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Time for the Barn Dance

Boots and jeans, mouthwatering food, and people coming together at idyllic Pear Tree Farm to help save canine lives is what Fostering Foster's 3rd Annual Barn Dance is all about. Held this year on Oct. 21st, the success of this annual event still boggles my mind.

September 26, 2017 | By Andrea Walker C-I contributing columnist | Columns


FireFest brings sense of pride

Each year, the Camden FireFest brings a sense of community and pride to our city that is unique to others.

September 26, 2017 | By Camden Fire Chief John Bowers C-I guest columnist | Columns


VERONICA M. PARKER

Veronica Moseley Parker, 74, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. Born in Kershaw, she was a daughter of the late Ernest Benjamin Moseley, Sr. and Mary Ellen Stroud Moseley. Mrs. Parker was a member of Oakridge Baptist Church.

September 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


PHIL VINCENT

A time to gather and celebrate the life of Philip W. "Phil" Vincent, 68, will be held today from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

September 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


HENRY WILLIAMS

Mr. Henry Williams, 78, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 22, 2017. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Brown's Funeral Home, Chapel of Rememberance, Camden. Public viewing 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, family will receive family and friends 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers give to charity of one's choices. Brown's Funeral Home, Camden is serving the Williams family. Memories and condolence may be shared online at www.brownsfhcamden ...

September 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


SALLIE PATRICIA WRIGHT

Miss Sallie Patricia "Pat" Wright, 54, of 841 Frenwood Lane, Apt. D-8, Lynwood Place Apartments, Lugoff, died Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announce at a later date by Brown's Funeral Home, Camden, who is serving the Wright family.

September 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


Discover Camden-Kershaw County returns

Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Amy Kinard looks over the recently published official Kershaw County magazine Discover Camden-Kershaw County. The magazine is a joint venture of Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the city of Camden Tourism Development Office. Discover Camden-Kershaw County will be distributed throughout the year to visitors, businesses and individuals planning to or interested in relocating to Kershaw County. Discover Camden-Kershaw County is published each September and placed at locations throughout the county. The magazine will also be available at the Chamber of Commerce and Kershaw County Economic ...

September 26, 2017 | | Business


Tootsie Roll drive

The local Knights of Columbus Council is conducting its annual Columbus Hope Drive through Oct. 7. During the drive, the knights are giving away Tootsie Rolls in front of Kershaw County stores and accepting donations for people with intellectual disabilities. Last year's drive raised $4,642 for the Kershaw County Disability and Special Needs Center. Pictured from left are Mike Williams, KOC, Elgin Mayor Melissa Emmons, who received the first Tootsie Roll and made the first donation this year, and Fred Florian, KOC.

September 26, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


LF-R responds to truck crash

At about 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, Kershaw County E911 Dispatch sent Lugoff Fire-Rescue crews to a reported motor vehicle collision on U.S. 601 near the I-20 Interchange. The situation turned out to be two semi-tractor trailers that had collided in the middle of the road. Lugoff Fire Battalion 1, Marshal 1, Engine 7, and Rescue Engine 10 arrived soon after to find that one of the trucks had overturned, spilling tree-length logs into the highway and confirmed that two commercial vehicles were involved.

September 26, 2017 | | Crime-Police-Fire


PLAY Foundation applies for All-America City Award

The PLAY Foundation announces a collaborative effort among our local government, community, and business entities to apply for the All-America City (AAC) Award in February of 2018.

September 26, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Lancaster kicks its way past Demons

Close, but no cigar.

September 26, 2017 | By Tyler Cupp Special to the C-I | Camden High/Middle


Lawson and Bulldogs both fourth in Pee Dee Classic

Led by a fourth-place finish from senior Garrett Lawson, the Camden boys' cross country team finished fourth in a rugged field of 18 teams at Saturday's Pee Dee Classic Cross Country Invitational hosted by West Florence and South Florence high schools.

September 26, 2017 | | Seasonal Sports


EILEEN SMITH

Eileen Margaret Mulqueen Smith, age 85, beloved wife of Sidney Charles Smith, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at her home.

September 26, 2017 | | Obituaries


Have a successful school year

High self-esteem: Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself. Having high self-esteem means you like yourself and feel confident in your ability to meet life's challenges. Low self-esteem means you do not feel good about yourself, and you are most likely to be influenced by negative peer pressure, not positive peer pressure.

September 26, 2017 | | People & Places


This week in KC sports

Monday: Lugoff-Elgin at Camden (GG – 4:15 p.m.)

September 25, 2017 | | Sports


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COREY SHANNON

A service to celebrate the life of Corey David Shannon, 35, will be held on Thursday at 6:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home ...

October 17, 2017 | | Obituaries


City dedicates Legacy bench to Rev. Hancock

It was, as Camden City Manager Mel Pearson pointed out, a beautiful day Oct. 6 for a special honor: the dedication of a Leaders Legacy ...

October 17, 2017 | | Camden


This week in KC sports

Monday: Lugoff-Elgin, Gray Collegiate at North Central (VB – 5 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Ridge View (GTEN – 5 p.m.)

October 15, 2017 | | Sports


Lady Demons top Camden to sweep the season series

What a way to go out.

October 13, 2017 | | Sports


SV girls slosh way to victory

It was almost as if the starting gun fired to begin Tuesday's girls' cross country meet at Lugoff-Elgin triggered a downpour.

October 13, 2017 | | Sports


Ariail - Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 | | Ariail


Amy McClester

We join the community in mourning the loss and commemoraing the life of Amy J. McLester.

October 13, 2017 | | Editorials


The big fish

Life hosts so many things to ponder. Have you ever pondered what 211 pounds of fish looks like, or better yet, what 1,540.08 ...

October 13, 2017 | By Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford C-I contributing columnist | Columns


My Brain on NASCAR - Oct. 13, 2017

It's October, and only seven races remain in NASCAR's playoffs. (On a side note, I'm still stymied regarding the reason why NASCAR ...

October 13, 2017 | By Cathy Elliott C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Steps toward solutions

"If I can't fix it, it ain't broke."

October 13, 2017 | By Dennis Turner C-I contributing columnist | Columns


Education Oversight Committee needs major reality check

Imagine if the teacher of your child or grandchild or some other young person in your life told the class that no matter what grades ...

October 13, 2017 | Dr. Frank Morgan, Superintedent Kershaw County School District | Letters


Community Camera - Oct. 13, 2017

October 13, 2017 | | People & Places


SCSPA never fails to impress

October is not just the gateway month to the holiday season, but also means the return of the S.C. Scholastic Press Association Conference (SCSPA ...

October 13, 2017 | By Hanna Griggs, Lugoff-Elgin High School C-I high school columnist | High School Columns


Phillips and Lanious exhibition opens Oct. 20

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County announces a new Bassett Gallery exhibition opening Friday, Oct. 20, prior to the Friday evening performance of ...

October 13, 2017 | | Arts


FAC announces board members, award winners

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County recently held its annual meeting in the Watts Performing Arts Wing. Donors, sponsors, volunteers and friends gathered ...

October 13, 2017 | | People & Places


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