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.
Dr. Robert Kiger will present "The Wizard: A Man History Almost Forgot" Jan. 30, 6-7:30pm at Books on Broad, 944 Broad St., Camden. The event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Please arrive early, unless you don't mind standing.
Camden native Andy Robinson was honored recently during a statewide gathering with a top award for law enforcement in South Carolina.
On Jan. 1, the Miss Lake Wateree Scholarship Organization hosted a Polar Bear Plunge at the Retreat at Colonel Creek on Lake Wateree. Participants plunged into the icy waters of Lake Wateree, competing for prizes such as biggest splash, best costumes and biggest charitable contribution.
The Little Miss and Teen Miss Camden-Kershaw County pageant was held Nov. 17. All winners are eligible to compete in the Little Miss South Carolina pageant to be held in July in Hartsville. For those wanting more information, please contact Sherry Geiger at sgeiger0428@ya hoo.com or call 669-9619. Above left, from left, Young Miss Teen Camden and Overall Camden Sweetheart Winner was Kayleigh Ann Thomas; Teen Miss Camden was Michelle Caudill; Little Miss Camden was Te'Yanna Green; Teen Miss Kershaw County and Overall Kershaw County Sweetheart Winner was Chelsea McCaskill; Young Miss Camden was Kristen Riley McDuffie ...
Several local churches recently combined their efforts to achieve a project known as W.A.R.M. (Weatherization And Repair Ministry). The initiative was begun in 1989 by Richard and Sara Hagins of Camden. The Hagins were and still are members of Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, and they along with other church members began repairing homes in the community, especially those damaged by Hurricane Hugo.
The 2014 Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen Pageant will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Camden High School Performing Arts Auditorium. Tickets can be purchased from contestants for $10 or at the door the night of the event, if still available, for $15. There are approximately 100 tickets still available.
Midway Elementary School students were recently honored for their hard work in the "Where Does Your Watershed" poster competition, sponsored by the Kershaw Conservation District. Johnathan Gullard won first place in the fourth and fifth grade category, Sophia Watford won second, and Nick Jones won third. Maggie Carter received honorable mention. In the second and third grade category, Juan Sanchez received honorable mention. The first through third place winners all received cash awards. Gullard went onto the state competition. Pictured from left to right are Gullard, Sanchez, Jones and Carter. Watford is not pictured.
"Chemo with Style" will be held Jan. 13 at Roxie Hart Salon, 1025 Broad St., in Camden. The event is free of charge to women undergoing chemotherapy. Participants will receive a wig of their choice with one-on-one assistance by a salon stylist and make-up application techniques presented by a representative of Estee Lauder.
The Kershaw County Special Olympics (KCSO) was held Friday at Camden Military Academy (CMA).
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will present its 10th annual Jazz at the Center Music Festival, April 25-27, in historic downtown Camden. The featured concert this year takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday in Wood Auditorium, following a cocktail reception from 7 to 8 p.m. in the lobby. Maddy Winer and Vince Lewis and the Jazz All-Stars will provide entertainment from the Great American Songbook and modern jazz standards that are sure to please jazz lovers of all tastes. Their new CD "Crossroads" was hailed by Just Jazz Magazine as "first rate" and "…the musicianship ...
Allison Hill is a 21st century woman embarking on a promising future in nursing with an assist from women who were born in the nineteenth century.
Ten Kershaw County schools were among 592 schools statewide recognized by the State Department of Education for academic achievement and closing achievement gaps in 2013.
By GARY PHILLIPS
James Leroy Belk American Legion Post No. 17 is seeking applications for Palmetto Boys State to be held June 8-14 at Anderson University. Applicants should be motivated students interested in learning about citzenship and government, rising seniors of good character and in the top 25 percent of their class. Applications are available from guidance counselors at high schools or may be obtained from Richard Lackey at 432-9527. Above, Palmetto Boys State chairman Lackey dines and chats with Girls State delegate Margeaux Laschanzky and Boys State delegate Riley Kohn when the two youths visited Post 17 to share their experiences from ...
Alvin and Joanne Hopkins recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. The couple was married on March 21, 1964, at the home of the Rev. Joe Hood. They have two children, Wesley (BK) Hopkins and Lynn (Jackie) Hopkins; two grandchildren, William Hopkins and Justin Hopkins, two step-grandchildren, Lauren Langford and Josh Napper; and one step-greatgrandchild, Vance Langford.
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