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SC cops: ‘When will they learn?’ Man crashes stolen car few months after jail release  The State

A car chase with the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office ended with the car they were chasing hitting a tree. The car was stolen out of Lexington County, deputies ...



Puzzle Project allows students to express their grief, feelings  WLTX.com

Art teacher Gina Bruce researched ways to push her students to express themselves after a mass shooting in Florida.



Greenwood receives first Wylie scholarship  Chronicle Independent

The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) recently awarded its first-ever W. Patrick Wylie Memorial Scholarship to Alex Greenwood, a senior at ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

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.



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.



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.



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.



Cornerstone winners meet governor  Chronicle Independent

Four Cornerstone Christian School students (from left), Quentin Bennett, McKenna McCollister, Ella Sheorn and Marco Escalante, recently won the chance to ...



District to gauge student interest in swim team  Chronicle Independent

Kershaw County students in grades 7-12 who want to swim competitively for their schools will soon have the opportunity to let officials know they're interested in ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Trustees looking at resolutions  Chronicle Independent

As part of its meeting tonight, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will discuss and potentially adopt resolutions put forward recently by the S.C. School ...



Darlington Hires Raymond Jennings to lead Football team  WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Darlington High School announced Wednesday that Raymond Jennings will be the school's new head varsity football coach.



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.



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.



Camden Elementary celebrates grand opening  Chronicle Independent

Students entered their classrooms at the new Camden Elementary School (CES) on Jan. 8. Two weeks later, on Tuesday, Jan. 22, many of those same students, ...



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.



CHS' Khadija Murphy is Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year  Chronicle Independent

For the second year in a row, Camden High School (CHS) has a Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year award recipient, this time in the form of senior Khadija ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lugoff-Elgin students raise $17000 for needy families  Abccolumbia.com

KERSHAW COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Students at Kershaw County schools raised $17,000 for families in need this holiday season. The fundraising culminated ...



Midlands school districts continue to address 'unsubstantiated' rumors and threats  WIS

KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Several counties in the Midlands are dealing with social media threats against schools as officials are attempting to quell ...



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 ...



Grow Financial Scholar Athlete contest rules  WACH.com

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



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 ...



Young wrestlers' bond is pure 'gold'  WIS

LUGOFF, SC (WIS) - Defining the heart of a champion: it's less about the gold and more about the silver lining. Tanner Misenheimer is a ninth-grader at ...



'Welcome home'  Chronicle Independent

Proclaiming 6 p.m. on Jan. 24 “a moment that we have been waiting for, for a very long time,” Lugoff Elementary School (LES) Principal Melissa Lloyd said the ...



School threats lead to arrests throughout SC  The State

Law enforcement officers from around South Carolina continue to field calls about threats to schools two weeks after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman ...



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.



VIDEO: Deputies investigating case of 16-year-old slapped on school bus  WIS

Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews says a man who decided to "take the matter into his own hands" has been arrested and charged with assaulting a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Another Midlands school the target of false shooting threat  The State

Lexington 2's Pair Education Center investigated a supposed text message threat after the deadly Florida high school shooting and determined it was not ...



'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 ...



USC sophomore crowned Miss Teen United States  WIS

A University of South Carolina sophomore has been crowned Miss Teen United States.



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.



Sheriff: Man walked on school bus to slap teen  WACH.com

ELGIN, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities say a 36-year-old man walked onto a South Carolina school bus and smacked a student who had bothered his girlfriend's ...



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.



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

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, ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



2017 Shrine Bowl Rosters Includes 16 From Area  WSPA.com

Rosters for the 2017 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas were released Sunday afternoon and include 15 athletes from the Upstate.



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 ...



Here’s what’s happening in the arts this fall in Columbia  The State

Fall is typically a busy time for arts groups in Columbia, and this year is no exception. Here's a comprehensive guide to what's coming up in theater, art, music ...



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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