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SCMYP state basketball champions will be crowned next weekend in KC  Chronicle Independent

The South Carolina Ministries with Young People (SCMYP) will host the 2019 S.C. United Methodist Church Youth Basketball Tournament in Kershaw County ...



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

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.



Here’s how Fort Mill put its first check in the 2018 season’s win column  The Herald

Fort Mill (S.C.) traveled to Lugoff-Elgin to take on the Demons in a battle of 0-4 high school football teams on Sept. 13, 2018.



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 ...



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.



Got rings?  Chronicle Independent

Too large to crawl in through a window and not allowed to have a key to its two doors, if given the chance, Seth Branham would probably live in the weight room ...



Youth wrestling camp on tap at LE  Chronicle Independent

Here is the listing for youth sports camps in Kershaw County scheduled for next week: Lugoff-Elgin wrestling camps: The Lugoff-Elgin High school wrestling ...



Allison Paige Hyman weds Tripp Cassady III  Chronicle Independent

Allison Paige Hyman and Richard Michael “Tripp'' Cassady III both of Lugoff were united in marriage Friday, June 15, 2018, 6pm at Springdale House and ...



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 ...



New KCSD school administrators hired  Chronicle Independent

At its most recent meeting, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees named new administrators, including an eLearning director to assist the Kershaw ...



23rd All-County Academic Team celebrated Monday  Chronicle Independent

Thirty of this year's 31 members of the Upchurch & Jowers/Kershaw County School District All-County Academic Team gather for a group photo following a ...



Lauren Mackey to wed Brian Norman  Chronicle Independent

Mr. and Mrs. James Mackey of Lugoff, S.C. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Sherrie Mackey, to Brian Foster Norman, both of ...



Candidates for primaries, school board elections  Chronicle Independent

Kershaw County voters go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in primary elections and in elections for four seats on the Kershaw County Board of School ...



Demons knock off Bearcats  Chronicle Independent

Opening Wednesday's four-team wrestling match at Rock Hill High School with a loss to Indian Land may have been just the wake-up call which Lugoff-Elgin ...



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.



Fill A Bus campaign underway  Chronicle Independent

As students get ready for a new school year, the cost of school supplies makes it difficult for some families to purchase needed items. Again this year, Sonic of ...



LE loses appeal to stay in class 4A  Chronicle Independent

MATT CAMPBELL IS NOT giving up in trying to get the SCHSL Executive Comittee's ruling on keeping L-E athletic teams in class 5A overturned by taking the ...



Kershaw County wins All-America City award  Chronicle Independent

Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns (center) is flanked by Elgin and Camden mayors Melissa Emmons (left) and Alfred Mae Drakeford in this “photo ...



Rumors Spark Heightened Security at Both Kershaw and Fairfield County Schools  Abccolumbia.com

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



Lugoff-Elgin Student Disciplined for Trump Message  WLTX.com

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.



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.



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

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 ...



L-EHS announces third quarter honor rolls  Chronicle Independent

Lugoff-Elgin High School has announced its honor rolls for the third nine-weeks period. 9th Grade. All A Honor Roll -- Paige Baisden, Autumn Barkley, Micheal ...



A hearty 'welcome home' for All-America City delegates  Chronicle Independent

Laurey Carpenter stepped off the bus, faced a crowd of welcoming people and jumped up and down while holding the county's 2018 All-America City award ...



Election Information  Chronicle Independent

Election Day 2018 is Tuesday, and if absentee voting is any indication, Kershaw County may well have a larger than usual turnout. “I think we're well ahead of ...



Lugoff-Elgin High School Homecoming  Chronicle Independent

Pictured are Lugoff-Elgin High School's (L-EHS) 2016 Miss Spirit Queen Kenley Logan, L-EHS 2016 Homecoming Queen Abigail Grace Hill, 1st runner up ...



Whitney Williams Hinson to wed Charles Thomas Fitts III  Chronicle Independent

Little Miss Reagan Elise Hinson of Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of Lugoff, SC, proudly annouces the engagement of her mother, Whitney Williams Hinson, to Dr.



Glenn Price inducted into SCMEA Hall of Fame  Chronicle Independent

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) band director Glenn Price was the only person inducted into the S.C. Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Hall of Fame on ...



Shannon Alma Marsh  ColaDaily.com

Shannon Alma Marsh,32, of Elgin, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Born on November 11, 1986, in Fort Jackson, SC, she was the daughter of Sherry Marsh ...



School construction projects update  Chronicle Independent

Last November, voters in Kershaw County approved a two-question $129 million referendum to move forward with a number of critical school construction ...



School board recognizes arts grants recipients  Chronicle Independent

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recognized several district teachers of the arts during its meeting Tuesday at the Kershaw County School 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.



Robbins settling into superintendent's role  Chronicle Independent

New Kershaw County School District Dr. Shane Robbins poses by a picture of himself and his wife, Heather, at his district office on Tuesday. Behind him are ...



School trustees spar over football ticket prices  Chronicle Independent

Several members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees became engaged in heated discussion over Camden High School's (CHS) decision to ...



Camden, Lugoff-Elgin high school students raise $65,000 for United Way  WIS

Camden High and Lugoff-Elgin High students used the week leading up to their rival football game to raise money for the United Way of Kershaw County.



WATCH DOGS help out at Camden Elementary  Chronicle Independent

It's 9:45 a.m. and William Tyke Redfearn is walking the halls of Camden Elementary School (CES) with a small portable two-way radio in his hand. Redfearn's ...



Five firms hired for 11 referenda projects  Chronicle Independent

A computer generated drawing of what a new two-story Lugoff Elementary School (LES) might look like. The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees voted ...



Miss Lugoff-Elgin High School 2014, Country Sweethearts  Chronicle Independent

Lugoff-Elgin High School held it's 38th annual Miss L-EHS pageant January 25. Nineteen girls competed for the title of Junior Miss L-EHS. The Jr. Miss L-EHS ...



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 ...



Police investigate Midlands school threat made via Snapchat  The State

Camden High School student reported a threat on Snapchat on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.



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 ...



L-EHS Air Rifle Team competed in 'Best of the Best' meet  Chronicle Independent

Lugoff Elgin High School's Air Rifle Team recently qualified for the U.S. Army Cadet Command Fourth Brigade Best of the Best Competition held in Lexington, ...



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.



L-EHS dance team gets national competition bid  Chronicle Independent

Lugoff-Elgin High School's (L-EHS) dance team qualified for a bid to the National Dance Alliance national competition and received an invitation to perform at ...



L-EHS JROTC drill team invited to be Best of the Best  Chronicle Independent

The U.S. Army has invited Lugoff-Elgin High School's (L-EHS) drill team to participate in the 4th Brigade Best of the Best Drill Competition, which will be held in ...



‘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.



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 ...



Grow Financial Scholar Athlete contest rules | WACH  WACH.com

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



Election may see higher than usual turnout  Chronicle Independent

If the absentee voting activity in South Carolina and in Kershaw County are any indication at all, today's mid-term election might see significantly higher than ...



Lugoff-Elgin High School senior is 2016 BGCM Youth of the Year  Chronicle Independent

Tyler Maple, a senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is the 2016 Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands (BGCM) Youth of the Year. Tyler plans to attend the ...



Frye is 2018 KCSD Teacher of the Year  Chronicle Independent

The biggest surprise Thursday night at Camden High School (CHS) wasn't that Blaney Elementary School 4th Grade teacher Jessica Frye was named the ...



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 ...



Camden and North Central get new head football coaches and ADs  Chronicle Independent

The search is over for the dual posts of head football coach/athletic director at Camden and North Central high schools. A pair of former NFL players, Brian Rimpf ...



Wofford adds six to athletics hall of fame  Spartanburg Herald Journal

Michael Gilmartin often batted leadoff for the Wofford baseball team, but he never went first in a lineup quite like this.“Definitely more nerve-wracking than ...



There's no place like home for LE lineman Campbell  Chronicle Independent

Within the past 10 days, Wyatt Campbell added scholarship offers from Arizona State and Colorado State to bring his total to 18. A trip to either Tempe or Fort ...



Hough feted with legacy bench  Chronicle Independent

Leader's Legacy bench honoree Aaron Hough (sitting) is surrounded by members of his fraternity, Omega Psi Phi, along with his son, the Rev. Matthew Hough ...



Trustees recognize special students  Chronicle Independent

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recognized several students at the beginning of its meeting Tuesday evening, including three recent Lugoff-Elgin ...



Strong is new assistant principal at LEMS  Chronicle Independent

The new school year has started with familiar faces in administrative jobs for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). Cody Strong is the assistant principal ...



Mara Jones joins Kershaw Health Board of Trustees  Chronicle Independent

KershawHealth is pleased to announce the addition of Mara Horton Jones to its board of trustees. A native of Kershaw County, Jones is the deputy director for ...



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.



ROUNDUP: Knights win third straight | Sports  The Gazette

Stratford High School's boys have received a boost of confidence with a three-game winning streak. The Knights improved to 4-4 on Friday, besting Berkeley ...



Funderburk seeks re-election to House District 52  Chronicle Independent

State Representative Laurie Slade Funderburk filed on Friday, March 16 for re-election to the South Carolina House of Representatives, District 52. The district ...



Penny Tax Wanted to Pay for Kershaw Schools  WLTX.com

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 ...



ATEC students enter apprentice program  Chronicle Independent

Two Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students have begun work as registered youth apprentices with Thompson Turner, the construction ...



42nd annual Catfish Stomp is Dec. 2  Chronicle Independent

Get ready to enjoy a fun-filled day complete with holiday festivities and heaping helpings of homemade catfish stew. One of the most looked forward to holiday ...



Tyree Byrd from Columbia SC  Youth1

Tyree Byrd's player profile on Youth1. From Columbia, SC, he goes to Lugoff Elgin High School. He plays track for the Team Blaze Track Club.



Brittney Wright to wed Leslie Timothy Brown Jr.  Chronicle Independent

Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Baughman are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter Brittney Morgan Wright to Leslie Timothy Brown, Jr., both of ...



Another Midlands school the target of false shooting threat  The State

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC Yet another Midlands school dealt with a threat of violence Friday as a wave of copycat threats follows the Florida high school ...



County's youth sports summer camp season kicks off next week  Chronicle Independent

With the school year coming to a close, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County. Here is a listing of the camps: Little Bulldog Baseball Camp: ...



Sullivan's Balloons  Chronicle Independent

Nearly 200 people gathered at the Kershaw County Recreation West Complex on Wednesday to celebrate the 18th birthday of a boy killed 12 ½ years ago by a ...



Upchurch & Jowers, KCSD celebrate academics at 21st annual banquet  Chronicle Independent

For the 21st year, Upchurch & Jowers and the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) inducted the brightest seniors from Camden, Lugoff-Elgin and North ...



New schools to cost $5 million less to build  Chronicle Independent

Before the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees voted on guaranteed maximum price contracts for three new elementary schools, Kershaw County School ...



Hannah Bowers to wed Austin Braddock  Chronicle Independent

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Bowers announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Paige Bowers of Lugoff to Austin Joseph Braddock of Camden. Hannah is a ...



Walking trail may be installed at NCHS  Chronicle Independent

The S.C. Department of Transportation's plan sheet of a proposed walking trail circumnavigating the North Central High School campus from the near the ...



Connell enters KCC District 3 race  Chronicle Independent

Attorney Ben Connell has officially announced his decision to run for the Kershaw County Council District 3 seat. Current District 3 Councilman C.R. Miles Jr.



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 ...



Three Kershaw County seniors receive Funderburk scholarships  Chronicle Independent

Elizabeth Brown, Amber Johnson and Morgan Kelly have recently received the 2016 Laurie Slade Funderburk Leadership Scholarship. The South Carolina ...



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 ...



CHS, other schools participate in walkouts  Chronicle Independent

CHS Student Body President Ryann Buckelew (left) reads off one of the 17 names of victims of the Feb. 14 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in ...



SC Deputy Suffers Fatal Heart Attack While On Duty  Officer.com

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



KC Special Olympics being held today  Chronicle Independent

“Let ​m​e ​w​in. But if I ​c​cannot ​w​in, ​l​et ​m​e ​b​e ​b​rave in the ​attempt.” That's what more than 200 athletes are saying today before ...



Special day for special athletes  Chronicle Independent

With sirens blaring and lights flashing, police cars escorted several buses through town as well-wishers waved and cheered from points along the route.



Hurricane Irma  Chronicle Independent

An image of Hurricane Irma approaching Puerto Rico taken by the GOES16 satellite around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. At the time, it was listed as a Category 5 ...



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

'Investigation Discovery' program focuses on 2014 slaying of teenager, whose body was found by children on off a dirt road in Elgin.



Legion names KCSO Deputy of the Year  Chronicle Independent

During a dinner honoring Kershaw County first responders Monday night, Camden American Legion Post 17 named Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) ...



Year in Review - Part 1 of 3  Chronicle Independent

THE LATE Marion duPont Scott will have the Colonial Cup race run in her memory each spring as part of the Carolina Cup card after the Carolina Cup Racing ...



Cobras runner-ups in Cane Bay Duals | Sports  Berkeley Independent

Cane Bay High School's wrestling team has hosted a tournament every winter for the last nine years but has had to watch the championship match from the ...



Ms. Yount and Mr. Getman announce engagement  Chronicle Independent

Lillie Ashton Yount and Jeremy Robert Getman will be married Nov. 7 in Philadelphia, PA. The bride is a 2006 graduate of Lugoff-Elgin High School and a 2010 ...



Camden hosts sporting clays shooting competition  Chronicle Independent

Camden played host to 35 teams of young skeet shooters Saturday, with nearly 500 high school students from all around South Carolina converging on Heritage ...



L-EHS student arrested for threatening to shoot teacher  Chronicle Independent

An 18-year-old Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) student is charged with threatening the life of a public official, teacher or principal after allegedly threatening to ...



Students to attend Palmetto Girls State  Chronicle Independent

Sanders Stoney Unit 203 sponsored five students from Camden High and Lugoff-Elgin High Schools to attend the 71st Annual Session of Palmetto Girls State to ...



'Artist rendering': 21-year-old takes artistic love, turns it into engineering design career at City of Sumter  Sumter Item

Ever wonder about what goes into supplying water for your home, what kind of flow is necessary for your sewer line or what factors are involved in paving ...



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.



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.



Special election for Mickle's Kershaw County Council seat set for March 29  Chronicle Independent

Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns (far right) congratulates Kershaw County Detention Center (KCDC) Administrator Peggy Spivey during council's ...



USA Ambassador Pageant Winners  Chronicle Independent

Ansley Puckett from Lugoff won Miss South Carolina USA Ambassador Teen and Rylee Mathis from Camden won Miss South Carolina USA Ambassador.



Bozard vs. Gary for District 1 special election  Chronicle Independent

Republican Al Bozard will face Democrat Bobby Gary for the Kershaw County Council District 1 special election slated for March 29. The two men won their ...



Friday Night Hits Week 10: High School football highlights and scores  WYFF Greenville

Teams from around the Upstate and Western North Carolina took to the field Friday night for week ten of the high school football season.



After a year, Kelly indicted for Briana Rabon's murder  Chronicle Independent

More than a year after 18-year-old Briana Rabon's abduction and murder, a grand jury has indicted her accused killer, Stephen Ross Kelly, 22, on charges of ...



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