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KCC looks at truck traffic

Kershaw County Council passed a resolution to ask the S.C. Department of Transportation to post "No Through Trucks" signs along Precipice Road between S.C. 34 and Black River Road in Camden during its May 23 meeting.

May 30, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


Senior nutrition program returns to KC

The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is coming back to Kershaw County. The goals of the program are to supplement the diets of low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious produce and to support South Carolina's small farmers.

May 30, 2017 | | Kershaw County


KCGaL swears in four new volunteers

Kershaw County Guardian ad Litem recently added four new guardians.

May 30, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Kershaw County to build new ball fields

Kershaw County Council will likely add four new ball fields for the West Wateree Recreation Complex in the 2017-18 Budget.

May 26, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


FILOT, impact fee ordinance on county council agenda

Kershaw County Council will consider third and final reading of a Fee In Lieu of Taxes (FILOT) agreement between Kershaw County and Suominen, as well as third and final reading of a rezoning request and second reading of an amendment to the ordinance addressing impact and sewer tap fees during its meeting tonight.

May 23, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


KC Guardian ad Litem seeking volunteers

There are many abused or neglected children who do not have a positive mother or mother figure in their lives, but people with a desire to serve children can change that.

May 19, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Honorable service

May 19, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Celebrating Diversity

The ALPHA Center hosted its annual Multicultural Festival on the grounds of Midway Elementary School in Cassatt on April 29. The center provided food and music, as well as arts and crafts. The Kershaw County Library bookmobile arrived on the scene. There was also a castle-shaped bounce house for younger kids and various booths set up by vendors and sponsors. Among them was Palmetto Luna Arts, which hosted a "Lucha Libre" literary challenge for children. The annual festival, put together by The ALPHA Center's Hispanic Services division, celebrates the diversity of cultures in Kershaw County.

May 16, 2017 | | Kershaw County


United Way of Kershaw County meets fundraising goal

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) is celebrating reaching its goal of $800,000 for 2017. The UWKC wants to congratulate the community for helping reach the milestone, Campaign Chair Robert Gulledge said.

May 12, 2017 | | Kershaw County


PLAY to host All-America town halls

Kershaw County's PLAY Foundation -- whose mission is to improve the quality of life in the county while enhancing social and physical development of county youth -- is seeking to have the county named an "All-American City."

May 12, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Record 24 amendments to proposed county budget

Kershaw County Council unanimously approved a record 24 amendments to the county's proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget and then unanimously passed that amended budget on second reading, with Councilman Jimmy Jones absent. Councilman Sammie Tucker Jr. made the long motion to include the 24 amendments, most, if not all, of which his fellow councilmen appeared to expect.

May 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Kershaw County


Weylchem celebrates 50 years

During Tuesday's Kershaw County Council Meeting, WeylChem US, a chemical manufacturer headquartered in Germany, received a proclamation by county council honoring and congratulating the company on 50 years of operations at its Elgin site. Pictured from left are Councilman Dennis Arledge; Councilman Sammie Tucker Jr.; Brad Branham, WeylChem Vice President of Public Relations; WeylChem Chief Operating Officer Christian Bremer; KCC Chairman Julian Burns; WeylChem Director of Business Development Kevin Drost; WeylChem Chief Executive Officer Philippe Robin; Councilman Ben Connell; WeylChem Human Resources Director Renee Baker; Councilman Tom Gardner; Councilman Al Bozard.

May 12, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Budget, tap fees before county council

Kershaw County Council will take up a number of budget and financial related topics during tonight's meeting, including second reading of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 budget, recommendations from the county ATAX Committee and an ordinance addressing tap and sewer impact fees.

May 09, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


Bethune taking steps to feed citizens in need

The town of Bethune is stepping up to help its less fortunate citizens.

May 05, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Nuisance property ordinance dies at third reading

A proposed nuisance property ordinance slated for third and final reading died on the floor without a second during Tuesday night's Kershaw County Council meeting.

April 28, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


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Articles by Section - Kershaw County


County to study fire service

Like many other sectors within county services, Kershaw County's fire service is feeling some serious growing pains.

August 15, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


VisionKershaw 2030 earns SCAC honorable mention

VisionKershaw 2030, Kershaw County's county-wide framework for economic growth; effective land use; county service excellence; quality infrastructure and transportation; and a lifetime of education ...

August 15, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Kershaw County gets ready for Great American Eclipse

The skies will begin to darken in parts of Kershaw County at 1:13 p.m. Monday, Aug. 21 as the Moon begins to eclipse ...

August 11, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Kershaw County


Man says ‘thank you’ 25 years later

Joseph Atkins was driving through South Carolina when he saw a highway sign for Camden.

August 11, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Train derailed in Lugoff

A freight train derailed near Lugoff early Saturday morning, sending a dozen cars off the track and damaging a building. No one was injured in ...

August 08, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


KCC to look at construction bids, ordinances

Kershaw County Council will take up several items of new business, including construction at Governor's Hill Industrial Park, fire department tone-out procedures, an amendment ...

August 08, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


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