At its February meeting, Camden ART, an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will host nationally known photographer Jerome De Perlinghi. The meeting will take place in the Bassett Gallery at the FAC Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Any guests who would like to join Camden ART may do so at this meeting for a discounted membership fee of $10. This will allow them to meet the membership requirement to exhibit their art in the upcoming exhibit scheduled for May
Buford turned a close game into a more one-sided contest by outscoring the North Central girls, 44-11, in the second half and took an 80-39 victory over the visiting Lady Knights on Tuesday night in Lancaster County.
A strong cast of singer-actors brings sci-fi rock musical "Little Shop of Horrors" to life this weekend in the Wood Auditorium at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County. Director Jami Steele, the FAC's director of education and theater, brings out the best in the 20 performers, including newcomers and seasoned actors, for this Camden Community Theater production.
January 29, 2016|
Special to the C-I, Sheila McKinney
|People & Places
The Camden Junior Welfare League will be holding its Annual Belle of the Ball Event in February. Belle of the Ball started as a project for the league's provisional members and has become a CJWL tradition. Each year before prom time, the CJWL gathers and sorts donated formal dresses and then offers them for free to needy teens referred by area high schools. Local businesses also help support BOTB by offering complimentary services for raffle prizes including hair and nail salon services, dress alterations and dry cleaning, restaurant gift certificates, and sunless tanning. The CJWL is looking for donations ...
Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County continues to work -- and get help in working -- on assisting deserving families to become homeowners. On Jan. 16, the local AKA Sorority cleaned up a Habitat home. The organization thanks AKA members (first photo, from left) Alfred Mae Drakeford, Jacqie Howard, Theresa Young-Evans, Maude Cooper, Lisa Perry and Katherine Wright for their time and dedication. Also on Jan. 16, congregants from First Baptist Church of Camden helped build a roof on a Habitat home. They included (second photo, from left) Ed Wright, Jody Stevens, Don Cook, Ronnie Kinnett and Troy Bolin. Habitat for Humanity ...
Black River Electric Cooperative recently awarded a $50,000 Rural Development Act (RDA) grant to Kershaw County for infrastructure improvements to Governor's Hill Industrial Park, the 200-acre county-owned park located at I-20 Exit 101. According to a press release, the county will use the grant funds to further develop the industrial park currently served by the cooperative.
Listening to Kershaw County Economic Development Director Peggy McLean at Tuesday's Kershaw County Council meeting, as recounted in one of today's front page stories, confirmed our happy suspicions: 2015 was a great year, as McLean put it, for Kershaw County from an economic development standpoint.
WASHINGTON -- The first question to Hillary Clinton from an audience member during Monday night's Democratic town hall in Iowa must have been a blow from one so young -- a potential new voter -- this close to the caucuses.
January 29, 2016|
By Kathleen Parker
Washington Post Writer's Group
I would like to express my thanks to the merchants of Bethune who so very graciously assisted with two projects sponsored by the Woman's Club of Bethune. They also supported a gift-wrapping project by the Sandy Grove United Methodist Church Youth Group.
January 29, 2016|
Martha C. Stokes