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Camden: Classically Carolina

Camden: Classically Carolina

   Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford looks over the recently published official city magazine, Camden: Classically Carolina which is a joint venture of the city of ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 4:49 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Camden: Classically Carolina Comments 0 Comments
Chamber hands out awards at annual gala

Chamber hands out awards at annual gala

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce held its 107th annual awards gala and barbecue on May 12 at its headquarters at the historic Robert Mills ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:19 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Chamber hands out awards at annual gala Comments 0 Comments
Working for healthcare

Working for healthcare

Dr. Andrew Piaseckia, who serves as president of the S.C. Orthopedic Association, recently went to Washington, D.C. with a group of orthopedists from ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Working for healthcare Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Old Bi-Lo shopping center to be annexed

Old Bi-Lo shopping center to be annexed

On May 19, the city of Camden ran a notice announcing a special Camden Planning Commission public hearing for 6 p.m. Monday, June 5 ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 4:59 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Old Bi-Lo shopping center to be annexed Comments 0 Comments
City presents preservation awards

City presents preservation awards

Camden City Council passed second and final reading of its FY 2017-18 budget during the May 9 regular session city council meeting.

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:35 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | City presents preservation awards Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Lugoff, Camden fire explorers compete, win

Lugoff, Camden fire explorers compete, win

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) Explorer Team 1 came out on top, winning first place at the first-ever Fire Escape Firefighter Explorer Competition on May 6 at ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:22 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Lugoff, Camden fire explorers compete, win Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - May 23, 2017

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) charged a Camden with resisting arrest and threatening the life of public officials after deputies arrested him for ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:24 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - May 23, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
Man to be charged for hitting deputy head on

Man to be charged for hitting deputy head on

Once a Camden man is released from the hospital, the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) plans to charge him with DUI (second offense), simple possession ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 5:07 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Man to be charged for hitting deputy head on Comments 0 Comments
Riding in honor of fallen officers

Riding in honor of fallen officers

More than 30 cyclists on their way to Washington, D.C., stopped in Camden on May 3 in honor of fallen law enforcement officers. The ...

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:38 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Riding in honor of fallen officers Comments 0 Comments

Education

MES announces fourth quarter honor roll

The following students were recently named to the Midway Elementary School Honor Roll for the 4th quarter:

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 4:35 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | MES announces fourth quarter honor roll Comments 0 Comments
Ground broken for three new schools

Ground broken for three new schools

In what is likely to become a new record -- at least in Kershaw County -- the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) held three groundbreakings for new ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 4:56 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Ground broken for three new schools Comments 0 Comments
History champs

History champs

Two North Central Middle School (NCMS) students will compete in the National History Bee 8th Grade National Finals in Atlanta, June 1-4. Tyler Phillips, left ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 4:09 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | History champs Comments 0 Comments

Colleges honor area students

Jeffrey Cobble of Lugoff has been named to the Chancellor's List at Troy University for the spring semester/Term 4 of the 2016/2017 ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:14 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Colleges honor area students Comments 0 Comments
Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships

Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships

Anne-Marie Branham, Hannah Collier and Brooke Galdeen recently received the 2017 Laurie Slade Funderburk Leadership Scholarship. The S.C. General Assembly Women’s Caucus awards ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:18 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships Comments 0 Comments

Area students graduate from the Citadel

The following Kershaw County area student received degrees during the Citadel’s graduation ceremonies held May 6 in McAlister Field House: 

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 4:53 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Area students graduate from the Citadel Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

HFKC to accept grant applications in September

The Health Foundation of Kershaw County (HFKC) will begin accepting applications for grants beginning Sept. 1. The application process will close on Sept. 30.  

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 4:31 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | HFKC to accept grant applications in September Comments 0 Comments

Rabid fox attacks two in county

Two Kershaw County residents are undergoing post-exposure treatment after being potentially exposed to rabies after being attacked by a fox on May 20.

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 4:47 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Rabid fox attacks two in county Comments 0 Comments
Talking health

Talking health

LiveWell Kershaw, along with parents and students from North Central Middle and High Schools, recently met in a focus group session with facilitator Holly Hayes ...

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Posted: may. 22, 2017 5:28 p.m. | Updated: may. 23, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Talking health Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Kershaw County to build new ball fields

Kershaw County Council will likely add four new ball fields for the West Wateree Recreation Complex in the 2017-18 Budget.

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Kershaw County to build new ball fields Comments 0 Comments

KC Guardian ad Litem seeking volunteers

There are many abused or neglected children who do not have a positive mother or mother figure in their lives, but people with a desire ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 4:54 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KC Guardian ad Litem seeking volunteers Comments 0 Comments
Honorable service

Honorable service

Posted: may. 18, 2017 4:57 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Honorable service Comments 0 Comments
Celebrating Diversity

Celebrating Diversity

The ALPHA Center hosted its annual Multicultural Festival on the grounds of Midway Elementary School in Cassatt on April 29. The center provided food and ...

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Posted: may. 15, 2017 4:30 p.m. | Updated: may. 16, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Celebrating Diversity Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Wildwood Lane project underway

Plans are underway to begin development on the Wildwood Lane Active Living and Pedestrian project in Lugoff. Kershaw County Planning and Zoning Director Michael Conley ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 5:00 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Wildwood Lane project underway Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

UWKC searching for home repair volunteers

United Way of Kershaw County is seeking volunteers from church groups and civic organizations to assist with its home repair program which provides services for ...

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Posted: may. 25, 2017 4:32 p.m. | Updated: may. 26, 2017 1:00 a.m. | UWKC searching for home repair volunteers Comments 0 Comments
Backhoe Rodeo

Backhoe Rodeo

The city of Camden’s and Kershaw County’s public works departments recently competed in the annual Backhoe Rodeo competition at City Hall Park, located ...

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Posted: may. 18, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Backhoe Rodeo Comments 0 Comments

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