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195 Years of God’s Extended Warranty

Mount Sinai A.M.E. Church in Elgin may be overlooked when you are travelling on Smyrna Road, but on their 195 church anniversary on Sunday, November 13, anyone could tell they were touched by God's extended warranty.

November 25, 2016 | Katrina Moses | People & Places


Count your blessings, Thanksgiving reflections

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays for many reasons. It's a time to spend with family, eat great food, and reflect on what you are thankful for. While most families gather around the table with their meal, they go through the motions of sharing how thankful they are for one another. Unfortunately, many do just that…go through the motions. This year, when sharing what I am most thankful for, I will include my family and a forgiving God, but I will also include the time I was allowed with my mother.

November 25, 2016 | Jacob Mathis | People & Places


Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday

The Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday at the home of Judy Baxley, 403 Holly Berry Lane in Lugoff. The guest speaker will be Jackie Jordan. LGC meets every third Monday, September through May. The social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. and the speaker's presentation starts at 7 p.m.

November 18, 2016 | | People & Places


Footloose The Musical, a review

If you're sick of hearing about politics and need something fun and light-hearted for a change, you might want to check out "Footloose The Musical" at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County performed by the Camden Community Theatre.

November 08, 2016 | Wanda M. Hite | People & Places


Midway School Alumni presentation

On Saturday Nov. 5, the Midway School Alumni presented a display case of the history of Midway School from 1923-1965. Harvey S. Teal and Barbara Teal Stevens composed and designed the 48 panel, 20 foot display. Many hours were spent gathering information from old annuals, archives and old papers as well as talking to old teachers, students and classmates who attended high school during that time. In 1966 the S.C. Department of Education closed five high schools down; Midway was one of the five. It remains an elementary school.

November 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss Camden, Miss Camden Teen seeking contestants

The Miss Camden/Miss Camden Teen pageant is seeking contestants for the 2017 pageant to be held Jan. 7 at Camden High School.

November 04, 2016 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Music Association to present annual Fall Choral Showcase

On Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., the Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA) will present its annual Fall Choral Showcase at the Lugoff-Elgin High School auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited to hear wonderful music ensembles from eight Kershaw County Schools, plus the new Community Concert Choir under the direction of Bo Dickinson.

November 01, 2016 | | People & Places


North Central High School Homecoming

North Central High School held homecoming festivities on Friday, Sept. 23 as the football team took on the Great Falls High School Red Devils. Twelve senior girls were selected by senior football players to be a part of the homecoming court. After a week of campaigning, the winners were selected by student vote. Senior Abigail DuRant was crowned Homecoming Queen, senior Alexis Baker was named 1st Alternate, and senior Kelsie Gardner was named 2nd Alternate. Last year's Homecoming Queen,Shadow Ostas, returned to participate in the crowning.

October 28, 2016 | | People & Places


Lugoff-Elgin High School Homecoming

Pictured are Lugoff-Elgin High School's (L-EHS) 2016 Miss Spirit Queen Kenley Logan, L-EHS 2016 Homecoming Queen Abigail Grace Hill, 1st runner up Sophie Holland and 2nd runner up Trinity Hollins.

October 28, 2016 | | People & Places


Bassett Gallery to Feature Sculptor Jeremy Butler

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will feature sculptor, Jeremy Butler in the Bassett Gallery, Sunday, Oct. 23 through Friday Nov. 13. The opening reception will be held in the Gallery from 5 -7 p.m. on Sunday immediately following the Dick Goodwin Big Band Concert. Meet with the artist and enjoy light hors d'oeuvres provided by Ashley's of Old McCaskill's Farm.

October 21, 2016 | | People & Places


Get spooked while learning Camden History

For those who love to be spooked, have a passion for history or just need something to do on a Saturday, the people from Proctor Hall will have their second Haunted Legends Tour of Camden on Oct. 22 at 5 p.m.

October 21, 2016 | Katrina Moses | People & Places


Camden High School’s September Students of the Month

October 21, 2016 | | People & Places


“We the People” graces FAC stage tonight

October 14, 2016 | | People & Places


Midlands Women’s Center Color Run is Saturday

The Midlands Women's Center Color Fun Run and Walk is Saturday. This family friendly fundraising event is held at Historic Camden, 222 Broad Street, Camden. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and start time is 9 a.m. The cost is $40 and includes a t-shirt. Children under 12 are free. All proceeds benefit Midlands Women's Center, a not for profit organization that assists women in Kershaw County who are facing unplanned pregnancies. For more information call 432-7000 or go to the website at www.midlandswomenscenter.com.

October 14, 2016 | | People & Places


Fine Arts Center announces new boardmembers, award winners

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County held its Annual Meeting earlier in the month in the Jim & Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing at the FAC.

October 11, 2016 | | People & Places


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4H and FFA hosts 2016 awards program

Top 4H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) members recognized at Belger Farms for outstanding accomplishments on the county, region, state and national levels.

November 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Jaycees taking applications for stocking fund Dec. 1-2

The Camden Jaycees will be taking applications for it's annual Stocking Fund to help make Christmas a little more special for some Kershaw County ...

November 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Happy Birthday, Lorine Stogsdill

Lorine Stogsdill is celebrating her 101st birthday on November 30. She will be celebrating with family and friends. She has four children and was an ...

November 29, 2016 | | People & Places




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