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Meadors goes over the top with petition signatures

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July 20, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Boan wins Republican sheriff nomination

Lee Boan won the Republican nomination for Kershaw County Sheriff on Tuesday and will go on to face Democratic contender Anthony Bell in November. The winner of the General Election will replace retiring Sheriff Jim Matthews.

June 29, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Primary run-offs today

Kershaw County Republican party voters get another chance to make decisions on candidates for various state and local offices during today's run-off election.

June 26, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Politics


Boan, Rushing head to June 26 runoff for sheriff nomination

Two Republican candidates for Kershaw County Sheriff -- Lee Boan and Jack Rushing -- will face each other in a June 26 runoff after neither man garnered more than 50 percent of the vote in Tuesday's primary.

June 15, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today

Polls open this morning at 7 a.m. so Kershaw County voters can cast ballots in primary elections and in an election for one seat on the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. Polls will remain open until 7 p.m.

June 12, 2018 | | Politics


Candidates for primaries, school board elections

Kershaw County voters go to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in primary elections and in elections for four seats on the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees.

June 08, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Politics


Meadors enters 5th Circuit solicitor’s race

In a recent press release, former 5th Circuit Deputy Solicitor John Meadors announced he has initiated a petition campaign to gain a spot on the General Election ballot in November in the 5th Circuit Solicitor's race.

May 25, 2018 | | Politics


Primary, school board elections are June 12

Kershaw County voters will have a number of decisions to make with primary elections and a regular election for the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees coming up on June 12.

May 25, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Politics


Sheriff’s candidates answer questions at student-led forum

All five candidates vying to be the next sheriff of Kershaw County answered prepared questions from students at a forum held in Camden High School's (CHS) auditorium Monday night. Democrat Anthony Bell and Republicans Lee Boan, Donald Branham, Jack Rushing and Eric Tisdale all appeared at the forum, organized by CHS student Ryan Dabbs and other students from CHS, Lugoff-Elgin and North Central high schools.

May 11, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Politics


Feature Photo: Legislator of the Year

The South Carolina African American Heritage Commission recently presented its inaugural "Preserving our Places in History Legislator of the Year" award to Sen. Vincent Sheheen (left). Sheheen was instrumental in securing funding in fiscal year 2016-17 for the Commission's heritage tourism project, which culminated in the development of the Green Book of South Carolina, the state's first online travel guide to African American historic places in South Carolina. The Green Book lists more than 300 sites associated with African American history including markers, districts, churches, schools, historic sites, cemeteries, museums and cultural attractions. Presenting the award were Jannie ...

April 06, 2018 | | Politics


Candidates off and running

The following is a list of local candidates for upcoming elections who have filed to run on the ballot in the Republican and Democratic primaries to be held June 12.

April 06, 2018 | | Politics


Lough announces run for Congress

Steve Lough has thrown his hat -- or perhaps red nose -- into the ring in the race for U.S. Congress. Lough, a former Ringling Brothers Circus clown, announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for Congress in South Carolina's 5th District currently held by Ralph Norman (R).

March 30, 2018 | | Politics


Beverly Ray-Dowey announces run for auditor

Beverly Ray-Dowey has announced she is running for Kershaw County Auditor.

March 27, 2018 | | Politics


Funderburk seeks re-election to House District 52

State Representative Laurie Slade Funderburk filed on Friday, March 16 for re-election to the South Carolina House of Representatives, District 52. The district encompasses most of Kershaw County, including Lugoff, Lake Wateree, Boykin and the greater Camden area.

March 20, 2018 | | Politics


Burns to run for re-election

Julian Burns, the chairman of Kershaw County Council, has announced he will be running for re-election in the June 12 Republican Primary.

March 20, 2018 | | Politics


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Wednesday is final voter registration deadline

Wednesday, Oct. 17 is the final deadline for South Carolina citizens to register to vote in the Nov. 2018 General Election.

October 12, 2018 | | Politics


Voter registration period extended

South Carolina citizens now have more time to register to vote ahead of the 2018 General Election after the court today ordered the voter registration ...

October 09, 2018 | | Politics


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