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Sheppard has big guns blazing in Smithwick

Racing Hall of Fame trainer and part-time Camden resident Jonathan Sheppard already has extended his streak of winning at least one Saratoga Race Course race every season beginning in 1969, and on ...

July 30, 2014 | | Equine

17ers try to stay alive with Monday afternoon contest

After suffering a 10-9, 10-inning loss to Inman on Sunday, the Kershae County Post 17 American Legion baseball team fell into the elimination bracket in the double-elimination event. The 17ers wil...

July 28, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports

Tourney action continues in Sumter

The South Carolina Senior State American Legion Tournament continues today through Wednesday at Riley Park in Sumter. Where: Riley Park, Church Street in Sumter. Tickets: Individual daily session t...

July 28, 2014 | | Sports

An Awesome ending for Pearl and Norris

Gil Johnston's Awesome Pearl, overlooked at 35-to-1 in the betting, surged through Saratoga Race Course's stretch and won a down-to-the-wire battle with Kingdom in last Thursday's $75,000 Jonathan ...

July 28, 2014 | | Equine

Zac attack

SUMTER --- When you are in new territory, you sometimes like to feel your way around before you get comfortable.Chalk up Kershaw County's slow start in Saturday's first round of the South Carolina ...

July 28, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports

Feature Photo: 'The Three Mayors'

July 25, 2014 | | Miscellaneous

Summer youth sports camps coming to a close in county

There are still a few youth summer sports camps left in Kershaw County.Youth Soccer Camp: Players, ages six through 14, will be grouped by age, size, and ability. Daily training sessions will inclu...

July 25, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports

P-17ers in it to win it

As he was heading home in the wee hours of Friday morning from Thursday's evening's baseball game at Georgetown, Kershaw County American Legion baseball team pitching coach Will Dorton stopped by a...

July 25, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports

State American Legion Tournament schedule of games

The South Carolina Senior State American Legion Tournament begins Saturday at Riley Park in Sumter. Here is all the information you will need as to the event:Where: Riley Park Church Street in Sumt...

July 25, 2014 | | Sports

Not lost, just seeing the sights

In 1964, the World's Fair was in New York City. I was 6 years old and went with my parents and older sister to the fair. New York City seemed like a different world to a little boy from Dexter, M...

July 25, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Columns

‘What is that?’

In the quest to answer the many questions I receive about trees, see below for part three in the continuing series. What is that greenish, fuzzy-looking stuff growing on the tree bark? Will it kil...

July 25, 2014 | By Liz Gilland, Camden Urban Forester C-I contributing columnist | Columns

Prestage Farms owner arrested in Washington, D.C.

Ron Prestage, president of Prestage Farms and a Kershaw County resident, spent most of Wednesday and part of Thursday in a Washington, D.C., jail cell. According to U.S. Capitol Police (USCP), Pres...

July 25, 2014 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire

‘Like ducks to water’

A group of Kershaw County children have learned to swim this week, thanks to a partnership between the Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department (KCPRD) and First Baptist Church (FBC) of Camde...

July 25, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Kershaw County

Amtrak to renovate Camden train station, grounds

After decades of requests from residents and years of negotiation with city officials, Amtrak is announcing that it will renovate its station in Camden and the surrounding property. Work will begin...

July 25, 2014 | | Camden

Patricia Gail Alger-Benson

A memorial service celebrating the life of Patricia Gail Alger-Benson, 68, of Lugoff, SC will be held on Saturday July 26, 2014 at 2:00 PM. at Blaney Baptist Church. Rev. Philip Blankenship will...

July 25, 2014 | | Obituaries

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