Derek and Emily Berry of Lugoff were married in November 2009 and like any other couple, wanted to start a family. Emily had a heart for adoption.
Councilwoman Candy Silvers was sworn in as a member of Elgin Town Council during council's meeting July 2. Silvers served on Elgin's Planning and Zoning commission before being elected to council. She joins council members Melissa Emmons, Dana Sloan and Edward Smith.
The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) Board of Directors voted unanimously to extend a water line on Rabon Road to include six more homes. The vote came after Rabon Road resident Brandy Husdon requested for the L-EWA to do so. During June's meeting, Hudson presented a jar of water from her residence to the L-EWA board. Hudson explained that the current well water supply had high levels of iron deposits that tinted it a dark yellow. She also explained that some residents had to use bottled water for cleaning and cooking while others were using water filters. The L-EWA board ...
Residents can now use formal names to refer to two parks in the Elgin Community.
A majority of Elgin Town Council is now made up of women.
One December morning in 1967 during the Vietnam war, an armored personnel carrier with three American soldiers was attacked with rocket propelled grenades. A then 19-year-old Joseph Tate, who was serving as a medic in the infantry unit, pulled the men out. He didn't think twice about it.
Specialist Joe Tate was honored with the Mayor's Patriotism award and a standing ovation during Tuesday's Elgin Town Council meeting.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has announced its end-of-year schedule.
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It's hard to forget a name like Snuggle Bunny Scooter Pies, and the Elgin organization is hoping that local residents in need will remember it.
Merida from Disney's Brave officially became Disney's 11th princess on May 11 and someone felt that she needed a makeover for her coronation.
Two additional candidates, Stacia Grooms and Christopher Renfroe, have registered to run for Elgin Town Council in a June 18 special election. Both Renfroe and Grooms are in their early 20s and are recent graduates of Lugoff-Elgin High School.
In "Getting it wrong about Plan B," Ruth Marcus ends her column by stating that the debate over the proposed Plan B policy "isn't about the government coming between parents and children or society condoning teen sex. It's about preventing teen pregnancy."
Two new Elgin parks now have names, accepted by Elgin Town Council at its meeting Tuesday.
Third-graders from across Kershaw County traveled back in to the Colonial era during Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site's History Days. The event was held Thursday and Friday at Historic Camden.
Tammy Bridges, an employee at a daycare center, received the Elgin Police Department (EPD) Chief's Award during a special Wednesday night Elgin Town Council meeting. EPD Chief Harold Brown and council recognized Bridges for assisting two young boys during February's winter storm.
Last Friday, Blaney Elementary School (BES) students learned about heart health and physical activity at Jump Rope for the Heart. Students rotated through 11 stations where they exercised, played games and learned about eating healthy. BES school nurse Kim Allen wanted to show students that exercise can be fun. Jump Rope for the Heart is a community service project that teaches students the importance of exercising and eating healthy. Through Jump Rope for the Heart, BES students exceeded their goal of $1000 in raising money for the American Heart Association.
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