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EPD granted more than $700,000 of seizure money

The Elgin Police Department (EPD) is the recipient of more than $736,000 of money recovered by a federal government task force. EPD Chief Harold Brown made the announcement during Elgin Town Council's April 12 meeting. Brown said EPD Officer Rene Wilson assisted the task force, which seized approximately $7.5 million from criminal activity.

April 19, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Camden girl selected as national Kidfest model search winner

Camden resident Mary Elizabeth Long was recently named the national winner of Belk's Kidfest model search after winning the local title.

April 15, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


UWKC recognizes volunteers and partner agencies

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) recently hosted its annual volunteer recognition dinner where partner agencies honored volunteers.

April 15, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Miscellaneous


Triple Play box coming to Kershaw County concession stands

Kershaw County sport fans will have a healthier meal option at home concession stands due to the efforts of local students involved in a program called Healthy Young People Empowerment (HYPE).

April 05, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Education


L-EHS Spanish club collecting money for Books for Ecuador project

Lugoff-Elgin High School's Spanish club is helping to collect money for books for Colegio Isaac Jesus Batera, a school in Ecuador.

March 25, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Saturday’s Cars 2 Dreams event will feature a parade

The 7th annual Cars 2 Dreams car show will be held Saturday at Potter Community Park in Elgin. Admission is free to the public. Those wanting to enter the show must pay an entry fee of $10. There will be door prizes and gifts for show participants. Proceeds from the show will go towards the Shriners Hospital for Children in Greenville.

March 08, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


L-EHS valedictorian honored by Elgin Town Council

Elgin Town Council recognized Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Valedictorian Hannah Potter at March 1 meeting. Potter's list of achievements includes receiving a Congressional nomination to West Point from Congressman Mick Mulvaney and receiving Congressional nominations to the Merchant Marine Academy and Air Force Academy from U.S. Senator Tim Scott. Potter has also been accepted into The Citadel, USC Honors College and The Calhoun Honors College at Clemson.

March 08, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


UWKC recognizes campaign divisions during luncheon

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) recently hosted its 2016 Campaign Recognition Luncheon in recognition of the fundraising efforts of each campaign division.

March 04, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County


Students spread ‘Random Acts of Kindness’

During Random Acts of Kindness Week, which comes to a close today, Kershaw County students got to spread acts of kindness to fellow students, teachers and family members. Random Acts of Kindness Week is observed February 14-20 and focuses on encouraging participants to do small acts of kindness for others.

February 19, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Education


Elgin council approves FOIA fee change

Elgin Town Council voted to change the fee the town charges for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to $10 an hour at Feb. 2 meeting.

February 09, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Ginger, the reading dog

This past semester, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) added a furry four-legged companion to its community. Eighteen-month-old Ginger knows the way to her room in the L-EHS library where she accompanies her owner, Donna Garber, during some week days. Ginger is a reading dog and patiently sits while students read to her to practice their reading skills.

January 26, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Education


Like father, like son

The apple never falls far from the tree, especially for father and son Scott and Hunter Rankin. By a case of happenstance, both ended up as cheerleaders during their college careers. Scott Rankin attended the University of North Carolina and said he decided to get involved in cheerleading during his sophomore year because of a friend's suggestion.

January 22, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Miscellaneous


Elgin council discusses possible change in FOIA fees

The town of Elgin may change the way it charges for S.C. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Elgin Town Council discussed updating FOIA processing fees during its Jan. 5 meeting. Councilwoman Dana Sloan reported on a possible change in state law which could affect what municipalities can charge for a FOIA request.

January 19, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


2016 Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen

Ten young ladies will compete for the titles of Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen 2016 Saturday evening, 6 p.m. at Camden High school. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Advanced tickets can be purchased from any contestant. Email misscamden scholarshipprogram@gmail.com for more information.

January 01, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


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January 01, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County


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