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Former Camden resident publishes book on late husband

Former Camden resident Jean Phillips is publishing "Trophy of Grace," the story of her late husband, Gene, and their more than 40 years as Southern Baptist missionaries in Zimbabwe.

July 09, 2014 | | People & Places


Passing the Rotary Gavel

Camden Rotary tradition continues with the passing of the club's first president, Dr. John Corbett's gavel and lapel pin from outgoing president Alfred Mae Drakeford, right, to incoming president Kevin Rhodes. Rhodes will lead the club's service projects for this years theme Light Up Rotary.

July 07, 2014 | | People & Places


Local quilter semifinalist in international quilt show

Pearl Nester, a Camden resident, has been chosen as a semifinalist for the 2014 American Quilter's Society (AQS) QuiltWeek in Charlotte, N.C., July 30 through August 2, at the Charlotte Convention Center. Nester is a member of the Quilters of Kershaw County, an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. She is married to local artist, member and past president of Camden ART (formerly the Camden Art Association) Edward Nester.

July 04, 2014 | | People & Places


Local quilter semifinalist in international quilt show

Pearl Nester, a Camden resident, has been chosen as a semifinalist for the 2014 American Quilter's Society (AQS) QuiltWeek in Charlotte, N.C., July 30 through August 2, at the Charlotte Convention Center. Nester is a member of the Quilters of Kershaw County, an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. She is married to local artist, member and past president of Camden ART (formerly the Camden Art Association) Edward Nester.

July 04, 2014 | | People & Places


2014 Conservation day camp

Beginning August 5, natural resource professionals will guide young explorers through three days of adventure at Goodale State Park.

July 04, 2014 | | People & Places


Troop 303 of Camden’s good times at scout camp

July 04, 2014 | | People & Places


Salkehatchie Summer Service improves four homes in Kershaw County

July 02, 2014 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Daughters of the American Revolution presents awards to ‘outstanding’ students

Earlier this year, the Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) met at the Old Mills Courthouse and presented awards to honor outstanding students -- Good Citizen; Good Citizenship: JROTC Scholarship; and American History Essay Contest.

June 30, 2014 | | People & Places


Find Waldo in Camden 2014

Where's Waldo? In Camden, of course! The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five different local businesses throughout our community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more. From Mulberry Market at 536 DeKalb Street to Emmie's Designs at 1041 Broad Street, and from Camden City Market at 645 Rutledge Street to Box, Paper, Scissors at 1011 Broad Street Waldo and newly added for 2014, faithful dog Woof, figures will be well hidden in local business establishments. Find Waldo is a great summer ...

June 27, 2014 | | People & Places




Fine Arts Center's Arts Arising Program in full swing

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is proud to produce the Arts Arising Summer Program again this year. This special arts program which began in 1988 through a partnership with the Kershaw County School District, serves third through sixth grade students identified as gifted or talented in visual arts, music, drama and dance. Auditions are held for rising third graders at Kershaw County Schools in January and February, then the selected students are screened through another audition in March at the FAC. More than 120 children from Kershaw County schools are participating this year.

June 20, 2014 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Local ladies to compete in Miss South Carolina/Miss South Carolina Teen pageants

By HALEY ATKINSON

June 18, 2014 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


NRCS to offer Longleaf Pine Management Workshop

You are invited to attend a special event focusing on Longleaf Pine trees. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be hosting a Longleaf Pine Opportunities and Management workshop for private landowners and forestry professionals. Longleaf pine forests once encompassed more than 90 million acres of the North American landscape.

June 16, 2014 | | People & Places


Students receive hands-on career experience at ATEC summer camp

By HALEY ATKINSON

June 13, 2014 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Confederate Memorial Day remembered in Camden

The John D. Kennedy Chapter 308, United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) and Joseph B. Kershaw Camp 82, Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) sponsored an observance of Confederate Memorial Day on May 10 at Monument Square in Camden. The guest speaker was Jack Marlar, SCV, Fountain Inn.

June 09, 2014 | | People & Places


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Birket presents to Clemson University’s leadership class

Leadership seemed natural for Isabella Birket as she recently made a presentation about her 4-H success and experiences to Clemson University's President's Leadership ...

February 23, 2018 | | People & Places


Griggs elected to Girl Scouts board of directors

Frances Griggs of Camden has been elected to the board of directors for Girl Scouts of South Carolina – Mountains to Midlands, which serves a 22-county ...

February 23, 2018 | | People & Places


Youth Summit is March 3

The Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated and the Vonnie Holliday Foundation hosts the 5th Annual Camden Youth Summit for Local Middle ...

February 23, 2018 | | People & Places


Ann Rochelle

Ann Rochelle has lived an interesting life but even so, never expected to see parts of it documented in a book.

February 20, 2018 | | People & Places


ATEC’s FFA team wins 3rd place

February 16, 2018 | | People & Places


Brevard winners

Congratulations to Emily Marshall Bell and Jo Anna Norwood, co-winners of the $6,000 full scholarship to the prestigious Brevard Summer Institute. Brevard attracts "international ...

February 16, 2018 | | People & Places


Miss/Junior Miss Gold and Black pageants

The Camden Bulldog Club sponsors the Junior Miss Gold and Black and the Miss Gold and Black pageants each year.

February 16, 2018 | | People & Places


Sneak Peak charity concert raises funds

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is excited to announce the successes of the Kelley's Fine Arts Dance Company (KFA) at its ...

February 13, 2018 | | People & Places


13th Annual Gospel Fest

The Multi-Cultural Committee of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County announces plans for its 13th annual Gospel Fest and Heritage Tea celebrating Black ...

February 13, 2018 | | People & Places


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