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Chamber elects board members, endorses school referendum

Chamber elects board members, endorses school referendum

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center board elected five new members to its board of directors during the board’s August 18 meeting. 

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 5:29 p.m. | Updated: aug. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Chamber elects board members, endorses school referendum Comments 0 Comments

Camden

City moving forward with property purchases

Camden City Council gave the green light to two ordinances authorizing purchases of several properties in and around the city of Camden.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 5:18 p.m. | Updated: aug. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | City moving forward with property purchases Comments 0 Comments

Council to consider second readings on property purchases

Camden City Council will take up second reading and consider final approval for ordinances related to property purchases within the city of Camden.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:06 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Council to consider second readings on property purchases Comments 0 Comments
Healthcare entrepreneur opens nurse aide school for helping seniors

Healthcare entrepreneur opens nurse aide school for helping seniors

The City of Camden recently honored Kesha L. Hayes with a proclamation for creating Senior Service Day in honor of the elderly population -- but her ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2016 5:23 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Healthcare entrepreneur opens nurse aide school for helping seniors Comments 0 Comments
Proclamation

Proclamation

Posted: aug. 12, 2016 9:23 a.m. | Proclamation Comments 0 Comments
City moving to buy Campbell Street property

City moving to buy Campbell Street property

Camden City Council took a step in its efforts to start revitalization in the Campbell Street corridor with a first reading approval to buy two ...

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Posted: aug. 11, 2016 5:39 p.m. | Updated: aug. 12, 2016 1:00 a.m. | City moving to buy Campbell Street property Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Fill the Boot kick off is Monday

Members of the Camden Fire Department along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will host a special event to kick off the fire fighters’ annual Fill ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 5:25 p.m. | Updated: aug. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Fill the Boot kick off is Monday Comments 0 Comments

Stolen vehicle and marijuana possession

A lieutenant and investigator with the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit were on Red Hill Road in Camden when they noticed a grey Subaru ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2016 5:45 p.m. | Updated: aug. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Stolen vehicle and marijuana possession Comments 0 Comments

Seven charged in $350 million government fraud scheme

Seven people, including two Camden residents, have been charged in a $350 million scheme to defraud the federal government.

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Posted: aug. 18, 2016 5:57 p.m. | Updated: aug. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Seven charged in  $350 million government fraud scheme Comments 0 Comments

Woman arrested for leaving toddlers in car

A Kershaw County woman was arrested Monday morning after Camden Police officers responded to a call about children left unattended in a car in the ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2016 5:29 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Woman arrested for leaving toddlers in car Comments 0 Comments

Man arrested for burglary, assault on elderly female

A 23 year old Elgin man is behind bars accused of breaking into a home, assaulting an elderly woman who lived there and leading a ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2016 5:31 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Man arrested for burglary, assault on elderly female Comments 0 Comments

Education

KCSD high schools raise more than $47,500 for UWKC; Camden High School wins Caring Cup

KCSD high schools raise more than $47,500 for UWKC; Camden High School wins Caring Cup

n addition to the normal activities of a first week of school, Kershaw County School District high school students have been working together to raise ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:01 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2016 1:00 a.m. | KCSD high schools raise more than $47,500 for UWKC; Camden High School wins Caring Cup Comments 0 Comments

School board hears Summer Reading Program update

Kershaw County students who needed a little help with their reading received a boost during the Kershaw County School District’s summer reading program.

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Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:02 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2016 1:00 a.m. | School board hears Summer Reading Program update Comments 0 Comments

High school students working toward “Strive for 25”

It’s the first week of school for Kershaw County School District (KCSD) high school students, and they are working toward a goal to “Strive ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2016 5:58 p.m. | Updated: aug. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | High school students working toward “Strive for 25” Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

KershawHealth labs earn accreditation

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the KershawHealth Medical Center and Elgin Outpatient Center Laboratories based on ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2016 5:47 p.m. | Updated: aug. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | KershawHealth labs earn accreditation Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

County approves bid for industrial park road project

County approves bid for industrial park road project

Kershaw County Council approved bids for two projects, the Steeplechase Industrial Boulevard Roadway Extension and the Musco Light System Installation for Doby Soccer Field.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 5:17 p.m. | Updated: aug. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | County approves bid for industrial park road project Comments 0 Comments

Vocational Rehab helps provide opportunities in the community

The Camden area office of S.C. Vocational Rehabilitation hosted a cookout Wednesday to share information with local businesses about how SCVR can help provide ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:04 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Vocational Rehab helps provide opportunities in the community Comments 0 Comments

Construction bids, ordinances before KCC

Kershaw County Council meets August 23 at 5:30 p.m. to talk about a bid for Steeplechase Industrial Boulevard Roadway Extension, a bid for ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2016 6:05 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Construction bids, ordinances before KCC Comments 0 Comments

‘Our goal is to have voting day run smoothly’

The gentlemen at Kershaw County Voter Registration want the November 8 election day to run smoothly, but citizens must register to vote by October 8.   

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Posted: aug. 18, 2016 5:55 p.m. | Updated: aug. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | ‘Our goal is to have  voting day run smoothly’ Comments 0 Comments

Bethune Rescue Squad raising funds to purchase ambulance

If all goes as planned, the Bethune Rescue Squad could be up and running in four to six months.

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Posted: aug. 15, 2016 5:27 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Bethune Rescue Squad raising funds  to purchase ambulance Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

Keeping it family-oriented

Keeping it family-oriented

A Camden High School graduate of 1968 utilized his love for war history to tell the story of his wife Pam’s ancestor through the ...

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Posted: aug. 22, 2016 5:57 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2016 9:15 a.m. | Keeping it family-oriented Comments 0 Comments
"Chicken Whisperer" separates fact from scratch

"Chicken Whisperer" separates fact from scratch

He doesn’t strut into a chicken coop, cup his hands to comb and beak and convince a hen to jump a fence or lays ...

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Posted: aug. 18, 2016 5:53 p.m. | Updated: aug. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | "Chicken Whisperer" separates fact from scratch Comments 0 Comments

UWKC accepting applications from agencies for federal funding

The United Way of Kershaw County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2016 5:32 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2016 1:00 a.m. | UWKC accepting applications from agencies for federal funding Comments 0 Comments
Entrepreneur, raconteur Alice Boykin dies

Entrepreneur, raconteur Alice Boykin dies

Friends remember Alice Boykin as a multi-faceted individual who knew how to get things done but more importantly, knew how to enjoy life.

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Posted: aug. 11, 2016 5:37 p.m. | Updated: aug. 12, 2016 9:11 a.m. | Entrepreneur, raconteur Alice Boykin dies Comments 0 Comments

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