Kershaw County Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to approve third and final reading of a redistricting ordinance that will transition District 1 into a "non-majority-minority" designation.
Nikki Haley ran for governor on a very electable platform -- transparency, accountability and reform in state government.
The nearly 200-year-old "Little House," an historic home built by Bonds Conway, Kershaw County's first freed slave, will receive a special dedication Nov. 1 on the grounds of the also historic Price House.
Kershaw County Council unanimously voted at a special meeting Thursday to opt out of the city of Camden's proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district.
Food for the Soul, a non-profit, Camden-based ministry, is continuing its sod sale campaign at the Kershaw County Farmers Market this fall to raise funds for projects in the community.
The main goal of Kershaw County First Steps is to strengthen families and ensure a successful starting point for children entering schools in the community. With the organization's opening of two new resource rooms in September, the group's staff hopes it can work even more effectively toward that goal.
It sometimes seems odd that South Carolina voters can play the role of kingmaker in presidential campaigns.
"We would have liked to have been involved in this process a lot earlier," said Kershaw County Councilman Tom Gardner of county council's participation in plans for a new city-built sports complex in Camden.
Kershaw County Council voted 5-2 at its meeting Tuesday in favor of second reading of an ordinance that would redraw District 1 from a majority African-American district to a non-minority district if the ordinance is passed on third reading.
"There will be new faces," S.C. House Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk said of Kershaw County's legislative delegation -- a result of redistricting due to population changes reported in the 2010 Census.
During the past few years it has become increasingly obvious that baseball is no longer America's past-time. The NFL has taken over that mantle as pro football now garners more money and more eyeballs than any other sport.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum visited Camden Wednesday as part of a push through South Carolina aimed at raising cash and name recognition for the former Pennsylvania senator.
For nearly 20 years, Kershaw County Veterans Affairs (VA) Officer Billy Bell and his assistant, Barbara Ray, have strived to help veterans in the community.
In presidential politics, endorsements are a prize candidates seem to covet, but don't necessarily need. On the rare occasion, however, a presidential backer can give a candidate that extra boost required to finish off the competition or a killer blow that eventually stymies a campaign.
Based on preliminary property value calculations, the millage rate for Kershaw County is unlikely to be raised, according to County Auditor Robin Watkins. Watkins presented those calculations to Kershaw County Council at its meeting Tuesday.