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Caterer for The Masters

Caterer for The Masters

Jack Brantley has enjoyed a very interesting life and career.

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 4:51 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Caterer for The Masters Comments 0 Comments

First Palmetto announces quarterly dividend

The board of directors of First Palmetto Financial Corporation, parent company of First Palmetto Bank, has declared a quarterly dividend of $420 per share of ...

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Posted: jul. 17, 2017 4:52 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | First Palmetto announces quarterly dividend Comments 0 Comments
Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in September

Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in September

Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the city of Camden Tourism Development Office (or should this be Camden-Kershaw ...

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Posted: jul. 13, 2017 4:55 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in September Comments 0 Comments

Camden

SCDOT closing Five Bridges Road starting July 31

The South Carolina Department of Transportation will be closing Five Bridges Road from Battleship Road to Brook Drive to through traffic for cross line pipe ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2017 5:06 p.m. | Updated: jul. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | SCDOT closing Five Bridges Road starting July 31 Comments 0 Comments
'Welcome Table' project coming to Camden

'Welcome Table' project coming to Camden

Before he passed away in March 2015, the late John Rainey was still working on his dream of racial reconciliation in South Carolina with a ...

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 4:32 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | 'Welcome Table' project coming to Camden Comments 0 Comments
Late Jimmie Green served on county, city councils

Late Jimmie Green served on county, city councils

James Davis “Jimmie” Green who served on Kershaw County Council for one term starting in 1969 and then on Camden City Council from 1992 to ...

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Posted: jul. 17, 2017 4:56 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Late Jimmie Green served on county, city councils Comments 0 Comments
Vintage Market Days coming to Camden in October

Vintage Market Days coming to Camden in October

Vintage Market Days, a three-day upscale, nationally-known open-air vintage event, has selected Camden as the location for the first vintage event in central South Carolina ...

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Posted: jul. 13, 2017 4:59 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Vintage Market Days coming to Camden in October Comments 0 Comments

Crime-Police-Fire

KCSO teams up to solve Newberry pharmacy break-in

KCSO teams up to solve Newberry pharmacy break-in

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO), Newberry County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) and Whitmire Police Department (WPD) recently ended a month-long joint investigation resulting ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2017 4:56 p.m. | Updated: jul. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCSO teams up to solve Newberry pharmacy break-in Comments 0 Comments

Bond denied in felony DUI resulting in death case

A Kershaw County magistrate judge denied bond for a 26-year-old North Carolina man charged by the S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) with felony DUI resulting ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: jul. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bond denied in felony DUI resulting in death case Comments 0 Comments

Columbia teen drowns in Lake Wateree

A 15-year-old Columbia boy drowned in Lake Wateree on Thursday afternoon.

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Posted: jul. 24, 2017 5:10 p.m. | Updated: jul. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Columbia teen drowns in Lake Wateree Comments 0 Comments
Deputy arrests ‘career criminal’  following chase

Deputy arrests ‘career criminal’ following chase

A Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) deputy arrested a Cassatt man on several charges following a vehicle and foot chase around 2:15 p ...

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 4:53 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Deputy arrests ‘career criminal’  following chase Comments 0 Comments

Crime Report - July 21, 2017

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO)

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 4:57 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Crime Report - July 21, 2017 Comments 0 Comments
Traffic stop leads to meth lab, four arrests

Traffic stop leads to meth lab, four arrests

Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) investigators arrested four people Thursday following a two-week long investigation kicked off by a June 30 traffic stop in ...

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Posted: jul. 17, 2017 5:05 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Traffic stop leads to meth lab, four arrests Comments 0 Comments

Education

Bethune scholarship winner

Bethune scholarship winner

McKayla Williams (third from left) recently won the Bethune Lions Club scholarship. A recent graduate of McBee High School, she is the daughter of Mark ...

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 5:01 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bethune scholarship winner Comments 0 Comments

Families able to register KCSD students online

Families in the Kershaw County School District can fill out their children’s school registration materials online using a web-based system now available at www ...

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Posted: jul. 17, 2017 5:16 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Families able to register KCSD students online Comments 0 Comments
New schools to cost $5 million less to build

New schools to cost $5 million less to build

It will cost the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) $5 million less to build replacements for Camden, Lugoff and Wateree elementary schools than originally estimated ...

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Posted: jul. 13, 2017 4:47 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | New schools to cost $5 million less to build Comments 0 Comments
Gardner to be new principal at MPES

Gardner to be new principal at MPES

During its meeting Tuesday night, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees selected Britt Gardner to serve as the principal for Mt. Pisgah Elementary School ...

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Posted: jul. 13, 2017 4:50 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Gardner to be new principal at MPES Comments 0 Comments

Healthcare

Clinic receives Duke Endowment grant

The Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County has been awarded a grant from The Duke Endowment to help improve population health and health equity in ...

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Posted: jul. 13, 2017 4:22 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Clinic receives Duke Endowment grant Comments 0 Comments

HFKC accepting grant applications in September

The Health Foundation of Kershaw County (HFKC) will begin accepting applications for grants beginning September 1st, 2017. The application process will close on September 30th ...

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Posted: jul. 13, 2017 5:08 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | HFKC accepting grant applications in September Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County

County website now updated

County website now updated

Kershaw County Council heard an update on the county’s website during its July 11 meeting.

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Posted: jul. 24, 2017 5:00 p.m. | Updated: jul. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | County website now updated Comments 0 Comments

County roads among first under recent roads bill

The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announced Thursday it has awarded contracts for a number of road resurfacing and rehabilitation projects across the state ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2017 5:06 p.m. | Updated: jul. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | County roads among first under recent roads bill Comments 0 Comments

Probate court to hold workshop Aug. 4

The Kershaw County Probate Court will host a Probate Process Workshop on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 9 a.m. at The Kershaw County Courthouse ...

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 3:51 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Probate court to hold workshop Aug. 4 Comments 0 Comments
Bethune Town Council puts water system puzzle together

Bethune Town Council puts water system puzzle together

The town of Bethune has put the last pieces of the financial puzzle together for its long planned and awaited water system upgrade project.

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 4:35 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bethune Town Council puts water system puzzle together Comments 0 Comments
Bethune gearing up for Chicken Strut

Bethune gearing up for Chicken Strut

The Bethune Chicken Strut returns to Bethune after a several year hiatus.

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Posted: jul. 17, 2017 5:12 p.m. | Updated: jul. 18, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Bethune gearing up for Chicken Strut Comments 0 Comments

KCC approves construction bids, business park

Kershaw County Council awarded bids for two long awaited road repair projects during its meeting Tuesday night at the County Government Center in Camden.

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Posted: jul. 13, 2017 4:57 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | KCC approves construction bids, business park Comments 0 Comments

Miscellaneous

Springdale 4K registration underway

Registration is open for the Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk and Run. The 5K walk and Run will be held on August 19 and will ...

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Posted: jul. 24, 2017 4:22 p.m. | Updated: jul. 25, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Springdale 4K registration underway Comments 0 Comments

UWKC seeking home repair assistance

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) is seeking SC licensed residential home builders or general contractors to partner with to assist low-income homeowners. The ...

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 3:50 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | UWKC seeking home repair assistance Comments 0 Comments

Kershaw County Library starts South Carolina’s first Repair Café

What do you do with a broken toaster, a bike that’s a little wobbly, or a dull knife? Toss it? No way! Kershaw County ...

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Posted: jul. 20, 2017 5:00 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Kershaw County Library starts South Carolina’s first Repair Café Comments 0 Comments

Public reminded not to handle, move wildlife

A lot of wildlife makes appearances during the summer season, and it is not uncommon for people to come across these animals while out and ...

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Posted: jul. 13, 2017 5:09 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Public reminded not to handle, move wildlife Comments 0 Comments
Fighting hunger

Fighting hunger

Posted: jul. 13, 2017 5:11 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2017 1:00 a.m. | Fighting hunger Comments 0 Comments

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