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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

CMC Autumn Attic sale begins Friday

Deb McAbee (top), resource development coordinator of the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, shows off some of the items to be available at the clinic's Autumn Attic Sale. How about a dandy doghouse for your pet or brand new sandals from Sisters of Camden? The Autumn Attic Sale will offer a wide variety of dinnerware and unusual items like this vintage record player, pictured below. The sale, a fundraiser for the Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County, is set for noon to 6 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday 25.

September 22, 2010 | | People & Places


Mommy-Wise is in it's fourth season and second year of business. The creative business, founded by Amy Sandt and Ashley Smith (right), is a children's consignment shop for mothers to make money by selling gently used items, as well as find good deals on what their children may need. The sales are held twice annually. This past sale was held at 1012 Broad St., Camden and ran from Sept. 13 to 18.

September 22, 2010 | | People & Places

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West Wateree Rotary Wild Game Dinner

The award-winning Johnson Crew wild game cooking team from Alabama will be catering the West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club's annual Wild Game Dinner and Auction ...

March 16, 2018 | | People & Places

LGC meets Monday

Lugoff Garden Club will hold its March meeting Monday at Sarah Holmberg's home in Ridgeway, with Karen Wendel as co-hostess. The social hour begins ...

March 16, 2018 | | People & Places

L-E Pageant

March 13, 2018 | | People & Places

Joal Rush takes FAC stage March 16

Nashville recording artist Joal Rush will appear Friday, March 16 at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. This return to the FAC stage ...

March 13, 2018 | | People & Places

Easter at Aberdeen

Larry Graham, chair of Mental Health America of Kershaw County, recently announced they would be hosting their fifth annual Easter Family Tour at Aberdeen, home ...

March 13, 2018 | | People & Places

Heritage Tea Black History Month Project

The Multicultural Committee of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Heritage Tea Black History ...

March 09, 2018 | | People & Places

School Days - March 9, 2018

Camden Elementary School invited several African-American community members, including Mayor Alfred-Mae Drakeford and WIS Sunrise anchor Leland Pinder, to read books with diverse characters to ...

March 09, 2018 | | People & Places


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