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Revolutionary War Days is Nov. 7-8

Once more cannons will roar over the fields at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site as the museum brings the War of Independence to life at its annual reenactment Nov. 7-8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

October 27, 2015 | | People & Places


FRC Color Run is Oct. 31

The Family Resource Center's (FRC) Teen Advisory Board will host its first Color Run on Oct. 31 at Scott Park on Battleship Road. The event titled "Color Me Scary" is a fundraiser and awareness event to support FRC's mission of providing free counseling, advocacy, and education programs that promote awareness, healing, and support.

October 27, 2015 | | People & Places


L-EHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes to host Fields of Faith

On Monday, Oct. 26, Lugoff-Elgin High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will host Fields of Faith at the Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) stadium from 7 to 8:30 p.m. David Sons from Lake Murray Baptist Church will be the speaker for the event.

October 23, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Fine Arts Center announces award winners, new board members

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) recently held its annual meeting. Donors, friends, participants and volunteers gathered as the FAC reviewed its accomplishments in 2014-2015 and announced plans for its 41st season.

October 23, 2015 | | People & Places


Haunted Legends of Camden ghost tour

Haunted Legends of Camden, a special tour of some of Camden's most famous haunted places and their inhabitants, is this Friday, Oct. 22 starting at 5:30 p.m. The tour, sponsored by the UPS Store and Wooten and Wooten Auctions of Fine Art, Antiques & Great Estates, is a fundraiser for Louise C. Proctor Hall. Beginning at Louise C. Proctor Hall, participants will learn about the Thomas Salmond family, who were early settlers to this area. From there, participants may drive to Historic Camden's Revolutionary War Park to meet the Craven House ghost. Also included in this driving ...

October 20, 2015 | | People & Places


CCT presents “A Raisin in the Sun” Oct. 22-25

Camden Community Theatre (CCT) will open its 2015-16 season with Lorraine Hansbury's classic play, "A Raisin in the Sun" Thursday, Oct. 22 through Sunday, Oct. 25 in the Wood Auditorium at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County. Tickets to the production are $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and military. "A Raisin in the Sun" is sponsored by Powers Funeral Home.

October 20, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KCHS to feature author at October 25 meeting

An engaging author of a highly respected history of the American Revolution in the Carolinas will share stories at a meeting of the Kershaw County Historical Society (KCHS) Sunday, Oct. 25, at 3 p.m. in the South Building of the Kershaw County School District Office, 2029 W. DeKalb St., Camden.The meeting is open to the public, and guests will be welcomed.

October 20, 2015 | | People & Places


FAC's Dancing With the Stars a 4-way success

The votes were in, the judges had made their decision. It was a four-way tie. That's how the night was ending for the 3rd annual Dancing With the Stars FUNdraiser at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County. Four of the nine teams -- Larry DiBiase and Chelsea Kelly; Scott Rankin and Julianna Cobb; Georgia Patoulas and Andy Wright; and Johnny Kornegay and Alexis Kelley -- danced to win the Judges Technical Award for best dance but in the end, it was Larry DiBiase and Chelsea Kelly who took home the Judges Technical Award.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places


SC women in the Revolution

As part of The American Revolutionary War in South Carolina exhibit at the Camden Archives & Museum, JoAnn Zeise, Curator of Cultural History at the South Carolina State Museum, will give a presentation on South Carolina Women in the Revolutionary War.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places


High school columnist reports on changes, issues at L-EHS

Over this past summer, Lugoff-Elgin High School had some major aesthetic outdoor improvements. A decorative walkway was added to get to the entrance door, flowers and grass were added in the front of the school, the awnings and doors were repainted and all of the parking lots got a fresh coat of paint.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places


CCCB Fall Concert on Sunday

The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will have their fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Rectory Square Park beginning at 3 p.m. The concert is free and folks are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the performance. Selections for this concert include "National Emblem March," "Disney at the Movies," "The Genius of Ray Charles" and "Let It Go" featuring Bob Loryea on saxophone solo.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places


Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday

The Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Kathy Fuller on Hunter's Point Drive in Lugoff. The speaker will be Vicky Bertagnolli, the Consumer Horticulture Extension Agent/Master Gardener Coordinator for Aiken and Lexington counties. A graduate of Auburn University with a B.S. in Wildlife Sciences and an M.S. in Entomogology, she has been with Clemson Extension Service since Jan. 2008. Previously she worked as a research assistant for the Alabama Fire Ant Management Program, and her master's thesis explored behavior of two species of ant-decapitating ...

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places


Sam Kendall’s opens outdoor dining area

Sam Kendall's -- located on 1043 Broad Street, Camden -- opened an outdoor dining area last Wednesday giving restaurant patrons the option of enjoying meals viewing downtown Camden. The iron enclosure was installed by Midlands Tooling in Lugoff by David Woolward. Sam Kendall's owner Jonathon Bazinet said that having the dining area was something he has wanted to do for years and was inspired by restaurant dining areas in Chicago. "My wife and I were in Chicago and there are many outdoor dining areas in the downtown area. Just about every restaurant had sidewalk dining," Bazinet said. Bazinet was able ...

October 13, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Lugoff Ford bringing rock legend Foreigner to Lugoff-Elgin High School

As they say in the business, "Rock on."

October 13, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


L-EHS’ movie night to benefit flood victims

Saturday, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) will host a movie night featuring Despicable Me 2 sponsored by Chick-fil-A of Camden. The movie will be held in the Lugoff-Elgin High School stadium or, in the case of bad weather, the L-EHS auditorium. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the movie will begin at 7 p.m., or as lighting permits.

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places


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Danish String Quartet performs Feb. 14

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will present the last concert of the 2015-16 Chamber Music Series on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 5 p ...

February 09, 2016 | | People & Places


UDC hosts annual Lee-Jackson Luncheon

On January 23, 2016, the John D. Kennedy Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy held a luncheon at the Kershaw House to honor Generals Robert ...

February 09, 2016 | | People & Places


Lugoff couple featured on 700 Club

A Lugoff couple was recently featured on the 700 Club, a television show broadcast by Christian Broadcast Ministries.

February 05, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Lugoff-Elgin High School senior is 2016 BGCM Youth of the Year

Tyler Maple, a senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is the 2016 Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands (BGCM) Youth of the Year.

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


W.A.R.M. volunteers

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


KHGC meets Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet Monday at 3:30 p.m. in Proctor Hall. Marguerite Glasgow wil host the group; Sherry Sweet-Miller, Grace ...

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


CGC meets Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on February 8th in the dining hall on the third floor of the Karesh Wing at ...

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


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