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Reading fun

2nd grade students at Doby's Mill Elementary School enjoyed "Flashlight Friday" by reading for 30 minutes by  ashlight with a buddy. Here, April Dixon's students, Ben Hill and Bryson Lewis, enjoy their reading time.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Places


50th anniversary

Charles and Odean Hill of Lugoff were honored by their children, Nathan and Chardean, with an elegant celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary in Tampa, Florida on February 7, 2015. The couple also took a cruise on Holland American Cruise Line prior to the grand celebration.

February 16, 2015 | | People & Places


Reflections, connections resonate deeply in Love Letters

Tony and Joy Claussen Scully bring their formidable stage and unique life experiences to the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County's Wood Auditorium on Friday night.

February 11, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Silent auction at woman’s wellness event to benefit New Day on Mill

Women's Window to Wellness will host an evening of women supporting women in health, wellness and beauty this Thursday evening. Several of Camden's small businesses will participate and provide interactive experiences such as skin care analysis, a make-up consultation, a mini facial, sampling of nutritional products, sample essential oils, a Reiki session or a hand massage.

February 11, 2015 | | People & Places


Habitat ReStore auctions doll house

The Habitat ReStore is auctioning off a doll house to assist building houses for families in need in Kershaw County. The doll house and its' furniture were hand made by Marion and Bill Tripp of Camden in the 1980s. The needlepoint rugs in the house were made by their sister. To see and bid on the house visit the Habitat Store at 1019 Broad Street, Camden. Submit bids at the register, bids start at $250. The auction will last until Feb. 28.

February 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Mr. L-E, Hollywood Hunks 2015

January 31, 22 Lugoff-Elgin High School "Hollywood Hunks" competed for the title of Mr. L-E. Pictured (from left to right) are Mr. Hunk 2015, Javier Polo; Mr. Photogenic, Brandon Todd; Mr. L-E and recipient of the Austin Branham Mr. Congeniality award Tripp Cox; Ms. Sweetheart 2015, Savannah Harvey and Mr. L-E first runner up Da'San Ardis. Mr. Hunk was determined by audience members. The Austin Branham Mr. Congeniality award and Miss Sweetheart were determined by the contestants.

February 09, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


King Haiglar Garden Club meets Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club meets Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the home of Nancy Carlson, 13 Hunt Club Lane, Camden. Carolyn McKittrick and Carol Meckstroth will co-host. Refreshments will be provided.

February 06, 2015 | | People & Places


Catherine French is Steeplechase Museum’s new executive director

atherine French knows a thing or two about showcasing the Sport of Kings.

February 06, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Edward Aaron and Friends returns to FAC Monday

Edward Arron & Friends return to the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County Monday for the second concert of the three-part Chamber Music Series. The concert begins at 7 p.m., immediately following a cocktail hour beginning at 6 p.m. The concert will feature selections by Beethoven, Stravinsky, Weber and Debussy. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 the day of the concert, with a student ticket for $15. The 2014-15 Chamber Music Series is sponsored by The Frederick S. Upton Foundation, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch-Kohn Spring Group, Tom & Virginia Ann Mullikin and Kennedy ...

February 06, 2015 | | People & Places


Miss Black & Gold 2015

The Miss Gold and Black Pageants will be held on Friday, February 13th and Saturday, February 14th. Both pageants begin at 7 p.m. in the Camden High Auditorium. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased in advance at Camden High School. The theme for the pageants is "On Broadway." Highlights of the events will be the crowning of Junior Miss Gold and Black on Friday night, Miss Gold and Black on Saturday, Mr. Camden Bulldog on Saturday night, and a performance by the Camden High Gospel Choir at both pageants. The two events are sponsored by the Camden Bulldog ...

February 04, 2015 | | People & Places


Mr. L-E, Hollywood Hunks 2015

February 04, 2015 | | People & Places


Civil War presentation at the Kershaw County Library on Feb. 10

As part of his campaign through Georgia and the Carolinas, Gen. William T. Sherman created a psychological war on civilians that is the focus of a presentation at 6:30 p.m. at the Kershaw County Library, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the Kershaw County Library, 1304 Broad St., Camden.

January 30, 2015 | | People & Places


Must-haves for any Super Bowl party

The Super Bowl, the annual championship game of the National Football League, has become a global event.

January 30, 2015 | | People & Places


Miss Lugoff-Elgin 2015 crowned

29 young women competed for the titles of Miss L-E and Jr. Miss L-E Saturday evening at the Lugoff-Elgin High School auditorium. The theme for the evening was "Dancing into the 1920s." The following students were awarded titles for the Jr. Miss L-E division: Gracie Hill, Jr. Miss Congeniality; Ashlynn Russo, Jr. Miss Fan Favorite, 1st Runner Up (Jr. Miss L-E); McKenlee Davis, Jr. Miss Photogenic, 2nd Runner Up (Jr. Miss L-E); Ansley Puckett, Freshman Class Queen; Savannah Harvey, Sophomore Class Queen and Jr. Miss L-E 2015 Leah Hunter.

January 28, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Tips for finding if a pet is right for your family

Pets often make wonderful additions to a household. Parents not only love pets because animals bring smiles to their children's faces, but also because pets teach kids about responsibility.

January 26, 2015 | | People & Places


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Camden First welcomes new pastor, Rev. McCutcheon

Reverend Larry D. McCutcheon has been appointed as minister to Camden First United Methodist Church. Rev McCutcheon comes from Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg where he served for 11 years. A spiritual and civic leader, he preaches the gospel and walks the talk throughout various sectors of the community in an extraordinary way, touching the lives of so many with his unique ability to reach all people from all walks of life.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


KC Library Summer Reading

As part of the Kershaw County Library's Summer Reading Program "Every Hero Has a Story," storyteller Sharon Clarke presented a program at both the Camden and Elgin libraries. Clarke, who lives in North Carolina, entertained the audience with both story and music. Her interactive program was enjoyed by the audience, young and old. Clarke involved the audience as she told an old Chinese folk tale, The Magic Wings. Shown from left are Addy Gwynn as the Queen, Clarke, Elizabeth Mensching as the Princess, Lucy Moore as the Grocer's Daughter, and Liberty Mensching as the Goose Girl.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


Plant fun

Studying plants is serious business as Wateree Elementary students Colden Baker and Austin Warwick learn about the different parts of a plant.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


Big noses, big hearts

Karl and Kay Allen of Black River Rescue, and Lucy, part of their four-legged family and co-workers, present a special children's program at the Kershaw County Library. The program included information on their dogs' special talents and what the Allens and their dogs do. The Allens taught the children to "hug a tree" if they ever happen to become lost in the woods because body scents populate and remain trapped under limbs and branches, which can help bloodhounds find and rescue them. Bloodhounds not only have super-sensitive noses -- more than 4 million scent cells -- they also have floppy ears ...

June 26, 2015 | | People & Places


PTHS kids in KidFest

Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS) student Paisley Beam walks in the Belk's KidFest fashion show in late March. Paisley was one of several PTHS Bullpups featured in the fashion show. During the show, Belk Stores presented PTHS with a $4,154 donation. The store offered customers an opportunity to support local Title I elementary schools during Angel Days, a holiday fundraiser, and 100 percent of the proceeds were given to the school. Belk chose PTHS from among Title I schools in Richland and Kershaw County school districts. A portion of the proceeds will go toward a 21st Century ...

June 26, 2015 | | People & Places


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