Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Celebrating the Newly Paved Scott Park Trail

  In honor of the newly paved Scott Park trail members of Eat Smart Move More Kershaw County, KC Trails, and LiveWell Kershaw held a “Walk with the Mayor” event on Thursday November 14th. Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford explained the value of this trail to the community stating, “when you look at the trail don’t […]

Sweet Gum Connector Trail Ribbon Cutting

The Sweet Gum Connector Trail, a 1/2 mile paved trail that connects Woodward Park to Scott Park in Camden, was opened to the public on November 7. The trail is 10 feet wide, ADA compliant and will provide a way for people of all ages and physical abilities to exercise while enjoying nature. The purpose […]

Construction underway for educational community garden

An educational community garden is being constructed at the United Way of Kershaw County, next to the Mobile Nutrition Center and will consist of a raised garden bed, a small greenhouse and a chicken coop. The garden will be used for teaching gardening classes, nutrition classes and hydroponic gardening classes. It will be available for […]

Bicycle Pedestrian and Greenways Plan is complete!

The Kershaw County Bicycle, Pedestrian & Greenways Plan is complete and available for the public. The plan combines past planning efforts with new research and analysis, and includes a full public input process. A proposed on- and off-street bikeway, walkway, and trail network is included in this Plan, as well as recommended policies and programs […]

ESMMKC Recoginized as a “Outstanding Community Friend” by SRTS SC!

Eat Smart Move More Kershaw County (ESMMKC) has been striving to make Kershaw County a healthier community. They were awarded a grant through the Healthy South Carolina Initiative to fund a county-wide trails and greenways plan. The county-wide trails and greenways plan will improve the access to physical activity by mapping out trails and greenways […]