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Cellphones, more to be banned from courthouse
Ban on phones, totes and other bags to start July 1
The Kershaw County Courthouse on Broad Street in downtown Camden. Clerk of Court Janet Hasty and Sgt. Craig Hudson, the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office’s head of court security, announced Tuesday that a complete ban on cellphones as well as tote bags, purses and backpacks will begin July 1 as part of an effort to make the courthouse more secure for the public, court officials and employees. - photo by Martin L. Cahn/C-I
Starting July 1, the public will no longer be able to enter the Kershaw County Courthouse with a cellphone. In addition to banning cellphones altogether, the public will not be able to carry tote bags, purses or backpacks into the courthouse as well.