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Aberdeen Easter tour is March 20

Larry Graham, chair of Mental Health America of Kershaw County, recently announced the organization's fourth annual Easter Family Tour at Aberdeen, home of Jack Brantley.

March 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Armies Through Time muster at Historic Camden March 11

They could be carrying muskets or M-16s, sticks and stones, swords or slings, but they will be ready for battle. loaded for bear -- and ready to tell you all about it.

March 08, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Saturday’s Cars 2 Dreams event will feature a parade

The 7th annual Cars 2 Dreams car show will be held Saturday at Potter Community Park in Elgin. Admission is free to the public. Those wanting to enter the show must pay an entry fee of $10. There will be door prizes and gifts for show participants. Proceeds from the show will go towards the Shriners Hospital for Children in Greenville.

March 08, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


NCHS's Green and Gold Pageant

North Central High School's Green and Gold Pageant was held on Feb. 19.

March 04, 2016 | | People & Places


The KC Farmers hosts vendor open house for the 2016 market season

The Kershaw County Farmers Market will kick off its 11th market season in Camden on April 9. The market will be held at 222 Broad St. Camden at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Park.

March 04, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss Gold and Black 2016

The Camden Bulldog Club sponsored the Miss Gold and Black and the Junior Miss Gold and Black pageant on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event is a major fundraiser in the club's efforts to support Camden High's athletic programs. Miss Gold and Black, Sloane Neal, will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Junior Miss Gold and Black, Garnet Robinson, will receive a $500 scholarship.

March 01, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss Gold and Black 2016

Sloan Neal (third from right) was crowned Miss Gold and Black; and Garnet Robinson (center) was crowned Junior Miss Gold and Black on the evening of Feb. 6.

February 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Camden Garden Club spreads Valentine’s cheer

Valentine's Day is all about love and for years the Camden Garden Club has been visiting the residents in the Karesh Long Term Care Center. This year was no different. Members passed out plates with an assortment of goodies along with punch. The Camden Rotary Club Singers, accompanied by Mary Ellen Jordan on the piano provided entertainment for the party.

February 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Valentine king and queen

Pinedale Residential Center residents John Rabon and Betty Hollis were recently crowned Valentine King and Queen during Pinedale's annual Valentine's Day celebration. Pinedale celebrated the holiday with a variety of activities, including a Valentine's Day party.

February 26, 2016 | | People & Places


First Baptist celebrates 100 days

First Baptist Kindergarten and Child Care Center recently celebrated the "100th Day of School" by collecting canned goods for Christian Community Ministries' food pantry. The goal was to collect at least 100 cans. The students far exceeded that goal, bringing in 265 canned goods. The students were excited to learn they were helping families here in Camden.

February 26, 2016 | | People & Places


KCSD student Art Show Thursday

The community is invited to a showcase of Kershaw County student visual and performing art at "Celebrating the Arts of Kershaw County Schools" on Thursday, Feb. 25 at Lugoff-Elgin High School.

February 23, 2016 | | People & Places


Designer Showhouse event postponed

The ASID Designer Showhouse, scheduled for April 21-May 7 in Camden, SC has been indefinitely postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. Proceeds from the Showhouse were to have benefitted the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County.

February 23, 2016 | | People & Places


Fundraiser show featuring John Denver music Sunday

Jim Curry, whose performances of John Denver's music have drawn nationwide acclaim, comes to Camden this weekend to play a special fundraiser concert for Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County. The concert will take place at the Camden High School Performing Arts Auditorium in Camden this Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 general admission and are available at the Kershaw County Fine Arts Center (FAC) and online at fineartscenter.org. Sponsors include Joe and Sandy Shull as well as several other friends of Habitat for Humanity.

February 19, 2016 | | People & Places


Price House Commission to host tour in honor of Black History Month

In observance and celebration of Black History month, the Price House Commission is sponsoring public tours of four African American Historical Sites in Camden. The sites will be opened on Saturday, Feb. 20 at different times. The sites are Camden Second Presbyterian Church, 816 Market Street, 1 – 1:45 p.m.; Camden First United Methodist Church, 704 West DeKalb Street, 2:15-3 p.m.; Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 801 South Broad Street, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. and the Price House, corner of South Broad Street and York Street, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

February 16, 2016 | | People & Places


L-EHS, FCA to host rally Monday

On Feb. 22, Lugoff-Elgin High School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host a rally for Kershaw County. The rally will be held at the L-EHS Auditorium from 6:30-8:30 p.m. New England Patriot Chaplain Jack Easterby will be the guest speaker and a guest testimony will be given by L-EHS 2013 graduate and USC Volleyball player Megan Kirkland.

February 16, 2016 | | People & Places


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Wil-Moore Farms to be featured in Ag + Art Tour June 18, 19

Wil-Moore Farms of 2173 Ridgeway Road in Lugoff will be the second of six farms featured next month during the huge Agri-tourism event taking place ...

May 24, 2016 | | People & Places


Boy Scouts to honor Mullikin

The Boy Scouts of America, Indian Waters Council, has named Tom Mullikin Kershaw County Citizen of the Year for 2016. Mullikin will be honored during ...

May 24, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


SCSSAR to host ceremony honoring Washington

In honor of President George Washington's visit to Camden in May 1791, the Col. Joseph Kershaw Chapter of the South Carolina Society of the ...

May 24, 2016 | | People & Places


BLYSS takes the stage for May’s Finally Friday

The Finally Friday Free Concert Series returns to the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County on Friday, May 27 with BLYSS. The concert will ...

May 20, 2016 | | People & Places


Ceremony honors Confederate soldiers

Joseph B. Kershaw Camp No. 82 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and John D. Kennedy Chapter No. 308 of the United Daughters of the ...

May 20, 2016 | | People & Places


L-EHS honors former teacher

Former Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) teacher Liz Simon (center) cuts a ceremonial ribbon during a May 13 ceremony naming the lobby to the school's ...

May 20, 2016 | | People & Places


Veterans’ appreciation

Camden Mayor Tony Scully (right) accepts a plaque of appreciation presented to him by Camden American Legion Post No. 17's immediate past commander Clay ...

May 20, 2016 | | People & Places


Take a look back at Yesteryear

May 17, 2016 | | People & Places


Rowan ARP celebrates centennial

Rowan Presbyterian Church celebrates its 100 years of service to God and community this weekend.

May 13, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday

The meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. Karen Wendel in Lugoff SC. The Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday at the home of ...

May 13, 2016 | | People & Places


Boykin Mill Farms featured in S.C. Ag + Art Tour

Boykin Mill Farms and the town of Boykin will be featured on the giant Agri-tourism event taking place in Kershaw County June 18 and 19.

May 10, 2016 | | People & Places


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