"Camden in the Civil War: The Home Front" exhibit runs through Saturday, January 11, 2014. To cap off the run of this exhibit, the Carolina Ladies Aide Society from Summerville, S.C. will present a program that day from 10:00 until 4:00. This group specializes in living history, portraying women's roles during two eras of American's history – the Civil War period and the colonial period. Here, they will demonstrate life on the home front of South Carolina during the war. They research and document all of the clothing, mannerisms, customs, and items used in their presentations ...
December 20, 2013|
By Katherine Richardson
C-I contributing columnist
The Kershaw County Parks & Recreation announces registration for its Instructional Volleyball League. The league will be for beginners and is open for girls ages 8 and up. Girls will learn basic volleyball skills and be introduced to rules and game play scenarios.
At the close of the 19th century, a German named Marklin introduced several series of gauged toy train sets that included ready-to-use track sections, locomotives, cars and accessories, plus enticing add-on pieces for future Christmas and birthday gifts. Within two years, Lionel's first electric train was chugging around its track in holiday store windows beckoning all towards the magical world of toy trains.
Camden hosts its first Region 4-AAA games of the season tonight when River Bluff comes to the Dog Pound for a 6 p.m. doubleheader to be played on the Michael G. Culp Court. It will be the final home game for the Bulldogs until Jan. 10.
Skin Harmony Esthetics & Eyelash Studio recently opened at 626 DeKalb Street in Camden. Owner Linda Jordan (center) says Skin Harmony offers facials, waxing, microdermabrasion, microcurrent, lash/brow dye and eylash extensions. "(We're) helping you discover your natural beauty so you can love the skin you're in," Jordan said. Skin Harmony is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. Call 724-8493 for more information.
The holiday season is one filled with gleeful celebrations among friends and family. Often, these celebrations entail large holiday meals, festive desserts and snacks, and enough leftovers for a month's worth of sandwiches. While we try to be cautious of our own health and nutrition throughout the season, it is just as important that we care for our pet's nutrition as well-no matter how convincing Fido's "begging" face is for the chocolate cake in the center of the table.
A police officer escorts a group of children across Little Street along DeKalb Street near the Little Theater in either 1955 or 1956. The Camden Archives and Museum is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the officer and/or the children in the close-up of this photograph. Archives staff believe the officer may be either Safety Officer Albert Hare, or Officer Dan E. Stuber. If you can help, please call Director Katherine Richardson at 425-6050.
One of the things that Democrats in Washington have done successfully over the past couple years is planting the obstructionist label all on the Republican Party. In reality, Democrats on the far left are just as unyielding as Republicans on the far right, and there's plenty of room for blame when it comes to Congress' failure to compromise. Still, we're glad to see House Speaker John Boehner finally stand up to Tea Party-motivated members of Congress and call them out for being obstinate.