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Boykin Christmas Parade

The annual Boykin Christmas parade will be held Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. The parade, known for its out of the ordinary and quirky floats, began 22 years ago. "I said, 'One of these years we should have a Christmas parade.' Bill Bundy said why not this year? This was at the Swift Creek Church at a community meeting," parade organizer Alice Boykin said. A Gospel Concert will follow the parade and will feature local church choirs from Broomhill, St. Stephen's and other churches.

December 04, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Candlelight tour of Homes this weekend

The Junior Welfare League's annual Candlight Tour of Homes is Saturday.

December 04, 2015 | | People & Places


Orientation for Legion Oratorical Contest is Sunday

An orientation meeting for potential participants in the James Leroy Belk American Legion Post #17 Annual High School Oratorical Contest will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 6 at Post 17's home on West DeKalb Street in Camden. Contest officials will discuss the subject to be used for oration and explain contest rules.

December 01, 2015 | | People & Places


FAC Holiday Sales show starts Friday

The Kershaw County Fine Arts Center 2015 Holiday Sales Show kicks off Friday and will run through Dec. 16.

December 01, 2015 | | People & Places


Price House pecan sale underway

The Camden Price House Commission's annual pecan sale benefit is underway once again. Funds raised will benefit the Price House and adjacent Bonds Conway-built house programs.

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places


Kershaw County seeks child advocates, training to begin in Jan.

Chldren who enter the foster care system are in need of caring adults to speak up for them in Family Court. The Guardian ad Litem is a strong child advocate for children. Advocates must be over 21 years old and be able to give four to five hours a month to visit a child. Volunteers do not need to have a college degree, or a legal or social work background. The very best child advocates are people who care about children.

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places


FAC to host hometown comedian

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will bring a night of great, family-friendly and clean comedy to the stage of the Wood Auditorium on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7p.m. Mike Goodwin, known for his fresh, clean humor will perform his "Bowtie Comedy" show for one night only. Tickets to the event are $15.

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places


Comedian Michael Goodwin bringing the show home

For Mike Goodwin, it's one thing to be a funny guy, quite another to be a successful comedian, but either way, the goal is the same: Make people laugh.

November 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Wooten and Prestage join in marriage

Madelyn Annette Wooten and Zachary William Prestage were united in marriage at half past four o'clock on Saturday, November 7, 2015 on Figure Eight Island in Wilmington, NC The Reverend Louis Ernest Strickland officiated the ceremony.

November 24, 2015 | | People & Places


Master Gardeners now online

The Kershaw County Master Gardeners are now online with a new website, http://www.kcmga.com.

November 24, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Scenes from the 2015 Colonial Cup

November 24, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Camden more like a family then just a city

Everyone belongs to some kind of community. Some communities are big, while others are not. Some communities do not get along, while others do. Some communities come together through tragedies, while others do not. If I am going to be honest, I have to say the community I have grown up in and live in today is one of the best there is.

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places


Hobkirk Hill DAR chapter commemorates Vietnam War 50th anniversary

The Hobkirk Hill Chapter, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution was recently recognized by the United States of America Department of Defense as a partner in the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration. The chapter received a certificate, issued by the Department of Defense, signed by Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense, and J.L. Danford, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a proclamation signed by President Barack Obama.

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places


Local students compete in 2016 Miss SC Teen USA

Two North Central High School (NCHS) students will be competing in the 2016 Miss South Carolina Teen USA pageant to be held today and Saturday in the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. NCHS Junior Cassandra "Casey" Grace Gibson, and NCHS Senior Alexa Wiliamson will both be competing. The winner will go on to compete in the national Miss Teen USA pageant, owned by Donald Trump and NBC Universal. Each contestant will compete in 3 areas including Beauty, Swimsuit and Interview. Casey, who recently won the national title of World's Teen Miss Tourism 2015, is this year's Miss Camden ...

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places


Bethune tree and candle lighting ceremony next Sunday

For the ninth consecutive year the Bethune Garden Club will host the Bethune Memorial Tree and Candle Lighting Ceremony. The Ceremony will take place on at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, November 29 at the Bethune Memorial Park. The event commemorates the life of loved ones and officially begins the Bethune celebration of Christmas.

November 20, 2015 | | People & Places


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Equus Film Festival gallops into Camden this week

Attention indie film lovers and equine enthusiasts: the Equus Film Festival WINNIE Winners are coming to Camden.

February 12, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KCMA scholarship competition Feb. 20

This year, the Kershaw County Music Association will hold a Music Competition on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County in ...

February 12, 2016 | | People & Places


Hats for cancer patients

ALALA is a Boutique for cancer survivors all over the state of South Carolina. They come to Camden once a month at the Senior Center ...

February 12, 2016 | | People & Places


Danish String Quartet performs Feb. 14

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will present the last concert of the 2015-16 Chamber Music Series on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 5 p ...

February 09, 2016 | | People & Places


UDC hosts annual Lee-Jackson Luncheon

On January 23, 2016, the John D. Kennedy Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy held a luncheon at the Kershaw House to honor Generals Robert ...

February 09, 2016 | | People & Places


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