 07, 2018 4:33 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2018 1:00 a.m. | S-LRCOG seeks Silver-Haired Legislature candidates Comments 0 Comments

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