Dr. Charles King, Principal of Midway Elementary School, recently procured a grant to provide his students with new playground supplies. Each grade level (and the school's PE program) received new basketballs, soccer balls, kickballs, hula hoops and jump ropes. The 5th grade students in the accompanying photo assisted with delivering the equipment to the classrooms. Midway has a goal to increase the activity level of all students and encourage physical fitness through sports and recreation. Left to right: Braden Smith, Jace Rice, Diego Navarro
Allanah Boykin, a 4th grader from Jackson Elementary School won the Overall Organization Spelling Bee for her age group on Saturday, March 18th, during The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands Second Annual Education Day at Midlands Technical College - Airport Campus. Allanah was one of more than two hundred Boys & Girls Clubs members from Richland, Lexington, Newberry, Fairfield, and Kershaw counties that competed in events such as Math, Spelling, U.S. and S.C. Team Trivia, and Public Speaking. The members competing in the events won their local club competition and competed to be the district winner and potentially, the ...
Members of the Kershaw County Amateur Radio Club (KCARC) are participating as Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) ambassadors during a weeklong #SafePlaceSelfie campaign this week with the National Weather Service (NWS).
Tuesday: A.C. Flora at Camden (G – 4 p.m.); North Central at Camden Military Academy (G – 4 p.m.); Westwood at Camden Military Academy (TEN – 4:30 p.m.); Camden at Camden Military Academy (TEN – 5 p.m.); Camden Military Academy at The Governor's School (BSOC – 5:30 p.m.); Cheraw at North Central (SB – 6 p.m.); Chester at Camden (BB – 6:30 p.m.); Cheraw at North Central (BB – 6:30 p.m.); Chester at Camden (SB – 7 p.m.); Lugoff-Elgin at Lakewodoo (BSOC – 7 p.m.); Lakewood at Lugoff-Elgin (GSOC – 7 p.m.); North Central ...
On August 16, 1780 Baron De Kalb received multiple mortal wounds at the Battle of Camden and three days later he succumbed from those wounds. At the time he was placed in a grave at the lower end of Camden on Meeting Street near Broad across from present day Historic Camden. In Historic Camden, Colonial and Revolutionary, Kirkland and Kennedy show this location on their "Diagram Four" which was a map of Camden in 1798.
April 04, 2017|
By Harvey S. Teal
Kershaw County Historical Society
Camden stayed in control of the Region 4-AAA race while Lugoff-Elgin and North Central kept pace with the league leaders in regions 6-4A and 4-AA, respectively, after the three county baseball teams rolled to victory in games played last Friday night.