Before his election to the S.C. Senate last November, Thomas McElveen was used to a fairly commonplace routine.
Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter is currently looking for someone new to lead the county's Planning and Zoning Department. Former director John Newman left the position in December after serving since June 2006. Carpenter didn't clarify the cause of Newman's exit, simply categorizing it as a "personnel matter." Assistant County Planner Carolyn Hammond will head the department on an interim basis. No time frame ...
Kershaw County Tourism Director Darron Kirkley anticipates a greater push to attract tourists to more rural parts of the state after hearing tourism trend updates during last week's Governor's Conference on Travel and Tourism.
Camden resident Bert Dew oversees the largest and perhaps a unique farm operation in the state. As agricultural branch chief at the Wateree River Correctional Facility in Rembert, Dew is in charge of running a $7.5 million, "state-of-the-art" dairy farm owned and operated by the S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDOC).
Nostalgia must truly be in the air. In a two-week span, NBA fans in Seattle have been treated to the return of the SuperSonics, while a name change in New Orleans may help bring the Hornets nickname back to the city of Charlotte.
Remond Cooper and Ed Stokes may not be creatures of politics, but they're currently helping to provide South Carolina seniors with an added voice in state government.
Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Liz Horton will be adding a new element to her role in the business community after being appointed Tuesday to the Kershaw County Economic Advisory Council.
Although remaining slightly below the state's average, Kershaw County's unemployment rate ticked upward at the end of 2012, reaching 8.1 percent in December compared with 7.9 percent the previous month.
If anyone bet money in the off-season that two brothers would face off in the Super Bowl, the name Manning would have certainly come to mind first.
Kershaw County Council will consider appointing Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Liz Horton to the Kershaw County Economic Advisory Council as a replacement for outgoing member Karen Eckford during Tuesday's meeting.
As plans develop with the Safe Communities Commission (SCC) recently created by Kershaw County Council, a federal grant focusing on safety in schools will serve as a template according to local officials.
Mrs. Minnie Sue Rembert James, 62, of 1911 Medfield Drive, Camden, SC, passed on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Haile's Funeral Home.
If not for a late night splurge at a strip club, Nick Saban could have been a mere footnote in the history of college football. After all, before leaving LSU and heading to the NFL in 2004, he sat in the same ranks as guys like Philip Fulmer and Larry Coker, championship winning coaches, but hardly household names. Three ...
Bill Byars and John Carmichael may know more about prisons than anyone else in South Carolina. Far from holding extensive rap sheets, the two Camden residents serve as stewards of the S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDOC), running the state's $413 million prison system. Byars, picked as the director of the SCDOC by Gov. Nikki Haley in 2010, has served in a variety ...
The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) Board hashed out details for a new academic scholarship during its meeting Thursday, aiming to give support to students in the organization's service area.