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Camden Kmart to close this summer

Camden Kmart to close this summer

Sears Holding will close its Kmart store on West DeKalb Street in Camden in late July. Eligible employees will receive severance pay and have the ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:35 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Camden Kmart to close this summer Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Camden’s Billy Ammons to be inducted into SCACA Hall of Fame

Camden’s Billy Ammons to be inducted into SCACA Hall of Fame

Billy Ammons is head to the hall of fame, again.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2016 5:00 p.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Camden’s Billy Ammons to be inducted into SCACA Hall of Fame Comments 0 Comments

Budget, crime stats before city council

Camden City Council will consider first reading of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget for the city of Camden during tonight’s meeting at Camden ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:43 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Budget, crime stats before city council Comments 0 Comments
Former councilman Walter Long honored with leadership legacy bench

Former councilman Walter Long honored with leadership legacy bench

Rainy skies couldn’t dampen sunny spirits during the recent dedication of a Leadership Legacy Bench to former Camden City Councilman Walter Long.

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Posted: apr. 18, 2016 5:39 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Former councilman Walter Long honored with leadership legacy bench Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Camden man charged with having sex with 13-year-old girl

Camden man charged with having sex with 13-year-old girl

A 25-year-old man mentioned in Tuesday’s weekly crime report as possibly contributing to the delinquency of a minor is now being charged with multiple ...

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Posted: apr. 28, 2016 5:07 p.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Camden man charged with having sex with 13-year-old girl Comments 0 Comments

LF-R responds to trailer fire at Target

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) crews quickly put out a trailer fire at the Target Distribution Center around 11:30 p.m. Monday.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2016 5:09 p.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2016 1:00 a.m. | LF-R responds to trailer fire at Target Comments 0 Comments

Collision, drowning mark two deaths in two days

Two men died in separate incidents during a less than 24-hour period Monday night and Tuesday afternoon, according to Kershaw County Coroner David West.

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Posted: apr. 28, 2016 5:10 p.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Collision, drowning mark two deaths in two days Comments 0 Comments
Winnsboro man arrested for having sex with 14-year-old

Winnsboro man arrested for having sex with 14-year-old

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested Airflack Leslie Crumpton Jr., 28, of Winnsboro on Thursday and charged him with second degree criminal sexual ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:40 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Winnsboro man arrested for having sex with 14-year-old Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - April 26, 2016

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested two men in a single incident during which a KCSO traffic deputy caught them excessively speeding on ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:44 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - April 26, 2016 Comments 0 Comments
KCSF calling for Leonard Price Award nominations

KCSF calling for Leonard Price Award nominations

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Foundation (KCSF) Board of Directors is accepting 2016 nominations for the “Leonard Price Friend of Law Enforcement Award.” Established in ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:47 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | KCSF calling for Leonard Price Award nominations Comments 0 Comments

Education

School Days

School Days

Posted: apr. 25, 2016 10:10 a.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | School Days Comments 0 Comments
Stover’s Craig Jelks is 2016 KCSD Teacher of the Year

Stover’s Craig Jelks is 2016 KCSD Teacher of the Year

Loud cheers and happy tears greeted Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan’s announcement Thursday evening of the 2016 KCSD Teacher of ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:30 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Stover’s Craig Jelks is 2016 KCSD Teacher of the Year Comments 0 Comments

Blaney announces third quarter honor roll

Blaney Elementary School recently announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:48 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Blaney announces third quarter honor roll Comments 0 Comments

Wateree announces honor roll

Wateree Elementary School recenlty announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:49 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Wateree announces honor roll Comments 0 Comments

NCMS releases honor roll for third quarter

North Centra Middle School recently released its honor roll for the third quarter of the school year.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2016 5:26 p.m. | Updated: apr. 22, 2016 1:00 a.m. | NCMS releases honor roll for third quarter Comments 0 Comments
Upchurch & Jowers, KCSD celebrate academics at 21st annual banquet

Upchurch & Jowers, KCSD celebrate academics at 21st annual banquet

For the 21st year, Upchurch & Jowers and the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) inducted the brightest seniors from Camden, Lugoff-Elgin and North Central high schools ...

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Posted: apr. 21, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Updated: apr. 22, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Upchurch & Jowers, KCSD celebrate academics at 21st annual banquet Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Burns, McLean travel in hopes of bringing business to county

Burns, McLean travel in hopes of bringing business to county

Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns recently returned from Europe while Kershaw County Economic Development Director Peggy McLean returned from China. The two trips mark ...

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Posted: apr. 28, 2016 5:04 p.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Burns, McLean travel in hopes of bringing business to county Comments 0 Comments
Kershaw County on 2016 S.C. Ag + Art Tour in June

Kershaw County on 2016 S.C. Ag + Art Tour in June

Kershaw County residents and visitors alike will have the opportunity to explore local handmade and homegrown experiences as the 2016 S.C. Ag + Art Tour ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:37 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Kershaw County on 2016 S.C. Ag + Art Tour in June Comments 0 Comments

King Haigler subdivision may expand near PTHS

More houses may be coming to the King Haigler subdivision behind and adjacent to Pine Tree Hill Elementary School between S.C. 34 and Hermitage ...

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Posted: apr. 25, 2016 8:42 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 1:00 a.m. | King Haigler subdivision may expand near PTHS Comments 0 Comments
Gene Branham is new SCDOT commissioner

Gene Branham is new SCDOT commissioner

A long-time county public servant is taking his game to the state level.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2016 5:32 p.m. | Updated: apr. 22, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Gene Branham is new SCDOT commissioner Comments 0 Comments

Bethune Town Council approves victim’s advocate

The town of Bethune recently welcomed another addition to its small but dedicated law enforcement family.

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Posted: apr. 21, 2016 5:37 p.m. | Updated: apr. 22, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Bethune Town Council approves victim’s advocate Comments 0 Comments
A look back at yesteryear

A look back at yesteryear

Posted: apr. 18, 2016 2:11 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | A look back at yesteryear Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Rotary scholars

Rotary scholars

The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club recently awarded its annual scholarships to five Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) seniors for outstanding accomplishments both inside and outside the ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2016 5:07 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Rotary scholars Comments 0 Comments

EPD granted more than $700,000 of seizure money

The Elgin Police Department (EPD) is the recipient of more than $736,000 of money recovered by a federal government task force. EPD Chief Harold ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2016 5:10 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | EPD granted more than $700,000 of seizure money Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Connell enters KCC District 3 race

Connell enters KCC District 3 race

Attorney Ben Connell has officially announced his decision to run for the Kershaw County Council District 3 seat. Current District 3 Councilman C.R. Miles ...

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Posted: apr. 18, 2016 5:45 p.m. | Updated: apr. 19, 2016 1:00 a.m. | Connell enters KCC District 3 race Comments 0 Comments

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