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Lyceum Series program at Historic Camden Site

On January 13, 1781, Lieutenant Colonel Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee Jr. and his legion of cavalry of troops reported to Major General Nathaneal Greene, commander of the Continental Army's southern department then encamped at South Carolina's Pee Dee River.

October 02, 2013 | | People & Places


Keeping it safe when ‘brown-bagging’

By DEON LEGETTE

October 02, 2013 | | People & Places


Midway Elementary hosts Author’s Tea

Zyona Lee, left, and Cole Thompson of Ms. Stockdale's third grade class share a story at Midway's Author's Tea. A long-time Midway tradition, the Author's Tea, held most months throughout the school year, allows students to celebrate their written work with family and friends.

October 02, 2013 | | People & Places


Golden Club of Kershaw County inducts first female members

The Golden Club of Kershaw County recently inducted its first two female members, Kitty Baxley and Anne Porath, at its Thursday meeting. The Golden Club was originally chartered as a chapter of Kiwanis International, called Golden K. After concluding that the overhead for Kiwanis International was too high, the Golden Club decided to make more effective uses of their resources by forming an independent club. It is now chartered as a non-profit organization by the state of South Carolina.

September 24, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


September 11 remembered with countywide‘Day of Caring’

From Bethune to Blaney, the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) kicked off its 2013 county-wide campaign Wednesday. The event saw various agencies, organizations, schools and individuals throughout the county contributing various acts of charity.

September 18, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Lending a helping hand

Kim McCathern and State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk of Books on Broad helped out with United Way of Kershaw County's (UWKC) Day of Caring on September 11. McCathern and Funderburk cleaned and brought in new books and toys for the family visitation room at the Department of Social Services office. Funderburk said Books on Broad wanted to help provide a welcoming place "for when children who have been placed in the system are visiting with their families." She also said she was very pleased to be a part of the Day of Caring and added, "It is our privilege ...

September 18, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Red Cross seeks additional disaster volunteers

The American Red Cross is holding several classes in Camden to provide residents with an opportunity to be trained to help in times of disaster.

September 18, 2013 | | People & Places


Autumn Attic Sale to benefit

The Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County (CMCKC) will host its annual Autumn Attic Sale in Springdale Plaza between Belk's and Goodwill, beginning with a preview party September 26 from 6-7:30 p.m. The cost is $20 at the door and all who attend receive priority shopping opportunities and champagne.

September 18, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Attic Sale benefitting Community Medical Clinic seeks volunteers

Deb McAbee and Jill Bettendorf of Community Medical Clinic are looking for volunteers to help staff an attic sale. This sale will be held in an effort to raise funds to benefit the clinic.

September 04, 2013 | | People & Places


United Way of Kershaw County to host county-wide ‘Day of Caring’

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) will host a county-wide "Day of Caring" on Wednesday. The purpose of this event is to unite volunteers throughout the county to work at various projects like reading to children, leading financial literacy classes for hard-working families or delivering meals to homebound seniors to positively impact the community.

September 04, 2013 | | People & Places


Kershaw County youth wins first place in 4H gardening competition

Katherine Ellig of the Kershaw County 4H Horse Club has been named first place senior division winner in the 4H Gardening Project competition. Scores from Ellig's garden and record book will allow her to advance to the regional competition.

September 04, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Woman on a mission

Like many other graduates fresh out of college, Kaleigh Ward had plans to find a job and a house and begin her life as a young professional. Ward graduated in May from Furman University with a major in Sociology and a minor in Women and Gender Studies. This bright, articulate young woman had plans to stay in the upstate, Greenville area where she had begun to establish herself. She had plenty of friends there, a good gym and was plugged in to a local church. For Ward, life was good and the future seemed bright and comfortable.

August 26, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Camden, Lugoff officials ‘squeeze’ for a charitable cause on Tuesday

Tuesday was National Lemonade Day and Chick - Fil-A celebrated by hosting a "squeeze off" between the Camden Police and Fire Departments versus a team made up of the Lugoff Fire Department and the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office to see who could squeeze the most lemons to make the most lemonade in a certain amount of time. Camden won, and as winners, they were allowed to donate the lemonade to the charity of their choice. They chose to give 30 gallons to Food for the Soul and 10 gallons to the Council on Aging.

August 21, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Salon to host Chemo with Style Event

Roxie Hart Salon of Camden will host "Chemo with Style" August 27 and October 29. This event is free and open to community members who are undergoing or who have recently undergone chemotherapy. The session will demonstrate how to wear turbans, scarves and wigs and will also give away these items.

August 21, 2013 | | People & Places


Happy 100th Birthday to Bernice Strader

Special to the C-I

August 21, 2013 | | People & Places


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Wyatt retiring as CCKC director

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is preparing to say farewell to long-time Chamber Choir of Kershaw County (CCKC) Music Director Dr. Susan ...

April 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Grace Episcopal Dog Show Saturday

Looking for a howling good time this weekend? Look no farther than Rectory Square and Grace Episcopal Church's 80th annual Dog Show.

April 29, 2016 | | People & Places


CCCB Spring Concert is Sunday

The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will present their Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. at Rectory Square Park. The concert ...

April 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Clinic Classic 5k is Saturday

The 9th Annual Clinic Classic will take place Saturday. The 5k Walk/Run is a fundraiser for the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County; it ...

April 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Letterland Day at Doby’s Mill Elementary

April 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Tour De Camden is May 7

The Tour De Camden bicycle ride hits the Kershaw County back roads once again.

April 22, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Former Camden resident publishes first novel

Christian author Jean Phillips has released her seventh book but first novel, "Light in the Darkness," a story of how the light of Jesus dispels ...

April 19, 2016 | | People & Places


Grace Episcopal Dog Show April 30

Grab a lawn chair and bring your family and friends – two legged and four-legged alike – it's almost time for the annual Grace Episcopal Dog ...

April 05, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


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