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.
Camden's Bill Byars, currently the director of the S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDOC), is "expected to go home soon," according to a SCDOC spokesperson.
The S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) arrested Elgin Town Councilman Larry Risvold in February for driving under the influence (DUI) after a trooper observed him driving on the wrong side of the road when turning right on Blaney Road from U.S. 1.
Tax reform, job creation, deficits, legislative priorities.
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Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews responded Thursday to reports that a Kershaw County Magistrate's Office employee is suing him for defamation of character. Delores Leonard alleges in the suit that Matthews damaged her reputation when he wrongly accused her of misusing victims advocate funds.
After what seemed like a long campaign trail for many Elgin residents, Brad Hanley was elected mayor of Elgin with 142 votes, according to unofficial results Feb. 1. Larry Risvold received 64 votes.
An estimated 1,000 people crowded into an all but standing room only sanctuary at First Baptist Church of Camden to see Jim Matthews sworn in as Kershaw County's new sheriff Tuesday.
Former Camden Mayor Jeffrey Graham is seeking election as a Camden City Council member in November 2014.
Debbie Branham continues her campaign to be Kershaw County's next Probate Judge.
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