May 19, 2017

Friday, May 12, was Calhoun County Industry Appreciation Day; a day set aside to recognize and show appreciation to the industries that contribute significantly to the county's economic development.

Mr. Pat Black, Jr., of the Calhoun County Development Commiss...

May 14, 2017

J C Rodeo and SCYBRA hosted a rodeo last Saturday, May 6th.  Goats, sheep, steer, horses, children and adults gathered around for some wholesome fun for the whole family.

The next rodeo is scheduled for Saturday, June 3, 5pm-10pm.  It will be a Barrel Race Jac...

May 12, 2017

We often times give little thought to the people who provide the emergency services in our community; that is, not until we need them.  These men and women give so much and ask for so little; working tirelessly and often without a word of thanks.

My son is a p...

May 12, 2017

To get a notification from Calhoun County Animal Control when there will be mosquito control spraying in the county contact Ron Gibson or Cheryl Price at 803-874-2914 and register your apiary.  

2017 is expected to have larger than normal mosquito populations...

May 10, 2017

Another mild winter means another difficult mosquito season! And to top it off South Carolina has 61 different species of mosquitos. I'm itching just thinking about it!

Those itchy bumps from mosquito bites can be more than just a nuisance. Mosquitoes can carry diseases...

May 6, 2017

The Battle at Congaree Creek was a four hour skirmish between the Confederate States of America and the United States in Cayce, SC.  The battle was fought on 15 February 1865, and two days later Union General Sherman advanced to Columbia....

This response is intended to clarify some points made by the Calhoun Ledger in its article “Blood, Tears, Anger.......” regarding the state retirement system.

The system is a Defined Benefit Plan, not a Direct Benefit Plan.

As you stated in the article, most problems fac...

April 26, 2017

Please forgive the medical comparison but I feel as if I showed up in the emergency room with a gushing arterial laceration only to be given a bandaid and aspirin and sent home with the instructions, “Call me in the morning if this doesn't help!”

Yesterday, April 25, So...

April 25, 2017

Arrest Made in 2014 Homicide

Calhoun County Sheriff Thomas Summers has announced an arrest in the 2014 shooting death of Charles Tremone Brown. 

According to the Sheriff, Derrick Mills, 44, from Gaston, was arrested by deputies in the early morning hours of April 25th at...

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