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News from Kershaw County

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


June 15, 2015 | Rural Infrastructure Authority awards $14.2 million in FY15 grants
$7.5 million awarded to 22 water and sewer projects in second round of FY15 grants COLUMBIA, S.C.- May 19, 2015- The South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) has awarded $14.2 million in grants this fiscal…read more


June 9, 2015 | Noted and Passed
We recently spent a number of weeks delving deep into the question of whether or not Kershaw County is being left behind when it comes to economic development. While 25 jobs may not seem like…read more


June 2, 2015 | Suominen expanding Kershaw County manufacturing operations
Company confirms the addition of a new product line at Bethune, S.C. plant COLUMBIA, S.C. – Suominen, a globally-leading supplier of nonwovens, is expanding its manufacturing operations in Kershaw County. It is the largest single…read more


April 14, 2015 | A Peek at the Competition
A group intent on spurring economic development in KershawCounty took a closer look at what one competitor has been doing.     The group, led by Kershaw County Council Chairman JulianBurns, included County Administrator Vic…read more


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"The hospitality of this gracious community will entice you to enjoy a place of history, horses, recreation, festivals, shopping, and dining. Kershaw County provides everything you need: a pro-business community, a top-ranked public school system, plenty of leisure and cultural activities, beautiful parks, and a phenomenal quality of life."
-- Liz Horton, Executive Director for Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Center