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2018 Christmas Parade

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center is holding the Kershaw County Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 8 at 10 a.m. The parade route is down Broad Street in Camden, from Laurens Street to City Arena. This year's parade theme is "A Disney Christmas."

November 27, 2018 | | People & Places


Camden woman is DSS Employee of the Month

The S.C. Department of Social Services' Employee of the Month programs recognizes staff whose work exemplifies the department's core principles: competence, courage and compassion. Sharon Cole, a business associate with Kershaw County DSS, was recently named an October Employee of the Month.

November 27, 2018 | | People & Places


L-EHS Madrigal Dinner Dec. 14, 15

Looking for an alternative to the fast-paced, consumer-focused holiday season? How about a feast with friends? Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is proud to present its fourth annual Madrigal Dinner, a Renaissance-style holiday banquet and performance celebration on Dec. 14 and 15.

November 27, 2018 | | People & Places


December Kershaw County Library events

CAMDEN

November 20, 2018 | | People & Places


Drew David to be honored in Rose Parade

Robert "Drew" E. David IV will be honored in the 2019 Rose Parade for giving the "Gift of Life" as an organ, eye and tissue donor when he lost his life in 2015 as a result of an automobile accident. We Are Sharing Hope SC, along with Donate Life South, will honor Drew by representing him with a "floragraph," an artistic floral portrait, on the 2019 Donate Life Rose Parade Float themed "Rhythm of the Heart."

November 13, 2018 | | People & Places


Five generations

November 13, 2018 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Veterans Appreciation Picnic

The third annual Kershaw County Veterans Appreciation Picnic recieved high marks from attendees. More than 175 veterans and their families attended the Sunday afternoon event organizied by Medical Services of America's Camden office along with sponsors Collins Funeral Home, Kershaw County Council on Aging, United Way of Kershaw County, Travis' Salon, American Legion posts 17 and 195, and Midlands Tooling.

November 13, 2018 | | People & Places


Joseph Kershaw

Kenneth E. Lewis, the speaker at the Kershaw County Historical Society's 3 p.m. program Sunday, October 28, knows "from the ground up" the subject he will present to members and the public in the meeting room in the rear building at the Kershaw County School District Office, 2029 West DeKalb St., Camden.

October 26, 2018 | | People & Places


Mt. Moriah to hold annual dinner banquet

Mt. Moriah Outreach Inc., proudly announces its Annual Banquet. This year the Soup Kitchen will celebrate its 35th year of feeding the community's underserved, and homeless. The event will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at Bethlehem Family Life Center, 24 Ward Road, Lugoff.

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


The high court

Camden High School crowned Homecoming Queen Katelyn Stevens (center) and presented her court during a recent football game. Stevens is escorted by Deshawn McQuillar, representing Shymeik Corbett. Also crowned were (from left) Second Runner-Up Tylin Graham, with escort Trajon Pate, representing James Dickerson; and First Runner-Up Desani Canty, with escort Tyrease Johnson, representing Xavier Downing.

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


A musical check

Second Look Charities Chair Claire Shell (left) presents a check for $15,000 to Upton Trio Director Billy Shepherd. The donation is a contribution to the trio's presentations to school children planned for 2019. These will be the culmination of a full year of preparation that included identification of areas of study that are a challenge to students. The six presentations will include 13 schools, at centralized locations, throughout the county. More than 2,000 students and 60 teachers will be involved, and for those unable to attend, the programs will be shared through Google Classroom.

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


Silver-Haired Legislature

Three Kershaw County residents were recently elected to the Area Six Silver-Haired Legislature, a statewide senior citizens' advocacy group sponsored by Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments. They are Edwin Stokes, Bruce Little and Remond Cooper. They will serve two year terms as county representatives.

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


October Shag Fest is Oct. 20

Jackie Gore, the "Godfather of Beach Music," will be the main entertainment of the evening for The Historic Camden Shag Club's "October Shag Fest." The October Shag Fest will be held at the Shrine Club, 1379 Kershaw Hwy., Camden, Oct. 20 from 7 to 11 p.m.

October 12, 2018 | | People & Places


Historic Camden hosts all of Kershaw County’s 3rd Graders

Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site welcomed more than 700 3rd Graders from all over Kershaw County as part of its annual History Days program, Oct. 4 and 5. For 25 years, each elementary school in the Kershaw County School District sends its third graders to the museum to supplement the South Carolina history curriculum standards for that grade.

October 12, 2018 | | People & Places


MAIL on the RAILS

An artifact display and slides will enhance the multifaceted program "MAIL on the RAILS!!" which the Kershaw County Historical Society invites members and other interested persons to enjoy at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 16, at the Robert Mills Courthouse, 607 Broad St., Camden.

September 11, 2018 | | People & Places


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KJA dancers perform at Disney World

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December 14, 2018 | | People & Places


Grand display

Paul and Sarah Towns will host the 21st showing of the Elgin Lights Christmas Display, at 2433 Charlie Horse Circle in Elgin. It is bigger ...

December 14, 2018 | | People & Places


JES hosts Arbor Day program, tree dedication

Arbor Day is celebrated in South Carolina the first Friday in December. Each year, the Kershaw Conservation District chooses a school to do an assembly ...

December 14, 2018 | | People & Places


The 83rd edition of the Camden Hunt Hunter Trials

Attracting one of the biggest crowds in terms of riders and guests, the 83rd edition of The Camden Hunt Hunter Trials was one of its ...

December 04, 2018 | | People & Places


Kershaw County 4-H Honey Bee Project winner

Kershaw County 4-H would like to congratulate Eric Roberts on being named the County Winner for the 2018 South Carolina Honey Bee Project. This was ...

December 04, 2018 | | People & Places


Historic Camden celebrates Colonial Christmas

Looking for good, old-fashioned winter fun for your family? Historic Camden is hosting their annual Colonial Christmas event on Saturday, December 15 from 6 to ...

December 04, 2018 | | People & Places


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