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November 09, 2012 | | News

Swindall exits KCC race

Barbara Swindall has dropped out of the race for Kershaw County Council District 1. After spending months campaigning for the seat, she announced her decision to quit in a press release Sunday nigh...

October 02, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | News

KershawHealth announces centennial celebration plans

"For the benefit of suffering humanity by giving hospital treatment to those suffering from physical ailments or trouble which might be cured or alleviated." With these words in his 1912 will, Cap...

October 02, 2012 | | News

KC Students earn high marks on PASS Test

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students surpassed the average 2012 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) scores in 15 of 24 areas. The KCSD increased its rank in 10 of 24 areas sinc...

September 25, 2012 | Miciah Bennett WWC | News

County-wide master plan in the works

Preliminary plans for a county-wide trail system are currently being developed as part of a collaborative effort set to be finished by May. While no timetable has been established for construction...

September 25, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | News

L-EWA updates bank account

The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) monthly meeting was held on Thursday, September 6. After opening remarks, the minutes, financials and water reports from the previous meeting were approve...

September 18, 2012 | Denise Schnese | News

Elgin showcases town hall remodeling

A ribbon cutting ceremony for the remodeled Elgin Town Hall was held Thursday, September 6.Completed renovations include a new municipal courtroom, administrative area and offices for the Elgin Pol...

September 11, 2012 | Denise Schnese | News

Are ‘local taxes’ on phone bill fair?

When Dale Vanderbilt, who lives in the Elgin area, opened a recent cell phone bill, he saw something he hadn't seen before: a "city license tax" of a little more than $1. A typical cellular phone b...

September 11, 2012 | Denise Schnese | News

Exploring the future

Kids usually have thoughts about what they want to be when they grow up. Many common answers from today's youth are the same as they were years ago such as firefighter, policeman, athlete and teac...

September 05, 2012 | Denise Schnese | News

LFD offers a welcome back

As Kershaw County Schools opened its doors to students Aug. 20, the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) was there for the third year in a row with their fire trucks at two elementary schools early in the ...

August 28, 2012 | | News

Demons, Jones ready to put the past behind them

There are no "fixer-uppers" on Park Avenue. Anything not up to snuff is bought up or steamrolled. The same can be said of a rebuilding football team in the state's class 4A ranks. None of the big b...

August 28, 2012 | Tom Didato WWC | Sports

County audit aims to uncover home exemption errors

The Kershaw County Assessor's Office has mailed approximately 200 notices to county residents listed as having multiple homeowner tax exemptions. According to Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carp...

August 28, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | News

KCSD updates tech with new iPads

School has begun and students are waking up to alarm clocks set on their new Apple iPads. This school year, each Kershaw County School District ninth-grader was given an iPad 3 as a part of KCSD's...

August 28, 2012 | Miciah Bennett WWC | News

Dorton seat set to be filled Sept. 18

The Kershaw County Board of Elections voted Tuesday to hold a special election September 18 to fill the unexpired term of late School Board of Trustees member Joey Dorton. The election board unani...

August 21, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | News

Tucker certified despite late filings

The Kershaw County Democratic Party (KCDP) Executive Committee has agreed to certify Sammie Tucker Jr. for his Kershaw County Council reelection bid in November. Questions lingered before the commi...

August 21, 2012 | Michael Ulmer | News

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