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Starbucks coming to Camden

Starbucks coming to Camden

At last, the long swirling rumor is confirmed: Starbucks Coffee is coming to Camden. 

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 5:35 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Starbucks coming to Camden Comments 0 Comments
Four years strong

Four years strong

Dave’s Place, a family restaurant in Elgin, recently celebrated its four year anniversary. The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Four years strong Comments 0 Comments

Protective Packaging Inc. celebrates 30 years

Thirty years ago Tom Price, president and CEO of Protective Packaging, Inc., began his endeavor to become a successful custom folding carton manufacturer in a ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:54 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Protective Packaging Inc. celebrates 30 years Comments 0 Comments
Sam Kendall’s opens second location in Hartsville

Sam Kendall’s opens second location in Hartsville

Sam Kendall’s, one of Camden’s most sought after dining destinations since it opened in 2007, has opened a second location in Hartsville.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:35 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Sam Kendall’s opens second location in Hartsville Comments 0 Comments

SBA Economic Injury Disaster loans available

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses ...

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 5:07 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | SBA Economic Injury Disaster loans available Comments 0 Comments

O’Reilly Auto Parts opens in Elgin

O’Reilly Auto Parts  is pleased to announce the opening of a new store at 1109 Church Street, Elgin. 

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | O’Reilly Auto Parts opens in Elgin Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Old Burndale Shopping Center to be demolished

Old Burndale Shopping Center to be demolished

A long-vacant, but long-time landmark in Camden will be demolished in the coming weeks.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Old Burndale Shopping Center to be demolished Comments 0 Comments
New ALPHA Center to be built on Ehrenclou Drive

New ALPHA Center to be built on Ehrenclou Drive

The ALPHA Center, currently housed at the south end of Mill Street, will build a new $2.5 million facility on a 4-acre lot on ...

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:37 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | New ALPHA Center to be built on Ehrenclou Drive Comments 0 Comments
From Wallingford to Camden

From Wallingford to Camden

It’s cliché to say someone’s life has prepared them for their latest role, but it may actually be true for Katharine Spadacenta.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:39 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | From Wallingford to Camden Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Crime Report - March 24, 2017

Elgin Police Department (EPD) officers charged a 29-year-old Elgin woman with resisting arrest after responding to Jeffers Circle about an SUV stuck in a ditch ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 4:41 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - March 24, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
Men plead guilty in Sandhills Bank robbery case

Men plead guilty in Sandhills Bank robbery case

Two men arrested in June 2015 for the armed robbery of the Sandhills Bank branch in Bethune pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court. According to ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 5:44 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Men plead guilty in Sandhills Bank robbery case Comments 0 Comments
Boan graduates from FBI Academy

Boan graduates from FBI Academy

Camden Police Department Capt. Lee Boan graduated from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Academy on March 17. Boan studied at the academy ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 5:48 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Boan graduates from FBI Academy Comments 0 Comments
Lugoff Fire-Rescue dedicates new trucks

Lugoff Fire-Rescue dedicates new trucks

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) dedicated two new fire trucks into service March 18 at its headquarters with board members, fire department members and elected officials on ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 5:53 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Lugoff Fire-Rescue dedicates new trucks Comments 0 Comments
Officer honored

Officer honored

Lt. Tyrell Cato, who recently earned the professional designation of Certified Jail Officer through the American Jail Association, was recognized by Kershaw County Council for ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:49 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Officer honored Comments 0 Comments
Thanks to grant, LF-R gets eight new AEDs

Thanks to grant, LF-R gets eight new AEDs

Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) recently purchased eight new automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, thanks to a more than $8,600 grant from the Firehouse Subs Public ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 5:08 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Thanks to grant, LF-R gets eight new AEDs Comments 0 Comments

Education

NCHS JROTC service project now underway

The North Central High School JROTC is conducting a Service Learning Project to support the veterans at the VA Dorn Hospital by collecting items the ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 4:42 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | NCHS JROTC service project now underway Comments 0 Comments

ATEC Spring Plant Sale slated for April 3-7

The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) chapter of FFA will hold its annual spring plant sale April 3 through 7 on the ATEC campus at ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 4:49 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | ATEC Spring Plant Sale slated for April 3-7 Comments 0 Comments
Student growth funding ‘crisis’ coming, says KCSD

Student growth funding ‘crisis’ coming, says KCSD

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials are sending out a warning: A crisis is coming where, if the district does not receive more funding, student ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 5:38 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Student growth funding ‘crisis’ coming, says KCSD Comments 0 Comments

CCS names honor rolls, spelling club students

The following students were named to the Cornerstone Christian School honor roll for the third nine weeks period:

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:18 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | CCS names honor rolls, spelling club students Comments 0 Comments
Diamonds from the beginning

Diamonds from the beginning

“Dimplez” and “Havoc” have been part of the Kershaw County step team program since they were 9 and 10 years old, respectively.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 5:03 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Diamonds from the beginning Comments 0 Comments
ATEC students win community awareness competition

ATEC students win community awareness competition

Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students captured first place in state competition for their community awareness project on fighting hunger in Kershaw County.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 5:13 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | ATEC students win community awareness competition Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

Friends of the Library seek new storage facility

The Friends of the Kershaw County Library need the community’s help in finding a storage space.

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 4:43 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Friends of the Library seek new storage facility Comments 0 Comments
Helping kids go to Camp Woodie

Helping kids go to Camp Woodie

Camden Walmart Store Manager Missy Foster presents a $2,000 check to, from left, Leon Prosser and Paul Napper, members of the Wateree Chapter of ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 5:55 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Helping kids go to Camp Woodie Comments 0 Comments

Three new Guardians ad Litem sworn in

Three members of the Kershaw County community were sworn in by the Honorable Dana A. Morris as volunteers in the Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad ...

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 4:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Three new Guardians ad Litem sworn in Comments 0 Comments

KCC starts process for nuisance property ordinance

Kershaw County Council passed first reading, by title only, of an ordinance that will attempt to address nuisance properties in the county.

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:41 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCC starts process for nuisance property ordinance Comments 0 Comments

KCSO grants, discussions highlight KCC meeting

Kershaw County Council unanimously passed a resolution during its Feb. 28 meeting supporting the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office’s (KCSO) application for a South ...

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Posted: mar. 09, 2017 5:20 p.m. | Updated: mar. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSO grants, discussions highlight KCC meeting Comments 0 Comments

Military

Walters completes basic training

Walters completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Brandon K. Walters recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Walters completes basic training Comments 0 Comments

Politics

Gustafson withdraws from 5th district race

Penry Gustafson of Camden has suspended her campaign to run for U.S. Congress.  She had previously announced she would be filing as a Republican ...

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Posted: mar. 13, 2017 4:27 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Gustafson withdraws from 5th district race Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

Food for the Soul golf tourney March 30

The Food for the Soul annual golf tournament will be held at Camden Country Club on March 30, with a shotgun start at 1 p ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 4:38 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Food for the Soul golf tourney March 30 Comments 0 Comments
Camden First UMC 19th anniversary Sunday

Camden First UMC 19th anniversary Sunday

Camden First (formerly known as Trinity) United Methodist Church is celebrating its 19th anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday. Rev. Dr. Charles L. Johnson will ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 4:40 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Camden First UMC 19th anniversary Sunday Comments 0 Comments
New CLASS room

New CLASS room

The Camden Lugoff Area Shag Society recently moved to a new home, The Venue, located at 1020 Broad St. in downtown Camden. Members Barbara Wilkes ...

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Posted: mar. 23, 2017 4:48 p.m. | Updated: mar. 24, 2017 1:00 a.m. | New CLASS room Comments 0 Comments

LWA Annual Meeting is March 25

The Lake Wateree Association will hold its annual meeting at the Rock Bottom Pond facility at 1530 Buck Hill Rd. Ridgeway on March 25.  Breakfast ...

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Posted: mar. 16, 2017 6:30 p.m. | Updated: mar. 17, 2017 1:00 a.m. | LWA Annual Meeting is March 25 Comments 0 Comments
Royal couple

Royal couple

Posted: mar. 13, 2017 5:34 p.m. | Updated: mar. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Royal couple Comments 0 Comments

FOKCL needs help

The Friends of the Kershaw County Library need the community’s help in finding a storage space.

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Posted: mar. 09, 2017 4:02 p.m. | Updated: mar. 10, 2017 1:00 a.m. | FOKCL needs help Comments 0 Comments

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