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College and University News - July 16, 2019  Chronicle Independent

Graduating senior Robert Dougherty-Bliss, of Lugoff, received the James Edward Oglethorpe Award at Oglethorpe Unviersity's commencement on May 18, 2019 ...

Parker Clements Adds Two Power Five Offers

Not that the smaller schools aren't still options, but initially Lugoff Elgin (SC) three-star offensive tackle Parker Clements set his sights a bit low.

Puzzle Project provides students with a voice, feeling of connection  Chronicle Independent

After the shooting in Parkland, FL on Feb. 14, 2018, teachers and students around the nation discussed the event and what to do if similar situations arose in ...

Top students honored for academic achievements  Chronicle Independent

For the 24th year, Upchurch & Jowers and the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) honored the district's top 31 students in terms of academic excellence ...

She is now the first female starting pitcher for a boy's high school team in the Midlands

Lexi Pittelkau put her name in the history books when she took the mound against Camden in her first start for the Lugoff-Elgin High School boys B-Team.

High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.  The State

High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.

No viable threat to Lugoff-Elgin High after social media threat, deputies say

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WACH) – Lugoff-Elgin High School says they're aware of a social media post that went viral last night that has caused concern.

Central Carolina holds 2nd Academic Challenge for area high schools  Sumter Item

SUBMITTED Central Carolina Technical College held its second-annual Academic Challenge on Nov. 9. The Academic Challenge is a competition between ...

Mr. LE Pageant held January 26  Chronicle Independent

Lugoff-Elgin High School held its annual Mr. L-E pageant on Saturday, Jan. 26. A total of 22 contestants participated in the contest.

Two Lugoff-Elgin High School students jailed for possessing, selling prescription drugs  WIS

Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested two Lugoff-Elgin students Wednesday after they were caught with prescription pills.

L-EHS announces 1st quarter honor rolls  Chronicle Independent

Lugoff-Elgin High School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine-weeks period.

Harvley is Teacher of the Year  Chronicle Independent

When all was said and done Thursday night, it was Anna Harvley who stood on Camden High School's (CHS) auditorium stage, flanked by Kershaw County ...

SCDE recognizes Fisher for perfect attendance  Chronicle Independent

The S.C. Department of Education (SCDE) recently recognized Lugoff-Elgin High School senior Isabella Kay Fisher as being one of only 61 students across the ...

Lugoff-Elgin ends playoff drought with win over Dreher  The State

Lugoff-Elgin picks up its first playoff win since 2008 by defeating Dreher, 38-21.

Deputies charge Lugoff-Elgin High student for threatening to shoot teacher on social media  The State

Kershaw County deputies charged a Lugoff-Elgin High School student Tuesday after he allegedly posted messages to social media threatening to shoot his ...

Sheriff: Lugoff-Elgin HS student admits to posting online threat to shoot teacher  WIS

A Lugoff-Elgin High School student is accused of posting an online threat to shoot a teacher.

2020 OT Target Clements to Visit Virginia Tech  247Sports

Parker Clements has locked in a visit to Blacksburg.

Lugoff-Elgin Student Disciplined for Trump Message

A message titled "what Trump will help with" written on a dry erase board at Lugoff-Elgin high school drew attention on social media Thursday.

'When will they learn?' Man released from jail started chase with stolen car, SC deputies say

It may be a short jail release for a man deputies say lead them on a chase in a stolen car.

An Elgin Pitcher Wants To Pave The Way For Girls In Baseball

ELGIN, SC — There could be a huge shift happening in youth sports and one girl from Elgin is leading the way. Alexis Pittelkau plays multiple sports but ...

Lugoff-Elgin vs. Camden isn't just about football  WIS

Football season begins Friday night for high schools around the state and the anticipation is always high for the game between Lugoff-Elgin High School and ...

Morris named KCSD Principal of the Year  Chronicle Independent

Applied Technology Education Center (ATEC) Director Gordon Morris is the Kershaw County School District's 2018-19 Principal of the Year. School and district ...

Washout closes road near Lugoff-Elgin High School  WIS

An inordinate amount of water has caused a partial washout of a road near Lugoff-Elgin Middle School and High School.

New Darlington coach's focus is on kids  SCNow

FLORENCE – In all honesty, Raymond Jennings wasn't really looking for another shot at being a football coach, he said.

Chapin, Mid-Carolina win competitive cheer championships  The State

Chapin won the Class 5A competitive cheerleading championship and Mid-Carolina won the 3A title Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at Colonial Life Arena.

Darlington hires Raymond Jennings as new football coach  SCNow

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington High School has hired Raymond Jennings as its new football coach, replacing John Jones.

Football: Former Gamecock Campbell tabbed as new Lugoff-Elgin coach  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Kershaw County School Board today selected Mathew Campbell—a former NFL and USC Gamecock football player—as the new Lugoff-Elgin High School ...

Puzzle Project allows students to express their grief, feelings

One teacher at Lugoff-Elgin High School in Camden found a way to bring out student's feelings through their own self-expression.

Ag+Art Tour features farms, artisans  Chronicle Independent

Kershaw County hosted its fourth annual Ag+Art Tour of farms, a showcase featuring local farms and artisans, on Saturday and Sunday.

2020 OT Parker Clements pumped to land a Virginia Tech offer  247Sports

Lugoff Elgin High School (Lugoff, SC) offensive tackle Parker Clements picked up his second ACC scholarship offer over the weekend when he visited Virginia ...

Driver charged after crash involving school bus near Lugoff-Elgin HS  WIS

The South Carolina Highway Patrol says a Hartsville woman has been charged after a collision between a school bus and two other vehicles near Lugoff-Elgin ...

Mayor to students: Find your own leadership style  Chronicle Independent

Thirty-one students graduated from Junior Leadership Kershaw County's Class of 2019 on Thursday during a banquet at 833 South Broad in Camden. Camden ...

McDonald named Scholar Athlete

LUGOFF, SC (WACH) -- Throughout this Friday Night Rivals season, Grow Financial Federal Credit Union will recognize an exceptional student athlete from ...

Nygaard-Jackson  Sumter Item

Kristen Elizabeth Nygaard of Lugoff and Alexander 'AJ' Jackson III of Sumter were united in marriage at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019, at San Souci Farm in ...

4-H recognizes leaders at annual ceremony  Chronicle Independent

In front of family, friends and peers, Kershaw County 4-H honored 43 members and 13 volunteers on April 5 at The Hut in Camden on April 5 for their ...

LSMS teacher state finalist for PAEMST award  Chronicle Independent

The S.C. State Board of Education recognized Leslie Stover Middle School (LSMS) 8th Grade math teacher Linda Branham this month for being one of six state ...

Police investigate Midlands school threat made via Snapchat  The State

Camden police have deemed a threat of school violence at Camden High School not credible but continue to investigate the matter. According to Camden High ...

Darlington introduces new football, volleyball coaches  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

DARLINGTON, SC (WBTW) - On Friday afternoon, Darlington High School introduced their new football and volleyball coaches. News 13 was there for the press ...

Penny Tax Wanted to Pay for Kershaw Schools

Kershaw County leaders want voters to approve a penny tax and a new funding plan for the school system, a proposal that would replace or renovate many of ...

Central Carolina Technical College celebrates more than 600 graduates  Sumter Item

Central Carolina Technical College held two commencement ceremonies May 10 at the Sumter County Civic Center to accommodate more than 600 graduates.

Video shows adult boarding school bus, smacking teen  The State

A parent of a 16-year-old male Lugoff-Elgin High School student reported to the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office that a man boarded a school bus Tuesday and ...

Bus Incident Injures Six High School Soccer Players  FITSNews

A Lexington County, S.C. school bus carrying the White Knoll High School varsity soccer team suffered a radiator failure en route to a match against Lugoff-Elgin ...

Grow Financial Scholar Athlete contest rules

WACH / GROW FINANCIAL SCHOLAR ATHLETE. SCHOLAR ATHLETE CONTEST RULES. Contest: WACH / Grow Financial Scholar Athlete. Station: Sinclair ...

Grand jury indicts man in strangling death of Lugoff teen  WACH

A grand jury has indicted a Midlands man accused of strangling a Lugoff teen in the winter of 2014.

School threats lead to arrests throughout SC  The State

Even as Gov. Henry McMaster schedules a summit on school safety in the wake of the Florida shooting, the list of SC schools involved in incidents continues to ...

Coroner releases cause of death in 18-year-old's murder  WIS

The Kershaw County Coroner has released the cause of death for the 18-year-old Lugoff-Elgin High School graduate found dead on a dirt road in Elgin.

Family, friends missing Briana, Lugoff teen killed a year ago  The State

A little over a year ago, members of the tight-knit town of Lugoff were devastated when they received the news that 18-year-old Briana Rabon had been found ...

TV show retraces investigation of Lugoff woman’s slaying  The State

The 2014 killing of 18-year-old Briana Rabon of Lugoff was featured Sunday on Investigation Discovery's “On the Case with Paula Zahn.” The show highlights ...

‘No immediate safety threat’ at Westwood High after student’s social media post  The State

A Westwood High School student made a threat against the school on social media, but there is no danger to students, officials say.

SC Deputy Suffers Fatal Heart Attack While On Duty

KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. -- A Kershaw County sheriff's deputy who collapsed Tuesday afternoon while directing traffic outside Wateree Elementary School in ...

World War II veteran, entrepreneur, benefactor 'Papa Tony' dies at 95  The Times and Democrat

A member of America's “Greatest Generation,” Carolina *Fresh* farms founder, Times and Democrat's 2014 Person of the Year and friend to all passed away on ...

Timberland Wolf JROTC Battalion sponsors first Raider meet  Berkeley Independent

For Cadet Command Sergeant Major Ethan Felts, a junior at Timberland High School, the Wolf Challenge Raider Cup is all about giving 100 percent.

Rumors Spark Heightened Security at Both Kershaw and Fairfield County Schools

Kershaw County, S.C. (WOLO)– Friday, Fairfield and Kershaw county schools had added security because of a possible threat, but after investigations, both ...

Man pleads guilty, sentenced to 50 years for the murder of Briana Rabon

LUGOFF, SC WACH - The man accused of raping and strangling a teen to death in Lugoff was sentenced to 50 years in prison MondayStephen Kelly, 22, ...

Suspect knew 18-year-old Briana Rabon, has criminal record (+video)  Hilton Head Island Packet

The 21-year-old Lugoff man arrested Friday night will be charged with murder, kidnapping and first-degree criminal sexual conduct in the death of 18-year-old ...

New AAST principal says 'Teachers are her tribe'  Myhorrynews

Curiosity took Kelly Wilson away from education for a couple years, and love of the profession brought her back.

'Tradition takes you far': '89 Yellow Jackets season indicative of North Augusta football spirit  Aiken Standard

Lugoff-Elgin head football coach Matthew Campbell has his own Wikipedia page, and perhaps it needs to be updated.

2020 OT Clements earns ECU offer  247Sports

New offensive tackle offer Parker Clements talks about his interest in the Pirates.

‘They were inseparable’: 2 killed at Richland nightclub were brothers, fathers  The State

Torance Peoples and Trevonne Judge were shot dead outside a Richland County, SC, nightclub Dec. 20, 2017. Family says they were brothers and fathers.

T&D PERSON OF THE YEAR:'Papa Tony' — Entrepreneur, benefactor, 'Greatest Generation' member has helped shape his community  The Times and Democrat

He may be 90 years old, but John A. “Tony” Fogle of Neeses hasn't eased back into his recliner just yet.

WRESTLING: Gators aim to compete in tough region  The Gazette

The Goose Creek Gators' lineup in wrestling is an even split of youth and experience.

Remembering Cardinal Newman School  The State

Old schools smell like, well, old schools; they deliver a collection of deep, full-bodied scents that assault the senses.

VIDEO: S.C. WR Tiyon Evans pulls down potential catch of the year on TD  USA TODAY High School Sports

There are precious few high school athletes capable of producing the kind of electric highlights that would turn the head of even a senior NFL star receiver like ...

S.C. serial killer, Charleston molester join lawsuit over prison treatment, seeking $375000 each  Charleston Post Courier

Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp and notorious Charleston molester Louis Reville are among more than two dozen inmates attempting to sue South Carolina prison ...

Friends raising funeral expenses for Camden firefighter, Clarendon deputy's wife  Manning Live

Friends of a Camden firefighter who died suddenly Tuesday while attending a conference in Texas have started a fund to help her husband, a Clarendon County ...

Fort Mill High’s Dee Christopher named ‘Principal of the Year’  The Herald

Fort Mill High School Principal Dee Christopher was named the South Carolina Secondary Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School ...

Cardinal Newman savors memories while gearing up for move to new campus  The State

The intimacy of the Cardinal Newman School football and soccer stadium will be missed. “It isn't anything fancy. You just have to be down there on a game ...

Laurens' Jones Is Baseball Gatorade P.O.T.Y.

Gatorade Release. CHICAGO (May 24, 2016) - In its 31st year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ...

Area students accepted to SC Governor's School | News  SCNow

GREENVILLE – The 2013-2014 high school program at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities will include students from the Pee ...

SC Car Crash, Child Sex Allegations Probed  FITSNews

... || By FITSNEWS || A rural South Carolina car crash has prompted law enforcement officers in two counties to take a closer look at allegations of criminal sexual ...

It's Official: Monte Lee named head baseball coach at Clemson  TigerNet

Clemson University Athletic Director Dan Radakovich made it official Thursday afternoon as the school named Monte Lee as the next baseball coach.

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