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New Day on Mill celebrates five years of help and home

New Day on Mill celebrated its fifth year of giving hope to the homeless May 15.

May 25, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Miscellaneous


Bloodhounds visit Kershaw County Library

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 ...

May 25, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


'Worst case' school budget may be less severe

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.

May 20, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Education


Celebrating National Nursing Home Week

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 ...

May 18, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


LFD budget takes shape

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.

May 16, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Kershaw County


Being a princess for a day

Big hats, colorful jewelry and bright smiles filled Pat Clithero's home on Lytttleton Street Friday evening.

May 04, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


KCL hosts Central Carolina class

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.

April 29, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


Giving thanks

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.

April 25, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


KCC takes first look at 5-year capital improvement plan

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.

April 25, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Kershaw County


Heavy winds, rain, hail take toll on Kershaw County

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.

April 11, 2011 | Keri Boyce | News


United Way holds awards banquet

In early March, United Way of Kershaw County honored its volunteers, staff and contributors with an annual awards banquet.

April 08, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


Camden author published in ‘Guideposts’

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.

April 04, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


Discover a day in the life on Old McCaskill's Farm

Want to get a taste of farm life?

April 01, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


CT barbecue

The "Cue," as Charlotte Thompson locals call it, has been a community staple since 1958.

March 23, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Localife


New Elgin mayor, council members take office

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.

March 18, 2011 | Keri Boyce | Miscellaneous


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