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First Baptist celebrates 100 days

First Baptist Kindergarten and Child Care Center recently celebrated the "100th Day of School" by collecting canned goods for Christian Community Ministries' food pantry. The goal was to collect at least 100 cans. The students far exceeded that goal, bringing in 265 canned goods. The students were excited to learn they were helping families here in Camden.

February 26, 2016 | | People & Places


KCSD student Art Show Thursday

The community is invited to a showcase of Kershaw County student visual and performing art at "Celebrating the Arts of Kershaw County Schools" on Thursday, Feb. 25 at Lugoff-Elgin High School.

February 23, 2016 | | People & Places


Designer Showhouse event postponed

The ASID Designer Showhouse, scheduled for April 21-May 7 in Camden, SC has been indefinitely postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. Proceeds from the Showhouse were to have benefitted the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County.

February 23, 2016 | | People & Places


Fundraiser show featuring John Denver music Sunday

Jim Curry, whose performances of John Denver's music have drawn nationwide acclaim, comes to Camden this weekend to play a special fundraiser concert for Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County. The concert will take place at the Camden High School Performing Arts Auditorium in Camden this Sunday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 general admission and are available at the Kershaw County Fine Arts Center (FAC) and online at fineartscenter.org. Sponsors include Joe and Sandy Shull as well as several other friends of Habitat for Humanity.

February 19, 2016 | | People & Places


Price House Commission to host tour in honor of Black History Month

In observance and celebration of Black History month, the Price House Commission is sponsoring public tours of four African American Historical Sites in Camden. The sites will be opened on Saturday, Feb. 20 at different times. The sites are Camden Second Presbyterian Church, 816 Market Street, 1 – 1:45 p.m.; Camden First United Methodist Church, 704 West DeKalb Street, 2:15-3 p.m.; Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 801 South Broad Street, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. and the Price House, corner of South Broad Street and York Street, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

February 16, 2016 | | People & Places


L-EHS, FCA to host rally Monday

On Feb. 22, Lugoff-Elgin High School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host a rally for Kershaw County. The rally will be held at the L-EHS Auditorium from 6:30-8:30 p.m. New England Patriot Chaplain Jack Easterby will be the guest speaker and a guest testimony will be given by L-EHS 2013 graduate and USC Volleyball player Megan Kirkland.

February 16, 2016 | | People & Places


L-EHS, FCA to host rally Monday

On Feb. 22, Lugoff-Elgin High School's Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host a rally for Kershaw County. The rally will be held at the L-EHS Auditorium from 6:30-8:30 p.m. New England Patriot Chaplain Jack Easterby will be the guest speaker and a guest testimony will be given by L-EHS 2013 graduate and USC Volleyball player Megan Kirkland.

February 16, 2016 | | People & Places


KCHS program to look at history of Wateree River

"Back Before the Dams," the topic of the Kershaw County Historical Society's program Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3:00 p.m., is sure to evoke recent impressions of untamed powers of high waters those attending have themselves lately witnessed.

February 16, 2016 | | 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 the Wood Auditorium. Two awards will be given:

February 12, 2016 | | People & Places


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 on Lyttleton Street. The main office is in Columbia. They help all survivors even if they are uninsured. ALALA provides Breast Cancer patients with prostheses, bras, and wigs. Recently residents and staff from Pinedale Residential Center made and donated Chemo hats for cancer patients to ALALA. Shown here from left are Brandi Grubbs, Liaison with Embrace Hospice, who donated breast cancer pins for the hats; Pinedale resident Ernestine Rabon; Lisa Seeger, ALALA representative; Pinedale residents ...

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.m. in the Wood Auditorium. This special Valentine's Day concert will feature the world-renowned Danish String Quartet along with members of Decoda, including Claire Bryant (cello), Meehna Bhasin (violin), Owen Dalby (violin), Kris Saebo (bass), Brad Balliett (bassoon), along with Sarah Elizabeth Charles, jazz vocalist. The concert is sponsored by The Frederick S. Upton Foundation, BlueCross Blue Shield of South Carolina, Tom and Virginia Ann Mullikin and Kennedy Insurance Agency. Tickets for the concert ...

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 E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and to celebrate the birth date of Generals John D. Kennedy and Joseph B. Kershaw. Guest speaker Alan Roberson from the Confederate Relic Room in Columbia presented a program on "The Burning of Columbia."

February 09, 2016 | | People & Places


Lugoff couple featured on 700 Club

A Lugoff couple was recently featured on the 700 Club, a television show broadcast by Christian Broadcast Ministries.

February 05, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Lugoff-Elgin High School senior is 2016 BGCM Youth of the Year

Tyler Maple, a senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is the 2016 Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands (BGCM) Youth of the Year.

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


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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


Q&A with Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen

Miss Camden, Grace Smith and Miss Camden Teen, Cassandra Gibson will head to Columbia today to begin preliminaries for the Miss South Carolina 2016 pageant ...

June 17, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


UWKC receives $5,000 grant

The Building Industry Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC). The UWKC is helping 22 homeowners in ...

June 17, 2016 | | People & Places


Historic Camden Foundation to host lecturer June 30

The Historic Camden Foundation will host celebrated lecturer Dr. Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy June 30 at the Kershaw-Cornwallis House.

June 14, 2016 | | People & Places


Goat Daddy’s Farm featured on KC Ag + Art Tour

Goat Daddy's Farm at 144 Tomahawk Trail in Elgin is the fifth of six farms featured during the huge farm tour event taking place ...

June 14, 2016 | | People & Places


Waldo returning to Camden in July

Where's Waldo? In Camden, South Carolina, of course! The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five ...

June 10, 2016 | | People & Places


Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program starts June 18

The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is coming to Kershaw County. The goals of the program are to supplement the diets of low-income seniors with ...

June 07, 2016 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Library Summer events

Camden Branch

May 27, 2016 | | People & Places


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