The United Way of Kershaw County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the emergency food and shelter national board program.
United Way of Kershaw County and FamilyWize recently announced that local community members have saved $358,799 on prescription medications through the organizations' partnership. The results were revealed in the annual Health Impact Report, a compendium of data reflecting the health and financial support offered by United Way and FamilyWize in its joint community initiatives across the country.
rought Management Advisory Group (CW-DMAG) today announced that dry weather conditions have placed the Catawba-Wateree River Basin in Stage 0 of the Low Inflow Protocol (LIP). Stage 0 is a drought watch stage that alerts the CW-DMAG members to monitor conditions more closely.
Food for the Soul recently received a donation of $35,000 from 1st Franklin Financial to help with the shelter's operational costs. 1st Franklin Financial's Kershaw County representative, John Rice, said the company became involved with Food for the Soul after being introduced to it by Shelter Manager Jimmy Farmer.
If your idea of a great time involves wagging tails and enthusiastic furry friends racing around a stubble field, then this weekend is your weekend. It's time once again to celebrate the South Carolina State Dog with the annual Boykin Spaniel Society National Field Trials, which started Thursday night and will run through Sunday.
The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club's third annual Wild Game Dinner and Silent Auction is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, April 23, at Old McCaskill's Farm on Cantey Lane, just south of I-20. Proceeds go to the West Wateree Rotary Scholarship Fund benefitting Lugoff-Elgin High School seniors.
The Knights of Columbus recently presented the proceeds of this year's Operation Hope Tootsie Roll Drive to The Kershaw Center Disabilities Foundation (KCDF). Each year, the Knights hold Operation Hope, a fund drive during which members go into the community to collect donations. The Knights give Tootsie Rolls to anyone who makes a donation of any amount. This year, the Knights collected $3,625, which they presented to the KCDF to benefit citizens of Kershaw County living with physical and/or mental disabilities. Shown from left are Jim Pontius, Knights Operation Hope co-chair; Zenobia Corley, director of the Kershaw ...
The Natural Resources Conservation Service will host a Longleaf Pine Opportunities and Management workshop for private landowners and forestry professionals April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Kershaw County School District Auditorium, 2029 West DeKalb St. in Camden.
Camden City Councilwoman Deborah Davis and Elgin Town Councilwoman Dana Sloan recently graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government. According to a press release, graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina's (MASC) Hometown Legislative Action Day.