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Kershaw County Master Gardener Association’s "Know To Grow" seminar a success

The Kershaw County Master Gardener Association's "Know To Grow" seminar, held Jan. 16 at the American Legion, was a success, according to event organizers.

February 02, 2016 | | People & Places


Donation

Pinedale Residential Center residents and volunteers donated blankets to New Day on Mill. Residents included Jean Ogburn, Cathy Davis and Betty Hollis. Volunteers included Carolyn Johnson. The project sponsor was Mary Kay Olive of Agape Health and the Program Director was Janice Branham.

February 02, 2016 | | People & Places


Camden ART to host noted photographer

At its February meeting, Camden ART, an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will host nationally known photographer Jerome De Perlinghi. The meeting will take place in the Bassett Gallery at the FAC Monday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Any guests who would like to join Camden ART may do so at this meeting for a discounted membership fee of $10. This will allow them to meet the membership requirement to exhibit their art in the upcoming exhibit scheduled for May

January 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Strong cast brings “Little Shop of Horrors”to life

A strong cast of singer-actors brings sci-fi rock musical "Little Shop of Horrors" to life this weekend in the Wood Auditorium at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County. Director Jami Steele, the FAC's director of education and theater, brings out the best in the 20 performers, including newcomers and seasoned actors, for this Camden Community Theater production.

January 29, 2016 | Special to the C-I, Sheila McKinney | People & Places


Belle of the Ball event underway

The Camden Junior Welfare League will be holding its Annual Belle of the Ball Event in February. Belle of the Ball started as a project for the league's provisional members and has become a CJWL tradition. Each year before prom time, the CJWL gathers and sorts donated formal dresses and then offers them for free to needy teens referred by area high schools. Local businesses also help support BOTB by offering complimentary services for raffle prizes including hair and nail salon services, dress alterations and dry cleaning, restaurant gift certificates, and sunless tanning. The CJWL is looking for donations ...

January 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss Gold and Black to be held Feb. 6

The Miss Gold and Black and Junior Miss Gold and Black pageant will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Camden High Auditorium. Twenty-three young ladies will participate in the event which is a fundraiser project for the Camden Bulldog Club. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any contestant or at the school beginning Monday, Feb. 1. The pageant's theme is "Pretty Women Everywhere." Highlights of the evening will include the crowning of Junior Miss Gold and Black, Miss Gold and Black, and Mr. Camden Bulldog as well as dance performances by ...

January 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Feral hog management workshop Thursday

If you've ever had problems with wild pigs, or ever wondered what to do if you ever ran into such a situation, The Kershaw County Soil and Water Conservation District has answers to those questions.

January 26, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KOC free throw contest Saturday

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship at the Camden Rhame City Arena on Broad Street. It will be held on Saturday, Jan 30 with practice and registration beginning at 12:30 p.m. and contest start at 1 p.m..

January 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Pitchforks return Feb. 5 to the FAC

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces the return of the popular all-male a cappella group, The Pitchforks of Duke University to the Wood Auditorium stage. The concert will take place Friday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The audience will enjoy covers of both old and new pop music. The Pitchforks have just released their newest album, Camden Town, which will be available for purchase the evening of the performance. The Pitchforks concert is made possible by Bob Sheheen.

January 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Sutton Branch Baptist donates blankets

Sutton Branch Baptist Church youth donated 153 blankets to the United Way of Kershaw County to celebrate the church's 150th anniversary.

January 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Keeping people W.A.R.M. for 26 years

Project W.A.R.M. (Weatherization and Repair Ministry) recently finished its 26th year of helping less fortunate citizens in the county repair their homes to better cope with winter weather.

January 19, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KCMG annual Garden Seminar is Saturday

The Kershaw County Master Gardeners will host their annual Garden Seminar Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the American Legion Building, 1333 Chestnut Ferry Road, Camden.

January 15, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Camden Community Theatre to Present Hit Musical Little Shop of Horrors

The Camden Community Theatre will present the hit musical Little Shop of Horrors at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) Jan. 28-31. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are on sale now and are $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and military. Little Shop of Horrors is sponsored by Powers Funeral Home, Will Owen, DMD and Modern Turf. Little Shop of Horrors is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

January 15, 2016 | | People & Places


“Southern Exposures” to open 2016 gallery season

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will open the 2016 Bassett Gallery exhibition season with a new exhibition beginning Jan. 28. The exhibition titled "Southern Exposures: From the Mountains to the Sea" features the works of landscape artists Helen Smith Warren and Mary Deas Boykin Wortley, both of whom have strong ties to the Camden area through family, friends and the equestrian world. The opening reception will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28 and will be catered by The Mill Pond Steakhouse. Camden Community Theatre's Little Shop of Horrors will ...

January 15, 2016 | | People & Places


Winnie the Pooh auditions Sunday and Monday

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold auditions for its 2016 Youth Arts Month production, Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kids this Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m. and Monday, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium at the FAC. Winnie the Pooh Kids will be directed by FAC Director of Education and Theatre Jami Steele. First through eighth graders are encouraged to come and participate. There is no audition fee. Production dates are March 17-20.

January 08, 2016 | | 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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