Construction of the Bethune Recreational Center is about 90 percent complete, according to Kershaw County officials.
The call has gone out for Kershaw County and the city of Camden's new tourism director. Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter said a job description has been prepared and the position is being advertised across South Carolina. Camden and Kershaw County announced plans to create the new position during a Feb. 9 county council work session.
A county-wide penny sales tax proposal, similar to a measure placed on the Nov. 2010 general election ballot, may once again be up for a vote from Kershaw County residents.
Just weeks after learning their police chief was battling esophageal cancer, citizens of Bethune learned he had lost the fight. Larry Davis, 58, died Tuesday, according to longtime friend Don Witham. He said Davis passed away at his home at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
"Oops." That single word in a November 2011 presidential debate endeared then-candidate Rick Perry to some voters and allowed him to be written off by others.
Kershaw County Councilman Jimmy Jones attempted to have fellow Councilman Bobby Gary removed as chairman of council's recreation committee during a work session Thursday. Jones' effort was blocked by Council Chairman Gene Wise after County Attorney Ken DuBose clarified the rules by which the public must be notified of and allowed to attend committee meetings.
Nearly 6-year-old plans for the development of a 3,500-acre, resort-style community on Lake Wateree remain stalled.
Barbara Swindall, who moved to Camden from Denver in 2006, said she is running for the District 1 seat of Kershaw County Council to provide a unique voice for county residents.
Add Olympia Snowe's name to the list of senators exiting Washington D.C., in 2012. The moderate senator from Maine announced last Tuesday that she will not be seeking re-election to the Senate where she has served for nearly two decades.
Kershaw County Council continued its efforts to regulate "roadside vendors" during Tuesday's meeting.
C.R. Miles is seeking re-election to the District 3 seat of Kershaw County Council.
If Republicans are holding off for their Mighty Mouse moment, then they may be waiting for awhile. For those unfamiliar with the classic cartoon, Mighty Mouse is a heroic rodent in yellow and red tights who would take to the sky to the tune of "Here I come to save the day!"
Kershaw County Council discussed a variety of options to regulate so-called "roadside vendors" during Thursday's work session.
Robert Ariail, a Camden resident and nationally syndicated cartoonist, has been named a recipient of the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award, South Carolina's highest honor for the arts.
Next year may go down as the year of the steroid user for Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame. Three players whose careers were given a proverbial black eye for using performance-enhancing drugs will be on 2013's ballot.