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News from Kershaw County

July 8, 2016 | 2016 Area Development Magazine Gold & Silver Shovel Awards
South Carolina - 3+ to 5 Million Population Category Employment grew 3.3 percent in South Carolina in 2015, thanks to increased output from key industry sectors, especially aviation and automotive. Both Volvo Car Group and…read more


June 14, 2016 | Protective Packaging announces $2.5 million expansion in Kershaw County
Kershaw County, SC – Protective Packaging Inc. has announced expansion plans for its manufacturing operations in Lugoff, South Carolina. The company expects to invest $2.5 million over the next 12 -18 months. Established in 1987…read more


June 6, 2016 | Qingdao Haier acquires GE Appliances
Qingdao, China - June 6, 2016 - Qingdao Haier Co., Ltd. (SHA: 600690; "Qingdao Haier"), a Shanghai stock exchange listed company that is 41% owned by Haier Group ("Haier") and General Electric Company (NYSE: GE;…read more


May 24, 2016 | KershawHealth may be getting neighbor in Elgin
When KershawHealth's Outpatient/Urgent Care Center opened in Elgin seven years ago in October 2009, the county's plan was for it to become the anchor of the Wateree Executive Park. Various factors, including the economy at…read more


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May 23, 2016 | Peggy McLean named SCEDA Local Developer of the Year
COLUMBIA, S.C. – May 19, 2016 – The South Carolina Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) awarded Peggy McLean, director of Kershaw County Economic Development, its Local Developer of the Year award during the 2016 SCEDA Annual…read more


May 23, 2016 | Boeing South Carolina holds “Soaring to Success” Event in Kershaw County
PRESS RELEASE                                                                FOR IMMEDIATE…read more


April 29, 2016 | Burns, McLean travel in hopes of bringing business to county
Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns recently returned from Europe while Kershaw County Economic Development Director Peggy McLean returned from China. The two trips mark a step up in efforts to make Kershaw County known…read more


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January 29, 2016 | Central Carolina Technical College kicks off Kershaw County Campus expansion with groundbreaking
Camden, S.C. – Central Carolina Technical College officially kicked off its Kershaw County Campus expansion by hosting a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning. The current campus, at the intersection of Interstate 20 and Highway 521, originally…read more


January 27, 2016 | 2015: A strong year for Kershaw County Economic Development
Kershaw County, SC – The Kershaw County Economic Development Office (KCEDO) is pleased to announce exceptional growth in 2015 and is looking forward to continuing that success in 2016.  The KCEDO worked with several existing…read more


January 25, 2016 | Kershaw County receives infrastructure improvement grant from Black River Electric Cooperative
Kershaw County, SC – Black River Electric Cooperative recently awarded a $50,000 Rural Development Act (RDA) grant to Kershaw County for infrastructure improvements to Governor’s Hill Industrial Park, the 200 acre county-owned park located at…read more


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"We've proven that Kershaw County is indeed Open for Business! Our County's recent commitment of $17 million to improve our industrial parks and sites shows that we are eager to welcome new industry and support their success. Because we continue to invest in ourselves, we continue to grow."
-- Julian Burns, Kershaw County Chairman