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Economic Development (1 of 3)
Is Kershaw County getting its fair share of industrial business?
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Kershaw Countys spec building looms large on a rise near I-20 Exit 92 in Lugoff. Still under construction, it is one of the countys new economic development products designed to attract new industry. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
Today, the Chronicle-Independent is devoting its entire first section to the topic of economic development, focusing on the industrial sector and using 2011 as a starting point. That October, Kershaw County lost a bid to bring Continental Tire to the community. That half-billion dollar deal, which many local officials felt certain would come here, instead went to Sumter County, along with 1,620 jobs.