Issues over the the Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) giving the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD free water haven't gotten any clearer. The main concern, brought up a month ago, is whether the L-EWA has been breaking state law by doing so.
If you think the Kershaw County Farmers Market is drawing to an end just because the tomatoes, squash and eggplants are dwindling, think again. Local farmers are busy in their fields to make room for fall vegetables. Cole crops like broccoli, cabbage and kale are coming soon.
Kershaw County Council recently did its part to help a local, down-on-his-luck man pick up the pieces after an automobile accident in 2005 left him partly paralyzed by approving his request to have a parcel of land rezoned.
Kershaw County Council didn't budge Tuesday night, as it again failed to approve a relatively slight increase in millage for Kershaw County School District (KCSD) operations.
Ricky Tiller, Chairman of the Kershaw County Capital Projects Sales Tax Commission, answered prepared questions Monday night at Lugoff-Elgin High School during an education forum for the upcoming capital projects sales tax referendum.
A new $50 million wood waste-burning energy plant to produce biomass fuel for Santee Cooper will be built in Kershaw County by late 2012.
Three members of the Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) board of directors were re-elected last week during the authority's annual public meeting at Lugoff Middle School.
Tradition. Training. Transformation.
A portion of McRae Road in east Camden was closed Monday and will remain closed for approximately four weeks as the S.C. Department of Transportation (SDDOT) makes repairs to a bridge over Big Pine Tree Creek.
Well, it depends on what the meaning of the word "free" is.
Kershaw County Council failed twice Tuesday night to pass first reading of a county millage ordinance. The measure failed first on a 3-3 split, with councilmen Jimmy Jones, Bobby Gary and C.R. Miles Jr. opposing and Chairman Max Ford and councilmen Stephen Smoak and Sammie Tucker Jr. in favor. Councilman Gary Elliot was absent.
A Camden man was killed early Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while walking on U.S. 1 in east Camden.
The United Way of Kershaw County kicked off its yearly campaign Monday, with the highlight coming early in the morning when Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan took a pie in the face outside the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC).
As the high school football season in Kershaw County begins to heat up, so has the decades-long, deep-seated rivalry between Camden High School (CHS) and Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS).
In a special called meeting Thursday, Kershaw County Council took action on two matters regarding the divisive Wildlife Road project.
(Twenty-five years ago, Hurricane Hugo struck South Carolina as a Category 4 hurricane, one of the worst to ever hit the state.
Discussion was passionate at Thursday's meeting of the Kershaw County Firearms Discharge Advisory Committee, with audience comments coming from both sides of the issue. The committee was formed after county council proposed an ordinance restricting the use of firearms in unincorporated areas, but it was dropped after passing first reading. County ordinances require three separate approval votes to become law. The ordinance was abandoned after outcry from gun enthusiasts who said it was too restrictive and violated their rights.
Kershaw County Director of Parks and Recreation Joe Eason spoke to the Rotary Club at their mid-day meeting Thursday and said the future looks good for recreational opportunities in the county. Lauren Branham Reeder introduced Eason with a quick summary of his education and experience.
The Kershaw Council meets Tuesday. KershawHealth will make a presentation on the hospital's latest advertising campaign.
Kershaw County Parks and Recreation will host its 15th annual Senior Golf Tournament (ages 50 and up). The tournament will be held on Friday, September 26 at the White Pines Golf Club in Camden. There will be a Shotgun Start at 9 a.m.
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