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Kershaw County wins All-America City award
'We did it!'
All-America City - Mayors and Chairman Web
Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns (center) is flanked by Elgin and Camden mayors Melissa Emmons (left) and Alfred Mae Drakeford in this photo frame Sunday night declaring Kershaw County had just been named as one of 10 All-America City communities by the National Civic League (NCL). The county also won the NCLs Social Media Award, and one of the delegations younger members -- recent Lugoff-Elgin High School graduate Clinton Washington -- won one of only two Youth Leadership awards. - photo by Johnny Deal
“A community that engages its residents in visioning, this community uses all sectors to support student success. This community uses schools to improve healthcare availability: The ‘All-America County’ of Kershaw,” former Burnsville, Minn., City Manager Heather Johnston announced. With those words, Kershaw County forever became known as an All-America City community.