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2015 Kershaw County Christmas Parade

December 16, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Kershaw County Christmas Parade marks county’s start of holiday season

Saturday, residents from across the county gathered along Broad Street in Camden to celebrate the 2015 holiday season at the Kershaw County Christmas Parade.

December 15, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County


Elgin to host Community Friendship Fiesta

Next spring, the town of Elgin will host The ALPHA Center's annual Community Friendship Fiesta, a community picnic celebrating Hispanic culture and multiculturalism. The tentative date of the event will be Saturday, April 6 at Potter Community Park from 4 to 7 p.m.

December 15, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


KCSD unveils new mobile app

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) unveiled a new mobile app at Tuesday night's meeting of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. The app, a free download, gives users quick and easy access to school and district information, news and notifications. It is available for use on Apple and Android products.

December 11, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education


Boykin Christmas Parade

The annual Boykin Christmas parade will be held Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. The parade, known for its out of the ordinary and quirky floats, began 22 years ago. "I said, 'One of these years we should have a Christmas parade.' Bill Bundy said why not this year? This was at the Swift Creek Church at a community meeting," parade organizer Alice Boykin said. A Gospel Concert will follow the parade and will feature local church choirs from Broomhill, St. Stephen's and other churches.

December 04, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Sistercare provides services for women in Kershaw County

South Carolina currently ranks first for incidents of domestic violence against women. Domestic violence victims often need legal and emotional support to get through an abusive relationship. Sistercare, a partner agency of the United Way of Kershaw County, is an organization which provides support for women and their children in Kershaw County who are in a situation of domestic violence.

November 27, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County


Scenes from the 2015 Colonial Cup

November 24, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Colonial Cup honors women of racing, promotes women’s health

Saturday marked the 46th year of the Marion DuPont Scott Colonial Cup. Cup attendees enjoyed crisp fall weather and infield activities such as the popular Terrier races, Military Salute and petting zoo. A new addition to this year's Colonial Cup was its designation as "Ladies Day at the Races." Chief Executive Officer of the Carolina Cup Racing Association Nick Ellis said this year's theme was to honor the contributions women have made specifically to the Colonial Cup. The Colonial Cup was established by Camden resident Marion DuPont Scott, whom the Cup is named after. Ellis said Scott's ...

November 24, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County


Meet Kershaw County’s new library director

Kershaw County Library Director Amber Conger is bringing experience and passion to her new role leading the county's library system. Conger, vice president of the S.C. Library Association, comes to Kershaw County from Richland County's main library where she served as the business and job center librarian.

November 20, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Kershaw County


McKenzie Furniture celebrating 50th anniversary

LaVerne McKenzie said the best part of owning and operating a furniture store for 50 years is the relationships built with people and families in the community.

November 17, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Business


ETC amends Elgin Citizen of the Year procedures

On a 3-2 vote, Elgin Town Council voted to amend procedures for the town's Citizen of the Year award during its Nov. 3 meeting. The amended procedures now include making sitting council members ineligible to win the award. The revised procedure will go into effect this year.

November 10, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


L-EHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes to host Fields of Faith

On Monday, Oct. 26, Lugoff-Elgin High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host Fields of Faith at the Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) stadium from 7 to 8:30 p.m. David Sons from Lake Murray Baptist Church will be the speaker for the event.

October 23, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


CMA Battalion Commander sets example for fellow cadets

Camden Military Academy (CMA) senior Santiago Villalobos' knows his rank of battalion commander carries much responsibility -- and he believes he is up to the challenge.

October 20, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education


Monday to be make-up day for students

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be in close Monday, originally set aside as a professional development day for teachers, because of area flooding which closed schools for a week. The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees approved the make-up day during a meeting Tuesday night, moved from its original Oct. 6 date. Three other make-up days have already been scheduled for Jan. 12, Feb. 15 and March 25 in 2016.

October 16, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education


Sam Kendall’s opens outdoor dining area

Sam Kendall's -- located on 1043 Broad Street, Camden -- opened an outdoor dining area last Wednesday giving restaurant patrons the option of enjoying meals viewing downtown Camden. The iron enclosure was installed by Midlands Tooling in Lugoff by David Woolward. Sam Kendall's owner Jonathon Bazinet said that having the dining area was something he has wanted to do for years and was inspired by restaurant dining areas in Chicago. "My wife and I were in Chicago and there are many outdoor dining areas in the downtown area. Just about every restaurant had sidewalk dining," Bazinet said. Bazinet was able ...

October 13, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


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EPD granted more than $700,000 of seizure money

The Elgin Police Department (EPD) is the recipient of more than $736,000 of money recovered by a federal government task force. EPD Chief Harold ...

April 19, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


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