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Exit 98 lighting project completed ahead of schedule

The city of Camden recently completed a new, energy efficient lighting project at the Interstate 20 interchange with U.S. 521 at Exit 98. Camden's Exit 98 is now the only lighted exit on I-20 between Columbia's Clemson Road exit and Florence.

July 07, 2017 | | Camden


FRC accepting applications for Teen Advisory Board

The Family Resource Center (FRC) and Teen Health are currently accepting applications from high school students in Kershaw and Lee counties to serve on the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Applications are due by Monday.

July 07, 2017 | | Kershaw County


KC outdoor life guide now available online

The Camden-Kershaw County Tourism Partnership announces that its new 70-page digital Guide to Outdoor Life in Kershaw County is live and available for free use at www.ClassicallyCarolina.com/outdoors. The guide highlights 34 outdoor life experiences in Kershaw County, including outdoor activities for families, where to hike, paddle and bicycle (road and mountain biking), as well as the best spots in the region for hunting, fishing and camping.

July 07, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Sign-up for 2017 conservation camp underway

The Kershaw County Soil and Water Conservation District will once again sponsor its annual conservation camp.

July 07, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Colleges, universities honor county students

The following students were named to Dean's List at Clemson University for the spring 2017 semester:

July 07, 2017 | | Education


Mills joins AgSouth Farm Credit

Deidre Nelson, SMM loan originator manager for AgSouth Farm Credit's mortgage loan department (AgSouth Mortgages), recently announced that Jeffrey Mills has joined the association as a mortgage originator. Mills will work from the Camden office and will serve Richland, Kershaw, and Fairfield counties.

July 07, 2017 | | Business


Fireworks safety tips

Area public safety agencies want everyone to have fun with the fireworks this holiday. To promote safety, here are some quick tips to help protect you and the ones you love:

July 04, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Ariail - July 4, 2017

July 04, 2017 | | Ariail


Independence Day

We want to wish everyone a very happy and restful Fourth of July holiday.

July 04, 2017 | | Editorials


Remembering Mr. Ben

A while back, the chief tax assessors from counties throughout Georgia asked me to speak to their gathering at Jekyll Island. We frequent the Golden Isles, but we are normally on St. Simons or Sea Island so it had been a few years since I had been on Jekyll.

July 04, 2017 | By Ronda Rich www.rondarich.com | Columns


Local heroes

He listened to the sharks attack his shipmates and prayed that he would be rescued. On Dec. 8, 1941, Coolie Hinson decided to drop out of Baron DeKalb High and fight the Japanese. He joined the Navy and, nine months later on the 8th of August in 1942, he was treading water because his ship, the USS Vincennes, was sunk in the Battle of the Savoy Islands.

July 04, 2017 | By Buster Beckham C-I contributing columnist | Columns


The ties that bind

The village blacksmith went to church on Sunday, sat among his boys, and heard the parson pray and preach. When his daughter's voice in the choir so sweetly rang out with long remembered melodies, once more he fondly thought of her mother who lay below in the church yard cemetery. With his huge calloused hand, he brushed a tear from his eyes.

July 04, 2017 | By Harvey S. Teal Kershaw County Historical Society | Columns


USA Ambassador Pageant Winners

Ansley Puckett from Lugoff won Miss South Carolina USA Ambassador Teen and Rylee Mathis from Camden won Miss South Carolina USA Ambassador.

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


Locks of Love

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


Long-time Mason

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


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Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in September

Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the city of Camden Tourism Development Office (or should this be Camden-Kershaw ...

July 14, 2017 | | Business


Vintage Market Days coming to Camden in October

Vintage Market Days, a three-day upscale, nationally-known open-air vintage event, has selected Camden as the location for the first vintage event in central South Carolina ...

July 14, 2017 | | Camden


Meeting the mayor

Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford (back, far right) meets several of the many children participating in the Kershaw County Recreation Department's Camp Sun Fun ...

July 14, 2017 | | Kershaw County


For the Record - July 14, 2017

Real estate transactions

July 14, 2017 | | For the Record


HFKC accepting grant applications in September

The Health Foundation of Kershaw County (HFKC) will begin accepting applications for grants beginning September 1st, 2017. The application process will close on September 30th ...

July 14, 2017 | | Healthcare


Public reminded not to handle, move wildlife

A lot of wildlife makes appearances during the summer season, and it is not uncommon for people to come across these animals while out and ...

July 14, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Kershaw County Library gearing up for eclipse

The Kershaw County Library will host an informative program on the upcoming August 21 eclipse at the Camden branch on July 22 at 10 a ...

July 14, 2017 | | Kershaw County


Fighting hunger

July 14, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


P-17 wins a laugher behind Lynch

On a warm night along the coast, Jay Lynch was not forced to work hard as Kershaw County went up, 2-0, on Georgetown with an ...

July 11, 2017 | | Sports


Learning volleyball the Lady Demon way

July 11, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin High/Middle


County’s youth sports summer camp season kicks off next week

With the school year coming to a close, it is time for summer sports camps in Kershaw County.

May 23, 2017 | | Sports


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