Lugoff First Baptist's Children's Ministry Center 4K class, led by April McCaa and Dorothy Kessler, raised $708 for Food for the Soul by bringing in change and having a bake sale. They were so excited to share with others and show God's love. The class told the workers at Food for the Soul that "Jesus helped us raise the money!"
Epsilon Beta Chapter of Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. recently added two new members, Alison Bennett, left, and Harriett Shepherd, at a ceremony held in May at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Odean Hill of Epsilon Beta Chapter noted that both ladies are extremely talented and will bring their skills to Epsilon Beta Chapter. A luncheon attended by family and friends followed the induction ceremony.
The Daughters of the American Revolution, Hobkirk Hill Chapter, recognized several Kershaw County students during the chapter's annual meeting in May.
Mrs. Sarah Belton Rutherford celebrates her 97th birthday on June 8. She is a mom, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and a great-great-great grandmother. "We all love her very much," her daughter, Mrs. Earline R. Frierson said.
Heroes, revelations, and exciting new places are all part of the Kershaw County Library's Summer Reading Program.
The Camden chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presented eight debutantes at its 6th annual "Pearls of Perfection" Debutante Cotillion, held May 16 at the Camden Shrine Club.
The KC Council on Aging Senior Vitality Center, in partnership with the S.C. Department of Social Services, will be issuing free coupons to low income individuals age 60 and older. These coupons may be used to purchase fresh produce at local participating farmers' markets. Each eligible person will receive $25 worth of coupons which may be used at participating markets from May through October 15. The coupons will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis until the supply is exhausted.
The porch is welcoming, the bar is cozy, the dining rooms are simple but spacious and comfortable. All that is missing are the revelers it once hosted.
The John D. Kennedy Chapter #308, United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Joseph B. Kershaw Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans held a memorial service on May 9 at the Unknown Soldiers plot in Quaker Cemetery. There are more than 200 Confederate soldiers resting in Quaker Cemetery, including 19 in the unknown plot. The memorial marker states: "The final resting place of 19 Confederate Soldiers who died in the Camden Wayside Hospital and were cared for by the citizens of Camden."
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jackson of Seneca, SC are celebrating their 60th anniversary on May 29, 2015. They were married at Shalersville Methodist Church in Ravenna, Ohio. They have three children: Lori Post of Columbus, Ohio; Denise Miller of Evergreen, CO and Jeff Jackson of Taylors, SC; four granddaughters: Ali Lefort, Nikki Steelman, Katie Post and Meredith Post. Mr. Jackson is retired from Whirlpool/Kitchen Aid Corp. Mrs. Jackson is retired from the Kershaw County School District. A future cruise is being planned.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces its summer camps and activities for both children and adults beginning in early July of 2015. Enjoy favorite standbys such as dance, clay, and visual art, along with several new and exciting camps this summer. The camps will take place on the campus of the FAC located at 810 Lyttleton Street in Camden. Registration for all camps is available by calling the box office at 425-7676 and online at www.fineartscenter.org. MasterCard, Visa, Discover, personal checks and cash are accepted.
Sam Johnson is on a mission to give back permanently to the community.
Johnson, who lives in the Knights Hill Community, is on a mission to build a church in his community; indeed, he has already started.
Heritage Community Bank participated in Red Nose Day. Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to raising money for children and young people living in poverty by simply having fun and making people laugh. People across the country came together to have fun and raise funds and awareness.
Three Kershaw County School District adult education staff members were honored with regional and state awards this summer by the South Carolina Association of Adult ...
The Camden-Kershaw County Branch NAACP will hold its annual Fun Fest September 19, 2015 in Knights Hill Park.
Autumn Sturkie of Cassatt won the title of Ultimate Grand Supreme at the Belles of the Beach pageant Sparkles & Spurs in Hartsville on April 11 ...
Calling all 50 and older golfers: registration is now underway for the Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department's annual Seniors Golf Tournament.
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Market Day at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site is back and seeking vendors! Be ye a dealer of antiques or collectibles ...
The 2016 Relay For Life year began Monday, September 1. The battle against cancer goes on and Relay For Life is requesting help by "Fighting ...
The Hospital Auxiliary of KershawHealth's 26th annual golf tournament will be held Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Camden Country Club.
It's more than just a car show or a race; it's more like a demented state of mind.
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