WASHINGTON -- When I opened my front door Wednesday morning after little sleep and numb from a bad dream that wasn't a dream, a dreary rainfall glazed the sidewalk as two neighbors gazed blankly in my direction.
There are some who still think of Hettie H. Rickett whenever they hear the Cassatt Water utility mentioned – and rightly so. Not only was Rickett a pioneer instrumental in establishing Cassatt Water, from the 1940s up to her death in 1977, she was a force to be reckoned with.
The good news is the town of Bethune has successfully secured funding for a major and much needed upgrade to its water system. In fact, if all goes as planned the project should be completed by the end of 2018.
Hurricane matters, a smoking ban and the purchase of a new piece of heavy equipment were among the items before Kershaw County Council during its regular session meeting Tuesday in the Kershaw County Government Center in Camden.
October 14, 2016|
C-I Staff Writer
Kershaw County Council meets today at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a proclamation designating October Alpha Delta Kappa Month, a resolution for the lease/purchase for a CAT Tractor, awarding of the bid for the Three Branches Road Culvert replacement and an ordinance.
October 11, 2016|
C-I Staff Writer
Starting next month, Kershaw County fourth graders will begin the Dollar Scholars program to learn how to manage money. The program is a part of the United Way of Kershaw County's Care Council on financial stability.
On Sept. 9, the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) hosted it's annual Day of Caring at sites around the county. Volunteers consisted of government officials, county employees, local business employees and volunteers from non profit organizations who dispersed to sites throughout the county and helped with landscaping, beautification projects, reading projects, cleaning and painting.