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County cuts ribbon on new Elgin area park
Elgin Park
Kershaw County Councilman Ben Connell (far left) gets ready to cut the ribbon at the head of a walking trail at the new Elgin Community Park. The park is inside the Wateree Executive Park where KershawHealth’s Elgin center and Midlands Regional Rehabilitation Hospital are located, off Whiting Way near I-20 Exit 87. Also on hand for the ceremony are (from left) S.,C. Recreation and Parks Association Executive Director James Headley, Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Director Shane Duncan, S.C. State Rep. Jermaine Johnson, S.C. State Sen. Thomas McElveen, Elgin Mayor Melissa Emmons, Elgin Town Councilman Brad Hanley, Paul Curtis (Haigs Creek HOA), Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns, and S.C. State Sen. Penry Gustafson.
Kershaw County’s first county-owned Elgin park officially opened to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday at 2 p.m. at the new Elgin Community Park. The park is within the Wateree Executive Park off I-20’s Exit 87 and Whiting Way.