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Gold mine visit

Gold mine visit

Elected and other officials from the city of Camden, joined by Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter (third from right), recently visited the Haile Gold Mine ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 5:00 p.m. | Updated: sep. 22, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Gold mine visit Comments 0 Comments
Wastewater lagoon recovery plan proposed

Wastewater lagoon recovery plan proposed

There may come a day when hardly anyone will remember that a 16-acre wastewater lagoon existed at the end of Bramblewood Plantation Road.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:20 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Wastewater lagoon recovery plan proposed Comments 0 Comments

Battle of the Badges

All day long, they help save lives while on the job and now they’re also helping to save lives off the job. The Camden ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:29 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Battle of the Badges Comments 0 Comments

FRC hosts movie viewing events

The Family Resource Center, partner agency of the United Way of Kershaw County, is hosting a viewing and discussion of the movie Speak. The screening ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | FRC hosts movie viewing events Comments 0 Comments
Remembering Pat Wylie

Remembering Pat Wylie

Friends, colleagues and former students will remember William Patrick “Pat” Wylie as an outstanding and influential teacher, musician, community icon and, most important, a good ...

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Posted: sep. 14, 2017 4:49 p.m. | Updated: sep. 15, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Remembering Pat Wylie Comments 0 Comments
Irma’s wind and rain lash Kershaw County

Irma’s wind and rain lash Kershaw County

Even though it was hundreds of miles to the south and west, Hurricane Irma managed to leave a few marks on Kershaw County. Rain -- heavy ...

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Posted: sep. 14, 2017 4:52 p.m. | Updated: sep. 15, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Irma’s wind and rain lash Kershaw County Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Robinson pleads, is sentenced for rash of vehicle break-ins

Robinson pleads, is sentenced for rash of vehicle break-ins

One of six people arrested at various times in 2016 for a rash of vehicle break-ins pleaded guilty on Sept. 15 and will spend the ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Updated: sep. 22, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Robinson pleads, is sentenced for rash of vehicle break-ins Comments 0 Comments

Shots fired early Friday morning on Broad Street

Several people out running around 4 a.m. Friday noticed a number of police cars in front of a home on the 1600 block of ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:14 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Shots fired early Friday morning on Broad Street Comments 0 Comments
Cassatt woman sentenced in drug case

Cassatt woman sentenced in drug case

A 64-year-old Cassatt woman will spend the next 12 years in a state prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to four drug charges.

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Posted: sep. 14, 2017 5:01 p.m. | Updated: sep. 15, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Cassatt woman sentenced in drug case Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - Sept. 15, 2017

Camden Police Department (CPD)

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Posted: sep. 14, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: sep. 15, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - Sept. 15, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
Skimmer sentenced and deported

Skimmer sentenced and deported

A 42-year-old Romanian man living in the country illegally who pleaded guilty Aug. 23 to numerous counts of criminal conspiracy involving the use of “skimmers ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2017 12:35 p.m. | Skimmer sentenced and deported Comments 0 Comments

When it’s time to stop

With new technology, such as newly acquired LUCAS 3 automatic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) devices, and the ever-increasing level of training they receive, Kershaw County Emergency ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2017 12:37 p.m. | When it’s time to stop Comments 0 Comments

Education

January 12 will be Irma make-up day for KCSD

Kids will have to be in school on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, a day they originally thought they’d have off as a teacher work ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 4:57 p.m. | Updated: sep. 22, 2017 1:00 a.m. | January 12 will be Irma make-up day for KCSD Comments 0 Comments
Bean chosen for S.C. Education Policy Fellowship

Bean chosen for S.C. Education Policy Fellowship

Rebecca “Becky” Bean, of Camden, who serves as the communications manager for the S.C. School Boards Association, is one of 17 professional and civic ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 4:58 p.m. | Updated: sep. 22, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bean chosen for S.C. Education Policy Fellowship Comments 0 Comments

Second annual CHS Hall of Fame induction October 12

Patrick Davis. Alfred Mae Drakeford. Dr. Paul Joseph Sr. Dr. Janet Marshall. Thomas “Daddy Mac” McLester Sr. Austin Sheheen. These will be the people inducted ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Updated: sep. 22, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Second annual CHS Hall of Fame induction October 12 Comments 0 Comments
Clemson student from Camden takes part in wetland project

Clemson student from Camden takes part in wetland project

A Clemson student from Camden assisted a group of South Carolina homeowners and business owners to know the value of using best management practices (BMPs ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 5:06 p.m. | Updated: sep. 22, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Clemson student from Camden takes part in wetland project Comments 0 Comments
Tracking Irma

Tracking Irma

Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:24 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Tracking Irma Comments 0 Comments

College and University News - Sept. 19, 2017

The Citadel honored three area students with Gold Stars for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. They are Tony ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:31 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | College and University News - Sept. 19, 2017 Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Dogs rescued in Houston arrive in Kershaw County

Dogs rescued in Houston arrive in Kershaw County

On Thursday, Sept. 7, Danny and Ron’s Rescue (DRR) received a special delivery from Houston, Texas, at the Kershaw County Airport in east Camden ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:09 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Dogs rescued in Houston arrive in Kershaw County Comments 1 Comment

KCC passes second reading rezoning requests

After some discussion, Kershaw County Council gave second reading approval for two rezoning requests during its Sept. 12 meeting.

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:14 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCC passes second reading rezoning requests Comments 0 Comments

UWKC Day of Caring completes 14 projects

On Sept. 8, volunteers partnered with the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) for projects ranging from delivering meals to beautification projects on the UWKC ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 5:27 p.m. | Updated: sep. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | UWKC Day of Caring completes 14 projects Comments 0 Comments

KC farmers could qualify for federal funds

  The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is currently accepting applications from South Carolina farmers, ranchers and private landowners for ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2017 1:27 p.m. | KC farmers could qualify for federal funds Comments 0 Comments

Military

Taking to the skies

Taking to the skies

There had been threatening clouds earlier -- and would likely return -- but by the time Barbara Francisco and Ruth Hoyt were ready to fly on the ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2017 12:19 p.m. | Taking to the skies Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Tisdale running for sheriff in 2018

Tisdale running for sheriff in 2018

Former Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office investigator and current 5th Circuit Solicitor’s Office investigator Eric Tisdale, released the following statement on Wednesday announcing his ...

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Posted: sep. 14, 2017 4:55 p.m. | Updated: sep. 15, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Tisdale running for sheriff in 2018 Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

KCMA scholarship benefit concert coming Sunday

The Kershaw County Music Association will host a scholarship benefit concert Sunday, featuring internationally acclaimed baritone Reginald Smith, Jr. Mr. Smith has sung in some ...

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Posted: sep. 14, 2017 5:07 p.m. | Updated: sep. 15, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCMA scholarship benefit concert coming Sunday Comments 0 Comments

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