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Girls just wanna have fun

The second annual United Way Pajama Party was a success, according to United Way staff. More than 50 women attended and about 75 pairs of pajamas were donated to New Day on Mill and Sistercare.

October 11, 2010 | | People & Places


Show your support for breast cancer awareness by sporting pink hair

During the month of October, get a PINK streak (temporary or permanent) put into your hair to show your support for breast cancer awareness for $5. All proceeds will be donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

October 08, 2010 | | People & Places


Think Pink

Camden High School's volleyball team is participating in the Dig Pink National Breast Cancer Awareness Rally during the month of October. The girls are promoting breast health education in the community as well as raising funds to help eradicate breast cancer.

October 08, 2010 | | People & Places


King Haiglar Garden Club to host October meeting

The October meeting of the King Haiglar Garden Club will be held Monday at 3:30 p.m. Jane Hannon will host the meeting at 586 Old Mill Lane, Camden. Harriett Thomas and Frances Hendrix will assist Jane as co-hostesses.

October 08, 2010 | | People & Places


Camden Garden Club to hold fall meeting Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Monday at the home of Mrs. Bill Denton. The home has wonderful views of Kendall Lake with a great floor plan and large picture windows for a very peaceful and quiet setting just perfect for the club meeting this month. There will be no scheduled speaker but the program will be on judging arrangements. A randomly selected group of members will be provided flowers and greenery and asked to make an arrangement. Afterwards there will be a follow up discussion and judging of these creations.

October 08, 2010 | | People & Places


Camden Music Association to hold fall general meeting

The Camden Music Association of Kershaw County (CMA) will hold its fall general membership meeting on Sunday at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Douglas Reed House at the Fine Arts Center Kershaw County.

October 08, 2010 | | People & Places


Happy 65th Anniversary!

Helen Broadway Troublefield and William Duncan Bailey, Jr., were married in N. Charleston on Oct. 9, 1945. They have lived in Camden since 1950, as Bill went to work for DuPont when the company began operations here. Helen is a retired cosmetologist, well-known for her work in the Melton, Stuven Salon. Their 65 years of marriage have rewarded them with four children; seven grandchildren; and 14 (soon to be 15) great-grandchildren.

October 08, 2010 | | People & Places


Camden Hi-Steppers do-si-do for fun

The Camden Hi-Steppers are square dancing their way to a longer life, according to a Weekly World News article.

October 06, 2010 | Keri Boyce | People & Places


Camden Archives receives donation

A British short land pattern military musket, often called a "brown bess" was donated to the Camden Archives and Museum last week by Thom Williamson of Macon Ga., on left. The 10 pound weapon is estimated to have been made in the 1770s and used by a British soldier during the Revolutionary War. Howard Branham, Camden Archives director, said this type of musket was used by both sides during the Battles of Camden and Hobkirk's Hill.

October 06, 2010 | Keri Boyce | People & Places


Local novelist wins award

Robert Kiger, retired cardiologist and long-time resident of Camden, recently won an award for his book, "His KingdomS Come."

October 06, 2010 | | People & Places


Historic Camden calls all bargain seekers to Fall Market Day

Calling all treasure hunters and bargain seekers! Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site will host its 15th annual Fall Market Day fundraiser on Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission and parking are free and Historic Camden's food concession will offer chili dogs, homemade sandwiches and assorted baked goods.

October 01, 2010 | | People & Places


The Cutting Edge

He's been called "the real-life Edward Scissorhands" and celebrated for the journey that led a sharecropper's son to international acclaim as a self-taught artist.

October 01, 2010 | | People & Places


Students at LeGrand Institute collect donations for Sistercare

Students from LeGrand Institute of Cosmetology are collecting donations for a local charity, Sistercare. Sistercare is a program of services for battered women and their children residing in Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Newberry and Richland counties in South Carolina. Domestic violence is a far larger problem than most people realize. And unfortunately we see more and more women and children who need the help of organizations like Sistercare.

September 29, 2010 | | People & Places


KC Historical Society to discuss local, regional railroad history

On Sunday at 3 p.m., the Kershaw County Historical Society will host a meeting at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, located at 810 Lyttleton St., Camden. The public is invited and there is no charge to attend. Dr. Rodger E. Stroup, past director of the S.C. Department of Archives and History, will be the presenter. He will discuss pre-railroad transportation in South Carolina; the development of railroads in general, with an emphasis on South Carolina railroads; and the development of railroads in Kershaw County and Camden. Local dignitaries gather for opening day ceremonies at the new ...

September 22, 2010 | | People & Places


United Way hosts second annual pajama party

Calling all ladies in Kershaw County! Want to get together for a night of fun and helping your community?

September 22, 2010 | | People & Places


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