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City council to consider property purchases

Camden City Council will hold a meeting tonight at 6 p.m. on the second floor of Camden City Hall, 1000 Lyttleton St. Only two action items are on the agenda, and both deal with pending property pu...

July 25, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden

Past Carolina Cup champs, riders take aim at Spa features

A large, accomplished field containing two Grade 1 winners and several other graded victors will line up Thursday for the $150,000 A. P. Smithwick Memorial (Gr. 1), the first top-rated steeplechase...

July 25, 2017 | By DON CLIPPINGER | Equine

Man charged with felony DUI in fatal crash

The S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) arrested and charged a 26-year-old North Carolina man with felony DUI resulting in death and felony DUI resulting great bodily injury following the death of another N...

July 24, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire

Crime Report - July 21, 2017

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Deputies arrested a 34-year-old Elgin man for allegedly pointing and presenting a firearm at a person following an incident just after midnight Sunday. Depu...

July 21, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire

Columbia teen drowns in Lake Wateree

A 15-year-old Columbia boy drowned in Lake Wateree on Thursday afternoon. Kershaw County Coroner David West said dispatchers received a call around 1:20 p.m. that the teenage boy was in the water ...

July 20, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Crime-Police-Fire

Families able to register KCSD students online

Families in the Kershaw County School District can fill out their children's school registration materials online using a web-based system now available at www.kcsdschools.net (look for the registr...

July 18, 2017 | | Education

This summer’s numbers game

While in some parts of the country, summer is in its infancy, in and around Kershaw County it is that in-between time in which baseball is winding down and football begins to creep into our collect...

July 14, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports

Little Bulldog Football Camp on deck

Here is the listing of upcoming summer youth sports camps in Kershaw County: Golf Camp: Learn the fundamentals of golf or improve your skills in this camp taught by Matt McCarley, PGA professional...

July 14, 2017 | | Sports

Error-prone P-17 lets one slip away

NEWBERRY – Not even the best pitching can overcome an abundance of mistakes made in the field. And quality opponents make people pay for those miscues. Chapin-Newberry did just that, taking ...

July 14, 2017 | Tom Didato | Sports

Ariail - July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017 | | Ariail

School construction

On today's front page, readers will see a story by Senior Writer Martin L. Cahn from Tuesday night's meeting of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. The story's primary focus is on the upco...

July 14, 2017 | | Editorials

Working for freedom of information

During my 17 years with this newspaper, I have championed South Carolina's Freedom of Information Act (S.C. FOIA) and the cause of open government. I have done this not just because my job depends ...

July 14, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns

We were told there’d be dirt

WASHINGTON -- That quaking beneath your feet is from shock waves in Washington where tipping points are merging with other tipping points to create the Mother of All Tipping Points. Not only did ...

July 14, 2017 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns

The joy of a good mud hole

It's hard to find a good mud hole these days. Have you noticed that? Too much concrete and asphalt. When I was a kid, few things brought me greater pleasure than a big, mushy, soft mud hole. I cou...

July 14, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns

Coding movement sweeping the world, nation and state

All the way from the board rooms of tech executives in Silicon Valley to the kindergarten class at Voyager Charter School in Charleston, the coding movement is sweeping the country. So, who is beh...

July 14, 2017 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns

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