A big dance challenge "brought the house down" in Camden High School's gymnasium Saturday as Camden Mayor Tony Scully and former Camden City Councilman Ned Towell went toe-to-toe during Family Life Outreach's annual fall step showcase.
The Grace Episcopal Church Women have produced its annual Camden calendar with drawings of residences and other significant structures in Camden and its environs. Local artists have generously donated their time and talent to produce the pen and ink representations used in the calendar.
The CamBand Annual Fruit Fundraiser runs from Oct. 31 until Nov. 24 via online order.
Beginning Saturday and running an entire week, 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. The event, called "Eight days, eight artists," features different local artists and their work each day. The participating artists are as follows:
I went to Scott Park for a walk last week and was pleasantly surprised to find the road into the park and the parking near the tennis courts had been repaired. As I walked around the park, I noticed evidence that other maintenance and repairs are in progress. With great hope I went over to Legion Field and found the road into the park and the parking lot there had been repaired. There also was evidence of other maintenance in progress. It should be noted that these areas are city property with county oversight for operation.
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Amanda Marie Breymeyer of Elgin and Bert Alton Beatson of Sumter were married September 10, 2013 in Sumter.
• When Blockbuster started its video rental stores in the 1980s, it was a marvel of technology -- movies available immediately, with a wide choice. Dish Network, which bought the company out of bankruptcy in 2011, announced last week it would close all remaining company-owned stores, finalizing a signal change in how people get their entertainment. Streaming video and other more modern technologies have made the video rental business obsolete. Indeed, we live in a changing world.
Contrary to the opinion of most people, schools have always had to serve all types of people. In fact, I remember a lawyer and legislator who was appalled when I suggested that drivers' licenses be taken from young people who broke the law instead of having them pick up trash when their parents could not or, wisely, would not pay their fines.
Somehow I ran across an out-of-print book called The Last Lap. It is now 15 years old, but tells an intriguing, timeless tale of the early days of America's first stock car racers.
Mr. Steve Drakeford, Jr., 70, of 1316 Campbell Street in Camden died Saturday, November 9, 2013. Plans will be announced by Collins Funeral Home.
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.
A lieutenant and investigator with the Kershaw County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit were on Red Hill Road in Camden when they noticed a grey Subaru ...
The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the KershawHealth Medical Center and Elgin Outpatient Center Laboratories based on ...
The gentlemen at Kershaw County Voter Registration want the November 8 election day to run smoothly, but citizens must register to vote by October 8.
Seven people, including two Camden residents, have been charged in a $350 million scheme to defraud the federal government.
It's the first week of school for Kershaw County School District (KCSD) high school students, and they are working toward a goal to "Strive ...
Camden Community Theatre (CCT,) an affiliate group of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will hold auditions for its musical production of Footloose ...
What in the world would the two items in the above headline have in common, other than they are places with purposes?
I have been without a television set for a few days, but I know that the Olympics are the thing right now. I watched the ...
Rembert - Mrs. Pearlee Boykin Sumpter, 93, of 5870 Halley Road, Rembert, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 16, 2016. A Celebration of Life and ...
Cassie Grant-Lloyd age 75 of New Haven, CT formerly of Camden, passed away on August 11, 2016 at her home. Cassie was born on April ...
The Camden High School Bulldog Club Membership Drive is in full swing for the 2016-17 school year.