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It's time for the Halloween edition of Finally Friday free outdoor concert series at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC). This month the Rusty Davis Band will take the stage for this special edition of Finally Friday. Along with the concert, there will be a special "trunk r' treat" competition, face painting, and costume contests for both children and adults. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes in several categories as well as for best decorated trunk. The fun begins at 6 p.m., Friday behind the Wood Auditorium stage.
Fun and thrills will greet Kershaw County youngsters at the Broad Street Trick-or-Treat, to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday in downtown Camden.
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Ending a multi-year drought, the Camden High boys cross country team brought back the Region 6-AAA trophy back from last Thursday's championship meet held in Darlington. The Bulldogs made a complete sweep of the hardware as head coach Jerry Stokes was named as the conference coach of the year.
Ashleigh Walters with WLTX in Columbia visited Abby Spitzer's fifth-grade news teams in the media center at Baron DeKalb Elementary School Oct. 5. She worked with them on proper angling of the camera, how to make smooth transitions in their newscast, and gave them many creative ideas to improve their daily news show. The fifth-grade teams hope to make their show more interesting with the addition of special features each day and still photographs that will accompany many of their spotlight stories.
Charlie Hill, 51, of Lugoff, died Friday, October 22, 2010.
Jack Albert Lostetter, 67, of Lugoff, died Tuesday, October 26, 2010.
Funeral Services for Tammy L. Odom, 44, of Lugoff, will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with a burial to follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery, Columbia, S.C. Rev. Dr. Charles Everett will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday 6-8:30 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home.
Graveside service for Thomas C. Peebles, 76, of 404 Calvert Drive in Bethune will be held Thursday, October 28, 2010, 3 p.m. at Sandy Level Baptist Church cemetery.
Funeral service for Beulah Alexander Wilson, 66, of 794 St. Paul Road in Camden will be held Friday, October 29, 2010, 2 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1285 Kershaw Hwy. in Camden.
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Juan Williams' unfortunate firing by NPR raises a question: Can we admit to having our own prejudices while arguing against other people's prejudices?
NEW YORK -- Juan Williams has learned an important lesson: Beware the M-word.
Funeral service for Margie Phyllis Flynn Horton, 78, will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church, Lancaster, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Ricki Phipps and the Rev. Danny Johnson will officiate. The family received friends Tuesday 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to KershawHealth Hospice.
Army Pfc. Cameron J. McKenzie has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Polo, barbecue will benefit Montessori Learning Center
WASHINGTON -- President Obama's new outreach initiative to help at-risk boys of color -- "My Brother's Keeper" -- is cause for cheer.
This is a simple question, and the answer is not simple, but there is something that we can all do to help, and we can do it right now -- today.
We aren't very keen on so-called super PACS, those political organizations which spend limitless money promoting one viewpoint or another. They buy huge blocks of television and radio time, along with newspaper ads, to launch attack ads against candidates, with much of the material in the ads questionable at best. Super PACS are a sad sign of what our political process has become.
The inaugural Wateree Outdoor Life Festival (WOLF),a celebration of the outdoors in Kershaw County, will be held on the campus of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County on Saturday, March 8.
A pair of Kershaw County wrestlers recorded top three finishes while another came home in fourth from last weekend's South Carolina High School League state championships held at the Anderson Civic Center.
The Camden High School baseball coaching staff will host its annual Father-Son Baseball Camp on Saturday, March 8 at American Legion Park in Camden.
Randy Stokes was fine with the 11 hits which his Lugoff-Elgin baseball team piled up in Saturday's 4-2 loss to Mid-Carolina at River Bluff High School.
On Saturday, March 22, the Camden Coin club will hold its annual Spring Coin Show at the Camden Recreation Department on Hwy. #1 South in Camden.
Emergency managers from across South Carolina are meeting this week at the annual S.C. Emergency Management Association Conference in Myrtle Beach. Among those training for disaster preparedness is Lugoff Fire-Rescue (LF-R) Chief Dennis Ray, who also serves as the public information officer for Kershaw County Emergency Mangement.
An Elgin man arrested twice for separate instances of sexually assaulting young girls will spent the next 18 years behind bars.
Due to recent inclement weather, Friday will be a regular school day for Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students. The 2013-14 KCSD calendar approved in December of 2012 originally indicated that Friday would be a professional development day for teachers unless needed as an inclement weather make up day.