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  1. A check and a pieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    The Community Playground Project continues to close in on the fundraising goal of $300,000 to build a new playground at the West Wateree Recreation Complex on U.S. 1 between Lugoff and Elgin. The Lugoff Optimist Club presented a $1,000 check to the project Thursday, March 19. Playground Committee Chairperson Laurey Carpenter accepted the check from Henry Powers.

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  2. The DIY Book Tour: How to Organize a Tour YourselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Writer's Digest

    ... festivals will add momentum to the buzz that is key to a book's success. Column by S. Jane Gari , who lives in Elgin, South Carolina with her husband and daughter. Her nonfiction has been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes. Her memoir LOSING THE ...

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  3. Deputies arrest two for passing counterfeit moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Deputies arrested Reginald Nigel Hingleton and Dorothy Tiwanda Watkins March 6th after they passed counterfeit money at a Little Caesars and Food Lion. Deputies say Watkins purchased items at the Food Lion in Elgin and paid for them with a counterfeit $50 bill.

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  4. Investigators need help in attempted burglary caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office says two men tried to force their way into a business in the 2000 block of Highway Church Road in Elgin at about 1:45 a.m. on February 2. Investigators say the men used an older-model Jeep Wrangler to ram a metal door and chain link fence. Surveillance photos of the two men and the Jeep taken the night of the burglary attempt are attached to this story.

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  5. Father kills son while trying to kick him out of Elgin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | Post and Courier

    Kershaw County deputies have charged a 68-year-old man with murder after he shot and killed his son as he tried to kick him out of his house in Elgin. Sheriff Jim Matthews said the son pulled a knife on Earl Woods Sr. early Thursday and the father shot him in the arm.

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  6. Former Elgin PD officer, RCSD deputy charged sexual exploitation caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A former Elgin police officer and Richland County Sheriff's Department deputy has been arrested and charged with third degree sexual exploitation of a minor. According to the sheriff's department, one of Tucker's relatives found several explicit photos of minors on Tucker's laptop and turned it over to deputies.

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  7. Bloggers Compile Best Restaurants In Each S.C. CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Free Times

    ... that made the list include Terra in West Columbia, Baan Sawan and Spotted Salamander in Columbia, and Ronnie's Ribs in Elgin. Agree with this list or have ones you'd suggest instead? Let us know in the comments. Authentic Puerto Rican Food in ...

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  8. Police Officer Arrested for Exploitation of a ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Police Officer Arrested for Exploitation of a Child Elgin, SC -- An Elgin police officer has been arrested on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor. Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1AJaKRS Sources tell News19 that Tucker has resigned from his position on the Elgin police force.

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  9. Three teens charged after minivan speeds toward deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Three teenagers have been arrested after Richland County deputies say the minivan they were in almost hit a deputy. It happened around 4:15 p.m. on Saturday on the 1300 block of Old Two Notch Road in Elgin, near the Kershaw County line.

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  10. Elgin man arrested after multi-county chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2015 | Herald Independent

    An Elgin man who led law enforcement on a chase that originated Wednesday in York County was stopped by Fairfield County deputies on I-77. Richard Ray Shaver, 37, of 2549 Fort Jackson Road in Elgin, was charged with failure to stop for a blue light and siren, and possession of a controlled substance.

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  11. Sheriff: Woman kidnapped for drug moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... identified the drug dealer as Terrill Levi Canzater, 25. The women and Canzater arranged to meet at a gas station in Elgin for payment and the release of her sister. The women was told her sister and Canzater would be in a white Kia Optima. Canzater ...

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  12. Officials: `Major vandalism` damages Lugoff-Elgin High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Lugoff-Elgin law enforcement agents and fire officials are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss a "major vandalism" that happened at Lugoff-Elgin High School. The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority says over 400,000 gallons of water were dispensed at the high school.

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  13. Report: SC voters with disabilities still have unequal access to the electoral processRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... every four precincts didn't have curbside voting available. So WIS and the author of the report, took a closer look at Elgin's mayoral election and found that even though it was deemed accessible with a nice ramp and generally spacious interior, ...

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  14. Deputies search for answers after two men found shot to death inside Elgin homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Two men who were found shot to death inside a home in Elgin have been identified. But so far, investigators have no suspects in the deadly double shooting that happened Friday.

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  15. North Augusta's Campbell named head football coach at Lugoff-ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Star

    A familiar face to North Augustans will be roaming the sidelines at Lugoff-Elgin High School as its new head coach. Matt Campbell, a member of the North Augusta Sports Hall of Fame, was hired as football coach and athletic director Tuesday with the approval of the board of directors of Kershaw County Schools.

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  16. Campbell named head football coach, athletics director at Lugoff-ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Kershaw County School District announced the hiring of Matthew Campbell as the new head football coach and athletic director in Kershaw County. Campbell played tight end at the University of South Carolina for four years on a full scholarship before moving on to play in the NFL.

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  17. Crime Report - Jan. 21, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office responded to separate calls involving the theft of a four-wheeler from Elgin, copper wiring from a cell phone tower near Camden and a horse near the Kershaw County airport. If you are a registed user and would like to purchase a subscription, log in to view a list of available subscriptions.

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  18. Teen leads deputies on chase in stolen carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    Kershaw County Sheriff's Office deputies apprehended a 14-year-old Richland County boy early Monday after he reportedly stole a car and led authorities on a chase. According to a KCSO press release, a motorist called 911 around 7:15 a.m. Monday to report the driver of a yellow Ford Mustang was headed east and swerving in and out of traffic on U.S. 1 between Elgin and Lugoff.

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  19. Beulah Monroe BowenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    ... wers, memorial donations may be made to Highway Pentecostal Holiness Church, Women's Ministries, 2290 Heath Pond Road, Elgin, SC 29045.

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  20. 14-year-old accused of leading deputies on chase in stolen '67 MustangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Kershaw County Sheriff's deputies say they arrested a 14-year-old who ran from officers in a stolen car Monday morning. Sheriff James Matthews says at about 7:15 a.m. Monday, 911 received a call that someone was driving a 1967 Ford Mustang convertible in a reckless manner on Highway 1 between Elgin and Lugoff headed towards Camden.

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