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DAR celebrates 110 years of community service

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), founded in 1890, was a group of women that organized the DAR after being refused membership into the men's groups -- even though there were proven female patriots that served during the Revolutionary War. These determined ladies took up the banner of female equality and led the charge to honor all patriots regardless of gender or color.

July 11, 2017 | | People & Places


Clemson Extension taps Shaw as 4-H agent

Justin Shaw has recently joined the Clemson Extension Service as the 4-H agent for Kershaw County. Shaw will coordinate various programs and activities associated with 4-H.

July 11, 2017 | | People & Places


Where's Waldo?

The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 25 different local businesses throughout the community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more. From Schmucker's Amish General Store at 1040A Broad St. to Ole Timey Meat Market at 405 Rutledge St., and from Littlefield Growers at 907 Broad St. to Sweet Repeats at 1104 Campbell St., Waldo figures will be well hidden in local business establishments.

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


Donations being given to UWKC Mobile Nutrition Center

Camden assistant city manager, Caitlin Young accepts a bag of groceries from United Way of Kershaw County Board Chair Julie Trott at Camden City hall during a community shred day on June 20. The free event was hosted by the city of Camden.

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


New members

The Iota Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. recently welcomed 10 new members. The women celebrated this milestone with their friends and family at a luncheon at Bethelem Baptist Church Conference Center in Lugoff. The 10 were initiated into a distinguished group of thousands of college educated women of color whose mission is to continue its proclamation of sisterhood and service to mankind. Shown (from left) are Sheila Farrar, Jameela P. Grover, Janee Perry, Kiara Wilson, Ashley Engram, Angela Ford Nelson, Janece Simmons, Porscha Doyle, Larrye Boykin and Meaghan Norman

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


USA Ambassador Pageant Winners

Ansley Puckett from Lugoff won Miss South Carolina USA Ambassador Teen and Rylee Mathis from Camden won Miss South Carolina USA Ambassador.

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


Locks of Love

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


Long-time Mason

July 04, 2017 | | People & Places


July 2017 events at the library

(The library will be closed July 4.)

June 30, 2017 | | People & Places


Matt Autrey Project takes stage for Finally Friday

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will present the last Finally Friday Free Concert of the season on Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The season finale will feature The Matt Autrey Project. Finally Friday will take place at the Shull Pavilion located behind the Wood Auditorium on the grounds of the FAC. The Finally Friday Free Concert Series is sponsored by Duke Energy, NBSC, Alpine Agency, Graham Realty, Fellers Furniture Company, Gadgets of Camden and City Laundry & Cleaners.

June 27, 2017 | | People & Places


Second annual Kids' Fourth of July Parade is Saturday

Looking for a fun place for your child to show off his or her red, white and blue spirit?

June 27, 2017 | | People & Places


KCMA elects new officers

The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA) recently held its annual general membership meeting at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. Helen Walker was named as President with other leaders elected as follows: President-elect, Jackie Strong; vice president, Barbara James; secretary, Fiona Greenwood; communications secretary, Heidi Adongo; treasurer, Linda Higgins; publicity director, Mary Ellen Jordan.

June 27, 2017 | | People & Places


Third annual Patriots, Picnic & Pops is July 2

Historic Camden and members of the Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will host the third annual Patriots, Picnic & Pops celebration at Historic Camden on Sunday, July 2.

June 13, 2017 | | People & Places


Eagle Scouts

BSA Troop 38 of Camden Military Academy held an Eagle court on May 20, 2017 on 4:00 PM. The ceremony was held at Grace Episcopal thanks to Dave Green and the generosity of the church. The following Eagles were recognized:

June 13, 2017 | | People & Places


American Legion Post 17 honors Stoney Hilton

American Legion Post No. 17 honored Legion member Stonewall J. "Stoney" Hilton at the June 5 meeting. Hilton was one of the 116 crew members of the USS Nautilus SSN-571.

June 09, 2017 | | People & Places


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Yesteryear Pictures - July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 | Courtesy of the Camden Archives and Museum Provided by Johnny Deal | People & Places


Bonds Conway descendants visit ancestor's home in Camden

Two buses rolled up to in front of the Bonds Conway House on Fair Street late Thursday morning. The doors opened and about 100 descendants ...

July 25, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | People & Places


August 2017 events at the Library

Be sure to sign up for our Summer Reading "Build a Better World"! Summer reading began June 5 and ends August 13.

July 21, 2017 | | People & Places


BDK students using Google Expedition goggles

Baron DeKalb Elementary students were able to take virtual field trips around the world while not stepping a foot outside the school. Student, who attend ...

July 18, 2017 | | People & Places


CMCKC receives Duke Endowment grant

The Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County (CMCKC) has been awarded a grant from The Duke Endowment to help improve population health and health equity ...

July 18, 2017 | | People & Places


Community Camera - July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 | | People & Places


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