In their denouncements of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, Hillary Clinton and other Democrats have been accused of pandering to single women -- the so-called "Beyoncé voter" demographic, as one Fox News commentator sniggered.
July 23, 2014 | By Charlotte Rampell Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
First things first: every nation must secure and control its borders. This is not political rhetoric or an ideological judgment but a simple geo-political fact.
July 23, 2014 | By Phil Noble C-I contributing columnist | Columns
Having waded through Sheriff Jim Matthews recent letter as published regarding his endorsement of a "Proposed Firearms Ordinance," I note that the main point (as quoted) "It prohibits the discharge of a firearm within 300 yards;" that's 900 feet!
July 23, 2014 | Joe Upchurch Lugof | Letters
Black Americans in the state of Mississippi understand their time is at hand for their voting solidarity and economic self-reliance. Black Americans in South Carolina should also know their time is also at hand for them to learn and run for the legacy of our Black brothers and sisters in Mississippi.
July 23, 2014 | Edward R. Allen Camden | Letters
William Gamewell (Bill) Major, Jr., 92, of Camden, SC, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014. He was the son of the late William Gamewell Major, Sr. and Alma (Baby) Muldrow-Major of Camden. Born in Florence, S.C. Mr. Major moved to Camden as a youth in 1935. He was the 1st Boy Scout in Kershaw County to be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Salutatorian of his class at Camden High School in 1940, Mr. Major was the 1st Sports Reporter for the "Bulldog", later renamed the Palmetto Leaf. With his classmate, the late Jak Smyrl, they were the ...
July 23, 2014 | | Obituaries
Who is your favorite all-time sports figure?
July 23, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Sidewalk Survey
More than 25 youngsters, ranging in age from 3 to 12 years, learned about fruits, vegetables and healthy eating as part of Camp Emmanuel at Emmanuel United Methodist Church on Tuesday. Piggly Wiggly Produce Manager Jane Hunter explained a wide variety of fresh produce and provided samples for the children with the help of Jessica March, another Piggly Wiggly produce department worker who cut the fruits and vegetables into bite-size pieces.
July 23, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Miscellaneous
Camden native helps rescue Haitians with USCG
July 23, 2014 | | Yesteryear
A Camden Police Department (CPD) officer answered a call to KershawHealth on Saturday in response to a patient with a bullet wound.
July 23, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Crime-Police-Fire
Members of American Legion Post 195, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8346 and AMVETS Post 33 recently joined together for an annual tradition: the disposal -- through burning -- of unserviceable American flags. The ceremony took place at VFW Post 8346's headquarters in Ridgeway, with all three posts participating in different parts of the ceremony.
July 23, 2014 | | Localife
All girls interested in learning more about and playing for the Camden High School girls' golf team is asked to attend an organizational meeting on Monday, Aug. 4 at 9 a.m. at the Camden Country Club on Knights Hill Rd. in Camden.
July 23, 2014 | | Camden High/Middle
The Camden Royals AAU basketball organization is sponsoring a basketball tournament open to all youth organization teams which will benefit Relay for Life.
July 23, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports
Xtreme Xperience, the country's premier supercar driving experience, is heading full-throttle for Carolina Motorsports Park in Westville, with event dates set for Friday, Aug. 1, through Sunday, Aug. 3.
July 23, 2014 | | Auto racing
Top Striker, winner of the $50,000 Carolina Cup steeplechase in Camden last March, is part of an 11-horse field which is expected to meet the starter's flag in Thursday's $75,000 Jonathan Kiser Novice Stakes at the Saratoga Race Course.
July 23, 2014 | | Equine
July 23, 2014 | | Seasonal Sports
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Augustin Stables' Ever So Lucky, which spent part of the winter training at the Springdale Race Course for Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard, opened his 3-year-old campaign by finishing third in Saturday's $150,000 Swale Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park in Florida.
March 14, 2012 | Tom Didato | Equine
Just weeks after learning their police chief was battling esophageal cancer, citizens of Bethune learned he had lost the fight. Larry Davis, 58, died Tuesday, according to longtime friend Don Witham. He said Davis passed away at his home at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
March 14, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Crime-Police-Fire
In response to your article concerning Kershaw County regulating roadside vendors, I don't believe that regulating these businesses is a good idea. I, for one, would rather buy a local tomato from a roadside vendor than one from a store via California. It just makes more sense to support a local economy.
March 14, 2012 | Jeff Norwood Camden | Letters
Photo cutline -- Quite a project -- Coke Goodwin, school district assistant superintendent of instruction, looks over Marvin O'Neal's science project. Goodwin was a judge at Camden Middle School's Science Fair last week, and O'Neal garnered a first place in the biology division. For more on the science fair, see Friday's C-I.
March 14, 2012 | | Yesteryear
Not only is the proposal to require party registration for primaries polarizing, it is really unnecessary. I learned this the hard way.
March 14, 2012 | Judi Thompson Elgin | Letters
WASHINGTON -- Introducing her husband on Super Tuesday night, Ann Romney said women this election season are interested in jobs, the economy and the debt.
March 14, 2012 | Kathleen Parker Washington Post Writers Group | Columns
When Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) started its percussion ensemble four years ago, L-EHS Band Director Glenn Price said he wanted to go to a national festival.
March 14, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education
Nang Taylor, 48, of Wildwood Lane, Lugoff, died Tuesday, march 13, 2012.
March 14, 2012 | | Obituaries
Fifth Circuit Court Judge J. Ernest Kinard Jr. believes that as of 15 years ago he may have presided over as many as 36,000 cases in his time on the bench.
March 14, 2012 | Martin L. Cahn | Kershaw County
Joyce McDonald is seeking re-election for another term of office as Kershaw County Clerk of Court.
March 14, 2012 | | Politics
Everette Coates died March 10, 2012 at White Oak Manor in Lancaster; SC. Born April 10, 1922, he was the second child of the late Mamie Robinson Coates and Dexter Hardin Coates. He is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Jewett (Mike) of Lancaster and a sister Robbie Coates Gardner, of Columbia. He was predeceased by his sister, Juanita Gordon, his wife of 68 years, Myra Huntley Coates, and a brother who died in infancy.
March 14, 2012 | | Obituaries
"Oops." That single word in a November 2011 presidential debate endeared then-candidate Rick Perry to some voters and allowed him to be written off by others.
March 14, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | Columns
Abel Gonzalez, flanked by his parents, Gracie and Armodo, was the winner of the North Central Middle School Peace Poster Contest sponsored by the Bethune Lions Club. The theme was "Children Know Peace." Abel's entry was then submitted to the Lions 32-C competition which featured winners from other clubs in the district. Abel won the 32C contest, and he was presented with a $100 check and certificate. His mother was presented with a photo which appeared in an earlier Chronicle-Independent issue. Officials with the Bethune Lions Club thanked Abel and his parents, along with North Central Middle Art Director ...
March 14, 2012 | | Miscellaneous
March 14, 2012 | | Crime-Police-Fire
Leslie M. Stover Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-week period.
March 14, 2012 | | Education