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NCHS’ Shadow Ostas is ready to lead

North Central High School (NCHS) Student Body President Shadow Ostas did not spend her summer at a beach, a lake or even at home. Where she did go cut into her first two weeks of the new school year, however.

September 21, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education

UWKC Day of Caring helps community

More than 125 community members, government officials and students participated in the annual Day of Caring, sponsored locally by the United Way of Kershaw County. The Day of Caring is always held Sept. 11 to commemorate the day by volunteering in schools, libraries and nonprofit organizations throughout Kershaw County.

September 14, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County

ARF, FFAR and animal shelter team up to give dogs a second chance

Forty-six foster and shelter dogs got a second chance at finding a forever home Friday afternoon thanks to a collaboration of the Animal Rescue Fund (ARF) of the Hamptons, N.Y.; Fostering Foster Animal Rescue (FFAR) of Camden and Kershaw County's Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter.

September 09, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Pets

Elgin may move elections to November

The town of Elgin may move its elections from February to November in 2017.

September 04, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin

‘No error’ in Elgin zoning ordinance, says administrator

Randy Pruitt, Elgin's zoning administrator, said the town made no error when it created zoning ordinance sections pertaining to non-conforming uses in Elgin's overlay district.

August 31, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin

Sistercare helps battered women and their children

South Carolina has one of the highest incidents of domestic violence-related homicide in 2014. According to the latest South Carolina Report on Domestic Violence, Homicide Victims, 83 percent of reported incidents in the state were committed against women. Sistercare -- a private, nonprofit United Way partner agency serving Kershaw, Fairfield, Lexington, Newberry and Richland counties -- helps battered women and their children. Executive Director Nancy Barton said Sistercare's purpose is to provide various services for women and their children who are survivors of domestic violence.

August 28, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Miscellaneous

VisionKershaw 2030 hosting upcoming community meetings

On Tuesday September 1, VisionKershaw 2030 will host a Community Input Workshop at Elgin Town Hall at 2469 Main Street in Elgin following the Elgin Town Council meeting.

August 24, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County

African Children’s Choir to perform in Camden

Eighteen boys and girls from Uganda will perform in concert at Camden's Bethel Worship Center on Sept. 20. The children are members of the African Children's choir which has performed for a variety of audiences from heads of state to local church congregations.

August 21, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Camden

Fireworks at Elgin fireworks workshop

A question of whether an Elgin fireworks stand violates a zoning ordinance led to a heated discussion of the town's fireworks and zoning ordinances during an Aug. 11 Elgin Town Council workshop.

August 17, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin

Lighthouse for Life fundraising event in fall

This fall, non-profit organization Lighthouse for Life will host its first fundraiser in Lugoff. The event is set for Oct. 11 at Lugoff Ford from 1 to 5 p.m. Lighthouse for Life is based in Columbia and works to combat sex trafficking in the state through education, empowerment and restoration.

August 12, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin

Piano donation to Council on Aging means more than just music

Earlier this summer, a family contacted the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) saying it wanted to donate a piano. The piano would end up with the Kershaw County Council on Aging (COA), a UWKC partner agency.

August 10, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County

Elgin moves forward on War Dog Memorial

The town of Elgin will move forward with a War Dog Heroes memorial in Potter Community Park. Elgin Town Council voted Tuesday to approve the plans. The Kershaw County Clean Community Commission (KCCCC) is sponsoring the project, which KCCCC Chairman Clifton W. Anderson Jr. proposed

August 07, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin

United Way, local businesses team up for renovation

Friday, volunteers from the United Way of Kershaw County and various businesses joined forces to help renovate Lil' Angels Child Development off of McRae Road in east Camden. The center is affiliated with 4K First Steps South Carolina and focuses on early childcare education.

August 05, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County

UWKC Industrial Luncheon kicks off 2016 fundraising

The United Way of Kershaw County geared up for its 2016 fundraising campaign with a luncheon at the historic Robert Mills Courthouse for representatives from industrial sites throughout the county. Each year, the UWKC uses campaign donations to serve those in need in Kershaw County through funding its now 18 partner agencies.

August 03, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County

Financial Basics workshop to be held at Camden branch library

Tuesday afternoon, the Kershaw County Library's main branch in Camden will host a Financial Basics workshop taught by certified Financial Planner Kathryn Hauer. The workshops will begin at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

July 24, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Miscellaneous

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CHS’ Williams continues family legacy, makes own path

Leadership and being a part of student government runs in Carlos Williams' blood. Williams, this year's Camden High School (CHS) student body president, has ...

September 28, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education


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