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Camden more like a family then just a city

Everyone belongs to some kind of community. Some communities are big, while others are not. Some communities do not get along, while others do. Some communities come together through tragedies, while others do not. If I am going to be honest, I have to say the community I have grown up in and live in today is one of the best there is.

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places

Hobkirk Hill DAR chapter commemorates Vietnam War 50th anniversary

The Hobkirk Hill Chapter, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution was recently recognized by the United States of America Department of Defense as a partner in the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration. The chapter received a certificate, issued by the Department of Defense, signed by Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense, and J.L. Danford, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a proclamation signed by President Barack Obama.

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places

Local students compete in 2016 Miss SC Teen USA

Two North Central High School (NCHS) students will be competing in the 2016 Miss South Carolina Teen USA pageant to be held today and Saturday in the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. NCHS Junior Cassandra "Casey" Grace Gibson, and NCHS Senior Alexa Wiliamson will both be competing. The winner will go on to compete in the national Miss Teen USA pageant, owned by Donald Trump and NBC Universal. Each contestant will compete in 3 areas including Beauty, Swimsuit and Interview. Casey, who recently won the national title of World's Teen Miss Tourism 2015, is this year's Miss Camden ...

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places

Bethune tree and candle lighting ceremony next Sunday

For the ninth consecutive year the Bethune Garden Club will host the Bethune Memorial Tree and Candle Lighting Ceremony. The Ceremony will take place on at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, November 29 at the Bethune Memorial Park. The event commemorates the life of loved ones and officially begins the Bethune celebration of Christmas.

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places

2016 Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen Pageant interest meeting

There will be a contestant meeting Sunday for any girl wishing to compete in the 2016 Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen Pageant. The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. at Dancing on Broad, 833 Broad Street in Camden.

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places

Library to host Jazz Age discussion series

Join the Kershaw County Library for "The Jazz Age: Charleston and Beyond," a survey of jazz culture through both time and place, using story and film. Dr. Bill Funderburk will lead the discussions. The series will consist of discussions of two movies, a short story and a novel. Come by the Camden Main Library to register and sign out reading materials. The movies will be shown in the meeting room -- there will be two showings of each movie. This series is free and open to the public.

November 17, 2015 | | People & Places

Little Shop of Horrors auditions start Wednesday

Camden Community Theatre, an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC), will hold auditions for the hit musical Little Shop of Horrors Wednesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. Auditions are for ages 16 and up.

November 17, 2015 | | People & Places

Registration underway for 2015 KC Christmas parade

The 2015 Kershaw County Christmas Parade "A Storybook Christmas" will be held on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m. Held on the second Saturday in December each year, approximately 3,000 spectators turn out for this parade which boasts horses, fire trucks, floats, beauty queens, classic cars, dancing, music, Santa, and much more! To enter the parade, contact Loree Stokes at 432-2525, via email at, or download the entry form at Simply scroll down on the home page and click on the Parades tab. Entries will be accepted up until Monday, Dec. 7 ...

November 17, 2015 | | People & Places

Doggy Do’s donates to shelter

November 17, 2015 | | People & Places

Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday

David Russell is guest speaker for Monday's meeting of the Lugoff Garden Club, to be held at Camden Floral Company, Goodale Avenue, Camden. The owners of Camden Floral, Rick and Tina Deonise will be host and hostess, respectively.

November 13, 2015 | | People & Places

Revolutionary War Field Days

November 13, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | People & Places

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week begins Monday

The community is invited to participate in National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week, Nov. 15-21. All of the week's events are sponsored by the Kershaw County Housing Partnership, a United Way initiative. The events are as follows:

November 13, 2015 | | People & Places

TaNyah Radden to compete in Miss Jr. Teen pageant

TaNyah Radden of Camden was recently selected to participate in the 2015 Miss Jr. Teen pageant competition that will take place on Sunday. TaNyah learned of her acceptance into this year's competition when the pageant announced its selections following interviews conducted in the Columbia area. TaNyah submitted an application and took part in an interview session by the Columbia pageant coordinator.

November 10, 2015 | | People & Places

Post 17 to host Veterans Day program, Wednesday

James Leroy Belk American Legion Post 17 will host its annual Veterans Day program at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Legion Hall, 1047 West DeKalb St. in Camden. The public is encouraged to attend and honor those from our community who made the supreme sacrifice for our country. Cadets from Camden Military Academy and Army JROTC units from Camden High School, North Central High School and Birchwood High School will participate.

November 10, 2015 | | People & Places

Camden ART fall show opens Friday

Camden ART will open its juried Fall Show in the Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County Friday with a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The exhibition will be on display in the Bassett Gallery through Jan. 8.

November 10, 2015 | | People & Places

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FAC to host hometown comedian

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will bring a night of great, family-friendly and clean comedy to the stage of the Wood Auditorium on ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Kershaw County seeks child advocates, training to begin in Jan.

Chldren who enter the foster care system are in need of caring adults to speak up for them in Family Court. The Guardian ad Litem ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Price House pecan sale underway

The Camden Price House Commission's annual pecan sale benefit is underway once again. Funds raised will benefit the Price House and adjacent Bonds Conway-built ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Comedian Michael Goodwin bringing the show home

For Mike Goodwin, it's one thing to be a funny guy, quite another to be a successful comedian, but either way, the goal is ...

November 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

Wooten and Prestage join in marriage

Madelyn Annette Wooten and Zachary William Prestage were united in marriage at half past four o'clock on Saturday, November 7, 2015 on Figure Eight ...

November 24, 2015 | | People & Places

Master Gardeners now online

The Kershaw County Master Gardeners are now online with a new website,

November 24, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

Scenes from the 2015 Colonial Cup

November 24, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


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