The Republican Party is set for its "first-in-the-South" presidential primary, scheduled for Jan. 21 here in South Carolina, with all registered voters in the state, regardless of party affiliation, eligible to cast a ballot. Rosalind Watson, director of the Kershaw County Voter Registration Office, said individuals must have registered by Dec. 21 to be able to vote.
A Florence-based technology company approached Kershaw County Council with a unique business opportunity at its work session Thursday. Ronnie Wyche, vice president of sales of GlobalCo Central, outlined a countywide fiber optic broadband project being developed by the company.
"I somewhat expected a lull at the end of the year, but that hasn't been the case," said Kershaw County Economic Development Director Peggy McLean, referring to the level of business activity experienced toward the end of 2011.
A group of bee enthusiasts known as the Wateree Beekeepers Association is creating quite a buzz locally as interest in its favorite backyard hobby continues to grow around the Palmetto State.
When John McCain wrapped up the Republican nomination four years ago, one person was reportedly at the top of his vice presidential list -- Sen. Joe Liebermann.
Members of the armed forces received honors during a recent special flag dedication on Camden's Town Green.
Beware the "BATmobile" this New Year's Eve if you plan to drink and drive during the holiday weekend. Equipped with a DataMaster breath analyzer, the BATmobile, also known as the Breath Alcohol Testing Mobile Unit, is a 26-foot-long customized vehicle used by the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) to help crack down on DUI accidents and fatalities in the state.
On a Thursday in November, Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Deputy Jacob Hammond served as part babysitter, part bartender pouring glasses of beer, vodka and bourbon for KCSO volunteers. Despite looking at times like an after-hours office party, Hammond actually took part in a new sobriety training program for road deputies.
Gardening Girls Study Club (GGSC) of Camden recently dedicated two trees to the 4-year-old kindergarten class at Bethesda Christian School in commemoration of Arbor Day and Plantings for Public and Special Places, a national program aimed at tree planting projects.
Kershaw County Council unanimously voted 5-0 to settle a three-year-long tax dispute with Weylchem, a chemical company with U.S. operations based in Elgin, during a special 8:30 a.m. meeting Tuesday.
If the Los Angeles Lakers need a shoulder to cry on after losing out on acquiring all-star guard Chris Paul, they may want to set up a long distance call with the Atlanta Hawks.
S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal was a special guest of the Camden Rotary Club at its weekly meeting Thursday, speaking to the crowd of Rotarians on a variety of issues facing the state's judicial system.
Kershaw County Council finalized approximately $60 million worth of investment deals at its meeting Tuesday after completing fee-in-lieu-of-taxes (FILOT) agreements with Southeast Renewable Energy (SRE) and INVISTA.
Ann Romney may have given her husband Mitt the best campaign advice to this point in the race after Saturday's debate in Iowa.
A service fee proposal by the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) has garnered both praise and criticism from county council members looking to define the scope of such fees for the use of off-duty deputies. Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews said the primary purpose of the proposed fee is to entice off-duty sheriff's deputies to work events like funerals, school functions and community gatherings.
After having finished third in their own Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic last weekend, the Lugoff-Elgin wrestling team returned to dual match action and posted a pair of victories over Chester and Northwestern in a Tuesday night tri-match in Chester.
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