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Clemson Extension programs continue

Does your lawn need some TLC? If you are interested in expanding your lawn care knowledge, register now for Lawn Care for the Homeowner workshop with Clemson Commercial Horticulture Agent Jackie Jordan. The class will be held tonight from 6 p.m. to 8:30 P.M at the Clemson Extension Homemakers Building at 632 West Dekalb Street in Camden and the cost will be $10. Included topics will be soil health, choosing a grass variety, weeds, grass diseases, watering, and maintenance.

May 10, 2016 | | People & Places


SAR to commemorate Washington’s visit

The Col. Joseph Kershaw Chapter, in conjunction with State Society President Wayne Cousar, will commemorate the 225th Anniversary of President Washington's visit to Camden on Wednesday, May 25. The commeration starts at 11 a.m. with a wreath-laying ceremony and special dramatic reading at the 18th century town square where Washington was welcomed by Intendant Joseph Kershaw. A second wreath-laying will follow at the SAR Revolutionary War Memorial Park near the original burial site of Baron Johann de Kalb. The South Carolina Color Guard is scheduled to provide military honors and musket volley at both locations.

May 10, 2016 | | People & Places


Boykin Mill Farms featured in S.C. Ag + Art Tour

Boykin Mill Farms and the town of Boykin will be featured on the giant Agri-tourism event taking place in Kershaw County June 18 and 19.

May 10, 2016 | | People & Places


CGG meets Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday at Dixie Hall Plantation, home of Patsy Topping. This will be a business meeting so there will be no guests, but the speaker will be Joan Danforth who is Chairman of the Flower Guild for the Garden Club of Columbia. Her program will be on Floral Arrangement Initiatives in Columbia.

May 06, 2016 | | People & Places


‘Rosie the Riveter’ to be honored

Rosie the Riveter went by many names and came from all walks of life.

May 06, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


CamdenArt Honors Show opens May 17

CamdenART, an affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will open its spring Honors Show entitled "The Spirit Within" on Tuesday, May 17 in the Bassett Gallery with a reception from 5:30 to 7p.m. The exhibition will honor the winners of the Fall Members' Show, a juried exhibition, along with 45 pieces of artwork in many different mediums including wood, clay, canvas and cast sculptures from Camden ART members.

May 06, 2016 | | People & Places


KMA Spring Concert Sunday

The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA) will hold its spring concert on Sunday, May 8 at 3 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC.) An affiliate member of the FAC, the KCMA's spring concert will feature the members of KCMA along with several special guests from the community. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

May 03, 2016 | | People & Places


8Oth Grace Episcopal Dog Show

May 03, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Six Kershaw County farms featured during June’s Ag + Art Tour

Six Kershaw County farms, the Kershaw County Farmers Market and more than 20 artisans will be featured during the upcoming S.C. Ag + Art Tour, June 18 and 19.

May 03, 2016 | | People & Places


KFA Camden Crew enjoys successful season

The competitive dance program at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC), operated by Alexis Kelley McDonald of Kelley's Fine Arts (KFA,) and also known as the KFA Camden Crew, just returned from their last regional competition of the season. It has been a very successful season for the dance team. The competitive team traveled to three different competitions this spring bringing home numerous awards. They competed at Applause Talent in Lexington, Beyond the Stars in Supply, NC and Dance Troupe Incorporated's Challenge of Excellence in Savannah. Some of their top honors from these events include The ...

May 03, 2016 | | People & Places


Wyatt retiring as CCKC director

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is preparing to say farewell to long-time Chamber Choir of Kershaw County (CCKC) Music Director Dr. Susan Wyatt. After 25 years of leadership with CCKC, Dr. Wyatt has announced she will retire at the end of this season. The CCKC will present its Spring Concert to honor Dr. Wyatt on Friday, May 6 at 7 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium of the FAC. There will be a reception for Dr. Wyatt immediately following the concert. The public is encouraged to attend and help the FAC thank Dr. Wyatt for her dedication ...

April 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Grace Episcopal Dog Show Saturday

Looking for a howling good time this weekend? Look no farther than Rectory Square and Grace Episcopal Church's 80th annual Dog Show.

April 29, 2016 | | People & Places


CCCB Spring Concert is Sunday

The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will present their Spring Concert on Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. at Rectory Square Park. The concert is free and open to the public. The CCCB is in its 36th year of presenting music to the Camden and Kershaw County area. The band has four concerts per year -- two in Rectory Square and two at Camden High School.

April 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Letterland Day at Doby’s Mill Elementary

April 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Reflections onstage for Finally Friday

The Finally Friday Free Concert Series returns to the grounds of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) this Friday with a Camden favorite, Reflections. The concert will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the Joe and Sandy Shull Pavilion behind the Wood Auditorium. Rain location will be on the stage of the Wood. The Finally Friday Free Concert Series is sponsored by Duke Energy, NBSC, Alpine Agency, Graham Realty, Gadgets of Camden and City Laundry & Cleaners.

April 26, 2016 | | People & Places


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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 ...

July 01, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Kershaw County Library Summer Events -- July

Camden Branch

June 28, 2016 | | 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


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 ...

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 ...

June 24, 2016 | | People & Places


Arts Arising underway

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is proud to host and produce the Arts Arising Summer Program on its campus again this year ...

June 24, 2016 | | People & Places


Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk & Run celebrates seventh year

The Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk and Run, will be held on Saturday August 20, 2016. The 5k Walk and Run will begin at 8 ...

June 21, 2016 | | People & Places


School Days

June 21, 2016 | | People & Places


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