July 1-3 marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the bloodiest battle in American history with approximately 53,000 men killed, wounded or missing.
By FRASER SPEAKS C-I (Camden, S.C.) Localife editor email@example.com For 12 days at the end of May, Dr. Mary Metropol got to do something a little different from how she normally spends her days in her dentistry office in Camden. May 11-23, Dr. Metropol was in Guatemala along with her daughter and other medical, dentistry and veterinary students and professionals. The group travelled among three different ...
The Music and Arts Ministry in Celebration of 15 years of Music Ministry, will present an Abundant Life Fellowship Chorale "Reunion Concert" on Saturday evening at 7 p.m.
The historical Jackson High School Class of 1970 will sponsor their first annual scholarship dinner banquet.
The Samantha Joy Sullivan Scholarship The 2013 winner of the $800 Samantha Joy Sullivan Scholarship went to Madeline Pate, 15-year-old daughter of Duane and Lori Pate of Cassatt. The Samantha Joy Sullivan Scholarship was created in memory of Samantha Joy Sullivan, Junior Miss Chicken Strut 2000. This award was created in her name in 2001 in honor of the love and joy she brought to all those that knew her. She showed what ...
Get ready for the June edition of Finally Friday at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) Friday when cover band Under the Sun takes the stage of the Outdoor Pavilion.
The Camden Junior Welfare League has reviewed grant applications and selected the award recipients for 2013.
This is the fourth year Camden First United Methodist has awarded scholarships in honor and in memeory of Thomas E. "Daddy Mac" McLester. McLester, a longtime dedicated educator, coach and mentor at Jackson and Camden High schools in Kershaw County.
By FRASER SPEAKS C-I (Camden, S.C.) Localife editor firstname.lastname@example.org Salkehatchie Summer Service takes place every summer throughout selected sites in South Carolina to provide renovations to homes throughout the various communities. This year, the Wateree Camp division of Salkehatchie was held June 15-22 through Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (LSUMC) in Camden. Five homes were selected -- two in Camden and three in Lugoff. This year, around ...
As part of a summer concert series at First Baptist Church in Camden, Susan Buckley Cumbie will be in concert Sunday at 7 p.m. Susan has been performing most of her life. A singer-songwriter, pianist and conductor, her passion of music and worship is sure to amaze you and leave you inspired. Susan is also a skilled violinist. She has four CDs to her credit, two of which are all original compositions.
Thousands of Ham Radio operators will be showing off their emergency capabilities this weekend.
A large yard sale benefiting the Kershaw County Humane Society will be held Saturday. The sale will take place from 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the future site of "The Meyer Teal Animal Adoption Center." The site is located at 128 Black River Road in Camden. For more information call 425-6016.
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 25 different local businesses throughout the community this July.
As part of its summer reading celebration, the Kershaw County Library will present children's musical performer Elska at 6:30 p.m. on Friday at the Camden Branch.
J.W. and Elizabeth Barrett celebrated their 50th anniversary at a drop-in hosted by their sons and daughter-in-law Johnny Barrett and Paul and Hope Barrett, on Sunday, May 19 at St. John United Methodist Church Fellowshipp Hall at Springhill in Lee County.
While Christmas is a busy and exciting time for most everyone, it's especially busy and exciting this year for Julia Halford, Phyllis David and Linda Higgins of the local musical ensemble,We Three. The trio will be performing at various Christmas singing events, both locally and out of town. Among those events will be several release parties for its first album Christmas Blessings. The group has release parties scheduled for Friday at Bend Dusty's and ...
The Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) will have the honor of escorting Santa Claus through the neighborhoods in Lugoff again this year. Santa will be escorted through different areas of the Lugoff community each night. Lugoff firefighters enjoy this event each year so children can have the opportunity to see the "Jolly One" before he comes on Christmas night.
Local artist and gardener Brenda Konitzer will sign her new cookbook What's Cooking at Dry Branch Ranch? Saturday, 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Books on Broad at 944 Broad St, in Camden. Books will be available for purchase and autographing. Samples from some of the book's recipes, such as pumpkin bread, mushroom and onion dip and seafood pizza dip will be available.
A 43-foot-long replica of the H.L. Hunley will return to the Camden Archives and Museum on Friday and Saturday. The replica last appeared in Camden in May 2012.
The Camden Rotary Club will host its annual "Meet Santa on the Town Green" event after Saturday's Christmas parade in downtown Camden. Santa Claus will be available for pictures and giving out candy canes until 2 p.m. Community members are encouraged to come share those Christmas wishes with Santa Claus.
The family of Edward and Louise Allen extend sincere congratulations to the couple who will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Allen were married December 12, 1953.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will celebrate holiday season with their annual Christmas tea and ornament exchange.
The much anticipated Blaney-Elgin history book, A Sand Hills Revelation by Elgin author Madge Black Strickland, will debut with a book signing at Elgin Town Hall in downtown Elgin.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting today at the home of Sandy Shull. This is always a special meeting due to the time of year. It doesn't matter how old someone may be, there will be excitement and energy filling the air with the anticipation of Christmas. Although there will be no program this month, it is a perfect meeting to bring prospective new members.
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