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Rev. Waymers is Freedom Banquet keynote speaker

The Rev. Anthony T. Waymyers, pastor of Grace Temple Fellowship Church in Wallace, is the keynote speaker for the 32nd Annual Freedom Banquet, sponsored by the Camden-Kershaw County Branch NAACP.

May 01, 2018 | | People & Places


Historic Camden receives $10,000 grant

The Historic Camden Foundation recently announced that it has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Central Carolina Community Foundation's (CCCF) Connecting Communities program. Historic Camden is one of 11 recipients and the only one from Kershaw County for this program. This funding will go towards the Redoubt Revitalization project, which aims to reconstruct, reinterpret, and beautify the earthen fort located next to the Kershaw-Cornwallis House.

May 01, 2018 | | People & Places


Legionaire of the year

May 01, 2018 | | People & Places


Landslide on stage at Finally Friday

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold its Finally Friday Free Concert Series this Friday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Shull Pavilion on the FAC campus with Landslide. Bring your friends, your family, your lawn chairs and plan to dance the night away with us. Finally Friday is sponsored by NBSC/Synovus, Duke Energy, Fellers Furniture, Kershaw Health, Gadgets of Camden, Graham Realty, and City Laundry & Cleaners.

April 24, 2018 | | People & Places


Food for the Soul Volunteers

Kershaw County Realtors Melissa Kinlaw (left) and Mindy Player (right) volunteer for Food For the Soul in Kershaw County by serving lunch to those in need. Kershaw County Board of Realtors is a local association made up of local and regional Realtors and businesses that work in the real estate profession in Kershaw County. Their goal is to provide top-notch service to buyers and sellers in the county and giving back to their community in which they work.

April 24, 2018 | | People & Places


Miles Gardner speaks at Bethune Woman's Club

Lynches Fork Historical Society President Steven Stokes (right) with historian and author Miles Gardner show off Gardner's latest book during the society's April 10th meeting at the Bethune Woman's Club. Gardner spoke of the trials and adventures he had in researching his latest collection of local history stories. This collection of these stories is titled The Claret Book of Murder and Mayhem in Lancaster, Kershaw and Chesterfield Counties, and is the third book in this series. Gardner's books are available at Books on Broad and the Camden Archives & Museum, both located on Broad Street in Camden.

April 24, 2018 | | People & Places


Wright 'comes home' to the FAC

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will present a meet and greet with Academy Award winner and Camden native Samuel E. Wright on Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium, 810 Lyttleton St., Camden. The event is free and open to the public. The FAC does request that you reserve your space by going online to Eventbrite. This special meet and greet with Samuel E. Wright is sponsored by Tony Scully, John Foster, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Robinson, Jackson High School Class of 1967, Mr. and Mrs. William Prioleau, Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford, Mr. and Mrs ...

April 17, 2018 | | People & Places


Palmetto Pony Club Stick Horse Races at The Carolina Cup

The Palmetto Pony Club hosted the first ever Stick Horse Races at The Carolina Cup March 31, at the Springdale Race Course in Camden. The event was organized by the club's fundraising chair, Nancy Kennedy of Florence.

April 17, 2018 | | People & Places


Local members attend 4-H Legislative Day

4-H members and volunteer leaders and parents from area Kershaw County 4-H community clubs attended 4-H Legislative Day at the South Carolina State House on Tuesday, March 13. 4-H groups from across South Carolina convened on the State House steps for a state-wide rally.

April 17, 2018 | | People & Places


KC Special Olympics is April 20 at CMA

The Kershaw County Special Olympics will be held April 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Camden Military Academy.

April 10, 2018 | | People & Places


Science Saturday at Kershaw County Library

The Kershaw County Library in Camden announces Science Saturday.

April 10, 2018 | | People & Places


11th annual Clinic Classic is April 28

The 2018 Clinic Classic will be held April 28 at 7:30 a.m. and includes a 1-mile, and 5K and a 10K race. This event promotes physical activity for youth and adults, as well as benefits the Community Medical Clinic (CMC) of Kershaw County. This USTAF certified 5K and 10K course winds through Camden's Historic district. It begins and ends at the clinic located at 110-C East DeKalb St., behind the United Way building.

April 10, 2018 | | People & Places


West Wateree Rotary Club recognizes scholarship winners

The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club recently awarded its annual scholarships to seven Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) seniors for outstanding accomplishments both inside and outside the classroom. Each student received $2,000 and spoke at a recent club meeting about their college plans. Since 1990, the club has awarded 123 scholarships to L-EHS seniors totaling $93,000, all of which was raised by club members. Shown are (front row, from left) recipients Alex Robertson, Meredith Hall, Caitlyn Surratt, Zoe Sanders, Evan Graves and Rashawn Spann. Hannah Griggs was unable to attend. In back are (from left) West Wateree Rotary Club scholarship ...

April 10, 2018 | | People & Places


School Days - April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018 | | People & Places


Historic Camden’s Revel event a success

Historic Camden hosted the inaugural Revel, presented by OceanaGold-Haile Operation, on Saturday, March 10 at the Historic Kershaw-Cornwallis House and Garden on the grounds of the Revolutionary War Park in Camden. S.C. Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk was the honorary chair for the new event.

April 06, 2018 | | People & Places


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Kershaw County Ag+Art Tour returns June 2-3

Visitors and residents alike will have the opportunity to experience firsthand where their food comes from, meet real farmers, watch artists in action, and event ...

May 18, 2018 | | People & Places


FRC hosting ‘College Bound 101: Campus Secrets’ on May 29

As high school students graduate, the Family Resource Center (FRC) wants to ensure that those attending college have a safe, healthy and memorable experience.

May 18, 2018 | | People & Places


Pets for adoption

Adoptions include spay/neuter, vaccines, heartworm test and prevention (dogs), leukemia test (cats), deworming, flea prevention and microchip (dogs). Adoption Center hours are Tues-Fri, 10 ...

May 18, 2018 | | People & Places


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