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Joseph Kershaw

Kenneth E. Lewis, the speaker at the Kershaw County Historical Society's 3 p.m. program Sunday, October 28, knows "from the ground up" the subject he will present to members and the public in the meeting room in the rear building at the Kershaw County School District Office, 2029 West DeKalb St., Camden.

October 26, 2018 | | People & Places


Mt. Moriah to hold annual dinner banquet

Mt. Moriah Outreach Inc., proudly announces its Annual Banquet. This year the Soup Kitchen will celebrate its 35th year of feeding the community's underserved, and homeless. The event will be held Saturday at 6 p.m. at Bethlehem Family Life Center, 24 Ward Road, Lugoff.

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


The high court

Camden High School crowned Homecoming Queen Katelyn Stevens (center) and presented her court during a recent football game. Stevens is escorted by Deshawn McQuillar, representing Shymeik Corbett. Also crowned were (from left) Second Runner-Up Tylin Graham, with escort Trajon Pate, representing James Dickerson; and First Runner-Up Desani Canty, with escort Tyrease Johnson, representing Xavier Downing.

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


A musical check

Second Look Charities Chair Claire Shell (left) presents a check for $15,000 to Upton Trio Director Billy Shepherd. The donation is a contribution to the trio's presentations to school children planned for 2019. These will be the culmination of a full year of preparation that included identification of areas of study that are a challenge to students. The six presentations will include 13 schools, at centralized locations, throughout the county. More than 2,000 students and 60 teachers will be involved, and for those unable to attend, the programs will be shared through Google Classroom.

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


Silver-Haired Legislature

Three Kershaw County residents were recently elected to the Area Six Silver-Haired Legislature, a statewide senior citizens' advocacy group sponsored by Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments. They are Edwin Stokes, Bruce Little and Remond Cooper. They will serve two year terms as county representatives.

October 19, 2018 | | People & Places


October Shag Fest is Oct. 20

Jackie Gore, the "Godfather of Beach Music," will be the main entertainment of the evening for The Historic Camden Shag Club's "October Shag Fest." The October Shag Fest will be held at the Shrine Club, 1379 Kershaw Hwy., Camden, Oct. 20 from 7 to 11 p.m.

October 12, 2018 | | People & Places


Historic Camden hosts all of Kershaw County’s 3rd Graders

Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site welcomed more than 700 3rd Graders from all over Kershaw County as part of its annual History Days program, Oct. 4 and 5. For 25 years, each elementary school in the Kershaw County School District sends its third graders to the museum to supplement the South Carolina history curriculum standards for that grade.

October 12, 2018 | | People & Places


MAIL on the RAILS

An artifact display and slides will enhance the multifaceted program "MAIL on the RAILS!!" which the Kershaw County Historical Society invites members and other interested persons to enjoy at 3 p.m. Sunday, September 16, at the Robert Mills Courthouse, 607 Broad St., Camden.

September 11, 2018 | | People & Places


King Haigler Garden Club to meet on September 10

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet on Monday, Sept. 10 at 3 p.m, at the home of Carolyn McKittrick. The theme for artistic arrangements is "September Changes." Arrangements should reflect the change from summer to fall. Flowers, fruit, and leaves may be used.

September 07, 2018 | | People & Places


Learn how to find your family at our workshop

The Camden Family History Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is holding a free family history workshop Sept. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 34 Chestnut Ferry Rd., Camden. Call (803) 427-9218 for more information. Free lunch. Bring your laptops, tables and phones.

September 07, 2018 | | People & Places


When life gives you Lemons … go racin’

In an irony of ironies, road work has sent road course drivers and their cars to a park.

September 07, 2018 | | People & Places


Camden Garden Club

The new season for the Camden Garden Club will begin on Monday, September 10, at the home of Jane Arnold. The club and its officers have been very busy over the summer months. Members were responsible for watering and fertilizing the beautiful fuchsia bogavilla that are planted on the corners of Dekalb and Broad streets, and Rutledge and Broad streets. The club officers coordinated the hostesses and judges for each month as well as where we would be meeting, the programs that we will have, and then they put together the handbook for the upcoming year.

September 04, 2018 | | People & Places


Grace Episcopal awards scholarships

Grace Episcopal Church recently awarded two Grahame Butler-Nixon Scholarships to:

September 04, 2018 | | People & Places


LSUMC welcomes new senior pastor

Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (UMC) welcomes the Rev. James Michael Arant as its new senior pastor. Arant has served God in local churches as a pastor since 1995. He received his education from Spartanburg Methodist College, Coker College and the Divinity School of Duke University. While attending Coker, he served at a three-point charge as a student pastor and continued to do so while attending Duke. He had the honor of being named South Carolina Annual Conference Merit Scholar. He has a beautiful wife, Tara, and two sons, Elijah and Nathan. His father and brother are elders in the ...

September 04, 2018 | | People & Places


FAC annual meeting is Sept. 6

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, September 6 at 7:30 a.m. in the historic Douglas-Reed House on the FAC's campus. Donors, friends, volunteers, as well as the public, are invited to attend this annual event. This is the first year that the annual meeting will be held as a breakfast. The FAC will review its accomplishments during the 2017-2018 season, as well as announce new classes and events and share plans for the 2018-19 season.

August 31, 2018 | | People & Places


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December Kershaw County Library events

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November 20, 2018 | | People & Places


Drew David to be honored in Rose Parade

Robert "Drew" E. David IV will be honored in the 2019 Rose Parade for giving the "Gift of Life" as an organ, eye and tissue ...

November 13, 2018 | | People & Places


Five generations

November 13, 2018 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Veterans Appreciation Picnic

The third annual Kershaw County Veterans Appreciation Picnic recieved high marks from attendees. More than 175 veterans and their families attended the Sunday afternoon event ...

November 13, 2018 | | People & Places


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