Saying he wants to help reform state government, Kershaw County businessman David Herndon has announced his candidacy for State House District 52.
The Kershaw County Delegation is seeking input from voters in the Camden 3 and Camden 4 precincts on ideas of a name for a new combined precinct that will vote at Camden Elementary School.
Kershaw County Councilman Sammie Tucker Jr. is in violation of a S.C. Ethics Commission (SCEC) decision ordering him to pay $21,000 in fines and late-filing fees. The Chronicle-Independent discovered the order as part of a check on SCEC filings by Kershaw County elected officials and candidates as the 2012 election season gets underway. The order is listed in the SCEC's Complaints Resolved Index.
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.