During the month of March, Lions from all across South Carolina walked the main streets of their respective cities, towns and communities as part of the first annual "South Carolina Lions Walk for Sight" to increase public awareness of Lions' humanitarian services in the state and around the world.
Omar Donovan Mingo, a sophomore at Camden High School (CHS), earned the prestigious award of Eagle Scout on November 1. The Eagle Scout award is the highest ranking in the Boy Scouts of America with less than 6% of all scouts reaching this level.
Food for the Soul will conduct its third annual sod sales fundraising campaign at the Farmers' Market each Saturday from spring through fall to support its soup kitchen and emergency shelter.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) National Honor Society (NHS) will be holding a Color for the Cure 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 27. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
Thursday, March 28, was a day for Midway Elementary School students to "cowboy" or "cowgirl up," as the school kicked off activities in anticipation of its Juniors Rodeo which will be held Saturday.
The Camden Poets Society (CPS) will be sponsoring a Poetry Open Mic Event in honor of National Poetry Month. The event will take place on Tuesday from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the Kershaw County Library located at 1304 Broad St. in Camden.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) National Honor Society (NHS) completed a fundraiser in February for the Children's Hope Bear Drive. The NHS called the drive "Bears for Bear." The drive ran from January 28 to March 1.
Food for the Soul (FFS) soup kitchen and emergency shelter added five new Kershaw County residents to its board of directors and announced a record-setting year for meals served in 2012.
Food for the Soul's first annual golf tournament will be held Thursday, April 4 at the Camden Country Club (CCC). The tournament will begin at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start.
By GLENN TUCKER
Scout Sunday was recently celebrated at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church of Camden. Boy Scouts of Troop 303 and Cub Scout Pack 303 served by welcoming members, distributing bulletins, reading prayers, ushering and assisting with the collection.
Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (UMC) will hold its Day Before the Cup Bake Sale on Friday.
March 25- Conifer Acres in Lugoff
The Camden Recreation Referendum Coalition (CRRC) made a $300 donation to the Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) on February 20.
A healthy lifestyle is about consuming a variety of foods that give nutrition the body needs in order to stay as healthy as possible. It means choosing the right amount of foods from all food groups and being aware of what's in the food. It is also about balancing calorie intake with the calories burned through work and exercise.
Looking for a way to pamper yourself and lend a helping hand, or paw, as it were, to our furry friends?
Camden High School's 1975 graduating class will celebrate its 40th reunion Saturday, Aug. 22, at the historic Robert Mills Courthouse.
The Hospital Auxiliary of KershawHealth's 26th annual golf tournament will be held Thursday, Sept. 10 at the Camden Country Club.
Cassandra Grace Gibson of Lugoff will be representing South Carolina in the World's Miss Tourism Pageant. The pageant takes place Friday, July 30 through Sunday, Aug. 2 in Clarksville, Tenn. Casey, a student at North Central High School, currently holds the title of World's Miss Teen South Carolina Tourism 2015. She will be competing against teens from all over the United States, as well as Canada and the Bahamas. Pageant competition categories include beauty, photogenic, interview and theme-wear representing the contestant's state.
Nine year old actress Mary-Grace Hill, a student at Wateree Elementary School and daughter of Moichelle Hill, was recently in a commercial with S.C. State Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis Jr. The commercial, which promotes the State Treasurer's Office's Future Scholars incentive, was filmed June 23. Mary-Grace and her twin brother, Blaize, also an actor, have appeared in several movies including "Unknown", "Ashby", "Far From an Altar Call", "Unspoken Words", and "The Imperfect Human", as well as participated in Celebrity Cancer Runway Showcases and appeared in a Citi Trends commercial.
Back to school season can be as expensive for parents as it is exciting for students. Once the initial letdown of the end of summer vacation wears off, many kids are excited to return to school, where they can see their friends, study their favorite subjects and participate in extracurricular activities.
August 8, the sixth annual Springdale 5k will start bright and early at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the partner agencies and health initiatives of the United Way of Kershaw County.
You may notice a couple of iconic landmarks of our community pictured here.
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