The Kershaw County Farmers Market opens Saturday, and shoppers making the trip to its downtown Camden location may notice a few changes. For one, the market is going smoke-free. For another, a new logo is being debuted to better promote the market.
The Cheer Invasion All-stars (CIA) invaded Myrtle Beach last weekend! CIA, the competitive cheer team from Spirit Athletics in Lugoff, attended a National cheerleading competition in Myrtle Beach, March 21-23. All four of Spirit Athletics' teams came home with a national title.
Margaret Lloyd moved with her husband, Richard W. Lloyd, to Camden in the early 1950's and both embraced the community. They donated land and buildings for the community center (Price House), the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County (Douglas-Reed Building) and the nucleus of what became the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site. The family is planning a small memorial garden at the FAC to honor both of their parents.
Members of Lugoff American Legion Post 195 not only hosted National American Legion Commander Donald Dellinger (center) March 5, but escorted him to Fort Jackson and a chance to meet its commander, Brigadier Gen. Brian Becker (third from left). The group got a chance to see training of new Army privates. Post 195 members on the trip included Vice Post Commander James Donahue (second from left), Post Adjutant and S.C. Military Liaison Bill Heil (fifth from right) and Post Finance Officer Bob Levangie (second from right). Joining them were Mickey Miller, S.C. American Legion National Executive Committee member ...
If you get mesmerized watching skilled blacksmiths work the forge, then plan to stop by Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon. At the site's traditional forge and assorted portable forges, will be members of the Philip Simmons Artist-Blacksmith Guild of South Carolina.
Funeral service for Dr. Daisy Belton Alexander, 94, of 1419 Campbell Street in Camden will be held Saturday, April 5, 2014, 1:00 P.M. at Sanders Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be Thursday, 12:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. and Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. and one hour prior to service on Saturday. Collins Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements
Mrs. Birdie Mae "Johnnie" Fletcher, 89, of Camden, entered into eternal rest on Monday, March 31, 2014. Born in Camden, she was the daughter of the late Deacon Tee Fletcher. A Celebration of Life and Homegoing Services will be held Friday, April 4, 2014 at Four p.m., at Mount Zion Baptist Church, Camden, with burial in the Church cemetery. Mrs. Flecther will be placed in the church at Three p.m. for viewing. In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mount Zion Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 1415, Camden, SC 29021.
One night after suffering a one-run loss to rival Lugoff-Elgin, the Camden baseball team may have let that one setback turn into two as the Bulldogs were throttled by Chapin, 10-0, in a game stopped in the sixth inning by the 10-run rule.
How strong is the Irmo tennis team? The Yellow Jackets are good enough to have pinned the first losses of the season on the Lugoff-Elgin first and second singles players, Hunter Horton and Hunter Johnson, respectively.