Jack Rushing, a Camden resident and former S.C. State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) agent is the new captain of administration at the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO). Sheriff Jim Matthews made the announcement in a press release Wednesday.
Agents from four agencies took to the air recently in an effort to eradicate marijuana field operations. The search turned up such an operation June 22, leading a Lugoff woman to turn herself into authorities the next day.
A high speed chase through parts of Kershaw and Lee counties resulted in the arrest of a Fort Bragg, N.C., soldier Thursday. According to a Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) press release, deputies arrested Michael Alexander Jackson, 23, after he led a deputies on a high speed chase on I-20 eastbound.
Two of Buffalo-Mt. Pisgah Fire Department (B-MPFD) volunteer firefighters recently completed firefighter training and obtained additional certifications. Brady Morgan, 16, attended Fundamentals of Firefighting class at the Camden Fire Department, while Mark Hinson attended Firefighter I class at the S.C. Fire Academy in Columbia. The Fundamentals of Firefighting, consists of 105 hours of instruction, including fire behavior, fire extinguishers, personal protective equipment, ladders, fire hose, fire streams, search and rescue, interior fire attack and self-survival. Brady, is the department's Explorer Chief. Firefighter I consists of 65 hours of instruction, including building construction, ropes and knots, forcible entry, ventilation ...
A June 14 house fire on Wildwood Lane in Lugoff was so intense, thick smoke rising from the roof could be seen as far away as I-20 near the Lee County line. The fire damaged 80 percent of the home, according to a Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) press release.
Amber Terry, an Explorer with the Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) Explorer Post, won first place in a state female gear donning competition during the annual S.C. Fire-Rescue Conference Firefighter Explorer Competition. The competition took place June 11 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
The Kershaw County Alcohol Enforcement Team, working with the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO), cited three businesses for selling either alcohol or tobacco to minors as part of an undercover enforcement effort.