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Upchurch & Jowers garners national honor

Upchurch & Jowers garners national honor

Leading industry publication Insurance Business America has launched its inaugural Top Insurance Workplaces report for 2018, a snapshot of the U.S. insurance sector -- and ...

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Posted: sep. 10, 2018 4:54 p.m. | Updated: sep. 11, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Upchurch & Jowers garners national honor Comments 0 Comments

Camden

Helping after Florence

It took Camden’s Ben Stegner and his crews five hours to get from the small North Carolina town of Supply to Jacksonville, N.C ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2018 4:56 p.m. | Updated: sep. 21, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Helping after Florence Comments 0 Comments

Weekend events to affect parking, traffic

In an effort to prevent confusion and alleviate concerns regarding the use of free public parking on downtown streets and around Town Green, the city ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2018 5:00 p.m. | Updated: sep. 21, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Weekend events to affect parking, traffic Comments 0 Comments
River Oaks annexed into city

River Oaks annexed into city

River Oaks Shopping Center is, finally, a part of the city of Camden. Despite being located across from Walmart on West DeKalb Street just before ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2018 3:35 p.m. | Updated: sep. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | River Oaks annexed into city Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

Fifth Circuit Solicitor indicted on federal fraud charges

Fifth Circuit Solicitor indicted on federal fraud charges

South Carolina’s U.S. District Attorney announced Tuesday that a grand jury has indicted outgoing Fifth Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson, 49, and his director ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2018 4:49 p.m. | Updated: sep. 21, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Fifth Circuit Solicitor indicted on federal fraud charges Comments 0 Comments
Driver in Sept. 2 double fatality charged

Driver in Sept. 2 double fatality charged

The Columbia man whose SUV crashed head-on into a sedan on Sept. 2 causing the deaths of a young man and woman is now being ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2018 4:52 p.m. | Updated: sep. 21, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Driver in Sept. 2 double fatality charged Comments 0 Comments

Camden man pleads guilty to federal wire fraud charge

Thomas Brock, 51, of Camden, pleaded guilty Aug. 28 to one of 18 counts filed against him by the U.S. government related to allegations ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2018 4:57 p.m. | Updated: sep. 21, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Camden man pleads guilty to federal wire fraud charge Comments 0 Comments
County employee dies in weather-related fatality

County employee dies in weather-related fatality

A Kershaw County Public Works employee died in a single-car collision when his 1996 Dodge pickup hydroplaned while traveling westbound on I-20 Sunday morning.

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Posted: sep. 17, 2018 4:22 p.m. | Updated: sep. 18, 2018 1:00 a.m. | County employee dies in weather-related fatality Comments 0 Comments
Sunny Hill accident

Sunny Hill accident

Blue lights flash from a Camden Police Department (CPD) patrol car around 1 p.m. Tuesday while officers, firefighters and witnesses congregate at the rear ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2018 3:56 p.m. | Updated: sep. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Sunny Hill accident Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - Sept. 14, 2018

Camden Police Department (CPD)

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Posted: sep. 13, 2018 8:42 a.m. | Updated: sep. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - Sept. 14, 2018 Comments 0 Comments

Education

School board hears SC READY report

School board hears SC READY report

“Our goal is to get away from ‘approaching’… to ‘meets’ and ‘exceeds’ (expectations).”

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Posted: sep. 20, 2018 4:46 p.m. | Updated: sep. 21, 2018 1:00 a.m. | School board hears SC READY report Comments 0 Comments
L-EHS student is National Merit semifinalist

L-EHS student is National Merit semifinalist

Lugoff-Elgin High School senior McMillian “Mac” Thompson has been named a National Merit semifinalist.  Mac is the son of Anthony and Tabatha Thompson.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2018 3:59 p.m. | Updated: sep. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | L-EHS student is National Merit semifinalist Comments 0 Comments

KCSD SC READY and SCPASS scores released

State standardized test scores recently released by the South Carolina Department of Education show that Kershaw County School District (KCSD) elementary and middle school students ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2018 4:04 p.m. | Updated: sep. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | KCSD SC READY and SCPASS scores released Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

County, city deal with Florence’s wind, rain

County, city deal with Florence’s wind, rain

Schools, businesses, county offices and the library closed. Groups cancelled various activities. Even Walmart closed for a time. Shelters -- including ones for pets -- opened. Kershaw ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2018 4:18 p.m. | Updated: sep. 18, 2018 1:00 a.m. | County, city deal with Florence’s wind, rain Comments 0 Comments
Day of Caring showcases community volunteers

Day of Caring showcases community volunteers

From raking leaves to delivering meals, volunteers all over Kershaw County partnered with the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) for the UWKC’s annual ...

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Posted: sep. 17, 2018 4:27 p.m. | Updated: sep. 18, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Day of Caring showcases community volunteers Comments 0 Comments
County gets ready for Hurricane Florence

County gets ready for Hurricane Florence

Wednesday afternoon, it looked like Hurricane Florence would make landfall somewhere near Wilmington, N.C., but then dip slightly south and make its way across ...

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Posted: sep. 12, 2018 3:54 p.m. | Updated: sep. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | County gets ready for Hurricane Florence Comments 0 Comments

County council receives fire service report

Kershaw County Council heard an update on the county’s fire service during its meeting Tuesday.

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Posted: sep. 12, 2018 4:03 p.m. | Updated: sep. 14, 2018 1:00 a.m. | County council receives fire service report Comments 0 Comments
FAC hires executive director

FAC hires executive director

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County has hired Leslie Lee as its new executive director.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2018 4:50 p.m. | Updated: sep. 11, 2018 1:00 a.m. | FAC hires executive director Comments 0 Comments

Military

Camden veteran pens high flying memories

Camden veteran pens high flying memories

Col. Loren Webb has been many things in his life: husband, father, soldier, and pilot to name a few.

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Posted: sep. 10, 2018 4:47 p.m. | Updated: sep. 11, 2018 1:00 a.m. | Camden veteran pens high flying memories Comments 0 Comments

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