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News from Kershaw County

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


January 6, 2016 | Kershaw County receives infrastructure improvement grant from Fairfield Electric Cooperative
Kershaw County, SC – Fairfield Electric Cooperative recently awarded a $278,000 Rural Development Act (RDA) grant to Kershaw County for infrastructure improvements to Heritage Pointe Industrial Park and Wateree Executive Business Park. The grant will…read more


December 21, 2015 | Foreign investment drives job creation in Midlands
The Midlands racked up nearly two dozen economic development projects in 2015 ranging from expansion of a tire plant to the arrival of a new company joining the region’s insurance industry. The projects, many of…read more


December 8, 2015 | INVISTA expanding Kershaw County operations
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact     803.425.7685 Lauren Reeder    lauren.reeder@kershaw.sc.gov   Kershaw County, SC – INVISTA, one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and fibers, has announced expansion plans at…read more


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November 19, 2015 | Steeplechase Industrial Park Designated as AT&T Fiber Ready
CAMDEN, SC — As part of AT&T’s continuing efforts to drive economic development and investment in South Carolina, AT&T and representatives from Kershaw County Economic Development today announced that Steeplechase Industrial Park has been designated…read more


October 29, 2015 | Kershaw County Council approves economic development bonds
Kershaw County, SC – Kershaw County Council approved the issuance of up to $17 million in bonds for economic development projects at its recent Council Meeting. The bonds will be used to improve the county’s…read more


August 21, 2015 | Haier America Expands Kershaw County Operations
$72 million investment expected to create 410 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – Haier America has announced plans to expand its Kershaw County refrigerator manufacturing operations, which will support Haier’s continued growth and help the company…read more


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"Kershaw County has a wonderful manufacturing base because we have a 'manufacturing attitude' about us. We are well-positioned for industry with convenient availability to land, sea, and air access to U.S. and world markets. Companies can look forward to a growing workforce to keep pace with their own growth."
-- Peggy McLean, Kershaw County Economic Development Director