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Power, divided

We’ve always believed the United States government works best when power is divided -- that is, with a president from one party and a Congress controlled by the opposite party. As of now, of course, we have a Democratic president and a split Congress, with the House of Representatives controlled by Republicans and the Senate dominated by Democrats. There are multiple forecasting models out there for the upcoming election, with most of them giving the GOP a better-than-even chance of gaining a majority in the Senate while retaining control of the House.

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 9:09 a.m. | Updated: oct. 24, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Power, divided Comments 0 Comments

Football brawl

What should have been a celebration of a sturdy football win by Camden High School (CHS) turned into an ugly incident Friday night at Zemp Stadium when a brawl occurred as players went through the handshake line following the game. The incident led to a significant amount of publicity across the state, causing a black eye to CHS and the city itself. While various investigations of the fight continue, including scrutiny by the Camden Police Department for possible criminal conduct, it appears the brawl was triggered by Dreher players.

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 3:17 p.m. | Updated: oct. 22, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Football brawl Comments 0 Comments

Noted and passed - Oct. 20, 2014

• Thanks to I-20, two U.S. highways and several state highways, we have a lot of commercial vehicles passing through Kershaw County on a daily basis. While most of those vehicles are likely carrying goods for sale here and elsewhere across the country, there’s also a good chance hazardous materials are being trucked through as well. So, it’s a good thing Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) and the Kershaw County Fire Service have joined forces to create a Special Operations Team (SOT) to deal with any “HazMat” accidents that may occur. According to LF-R Battalion Chief Chris Spitzer, the team ...

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Posted: oct. 17, 2014 10:57 a.m. | Updated: oct. 20, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Noted and passed - Oct. 20, 2014 Comments 0 Comments


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