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MCCU holds annual meeting

Mid Carolina Credit Union recently held its 56th Annual membership meeting. During the meeting, members were informed of MCCU’s newest products and services including ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 6:04 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | MCCU holds annual meeting Comments 0 Comments

First Palmetto annual meeting is slated for May 10

First Palmetto Financial Corporation, the holding company for First Palmetto Bank, will hold its 2017 annual meeting of stockholders at 10 a.m. on Wednesday ...

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WeylChem to expand Elgin operations

WeylChem US Inc., a provider of custom manufacturing and tolling services, as well as advanced intermediates and reagents, will invest more than $13 million in ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 5:09 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | WeylChem to expand Elgin operations Comments 0 Comments
Caring professionals

Caring professionals

Posted: apr. 13, 2017 5:11 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Caring professionals Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Burndale’s history filled with tenants

Burndale’s history filled with tenants

Contractors are now in the process of removing asbestos from and demolishing the old Burndale Shopping Center. Even before work began -- currently focused on the ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Burndale’s history filled with tenants Comments 0 Comments

Battle of Camden BBQ Festival debuts May 19-20

The Camden Jaycees will be debuting the Battle of Camden BBQ Festival May 19-20 at Historic Camden. The event benefits the citizens of Kershaw County ...

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Good-bye and hello

Good-bye and hello

Having had the road to the National Steeplechase Association end here, Camden will now serve as the jump-off point for the nation’s best jump ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 4:56 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Good-bye and hello Comments 0 Comments

Farewell to the Colonial Cup

Known as America’s “First Lady of Steeplechasing," the late Marion duPont Scott had a profound impact on the sport she loved and for a ...

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City council approves demolition funding resolution

At least eight more -- and possibly 10 -- blighted homes could be demolished in the coming weeks in Camden. Tuesday evening, Camden City Council unanimously passed ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 5:08 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | City council approves demolition funding resolution Comments 0 Comments
Tennis or pickleball, anyone?

Tennis or pickleball, anyone?

Posted: apr. 10, 2017 6:36 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Tennis or pickleball, anyone? Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Bethune man charged with attempted murder

Bethune man charged with attempted murder

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) arrested a Bethune man Wednesday for attempted murder in connection with an incident that took place April 15.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 4:55 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bethune man charged with attempted murder Comments 0 Comments
Man gets 20 years for molesting girls in 2013

Man gets 20 years for molesting girls in 2013

Charles Richard Bradberry, 37, of Columbia pleaded guilty April 14 to two counts of second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor victim ages 11-14 ...

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Two arrested, two sought for carjacking

Two arrested, two sought for carjacking

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested and charged a Columbia man and a 16-year-old girl Thursday for carjacking. A KCSO press release identified ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:36 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Two arrested, two sought for carjacking Comments 0 Comments

Man dies in tractor accident

A Cassatt man died Friday afternoon while unloading his tractor.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Man dies in tractor accident Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - April 18, 2017

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Lugoff man for possession with intent to distribute marijuana April 12.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:59 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - April 18, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
KCSO earns sixth consecutive DUI enforcement award

KCSO earns sixth consecutive DUI enforcement award

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) received its sixth consecutive Agency of the Year award for departments with 51-100 officers “excelling in the area ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSO earns sixth consecutive DUI enforcement award Comments 0 Comments

Education

USC Upstate names three local students to Chancellor's List

USC Upstate recently named three area students to the Fall 2016 Chancellor's List. They were Kayla Brown and Kensey Stephens of Camden and Danielle ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 1:24 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | USC Upstate names three local students to Chancellor's List Comments 0 Comments
New ATEC design unveiled

New ATEC design unveiled

The new Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) will sport a revised design when it is completed in mid-2019. Thanks to voter-approved referenda authorizing Kershaw County ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 4:50 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | New ATEC design unveiled Comments 0 Comments
Another CMA cadet to get West Point ‘experience’

Another CMA cadet to get West Point ‘experience’

For the second year in a row, a Camden Military Academy (CMA) cadet will attend the U.S. Military Academy’s Summer Leadership Experience (SLE ...

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Local students join Phi Beta Kappa

The following local students recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 4:43 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Local students join Phi Beta Kappa Comments 0 Comments

NCMS announces 3rd quarter Honor Rolls

North Central Middle School recently named the following honor roll studetns for the third nine week period.

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | NCMS announces 3rd quarter Honor Rolls Comments 0 Comments

BES announces 3rd quarter Honor Rolls

Blaney Elementary School recently announced its Honor Roll  for the third nine weeks period.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 4:56 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2017 1:00 a.m. | BES announces 3rd quarter Honor Rolls Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

UWKC accepting partner agency applications

The United Way of Kershaw County is accepting applications for funding from non-profit organizations that provide local services in Kershaw County. The organization must have ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 1:24 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | UWKC accepting partner agency applications Comments 0 Comments
Thank you

Thank you

Kershaw County Veterans Affairs Officer Barbara Ray (center) was selected as The 2017 Veterans Affairs Officer of the Year by The South Carolina Association of ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:53 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Thank you Comments 0 Comments

Council passes second reading on nuisance ordinance

Kershaw County Council passed second reading of an ordinance addressing nuisance properties in the county during its April 11 meeting.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Council passes  second reading on nuisance ordinance Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County Library events for May

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 6:16 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Kershaw County Library events for May Comments 0 Comments

Special Olympics is April 21 at CMA

The Kershaw County Special Olympics will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21 at Camden Military Academy.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 6:21 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Special Olympics is April 21 at CMA Comments 0 Comments

Military

Camden native receives top USACE engineering honor

Camden native receives top USACE engineering honor

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan -- A Camden native currently deployed to Afghanistan received one of the highest honors bestowed within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ...

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 6:32 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Camden native receives top USACE engineering honor Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

Spring Fling Trail Ride is April 29

Please join the South Carolina Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation for the annual Boykin Spring Fling Untimed Trail Ride on Saturday, April 29. Riders will have access ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 12:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Spring Fling Trail Ride is April 29 Comments 0 Comments

Don't 'adopt' a lost fawn

It's the time of year when people and nature often meet. Occasionally, this can include finding a young deer that seems to be abandoned.

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 4:54 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Don't 'adopt' a lost fawn Comments 0 Comments

Clemson Extension accepting applications for ‘Yard of the Year’ contest

Calling all gardeners: Would you like to be recognized for gardening with the environment in mind?  

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Posted: apr. 10, 2017 6:28 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Clemson Extension accepting applications for ‘Yard of the Year’ contest Comments 0 Comments
Springtime kid

Springtime kid

Posted: apr. 10, 2017 6:39 p.m. | Updated: apr. 11, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Springtime kid Comments 0 Comments

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