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Farm Aid training sessions to be held Thursday

If you are wondering where to go to find out more about Farm Aid in South Carolina, look no further than the Clemson Extension Offices in Camden.

July 12, 2016 | | People & Places


Anna Ferris, Fair Jam take stage at Tavern Night

Historic Camden will host Tavern Night at the recently restored McCaa's Tavern, located on the grounds of Historic Camden, Saturday.

July 12, 2016 | | People & Places


Community Camera -- Picturing our town

July 12, 2016 | | People & Places


KCCD to host Conservation Day Camp Aug. 1 - 5

Attention nature loving kids: put on your boots and get ready for adventure -- it's time for the Kershaw County Conservation District's annual Day Camp.

July 08, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


CLASS Act

The 2016 Camden Lugoff Area Shag Society (CLASS) Shag Blast, the society's annual fundraiser, was recently held at the Camden Shrine Club, with 232 people attending. Thanks to sponsors and the work of club members, CLASS was able to donate $6,000 -- $3,000 each -- to The Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County and Food for the Soul. CLASS made official check presentations June 30. Shown here is Shag Blast Chair Ray Amyette (sixth from left) presenting a check to Robin McAlpine, board president for Food for the Soul and Paula Sue Truesdale (fourth from right) presenting a check ...

July 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Scholarship winner

The Bethune Woman's Club (BWC) honored the recipient of the club's 2016 Scholarship with a certificate presentation at the BWC's May meeting. The scholarship is given to a deserving graduating senior from Bethune to aid in that student's further education. Ashley Blackwell (center), this year's scholarship recipient, is a Bethune resident. She graduated in June from McBee High School as salutatorian of her class. While being involved in a wide variety of activities during her high school career -- from drama club to National Technical Honor Sociey -- Ashley served as president of her class, marching band ...

July 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Butler-Nixon scholarships

July 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Find Waldo underway in downtown Camden

Looking for a fun way to spend a day while browsing downtown shops?

July 05, 2016 | | People & Places


Bethune Woman’s Club elects new officers

The Bethune Woman's Club recently elected new officers for 2016-2018. The Bethune Woman's Club was organized in 1951 and has served the community throughout the years by providing the Woman's Club Building as a meeting place for community events. Also the members are actively involved in fundraisers, providing scholarships, supporting arts and education, and hosting community events. Show here are (seated left to right) Brenda Knight, co-treasurer; Martha Stokes, secretary; Lawann McCoy, vice-president; Stephanie Weikel, president and Natalie Giverson, co-treaurer. Members pictured standing are (left to right) Shirley Greenawalt, Marion Greenawalt, Myrtis Newman, Pat Taylor, Betty Tidwell ...

July 05, 2016 | | People & Places


Community Pride

July 05, 2016 | | People & Places


Salkiehatchie Ministry repairs five homes

Whether they were up on a roof tearing out old tar paper or nailing in new shingles or under the floor boards of a home shoring up timbers, the volunteers of Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church's Salkiehatchie-Wateree Camp mission spent a week wiping sweat from their brows with big smiles on their faces.

July 01, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Patriots, Picnic & Pops celebration is Sunday

Looking for a fun, family-friendly addition to July 4th activities?

June 28, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Kershaw County Library Summer Events -- July

Camden Branch

June 28, 2016 | | People & Places


Celebrating 109 years

Ethel Maxcy Griffin celebrates her 109th birthday on June 30th. Griffin was born in 1907 at Bradford Springs in Lee County. She worked at a department store in Sumter until 1941. She and her husband lived in five different states until his death in 1958. She moved to Camden to raise her children, Charles and Juanita. She started working for Belk's Department store in 1959 and worked there for the next 36 years, until she was 88 years old, retiring three different times. She has been a very popular lady all her life, from the "flapper" years to the ...

June 27, 2016 | | People & Places


First annual kids’ 4th of July parade in downtown Camden, July 2

Kids are invited to show their patriotic spirit by decorating their bicycles, scooters and wagons, and wearing their red, white and blue for the first annual Kids' Fourth of July Parade in downtown Camden. The parade will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Participants are asked to meet at Camden City Hall at 10 a.m. dressed in their parade regalia. At 10:30, a volunteer drum and fife corps, assembled for the occasion and under the direction of Robert Slade, will lead the parade down Rutledge Street to Broad Street where it will end. This is a free ...

June 24, 2016 | | People & Places


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Back-To-School Bash will be July 30

The annual Back-To-School Bash will celebrate 20 years of service Saturday, July 30.

July 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Kelly receives David Parrott Memorial Scholarship

Ryan Kelly recently received the 42nd David Parrott Memorial Scholarship for Development of Christian Character at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. Ryan has excelled in academics, athletics ...

July 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Mt. Moriah celebrates Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Camden recently celebrated a Law Enforcement Appreciation Sunday. Police officers from Kershaw County Sheriff's Office, the Camden Police Department ...

July 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Kiwanis Club contributes $2,000 to JLKC

The Kiwanis Club of Camden has made a $2,000 contribution to the Junior Leadership Kershaw County program supporting the long-standing student leadership program through ...

July 19, 2016 | | People & Places


James Leroy Belk Post 17

July 19, 2016 | | People & Places


Library events -- July

Camden Branch

July 15, 2016 | | People & Places


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