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Mitchell receives Compleat Lawyer Award from USC School of Law

Mitchell receives Compleat Lawyer Award from USC School of Law

Cody T. Mitchell of Bethune was named the recipient of the 2017 Silver Compleat Lawyer award from the University Of South Carolina School Of Law ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:09 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Mitchell receives Compleat Lawyer Award from USC School of Law Comments 0 Comments

MCCU holds annual meeting

Mid Carolina Credit Union recently held its 56th Annual membership meeting. During the meeting, members were informed of MCCU’s newest products and services including ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 6:04 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | MCCU holds annual meeting Comments 0 Comments

First Palmetto annual meeting is slated for May 10

First Palmetto Financial Corporation, the holding company for First Palmetto Bank, will hold its 2017 annual meeting of stockholders at 10 a.m. on Wednesday ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 12:58 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | First Palmetto annual meeting is slated for May 10 Comments 0 Comments

WeylChem to expand Elgin operations

WeylChem US Inc., a provider of custom manufacturing and tolling services, as well as advanced intermediates and reagents, will invest more than $13 million in ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 5:09 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | WeylChem to expand Elgin operations Comments 0 Comments
Caring professionals

Caring professionals

Posted: apr. 13, 2017 5:11 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Caring professionals Comments 0 Comments

Camden

City council meets tonight

Camden City Council will meet tonight at 6 p.m. There will be no afternoon work session.

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | City council meets tonight Comments 0 Comments

Grace Episcopal Spring Dog Show is May 20

Whether you’re looking to show off Rover or just go and have some family fun in the park, the 81st Annual Spring Dog Show ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:14 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Grace Episcopal Spring Dog Show is May 20 Comments 0 Comments
Burndale’s history filled with tenants

Burndale’s history filled with tenants

Contractors are now in the process of removing asbestos from and demolishing the old Burndale Shopping Center. Even before work began -- currently focused on the ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Burndale’s history filled with tenants Comments 0 Comments

Battle of Camden BBQ Festival debuts May 19-20

The Camden Jaycees will be debuting the Battle of Camden BBQ Festival May 19-20 at Historic Camden. The event benefits the citizens of Kershaw County ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 6:05 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Battle of Camden BBQ Festival debuts May 19-20 Comments 0 Comments
Good-bye and hello

Good-bye and hello

Having had the road to the National Steeplechase Association end here, Camden will now serve as the jump-off point for the nation’s best jump ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 4:56 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Good-bye and hello Comments 0 Comments

Farewell to the Colonial Cup

Known as America’s “First Lady of Steeplechasing," the late Marion duPont Scott had a profound impact on the sport she loved and for a ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 5:02 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Farewell to the Colonial Cup Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Crime Report - April 25, 2017

A Camden Police Department (CPD) officer released a 19-year-old Sumter man after initially detaining him following a report that the young man had pointed a ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 4:41 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - April 25, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
Bethune man charged with attempted murder

Bethune man charged with attempted murder

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) arrested a Bethune man Wednesday for attempted murder in connection with an incident that took place April 15.

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 4:55 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bethune man charged with attempted murder Comments 0 Comments
Man gets 20 years for molesting girls in 2013

Man gets 20 years for molesting girls in 2013

Charles Richard Bradberry, 37, of Columbia pleaded guilty April 14 to two counts of second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor victim ages 11-14 ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 4:58 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Man gets 20 years for molesting girls in 2013 Comments 0 Comments
Two arrested, two sought for carjacking

Two arrested, two sought for carjacking

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested and charged a Columbia man and a 16-year-old girl Thursday for carjacking. A KCSO press release identified ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:36 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Two arrested, two sought for carjacking Comments 0 Comments

Man dies in tractor accident

A Cassatt man died Friday afternoon while unloading his tractor.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Man dies in tractor accident Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - April 18, 2017

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies arrested a Lugoff man for possession with intent to distribute marijuana April 12.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:59 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - April 18, 2017 Comments 0 Comments

Education

ATEC’s Brooke Bradshaw is KCSD Teacher of the Year

ATEC’s Brooke Bradshaw is KCSD Teacher of the Year

Six words gave it away. “Love. Nurture. Inspire. Light the Fire.”

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 4:54 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | ATEC’s Brooke Bradshaw is KCSD Teacher of the Year Comments 0 Comments
Special day for special athletes

Special day for special athletes

With sirens blaring and lights flashing, police cars escorted several buses through town as well-wishers waved and cheered from points along the route. Their destination ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:00 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Special day for special athletes Comments 0 Comments

School board wants to tie SROs to growth funding

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees, likely along with Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan and Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:02 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | School board wants to tie SROs to growth funding Comments 0 Comments
Read in

Read in

Forty students at North Central Middle School, along with five adults, attended the S.C. Statewide Read-In April 4 at the S.C.  State House ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:11 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Read in Comments 0 Comments

USC Upstate names local students to Chancellor's List

USC Upstate recently named three area students to the Fall 2016 Chancellor's List. They were Kayla Brown and Kensey Stephens of Camden and Danielle ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 1:24 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | USC Upstate names local students to Chancellor's List Comments 0 Comments
New ATEC design unveiled

New ATEC design unveiled

The new Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) will sport a revised design when it is completed in mid-2019. Thanks to voter-approved referenda authorizing Kershaw County ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 4:50 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | New ATEC design unveiled Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Final reading of nuisance property ordinance before KCC

Kershaw County Council will give third reading and consideration for final approval for an ordinance addressing nuisance properties in the county.

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Final reading of nuisance property ordinance before KCC Comments 0 Comments

Flooding expected on Lake Wateree

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Lake Wateree. The NWS is forecasting the lake to crest at 101.9 on Wednesday ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Flooding expected on Lake Wateree Comments 0 Comments

UWKC accepting partner agency applications

The United Way of Kershaw County is accepting applications for funding from non-profit organizations that provide local services in Kershaw County. The organization must have ...

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Posted: apr. 20, 2017 1:24 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | UWKC accepting partner agency applications Comments 0 Comments
Thank you

Thank you

Kershaw County Veterans Affairs Officer Barbara Ray (center) was selected as The 2017 Veterans Affairs Officer of the Year by The South Carolina Association of ...

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:53 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Thank you Comments 0 Comments

Council passes second reading on nuisance ordinance

Kershaw County Council passed second reading of an ordinance addressing nuisance properties in the county during its April 11 meeting.

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 5:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Council passes  second reading on nuisance ordinance Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County Library events for May

Tuesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM

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Posted: apr. 17, 2017 6:16 p.m. | Updated: apr. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Kershaw County Library events for May Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Rotary Wild Game Dinner is May 6

Tickets are still available for the West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club’s fourth annual Wild Game Dinner and Silent Auction is scheduled for 6 p.m ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:12 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Rotary Wild Game Dinner is May 6 Comments 0 Comments

Military

Legion honors first responders, long-time members

Legion honors first responders, long-time members

James Leroy Belk Americn Legion Post 17 recognized first responders, including a firefighter, highway patrol trooper and sheriff's deputy. The Legion also recognized two ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 5:44 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Legion honors first responders, long-time members Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

UWKC recognizes volunteers

UWKC recognizes volunteers

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) recently hosted a dinner to recognize the contributions of partner agency volunteers. 

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 3:28 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | UWKC recognizes volunteers Comments 0 Comments
BLYSS takes stage for Finally Friday

BLYSS takes stage for Finally Friday

 The Finally Friday Free Concert Series continues at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) this Friday, April 28 with BLYSS. The concert will ...

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Posted: apr. 24, 2017 3:30 p.m. | Updated: apr. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | BLYSS takes stage for Finally Friday  Comments 0 Comments

Spring Fling Trail Ride is April 29

Please join the South Carolina Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation for the annual Boykin Spring Fling Untimed Trail Ride on Saturday, April 29. Riders will have access ...

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Posted: apr. 13, 2017 12:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Spring Fling Trail Ride is April 29 Comments 0 Comments

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