Elgin Town Council discussed the town's upcoming December festivities including the Catfish Stomp which got underway Thursday night with the town's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Elgin Citizen of the Year Kathy Brown lit the Christmas tree.
December 06, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin
December 06, 2013 | | Ariail
WASHINGTON -- As the government health care website chugs along, the Obama administration has initiated a counter-initiative to combat Republican naysaying -- and its weapons are of superior grade.
December 06, 2013 | By Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
After putting in countless hours during what was a wet summer, the Camden High girls' basketball team reaped the rewards of their hard work on a late autumn night when drops of rain fell from the sky.
December 06, 2013 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle
If you are old enough to remember when a record would skip and play the same part of the song over and over again on a record player, you can probably sympathize with the plight which Camden head coach Ron McKie found himself in on Tuesday.
December 06, 2013 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle
Marion Price missed just two games and won the final Chronicle-Independent football contest of 2013 outright.
December 06, 2013 | | Seasonal Sports
During a turbulent year at KershawHealth, one theme has been consistent: that patient care has not deteriorated and that the hospital's staff has continued to provide high-level medical services and compassionate care for patients. That's no doubt been made more difficult by the turmoil surrounding the facility's top management and board. Now, with a new executive having been hired to run KershawHealth on a temporary basis, it's time to ...
December 06, 2013 | | Editorials
Last week I told you about a lot of things for which I'm thankful.
December 06, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | Columns
A blog I follow posted a piece last year about Christmas traditions. The woman who writes the blog is newly married and wanted to start some holiday traditions with her husband and carry them on if they should ever have children.
December 06, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Columns
I'll be first to admit I'm a pushover when it comes to stories of do-gooders and their noble deeds of "giving back." As it goes, at this time of the year -- the season of giving -- many of us find ourselves looking for ways to be charitable, for ways to help others in some capacity. No doubt, the stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year's finds most of us in ...
December 06, 2013 | Paula Joseph | Columns
Among the animals available for adoption at the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter are a black male cat and Marley, a four month old male terrier. The adoption donation includes spaying or neutering. The shelter, located at the south end of Fair Street and managed by the Kershaw County Humane Society, is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays. The shelter is closed Sunday ...
December 06, 2013 | | Pets
Wateree Elementary school students from Mrs. Joni Baker's class LB Benavidez, Evelyn Register, Ashtlyn Landy, and Marshall Bullock dressed as Native Americans and Pilgrims to celebrate Kindergarten's "First Thanksgiving."
December 06, 2013 | | Education
Some of the most cherished Christmas customs and symbols were introduced in Britain and America during the 19th century Victorian Era, particularly the 1840s.
December 06, 2013 | | Localife
Reid Buckley will read from his latest prose book Infinity, Dec. 10 from 5:30 until 7 p.m. at Books on Broad, located at 944 Broad St., in Camden. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. Seating is limited.
December 06, 2013 | | Arts
Drs. Moss and Owen of Camden recently provided dental screenings for children at Jackson Elementary School. Above, Dr. Cathy Moss screens a young student. In two hours, the dentists were able to screen 500 children.
December 06, 2013 | | Localife
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Miss Clara Amanda Bodie of Camden won Teen Miss Cayce 2012 on Aug. 20. Bodie is the 17-year-old daughter of Keith and Michelle Bodie and is a senior at Mt. Olivet Christian School. The pageant took place at Lexington Middle School. She also won LMSC Cayce Sweetheart 2012, Prettiest Smile, and Most Photogenic in color and snapshot divisions. The Little Miss SC Pageant is in June 2012 in Hartsville where she will compete as Teen Miss Cayce.
August 29, 2011 | | Localife
"You have stolen my heart, with one glance from your eyes, you have stolen my heart." Song of Solomon 4:9
August 29, 2011 | | Weddings & Engagements
Among many in town, the old kitchen house of Bloomsbury, c 1849, was severely damaged during the April storms. A 105-inch circumference White Oak fell on the roof. The oak broke through the roof and destroyed the upper one-third of the cooking chimney. With the significant damage limited to the old kitchen house, the major impact was the deletion of open fire/family cooking. If not the ...
August 29, 2011 | Bruce A. and Katherine L. Brown Camden | Letters
With a presidential contest on the rise, so is the heat of the umbrage wars. That's what I call the endless contest to see which political side can express more outrage about what the other side has to say about them.
August 29, 2011 | Clarence Page Chicago Tribune | Columns
Graveside service for Bessie Lee Galloway Garrison, 89, will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Homer Hinson and the Rev. Bill Dulaney will officiate. The family will receive friends Monday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
August 29, 2011 | | Obituaries
• We're glad to see Camden native Larry Doby honored with a postage stamp in his honor, one of four Major League baseball players to be so recognized; Joe DiMaggio, the Yankee Clipper, is another, and the final two have yet to be chosen. Doby was the first black player in the American League and carved out an enviable career record. He died in 2003.
August 29, 2011 | | Editorials
Beginning Dec. 28, Columbia-based Carolina Care will provide physicians to KershawHealth's emergency department. KershawHealth President and CEO Donnie Weeks informed the KershawHealth Board of Trustees of the move in an executive session during the board's Aug. 22 meeting and released details to the public Wednesday.
August 29, 2011 | Martin L. Cahn | Healthcare
My younger son, Caleb, turned 10 last Tuesday. It's hard to imagine we brought him home from the hospital 10 years ago.
August 29, 2011 | Martin L. Cahn | Columns
When classes at The Citadel in Charleston began last week, one Camden cadet had all ready been on campus since Aug. 1 -- in leadership training. Matthew Moser was tapped as commander of Foxtrot Company -- and awarded the cadet rank of captain -- by Commandant of Cadets Col. Leo Mercado for the 2011-2012 academic year. He is responsible for the command and control of the rifle company. Moser is also the ...
August 29, 2011 | | Military
Camden Lugoff Elks Lodge No. 2603 -- represented by Ron Schermbeck (left), Darrell Sealey (second from left) and Bill Heil (right) -- presented Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews (second from right) with a $1,000 donation to the Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation July 18. These funds were from a gratuity grant presented to the local lodge by the Grand Lodge for meeting the goal for donations to the Elks National Foundation. ...
August 29, 2011 | | Crime-Police-Fire
Steve Catoe had half of a heart and no breath. Yet there he was three years ago, standing in front of 33 Social Security Administration (SSA) officials and doctors, attempting to paint as vivid of a picture as he could to give the audience a glimpse into his life. The Bethune man knew ...
August 29, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Healthcare
For the first 43 of the 48 minutes of last week's season-opening 20-16 loss to Spring Valley, Camden looked as if it was ready to put another notch in its belt against a 4A opponent.
August 26, 2011 | Tom Didato | Camden High/Middle
It is almost apropos that Lugoff-Elgin will kick off its 2011 football season against a Fort Mill offense which operates out of the "pistol" formation.
August 26, 2011 | Tom Didato | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle
Fantastic Song, a 2-year-old Lemon Drop Kid - Fantastic Shirl by Fantastic Light colt broke his maiden on his first time out by winning a $55,000 maiden special weight race on Saturday at the Saratoga Race Course.
August 26, 2011 | Tom Didato | Equine
One imagines the promo will pretty much write itself. "Don't miss a moment of the high fashion, high drama and hijinks as 'Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' returns for Season 2. Join the pampered princesses of the world's most famous ZIP code as they struggle with questions all the money in the world cannot answer. Can sisters Kim and Kyle repair their broken relationship after last season's fight? Can Camille find happiness in ...
August 26, 2011 | Leonard Pitts Miami Herald | Columns