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‘Our goal is to have voting day run smoothly’

The gentlemen at Kershaw County Voter Registration want the November 8 election day to run smoothly, but citizens must register to vote by October 8.

August 19, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Kershaw County

Bethune Rescue Squad raising funds to purchase ambulance

If all goes as planned, the Bethune Rescue Squad could be up and running in four to six months.

August 16, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County

Kershaw County Council gives first reading approval to towing business regulations

Kershaw County Council passed first reading of a proposal to amend the county's policy on towing service business regulations in B2 business zones during Tuesday night's meeting.

August 12, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Kershaw County

Austin Sheheen Sr. Natural Resources Area dedicated

Senators Vincent Sheheen and Greg Gregory, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and The Conservation Fund joined other state and local officials, community members and private partners to celebrate the completion of a major effort to conserve more than 14 miles of Lake Wateree shoreline in Kershaw and Lancaster Counties.

August 09, 2016 | | Kershaw County

Elgin Council discusses purchase of business module

Elgin Town Council continued to discuss the purchase of a business module with Nicholson Business System at Tuesday's night council meeting. The module would provide services such W2 bank reconciliation, business licenses, building permits and accounting services. Several municipalities in the state currently use the system for town business.

August 05, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County

Lyricism class taps into students' perspectives

At the Jackson Teen Center, a group of youngsters are learning to delve into deeply felt emotions through a new class.

August 02, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County

A look back at Yesteryear

August 02, 2016 | | Kershaw County

Kershaw County Council approves partnership with Duke Energy to pave road

Kershaw County Council unanimously voted to approve a resolution for the county to spend $93,000 in partnership with Duke Energy to pave Tail Race Road, which is currently owned by the county. Duke Energy will pay approximately 1 million dollars to pave the road.

July 29, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County

UWKC seeks to make up funds cut by federal government

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) is seeking financial support from the community after having one of its transitional housing programs, New Day on Mill, defunded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The cut in funds also affected similar housing programs in Aiken and Orangeburg Counties and has affected funding of other UWKC programs.

July 22, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County

New street lights coming to Bethune

The phrase, "the bright lights of Bethune" may not be as tongue in cheek as it sounds.

July 19, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County

Gators unlikely in Lake Wateree, but be aware

With reports of alligator encounters in the news -- most recently with a horrifying attack at a Florida Disney resort which resulted in the death of a toddler – some Kershaw County residents have expressed concerns about the huge reptiles.

July 19, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County

Palmetto Utilities seeks extra discharge at Spears Creek

Kershaw County Council will hold a special work session from 3 to 5 p.m. July 26 to receive information about and discuss a request from Palmetto Utilities of Richland County to increase its discharge into Spears Creek in Kershaw County.

July 15, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Kershaw County

Storms cause power outages, mayhem

Violent thunderstorms hit Camden and Kershaw County on Thursday afternoon and evening, knocking down trees and limbs and causing widespread power outages and starting at least two fires.

July 12, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County

Joint business park with would help Woodward Field

Kershaw County Council will take up second reading of an ordinance tonight which, if passed on a later third and final reading, would create a joint industrial/business park with Chesterfield County. Any tax revenues collected by Kershaw County from operations in the park would fund "improvements, operating and maintenance expenses" at Woodward Field. The field serves as the county's airport.

July 12, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Kershaw County

FERC denies Duke license extension

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied a request from Duke Energy to extend its recently acquired 40-year license to control the Catawba River by an additional 10 years. FERC's order, published Monday, keeps Duke's license at the 40-year mark instead of 50, as the power company requested. Duke Energy controls the Catawba River chain, which includes the Wateree River down to Kershaw County's dam on Lake Wateree.

July 08, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Kershaw County

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FRC seeking volunteers

The Family Resource Center, a rape crisis and child advocacy organization, needs caring and committed volunteers to assist with providing victim services. FRC serves abused ...

March 16, 2018 | | Kershaw County

Parents, citizens voice school concerns

Strong calls for school safety and concerns about what Kershaw County Council is actually planning to do about it dominated the public comment period of ...

March 09, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Kershaw County


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