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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

Alzheimer’s hope


Here in Kershaw County there are hundreds -- perhaps thousands -- of people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, the cruel malady that attacks the brain. There are millions of Americans across the country who have fallen prey to Alzheimer’s, yet research efforts to find a cure have been consistently disappointing over the last few decades. But two researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston have been successful in essentially growing Alzheimer’s in a petri dish, and scientists hope that’s going to be a breakthrough in studying possible new treatments for the disease.

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Posted: oct. 16, 2014 5:02 p.m. | Updated: oct. 17, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Alzheimer’s hope Comments 0 Comments
Sheheen still best choice for governor

Sheheen still best choice for governor

For only the second time in its history, the Chronicle-Independent is endorsing a candidate for political office. And, as we did four years ago, we are, again, wholeheartedly endorsing State Sen. Vincent Sheheen for governor of South Carolina.

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Posted: oct. 14, 2014 5:10 p.m. | Updated: oct. 15, 2014 1:00 a.m. | Sheheen still best choice for governor Comments 0 Comments

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