John Rainey is wearing a coat and tie as he strides slowly across the grass of his 17-acre estate -- called Fox Watch Farm -- which is just outside the small town of Camden. It's after midday, and the sun is turning the nearby dogwood trees gold.
S.C. Rep. Grady Brown will soon be seeking votes in Kershaw County for the first time since being elected to the General Assembly 28 years ago.
Al Bozard has announced his intentions to run for the District 1 seat of Kershaw County Council in the Republican primary.
S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson told the Camden Kiwanis Club he is working on a collaborative effort to create a more efficient judicial system in the state.
Both state and county voters crowned Newt Gingrich the winner of Saturday's South Carolina Republican primary.
Absentee voting is underway throughout South Carolina, and the S.C. Election Commission wants to inform voters about associated procedures and deadlines. Voters who meet one of the qualifying reasons may cast an absentee ballot either in person or by mail.
The Republican Party is set for its "first-in-the-South" presidential primary, scheduled for Jan. 21 here in South Carolina, with all registered voters in the state, regardless of party affiliation, eligible to cast a ballot. Rosalind Watson, director of the Kershaw County Voter Registration Office, said individuals must have registered by Dec. 21 to be able to vote.
Fewer than 30 percent of South Carolina citizens over the age of 25 have earned a bachelor's degree, said Rep. Laurie Funderburk Wednesday at The ALPHA Center during its annual Legislative Briefing luncheon.
Gov. Nikki Haley announced Thursday the appointment of Gene McCaskill of Camden to the S.C. Workers' Compensation Commission.
After letting out one of his hearty laughs, Camden City Councilman Pat Partin simply said, "No."
Bethune residents will cast their votes for two open Bethune Town Council seats Tuesday.
"There will be new faces," S.C. House Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk said of Kershaw County's legislative delegation -- a result of redistricting due to population changes reported in the 2010 Census.
S.C. Sen. Vincent Sheheen was honored by the Conservation Voters of South Carolina (CVSC) Wednesday as the 2011 Senate Conservation Leader of the year.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum visited Camden Wednesday as part of a push through South Carolina aimed at raising cash and name recognition for the former Pennsylvania senator.
The Kershaw County Democratic Party has a new slate of leaders effective immediately, with Cindy NeSmith at the helm as chairman.
The race for the Kershaw County Council seat for District 4 looked like incumbent Councilman Jimmy Jones would win by default, as no one filed to run against him. That changed this week when Bill Haynes of Lugoff announced he has launched a campaign as a write-in candidate for the council seat in the Nov. 4 election.
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