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Kershaw County 4-H Horse Club Competes

Seven members of the Kershaw County 4-H Horse Club competed in the 2018 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship, held Aug. 1 through 5, in Perry, Ga.

August 10, 2018 | | People & Places

Camden and L-E Class Of ‘73 Reunion

The Camden High/Lugoff-Elgin High Class of '73 Reunion Committee has been working hard to put together a very special and fun 45th reunion event this year. Shown here are (front row, from left) Cindy Martuano, Shirley Wiliams, Yvonne Caulley, Cynthia McCaskill, Jacquelyn Jackson (back row, from left) Stevenson Roach, John Keys, Mary Engram Smith, Darlene Mackey. The reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, stating at 6 p.m. at 833 South Broad Street, Camden. All classmates are invited -- even those who graduated early. If anyone knows of classmates who haven't heard about the reunion, please let the ...

August 10, 2018 | | People & Places

Junior League classroom grants available

The Camden Junior Welfare League is accepting applications for its Fall Classroom Enrichment Grants. These grants are open to all Kershaw County School District educators.

August 10, 2018 | | People & Places

Collins Funeral Home to host back to school bash

Collins Funeral Home, Inc., is holding a Back to School Bash Saturday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event will take place on the Campbell Street side of the funeral home. The event is open to the community. School supplies will be given to the first 100 children, following a scavenger hunt. There will be a bounce house, food, activities and music.

August 07, 2018 | | People & Places

Chicken Strut is August 23-25

The Bethune Chicken Strut returns to the town of Bethune for another weekend of family fun.

August 07, 2018 | | People & Places

Scholarship recipient

Cassandra Gibson, daughter of Tim and Jennifer Gibson, was among 248 students from the United States and Canada chosen to receive an academic scholarship from the Fred and Mary Koch Foundation for the 2018-19 academic year. Cassandra will be attending University of South Carolina. Cassandra is the daughter of an employee of INVISTA. Scholarships are awarded annually to applicants demonstrating a strong academic record, leadership, and extracurricular and community involvement. Recipients are selected by an independent panel of judges with expertise in the field of education.

August 07, 2018 | | People & Places

Pets For Adoption

Dog: Pedro is a fun-loving guy, under two years old, ready to meet his match chasing tennis balls and lounging on the couch. Care to challenge him?

August 07, 2018 | | People & Places

Dylan Cook places 8th at rodeo finals

Dylan Cook, a 16-year-old, 11th grade student of Connections Academy, resides in Cassatt, SC.

August 03, 2018 | | People & Places

Revolutionary Run coming September 22

It will be a race through history to preserve history when hundreds of runners take part in Historic Camden's second annual half marathon race in the upcoming Revolutionary Run Half Marathon and 5K ( Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 22, the USATF-certified half marathon race course through South Carolina's oldest inland city covers eight of Camden's nine touring districts and passes by nearly 50 historical sites. This year a new, certified 5K will be added to the fun.

July 31, 2018 | | People & Places

Pets for adoption - July 31, 2018

Pet adoptions at the Thiel-Meyer Pet Adoption Center include spay/neuter, vaccines, heartworm test and prevention (dogs), leukemia test (cats), deworming, flea prevention and microchip (dogs). Adoption Center hours are Tues-Fri, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The adoption center is located at 128 Black River Road in Camden. Visit and @kchumanesociety on Social Media.

July 31, 2018 | | People & Places

34th David Parrott Memorial Scholarship

This year marks the 34th year of the David Parrott Memorial Scholarship at Bethesda Presbyterian Church. This year's recipients are twins Caroline and Heather Woolard. They are both honor graduates of Camden High School and participated on the varsity cross country and track teams. Caroline plans to attend Erskine College and Heather will attend Columbia College. Pictured, from left, are Mr. David and Mrs. Liza Woolard, Caroline, Heather, Nicole and Thomas Woolard, Dr. Larry Parrott, Mrs. Joy Parrott, Steve Parrott and Rev. Brent Kendall. Seated is Caroline' service dog, Teddy.

July 20, 2018 | | People & Places

Biking with Books & Bytes

July 20, 2018 | | People & Places

Richardson promoted

Col. Travis B. Richardson, son of Raymond Richardson and Ruth Omonijo, assigned as an Internal Medicine staff physician at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (also known as the "President's Hospital"), was recently selected as the new chief of the Executive Medicine Service at Walter Reed. Richardson will be responsible for oversight and leadership of the Executive Medicine Service. The Executive Medicine Clinic provides patient-centered primary care for our nation's leaders. Beneficiaries include members of the president's cabinet, members of the U. S. Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court Justices, active duty and retired flag/general officers ...

July 13, 2018 | | People & Places

Power Wheels

Guy Ross Beebe, 3, son of Baron Ross Beebe of Bethune, recently competed in the Power Wheels Monster Truck Jam held May 5 at the Sumter County Fair Grounds. He placed second in his stock Ford Raptor Power Wheels, received a trophy, and was allowed to carry the checkered flag around the track. This event, and others, was organized by Daniel Ames of Lugoff, who owns and races a Monster Truck. Aimes and Beebe are interested in starting a Power Wheels racing group for the children of Kershaw County. Anyone interested in taking part should contact Baron Ross Beebe at ...

July 13, 2018 | | People & Places

KC 4-H Club competes at state horse show

The Kershaw County 4-H Horse Club had 13 members compete in the SC State 4-H Horse Show on June 20 - 22 at Clemson University's T. Ed Garrison Arena. Seven of the members qualified and will represent South Carolina at the 4-H Southern Regionals in Perry, Ga. in August. All of the members had a successful show with three Division Championships (Ava Woody -- Jr. Western, Summer Rabon -- Sr. Western and Ranch) and 2 Division Reserve Championships (Jenna Woody -- Jr. Western and Jerica Bozio -- Ranch). In addition to riding their horses, members competed in Creative Arts with Addison Lee winning Best ...

July 06, 2018 | | People & Places

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