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FAC presents Seasons of the South

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will present an original Earth Day celebration, Seasons of the South, at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Wood Auditorium. There will be a reception prior to th...

April 18, 2014 | | Localife

Trio of Grade I winners eye Temple Gwathmey

Three Grade 1 winners, 2013 winner Decoy Daddy, and a formidable front-runner will line up on Saturday for the $50,000 Temple Gwathmey (Gr. 3), featured race of the 93rd annual Middleburg Spring Ra...

April 18, 2014 | | Equine

Viking booters blank Demons

Spring Valley scored three times in the first half and tacked on two more goals in the second 40 minutes to leave Lugoff-Elgin Stadium with a 5-0 victory over the hosts Demons in a Region 4-4A matc...

April 16, 2014 | | Equine

Dogs, Demons square off Wednesday

Tournament officials were hoping that Tuesday's weather would not throw a crimp into the Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Classic at American Legion Park in Camden.Camden High head coach Denny Beckley w...

April 16, 2014 | Tom Didato | Sports

Bethune police officer resigns from police department

By GARY PHILLIPS C-I (Camden, S.C.) staff reporter gphillips@chronicle-independent.com The town of Bethune is without a local police force with the resignation of Officer Glenn Davis. D...

April 16, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Kershaw County

Local law enforcement recognized for DUI enforcement

By GARY PHILLIPS C-I (Camden, S.C.) staff reporter Local law enforcement agencies have again been recognized for their efforts in getting impaired drivers off the roads. The Kershaw Co...

April 16, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire

Moonshine goes mainstream on South Broad Street

By GARY PHILLIPS C-I (Camden, S.C.) staff reporter gphillips@chronicle-independent.com Moonshine. The very word conjures up images of copper stills hidden deep in the woods, shrouded by...

April 16, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Business

Crime Report -- April 16, 2014

A Lugoff man was arrested Wednesday, April 9 after Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) deputies found equipment and supplies used to manufacture methamphetamine at his home. A KCSO report sai...

April 16, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire

A scorned South Carolina hero

April 11, 2014 was a very important day in the history of South Carolina. Few people noticed that anything much happened – but I would argue that this was the day we as a state did two very...

April 16, 2014 | Phil Noble | Columns

Memories from a special day in Kershaw County

The Kershaw County Special Olympics (KCSO) was held Friday at Camden Military Academy (CMA).

April 16, 2014 | Haley Atkinson | Localife

The Easter egg hunt mentality

Easter. Go ahead and let the word resonate in your mind. Let all the memories and fond associations come rushing over you. Easter is such a lovely holiday. The Biblical story behind it teaches peop...

April 16, 2014 | Haley Atkinson | Editorials

The Colbert Report

WASHINGTON -- In selecting Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as host of the "Late Show," CBS has waged war on America's heartland -- or so proclaims that Palm Beach font of heartland mir...

April 16, 2014 | Kathleen Parker | Columns

Four-run sixth helps Dogs get past Bruins

Chalk it up to the wooden bats. Better yet, give the credit to the two pitchers.Through five and one half innings of Monday's Kershaw-Richland Wooden Bat Classic, host Camden held a 1-0 lead over S...

April 16, 2014 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle

L-E polishes off Diamond Hornets, 10-0

Playing football in the fall and basketball in the winter leaves Elliott Campbell precious little time to prepare for baseball season in the spring.That is one of the several reasons why Lugoff-Elg...

April 16, 2014 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle

Thank you to the CPD and KCSD

On behalf of the Tour de Camden bicycle ride I would like to thank the Camden City Police and the Kershaw County Sheriff's Department. On Saturday April 12, 2014 we held the Tour de Camden with t...

April 16, 2014 | | Letters

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