New Day on Mill celebrated its fifth year of giving hope to the homeless May 15.
Karl Allen with Black River Rescue and his assistant Ann Marie Holland made presentations about bloodhounds at both the Camden and Elgin branches of the Kershaw County Library. The pair taught both children and adults how to respond if they find themselves lost in the woods, as well as clarified many misconceptions about the breed. Allen, a former deputy with the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, specializes in training and handling bloodhounds for search and rescue. During one demonstration, children had the opportunity to hide in the woods behind the library only to be found by the bloodhound. Black River ...
Tuesday night, the Kershaw County School Board of Trustees was all set to craft a "worst case scenario budget" for the 2011-12 fiscal year at Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan's recommendation.
The residents at Springdale Health Care celebrated in style the week of May 8-14. Administrators and staff saluted residents during National Nursing Home Week with a special performance from the Lugoff-Elgin High School band, as well as a visit from Camden Mayor Jeffrey Graham. Graham cut the ribbon during the opening ceremony, marking the beginning of a week filled with fun and games, including sack races, egg walks, tug of war and a water balloon toss. Following along with a Mardi Gras theme, all the residents' halls were decorated as various parts of New Orleans, like Merle's Way, Eve ...
After a bit of number crunching, Lugoff Fire District (LFD) commissioners think they've found a way to save three firefighters' jobs, pay for rising fuel costs and replace a fire truck.
Big hats, colorful jewelry and bright smiles filled Pat Clithero's home on Lytttleton Street Friday evening.
The Camden branch of the Kershaw County Library offered a class to Central Carolina students on how to use the library's resources. Above, Clemi Winestock's College Skills 103 class gets a tour of the library by Cris Wilson, reference and adult service librarian. Students learned about SC Lends and how to locate books for research.
The heat wave that hit Camden last Tuesday morning didn't stop many community members from coming out to support Food for the Soul during its dedication ceremony.
The Kershaw County Planning Commission presented a list of top priority projects -- including a broken Kershaw County Courthouse elevator -- during Kershaw County Council's work session Thursday evening. The goal of the document, officials said, is to give council a comprehensive look at the needs the county faces.
From Pine Grove to Bethune, Kershaw County was hit hard by wind, rain and hail Saturday night by three separate storms, according to Gene Faulkenberry, Kershaw County disaster preparedness director.
In early March, United Way of Kershaw County honored its volunteers, staff and contributors with an annual awards banquet.
Jayne Bowers, left, of Camden had an article published in the April 2011 edition of Guideposts, a national magazine focused on true stories of hope and inspiration. Bowers said she has always enjoyed to write and recently began focusing on articles rather than books.
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The "Cue," as Charlotte Thompson locals call it, has been a community staple since 1958.
Elgin Mayor Brad Hanley and Elgin Town Council members Melissa Emmons and Norman "Bubba" Ernst were sworn into office during a ceremony March 1 at Blaney Baptist Church in Elgin.