A winter wonderland.
Dec. 7 marked the 25th anniversary of the city of Camden's Arbor Day celebration. A program was held at the site of the former Camden Oak to commemorate the event.
Nov. 16, Wateree Elementary School hosted Clips for Cancer to collect hair to make wigs for cancer patients.
Monday, Kershaw County Headstart donated more than 100 items to Food for the Soul. Headstart's staff, children and parents had the community project to collect needed supplies for Food for the Soul. Headstart's Male Involvement Committee was also involved in the supply drive.
Friday evening, there was a fatal accident off of U.S. Highway 601 at 6:20 p.m. The one-vehicle collision occurred at the intersection of U.S. 601 and Kennedy Road.
Children's laughter mixed with the barks of terriers could be heard as you approached the infield during Saturday's 43rd annual Colonial Cup. As temperatures hovered on the cooler side, many spectators were bundled up yet ready to enjoy a day with friends and family at Camden's Springdale Race Course.
If it hadn't been for an over charge in shipping, Sherry Metze and Linda Rymill would have never met. It seems that the two ladies, who occasionally finish each other's sentences, were meant to find each other.
Grace Church welcomed their new Rector, Rev. James Barnhill on Sunday, Oct. 14.
The idea came to her while she was washing her hair.
"In June of last summer, I lost my older sister to a brain tumor. As I was working through the grief of losing her, I was coming up on the one year anniversary of her passing and I wanted to do something to pay tribute to her. I was washing my hair one day and it was like someone popped me in the head with this idea -- make hats," said Shannon Littlefield.
This year, Revolutionary War Field Days is Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The daily admission fee is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and military, $4 for ages 6 to12, under six free and family package of $20 (2 adults and 3 kids under age 12).
Early risers on Saturday might get a glimpse of the Our Barn team heading to the American Heart Association (AHA) Beach Ride. The fact that the team will be on horseback might cause some people to look twice.
Sunday, Cathedral of Praise Ministries celebrated the 50th birthday of their pastor, Bishop Thomas C. Bell.
On Sept. 15, Ann Yancey, formally of Camden, was inducted into the North Carolina Skeet Shooting Association Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Fort Bragg Clay Target Center in Spring Lake, N.C.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and Claire Bryant & Friends will be presenting a five day residency in Camden, Monday through Friday.
4H is a national organization, started in the early 1900s, that uses research-based programs to develop youth through various experiences and activities.
Tammy Bridges, an employee at a daycare center, received the Elgin Police Department (EPD) Chief's Award during a special Wednesday night Elgin Town Council meeting. EPD Chief Harold Brown and council recognized Bridges for assisting two young boys during February's winter storm.
Last Friday, Blaney Elementary School (BES) students learned about heart health and physical activity at Jump Rope for the Heart. Students rotated through 11 stations where they exercised, played games and learned about eating healthy. BES school nurse Kim Allen wanted to show students that exercise can be fun. Jump Rope for the Heart is a community service project that teaches students the importance of exercising and eating healthy. Through Jump Rope for the Heart, BES students exceeded their goal of $1000 in raising money for the American Heart Association.
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