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Lions begin candy sales

The Lion Club of Camden will begin with its candy drive, to benefit needy citizens of South Carolina, this week. Pictured (from left to right) are Roger Smoak, Outreach Leader of Camden's Lion club and Phil McGee, Lion Club secretary receiving their first donation from Camden Mayor Tony Scully. Lion club members will be present at local stores on October 4th, 5th,11th,12th and the 19th. The candy will be given away but donations will be gladly accepted and will assist people who need glasses and aid in sight preservation. Smoak and McGee recalled how some people who ...

October 02, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County


Mikota is new Santee-Lynches COG director

Dr. Michael Mikota recently became the new executive director of the Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments (COG). The COG is one of 10 regional districts which make up the South Carolina Association of Regional Councils. Regional councils are voluntary associations of local governments formed in accordance with state law to provide a structured method of intergovernmental coordination, cooperation and collaboration on a multi-jurisdictional level. The Santee-Lynches COG, established in 1971 and headquartered in Sumter County, the Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee and Sumter counties. The region has a population of 223,344 according to the 2010 census, including 12 incorporated communities. The ...

September 30, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Kershaw County


County outlines plan for Bethune’s recycling center

A proposal to move a Kershaw County recycling center in Bethune will not take place for the moment, following a Sept. 12 public meeting with members of Kershaw County Council, Bethune Town Council and local citizens. Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter, Asst. Administrator Allan Trapp and county councilmen Tom Gardner and Sammie Tucker Jr. attended the meeting as did Mindy Spires-Miller of the Waste Management company.

September 30, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Kershaw County


County council tables cell tower amendment

Kershaw County Council Chairman Gene Wise decided to table a proposed amendment to an ordinance governing, among other things, the "fall zone" for, or distance between, cell towers. A public hearing on the matter drew nine speakers as council prepared to take up third and final reading of the amendment. Had the amendment been passed, it would have changed the distance between cell towers from 5,000 feet to 1,500 feet.

September 27, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Kershaw County


Rec Notes - 09-27

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September 27, 2013 | | Kershaw County


Public hearing on cell tower amendment Tuesday

Kershaw County Council will take up third and final reading of an ordinance amending the county's code of zoning and land development regulations concerning communication towers, antennas and the definition of a "fall zone." At its Sept. 10 meeting, council voted unanimously to pass second reading with a reminder from County Attorney Ken DuBose that Tuesday's meeting would would include a public hearing before the ordinance could go through third reading.

September 23, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Kershaw County


Rec Notes -- Sept. 20

Kershaw County Parks & Recreation will host its 14th annual Senior Golf Tournament (for ages 50 and up) on Friday, September 27.

September 20, 2013 | | Kershaw County


KC Council honors Johnny Outlaw

A resolution honoring Johnny Outlaw was unanimously adopted at Tuesday's meeting of Kershaw County Council (KCC).

September 16, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Kershaw County


Post 203’s 62nd anniversary

American Legion Sanders Stoney Post No. 203 celebrated its 62nd Anniversary with Dr. Lonnie Randolph, president of the South Carolina NAACP as guest speaker. Joining Dr. Randolph on the program were Commander Evans Bush Jr., Post 203; Ms. Teresia Hayes, Department of South Carolina Junior Vice President and Unit 203 President; and the Rev. William Gaither, president of the Kershaw County NAACP.

September 16, 2013 | | Kershaw County


United Way of Kershaw County hosts Day of Caring

Stephen Smoak and Pam Alderman and other associates of Savage, Royall and Sheheen L.L.P. volunteered to serve lunch to the community at Food for the Soul on Wednesday as part of the United Way of Kershaw County's Day of Caring. Many individuals and agencies throughout the county lended their support, as well. See page 10 of today's C-I for full coverage of the event.

September 16, 2013 | | Kershaw County


KCC discusses, passes cell tower zoning amendment

Along with appointing three new members to the KershawHealth Board of Trustees at its meeting Tuesday, Kershaw County Council also unanimously passed second reading of an ordinance amending the county's code of zoning and land development regulations concerning communication towers, antennas and the definition of a "fall zone."

September 13, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Kershaw County


Boland, Outen, Tidwell new KershawHealth trustees

Tuesday night, Kershaw County Council appointed Wayne Tidwell of Buffalo Township, and Eric Boland and Susan Outen of DeKalb Township to the KershawHealth Board of Trustees. The trio fill the seats of outgoing trustees Scott Ziemke, George Corbin and Donald Witham.

September 13, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Kershaw County


Rec Notes -- Sept. 13

Kershaw County Parks & Recreation will host its 14th annual Senior Golf Tournament (for ages 50 and up) on Friday, September 27.

September 13, 2013 | | Kershaw County


ALPHA Center employee honored for forty years of service

Caring, compassionate, loving, loyal and hardworking are the words used to describe Camden-native Vera Ferguson last Friday.

September 11, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Kershaw County


Junior leadership KC 2013-14 class begins year

Junior Leadership Kershaw County kicked off its 26th year Aug. 23-24 with a two-day retreat for the 2013-14 class that included conquering a high ropes course.

September 11, 2013 | | Kershaw County


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Bethune police officer resigns from police department

By GARY PHILLIPS

April 16, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Kershaw County


KCSD superintendent honored at UWKC dinner

Dr. Frank Morgan, superintendent of the Kershaw County School District, received the Jake Watson Award during the United Way of Kershaw County's (UWKC) annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner on Thursday evening.

April 14, 2014 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County


Bethune clerk receives pay raise

Bethune Town Council approved a 5 percent pay raise for Town Clerk Gayle Rogerson during its meeting Thursday. The unanimous vote came following an executive session at the end of the meeting. Mayor Charles McCoy said Rogerson has a lot of responsibility at town hall.

April 14, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Kershaw County


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