Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is being observed across the country next week, the week before Thanksgiving. The Kershaw County Housing Partnership is sponsoring the following local events in the hope that all citizens will participate in at least one:
Since 2011, First Baptist Church (FBC) of Camden has sent 56 Kershaw County residents on 19 mission teams to Machachi, Ecuador. Some of them have been to the South American city multiple times. Those participating in FBC's missions there say the trips are having a lasting impact, not only in Machachi -- located some 25 miles south of Ecuador's capital, Quito -- but back in Camden as well.
Mr. Donnell J. "Smelly" Brown, 45, of 608 Conway Circle, Camden, SC, passed on Thursday November 7, 2013.
Mr. Joe L. Gaskins, 77, of Ridgeway, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Born in Camden, South Carolina, he was the son of the late Willie, Sr. and Lula Butler Gaskins and the husband of hannah Kirkland Gaskins. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1 p.m. at Rock Hill Baptist Church, Ridgeway, with interment in the church cemetery with military honors. Mr. Gaskins will be placed in the church at 12 p.m. for viewing. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, is serving the Gaskins family.
Frances Arant Miller of Camden and Robert Morrow Goodwin of Hartsville were married at Bethesda Presbyterian Church on July 27, 2013, at 2 p.m. Reverend John Hallman was the officiating clergyman in the traditional double-ring ceremony.
Friday is the final day to purchase discount general admission race tickets for the 44th Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Starting Nov. 16 and running through Nov. 23, the Artist's Attic studio and gallery will be open each day until 8 p.m. The Artist's Attic is located at 930 Broad St., in downtown Camden. Each day will feature a different local artist and his/her work. The event is called "Eight days, eight artists." One of the featured artists for this event is Dot Goodwin. Goodwin provided the following statement about herself and her work:
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday at the home of Donna Freyer. Normally there is a speaker along with a program for members, but this month will be a special hands-on program on making and designing arrangements.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet on Monday at 3:30 p.m. Jan Tilford will host the group at 1709 Mill St., in Camden. Virginia Isler and Sherry Sweet-Miller will co-host. There will be a social time with refreshments for all to enjoy.
Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 30 years. When our oldest son left for college, my wife began using his bedroom for storage.
Mr. Joe L. Gaskins, 77, of 959 Shivers Green Road, Ridgeway, died Thursday. Family and friends may call at the residence. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Gaskins family.
Greensboro-Mrs. Gertrude Ford Hamrick, 91, died on Wednesday, November 6, 2013.
Arnett Muldrow, the firm hired by the city of Camden to conduct tourism, marketing and branding studies will hold a series of branding workshops Monday through Wednesday. The meeting times, locations and focus groups are as follows:
It is good to see letters of appreciation in our local newspaper. This is one that, in my opinion, should have already been written.
Col. Horace E. Wood, Jr., United States Air Force (Ret) passed on to the care of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, peacefully and surrounded by his family, on 05 November, 2013.
The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center has announced the resignation of Executive Director Liz Horton. Horton will be leaving the Kershaw County Chamber ...
CLEVELAND -- Imitation may be the highest form of flattery, but plagiarism, not so much.
Passers-by may be seeing all kinds of activity around the area, especially in Camden.
Camden Police Department officers responded to an armed robbery call at about 1:45 p.m. July 13 at a laundry located at Chesnut and ...
Four candidates for Camden City Council and two for Mayor will appear on the ballot during the November elections.
The Camden High School Bulldog Club Membership Drive is in full swing for the 2016-17 school year.
The annual Back-To-School Bash will celebrate 20 years of service Saturday, July 30.
Ryan Kelly recently received the 42nd David Parrott Memorial Scholarship for Development of Christian Character at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Ryan has excelled in academics, athletics ...
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Camden recently celebrated a Law Enforcement Appreciation Sunday. Police officers from Kershaw County Sheriff's Office, the Camden Police Department ...
CAMDEN – Funeral services for John Edward Harris, 66, will be held today at 11:00 a.m. at Powers Funeral Home with burial to follow ...
Mr. Charles E. Holliday, 66, of 2055 Rex Road, Monrow, GA, passed on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p ...
Carroll Josey Huntley, 74, of Bishopville, husband of Brenda Bost Huntley passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016. He was the son of the late Joseph ...
Our dear beloved Mother, Suzanne Harris Lee was born November 23, 1930 to Elizabeth Singleton Harris and Joseph Harvin Harris. She transitioned from this life ...