By HALEY ATKINSON
Camden High School student Nicholas Ranges, center, will represent Camden's James Leroy Belk American Legion Post 17 in the Legion's Quadrant competition of the American Legion High School Oratorical Contest to be held Feb. 15 at Columbia's Post 130. The four Quadrant winners will compete in the state finals. Ranges stands with his grandfather Foy Thompson, left, and Post 17 contest chairman Richard Lackey, right.
The Bassett Gallery at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is currently accepting artist materials for consideration for exhibition in the Bassett Gallery to be scheduled from September 2014 through May 2015. All submissions will be considered for both solo and group exhibitions.
Camden ART welcomes back, Wim Roefs, owner of the 'if ART Gallery' in Columbia. He will speak to the group's members and guests on the topic of The Gallery/Artist relationship.
By HALEY ATKINSON
Madge Black Strickland, author of A Sandhills Revelation: The History, Legacy, Legend of Blaney-Elgin will speak on Elgin's history Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Robert Mills Courthouse at 607 South Broad St., in Camden. This program is free and open to the public
By HALEY ATKINSON
The Kershaw County Library (KCL) will welcome programming of the natural variety when three local naturalists, along with a local University of South Carolina English professor present on various topics concerning the natural world.
The public is invited to a meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Lugoff Fire Department to hear about what Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) of Kershaw County are doing now and what they will be doing in the near future.
The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires all of the Continuum of Care organizations who receive funding for homeless services and housing to attempt to find and survey individuals and families who are homeless in January of each year.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County hosted the Sumter Civic Dance Company for a performance called "Don't Walk … Dance" on Wednesday.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Tuesday at the home of Nancy Langston.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will start 2014 with many exciting programs and activities. The first meeting will be held on Monday at 3:30 p.m. Margie Lane will houst at 2301 Moultrie Road, in Camden. Carol Meckstroth and Betty Sue Webber will co-host, providing delicious refreshments for members and guests.
The Community Medical Clinic (CMC) of Kershaw County is a family practice medical clinic that serves as a safety net for uninsured residents, offering a patient-centered medical home. The CMC utilizes dedicated volunteers, medical providers, administrative staff and community donations to achieve its goal of providing healthcare to the uninsured of Kershaw County by bringing together medical businesses and individual resources.
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County and the Camden Community Theatre (CCT) bring you the highly anticipated BARK! The Musical, a howlingly funny production directed by Jami Steele, the FAC's new Education/Theatre Director. The production will run May 1 - 4 in the Wood Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students, seniors and military. BARK! The Musical is sponsored by Powers Funeral Home. The play is dedicated to the memory of Judith Anne "Judy" Firestone Thiel, a longtime animal lover and staunch supporter of the Walker M. Crowe Animal Shelter.
It'll be here before you know it. It's Spring and the Kershaw County Master Gardeners are having their Spring Plant sale Saturday, May 10 (the day before Mother's Day). A large collection of everything needed for a garden will be available for purchase. The sale will be held, as always, at the Homemakers Building at Church and DeKalb Streets in Camden. The doors open at 8 a.m. to a wonderland of plants to replace what the winter or spring may have taken away.
This Thursday at 6 p.m. at Hall's restaurant in Lugoff, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS)'s retired and some of its current staff and faculty will gather for the school's 14th faculty reunion. Current L-EHS Principal Tommy Gladden will be the guest speaker. Pictured at last year's event, from left, front row: Kay Roberson, Liz Simon, Margaret DeGroat and Kitty Beard. Second row: Theresa Muldrow, Hebron Lyell, Rosemary Russell, Linda Hall, Evelyn Gibson and Judith Ford. Third row: Mary Lostetter, Pat West, Sandy Fitts, Emily Finley, Annette Wertz, Marcia Cashion, Daphne Clonts, Joyce Nash, Mary Luce Naso ...
More than 100 local fiends joined the family of Margaret H. ("Peggy") Lloyd to celebrate her life at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County earlier this month.
A large group of friends and family gathered April 2 with Evelyn Johnson to help her celebrate her 100th birthday with a party at Pinedale Residential Care. Many attendees traveled from out of state to join the celebration of this impressive milestone.
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