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High school columnist reports on changes, issues at L-EHS

Over this past summer, Lugoff-Elgin High School had some major aesthetic outdoor improvements. A decorative walkway was added to get to the entrance door, flowers and grass were added in the front of the school, the awnings and doors were repainted and all of the parking lots got a fresh coat of paint.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places


CCCB Fall Concert on Sunday

The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will have their fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Rectory Square Park beginning at 3 p.m. The concert is free and folks are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the performance. Selections for this concert include "National Emblem March," "Disney at the Movies," "The Genius of Ray Charles" and "Let It Go" featuring Bob Loryea on saxophone solo.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places


Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday

The Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Kathy Fuller on Hunter's Point Drive in Lugoff. The speaker will be Vicky Bertagnolli, the Consumer Horticulture Extension Agent/Master Gardener Coordinator for Aiken and Lexington counties. A graduate of Auburn University with a B.S. in Wildlife Sciences and an M.S. in Entomogology, she has been with Clemson Extension Service since Jan. 2008. Previously she worked as a research assistant for the Alabama Fire Ant Management Program, and her master's thesis explored behavior of two species of ant-decapitating ...

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places


Sam Kendall’s opens outdoor dining area

Sam Kendall's -- located on 1043 Broad Street, Camden -- opened an outdoor dining area last Wednesday giving restaurant patrons the option of enjoying meals viewing downtown Camden. The iron enclosure was installed by Midlands Tooling in Lugoff by David Woolward. Sam Kendall's owner Jonathon Bazinet said that having the dining area was something he has wanted to do for years and was inspired by restaurant dining areas in Chicago. "My wife and I were in Chicago and there are many outdoor dining areas in the downtown area. Just about every restaurant had sidewalk dining," Bazinet said. Bazinet was able ...

October 13, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Lugoff Ford bringing rock legend Foreigner to Lugoff-Elgin High School

As they say in the business, "Rock on."

October 13, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


L-EHS’ movie night to benefit flood victims

Saturday, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) will host a movie night featuring Despicable Me 2 sponsored by Chick-fil-A of Camden. The movie will be held in the Lugoff-Elgin High School stadium or, in the case of bad weather, the L-EHS auditorium. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the movie will begin at 7 p.m., or as lighting permits.

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places


King Haiglar garden club meeting Monday, Oct. 12

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet on Monday, Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. Cathy Moss will host the group at 314 Chesnut St., Camden. Betty Sue Webber and Nancy Carlson will co-host and provide refreshments during social time.

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places


A 21st Century View of 18th Century Camden:a Geophysical Study of Historic Camden

Once upon a time, around 1968, a band of Camden's boldest visionaries (the original trustees of Historic Camden Foundation) set out to find treasure more precious than a chest brimming with doubloons -- the town site of 18th century Camden. They knew from legend (plus visible scatterings of brick rubble) that the booty was buried under the cotton fields bracing Broad Street south of Bull.

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Miss Camden Scholarship Pageant seeking contestants

The Miss Camden Scholarship Pageant is now accepting contestants for the 2016 Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen Pageant to be held January 2, 2016 at Camden High School. Contestants must live, work go to school or have parents who live in Camden or Kershaw County. Teen is open to girls ages 13-16 and Miss ages 17-24.

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places


CBA hosts quarterly breakfast

The Camden Business Alliance (CBA) will host Breakfast Before Hours on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 8-9 a.m. at the Robert Mills Courthouse 607 South Broad St. A complementary light breakfast will be served. Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter and Kershaw County Planner Mike Conley will bring the CBA up to date about changes coming to Kershaw County.

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Colorful fundraising event Oct. 10

Want to add a little more color to your life while helping a good cause?

October 02, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Fly with Guardian Ad Litem

Ever wanted to see Kershaw County from a bird's perspective?

October 02, 2015 | | People & Places


God’s Helpers Mother/Daughter Banquet

Kershaw County School Board Trustee Shirley Halley will be the guest speaker for God's Helpers 15th Annual Mother/Daughter Banquet, to be held Saturday at the Kershaw County Recreation Department. Halley graduated with honors from Claflin University in 1971 and earned a Masters Degree from S.C. State University, as well as achieving 30 more hours above her Masters from the University of South Carolina. She taught for a year in Marion County before spending the next 36 years teaching in the Kershaw County School District. She is active in her church and the community, serving as Sunday School ...

October 02, 2015 | | People & Places


Program to discuss Native American colonial experience at Camden Archives

Continuing the discussion of the American Revolution in South Carolina, the Camden Archives and Museum will host a lecture that delves into the Native American experience just prior to and during the American Revolution.

October 02, 2015 | | People & Places


October Happenings at the Library

Elgin Branch:

October 02, 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


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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