Camden Rotary, a chapter of Rotary International, was founded 86 years ago on October 11, 1927. In 2012, the organization celebrated 85 years of service in the Camden community. Charter members included Camden Rotary President Dr. John Corbett, Ralph N. Shannon as secretary-treasurer and A. Stanley Llewellyn as the vice president. Camden Rotary's Rotary Bell, which is still in use today, was presented in 1928 by John Wilson of Sumter.
"Its not Black History, It's American History -- even though there are some dark chapters," said Price House Commission member Clifton Harryton Anderson. For more than 10 years, Anderson has served as the coordinator for the Black History poster exhibit. This year's exhibit was on display Feb. 20 through Feb. 24.
On Valentine's day, Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) hosted its inaugural scholarship luncheon.
The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) hosted its 2012 volunteer recognition dinner on Feb. 7.
Lugoff native and College of Charleston junior Kinsey Rogers got the opportunity of a lifetime -- to visit 14 countries in three and a half months during the Semester at Sea (SAS), Fall 2012 Atlantic Exploration. During the trip, Rogers' time with an orphanage in Ghana inspired her to bring a part of her experience back to her hometown.
Camden High School's 60th Miss Gold and Black pageant was held this past weekend at Camden High School.
Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County announces the hiring of new Executive Director Charlotte Rankin and Habitat for Humanity Volunteer of the Year, JoAnn Hanks.
January 25, Drs. Moss and Owen's Dentistry visited Jackson Elementary School to provide free dental screenings to students.
The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) is excited to announce that it has reached its fund-raising goal of $650,000. The goal set this year was a 13 percent increase from last year's.
The Upton Trio will join the Price House Commission on Feb. 2 to bring an evening of classical and gospel music to the Camden community
Saturday, the Miss L-E and Jr. Miss L-E pageants were held at Lugoff-Elgin High School.
This is the second year that a group of local youths have donated venison to Food for the Soul. The youth, who hunted the deer, donated 103 pounds of deer meat.
Camden resident Dr. Richard Bell thinks that Polar Bears are amazing creatures.
Dear Annie: I used to travel a fair amount for my job. These trips included lunches and dinners with my co-workers, sometimes in groups, sometimes not. At no time did I ever have the faintest interest in having an affair. But my husband thinks otherwise.
The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC), partnered with South Carolina 2-1-1, has established a local 2-1-1 service now available to Kershaw County residents.
Kershaw County residents might have seen a familiar landmark on recent commercials and billboards for Discover SC, a marketing campaign from South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. During the commercial, snippets of whitewater rafting, hiking and battle reenactments are shown. The battle reenactments are from Historic Camden's Revolutionary War Site.
Johnny Deal -- former banker, "Mr. Camden" and "Mr. Facebook" -- received the United Way of Kershaw County's (UWKC) highest honor Tuesday night: the Jake Watson Award. The award honors an individual who has continued Watson's legacy of volunteer service. The annual recognition dinner took place at TenEleven Galleria.
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