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Larry Baker now at Southeast Insurance

Larry Baker now at Southeast Insurance

Larry Baker partnered with Alpine Agency Inc. (a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC) in 1997. Baker grew the agency over the last ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:35 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Larry Baker now at Southeast Insurance Comments 0 Comments
Local realtors form Camden Group Realty

Local realtors form Camden Group Realty

The Camden Group is not just up and running – the new real estate firm is thriving.

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:41 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Local realtors form Camden Group Realty Comments 0 Comments

GE Appliance starts second shift production

On November 6, the GE Appliances’ (GEA) (formerly Haier America) manufacturing facility in Camden started second shift production, following a $31 million investment, creating 100 ...

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:09 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | GE Appliance starts second shift production Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Scott Park trail to be paved

The city’s next trail-related project will be to pave the walking trail at Scott Park.

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Scott Park trail to be paved Comments 0 Comments
A step of ‘Distinction’

A step of ‘Distinction’

By a mere two-point advantage for a perfect score of 180, the Brothers and Sisters of Distinction (BSD) step team from Columbia became the new ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 3:57 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | A step of ‘Distinction’ Comments 0 Comments
Sweet Gum Trail is open to public

Sweet Gum Trail is open to public

Tall Longleaf pines stood silent guard as the first official hikers took to the Sweet Gum Trail in Camden on Tuesday afternoon. About 50 people ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 4:04 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Sweet Gum Trail is open to public Comments 0 Comments

Pecan sale underway

The Camden Price House Commission’s annual pecan sale benefit is underway once again. Funds raised will benefit the Price House and adjacent Bonds Conway-built ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 4:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Pecan sale underway Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Man shot multiple times at nightclub

During the early morning hours Saturday, Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies responded to a shots fired call at Club Sauce, 790 U.S ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:07 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Man shot multiple times at nightclub Comments 0 Comments

Deputy revives overdose victim with Narcan

In June, all Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputies were trained in the use of Narcan, an emergency antidote for a person or even ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:07 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Deputy revives overdose victim with Narcan Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - Nov. 21, 2017

Camden Police Department (CPD)

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Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - Nov. 21, 2017 Comments 0 Comments

Woman dies from injuries suffered in collision

A Cassatt woman died Sunday, three days after being involved in a vehicle collision on U.S. 1 North in Cassatt.

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:04 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Woman dies from injuries suffered in collision Comments 0 Comments
Another car break-in suspect pleads guilty

Another car break-in suspect pleads guilty

Ethan Kane Hanselman, 19, of Broad Street, Camden, pleaded guilty to four counts of breaking into motor vehicles and one count each of unlawful carrying ...

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:06 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Another car break-in suspect pleads guilty Comments 0 Comments

Elgin man no longer faces murder charge

Kenneth Cordell Rainer, 42, of Elgin, no longer has a murder charge against him. According to online court records, the Kershaw County Grand Jury declined ...

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:08 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Elgin man no longer faces murder charge Comments 0 Comments

Education

KCSD high school students raise funds for storm victims

Students from the Kershaw County School District’s three high schools are joining together to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey through a Powder ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:08 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSD high school students raise funds for storm victims Comments 0 Comments
CMS’ Lyles awarded for being ‘fearless, kind’

CMS’ Lyles awarded for being ‘fearless, kind’

A Camden Middle School (CMS) 8th Grade student is receiving a special national award for being “fearless and kind” in finding ways to unify the ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 4:56 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CMS’ Lyles awarded for being ‘fearless, kind’ Comments 0 Comments
Mud toss

Mud toss

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Transportation Department had the highest staff participation for the United Way of Kershaw County’s school campaign. As promised ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Mud toss Comments 0 Comments

L-EMS reports first quarter Honor Rolls

Sixth Grade

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:33 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | L-EMS reports first quarter Honor Rolls Comments 0 Comments
Peanut butter champs!

Peanut butter champs!

Students of the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) celebrated Red Ribbon Week in October with its annual peanut butter drive to benefit the food bank ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:44 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Peanut butter champs! Comments 0 Comments
KCSD Reading

KCSD Reading

Pine Tree Hill Elementary School 1st Grade teacher Dianne Farlett and North Central Middle School 7th Grade reading teacher Mary Barrett were named the 2017-18 ...

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Posted: nov. 13, 2017 5:01 p.m. | Updated: nov. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSD Reading Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

KershawHealth earns national hospital safety award

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, recently released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:11 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KershawHealth earns national hospital safety award Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Bethune fund gives hope to those in need

Bethune fund gives hope to those in need

Bethune is proving that small towns can do big things.

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Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:01 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bethune fund gives hope to those in need Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County Christmas Parade Dec. 9

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center is holding the Kershaw County Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 9 at 10 a.m. The parade ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:14 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Kershaw County Christmas Parade Dec. 9 Comments 0 Comments

County Council approves property purchase

Kershaw County Council gave final approval to buy 35 acres in Lugoff during its meeting Tuesday night in the County Government Center.

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:10 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | County Council approves property purchase Comments 0 Comments
AT&T donates to new Farmer’s Market

AT&T donates to new Farmer’s Market

A Camden farmer’s market which will be accessible to all people moved a step closer to reality recently, thanks to a contribution from AT ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:22 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | AT&T donates to new Farmer’s Market Comments 0 Comments

Witham, Lucas elected to Bethune Town Council

While results were still unofficial Thursday, Jimmy Lucas Jr. and Don Witham appear to be joining and returning, respectively, to Bethune Town Council.

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 4:07 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Witham, Lucas elected to Bethune Town Council Comments 0 Comments

CMC conducts 'Wellness Rider' bus tours

“You’ve always heard from realtors that location, location, location matters,” Susan Witkowski, CEO of the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, said. “Location matters ...

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Posted: nov. 09, 2017 4:09 p.m. | Updated: nov. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CMC conducts 'Wellness Rider' bus tours Comments 0 Comments

Lugoff-Elgin

Lights of Lugoff Parade is Dec. 9

The 10th Annual “Lights of Lugoff” 2017 Christmas parade will be Saturday, December 9, 2017 beginning at 6:30 p.m. on U.S. 1 ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:32 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Lights of Lugoff Parade is Dec. 9 Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

Tortoises!

Tortoises!

Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Tortoises! Comments 0 Comments

Beginning beekeeping class offered starting Jan. 11.

The Wateree Beekeepers Association will hold its beginning beekeeping class starting Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Classes will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 ...

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Posted: nov. 20, 2017 5:14 p.m. | Updated: nov. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Beginning beekeeping class offered starting Jan. 11. Comments 0 Comments

CMC Attic Sale is Dec. 2

Christmas Attic Sale on Saturday, December 2, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., where 100 percent of the proceeds go to benefit the ...

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Posted: nov. 16, 2017 5:42 p.m. | Updated: nov. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CMC Attic Sale is Dec. 2 Comments 0 Comments

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