Lancaster County Announces Absentee Voting Procedures


A Resolution strongly encouraging all residents to perform their patriotic duty by wearing face coverings in public places.






Sandhills Medical Pharmacy announces the opening of their new pharmacy on December 18, 2020. Pictured left to right are: David Roberts (Sandhills Medical), T'era Graham (Pharmacist), Danny Williams (Kershaw Town Council), Mark Dorma (Mayor or Kershaw), Vincent Sheheen (SC Senator, District 27)


Mayor Mark Dorman invites the residents of Kershaw to chat!  From 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. on the first Wednesday of the month, on a first-come, first serve basis, one can have a conversation about Kershaw!  The next Meet the Mayor is Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. at Town Hall.


The Lancaster News: April 24th, 2019 Edition

Dorman invites Taxpayers to Chat


There will be a "special called" Town Council Meeting on Thursday, December 3, 2020 @ 6:30pm at Town Hall. 

This months Town Council meeting will be held Monday, December 21, 2020, 2020 in the Council Chambers at Town Hall located at 113 S. Hampton Street, Kershaw, SC at 7 p.m.

All meetings are held in the Council Chambers at Kershaw Town Hall.  Temperatures of all attendees will be taken before entering the chambers.  The public will be limited to 20 seats in Council Chambers.



​​​​If you know of any up coming community events in the Kershaw area and would like them published on the Town's website, please e-mail your information to, or call Town Hall at [803] 475-6065.


The town of Kershaw was incorporated in 1888.  Kershaw is located on the very south end of Lancaster County, South Carolina. "There's gold in these hills!"  Haile Gold Mine is located just three miles from the town limits and was at one time the single largest gold producer in the Appalachian region.  Gold was first discovered in 1825 and is still being mined today!




Kershaw is also home to one of the biggest local hiking spots in our region, "Forty Acre Rock."  Forty Acre Rock Heritage Preserve encompasses 2,965 acres of the most diverse protected area in the Piedmont region, including granitic flatrocks, waterslides, waterfalls, a beaver pond, caves, hardwood and pine forests, and a variety of wildflowers and wildlife. This trail takes you through a forest to the top of a huge standing rock offering fantastic views of the surrounding Sandhills.


Directions: Drive north on US 601 for approximately 9 miles and turn left onto Reserve Road (Lancaster County S-29-27). Drive for .4 miles and the parking area for the lower trailhead is on the left. For the upper trailhead, continue approximately 2 miles, turn left onto Conservancy Road and drive to the end.


Hours:  Dawn to Dusk


The community center is currently closed for renovations.  We estimate our facility being closed for the next 4-6 weeks.  Watch this site and the community center/bowling alley Face Book pages for updates on the progress of renovations. 

Bring the family out for a game of bowling!  All lanes are open!  The Community Center also has spacious room rentals for parties & events!  Contact the Center for more info: 803-475-2142.

                                                        posted Wednesday, August 19, 2020




We are super excited that Patches has been repaired and has returned to Stevens Park!  We are even more excited to announce that Welsh's Station Playground has also reopened, with social distancing in place

Patches is part of the Paws on Parade - a public art exhibit sponsored  by the Lancaster County Council of the Arts.  For a map of all the animals on display and the location of each animal, please visit

Photo Credit ::: J. Orvin

posted Wednesday, August 19, 2020


One of South Carolina's best kept secrets is situated right here in the heart of Kershaw, South Carolina!  Enjoy a day of golf complete with driving range and pro-shop at the Golf Course.  Our historical Country Club also has a gorgeous "Ball Room" that is located on the second level of our Country Club.  Call Town Hall for rental rates for the "Ball Room" at 803-475-6065.



KARE is providing food assistance to families that have been affected by the COVID19 shut down.  To apply for assistance, call our office at (803) 475-4173 Monday – Friday 8:30am – 1:00pm.  KARE is continuing to serve our established Food Pantry clients as usual Monday – Thursday from 8:30am – 11:00am with curb service. Clients are asked to pull up to the front of the building and wait. Staff will come out to you.

Additionally, we will collect food in our donation bins at the front door of 208 E. Main Street on Fridays from 9am-12:30 pm. Meet Hungry Bin below!

posted Friday, July 24th, 2020

Town of Kershaw

P.O. Box 145

113 S. Hampton Street

Kershaw, SC 29067

(803) 475-6065 

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