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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

19th Carolina Downhome Blues Fest is October 1-3

The 19th Annual Carolina Downhome Blues Festival, presented by the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County starts Thursday.

September 25, 2015 | | People & Places

Bassett Gallery 2015-16 season opening reception is Saturday at FAC

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold an opening reception for the first Bassett Gallery Exhibition of the 2015-2016 season in the gallery from 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26.

September 23, 2015 | | People & Places

L-EHS Palmetto Boys State delegates

Nine seniors from Lugoff-Elgin High School represented Post 195 in Lugoff at the 75th Anniversary American Legion's Palmetto Boys State program. Boys State is recognized nationwide as a prestigious leadership camp and South Carolina has the largest per capita program in the country. This year, 1,026 rising high school seniors represented South Carolina schools to learn about leadership, government and citizenship.

September 23, 2015 | | People & Places

CCT Open Mic Night, Thursday

The Camden Community Theatre, an original affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, will hold an open mic night tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Jim & Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing located behind the Wood Auditorium at the Center.

September 23, 2015 | | People & Places

Sweet Lili's opens on Broad Street

Sweet Lili's, at 1026 Broad Street in downtown Camden, officially opened Sept. 10 with a ribbon cutting attended by city officials and members of the business community.

September 21, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

Masons featured in national Toyota dealership magazine

The Mark Mason family, owners of Lugoff Toyota, recently landed a cover story in Toyota Today, the national magazine for Toyota dealerships. Lugoff Automotive Group General Manager Mark Mason Jr. appears on the cover the magazine's July/August issue. Inside, his father, Lugoff Toyota Principal Dealer Mark Mason Sr. is quoted in a two-page article.

September 21, 2015 | | People & Places

20th annual FireFest to be held Sept. 26

The 20th Annual Camden/Kershaw County FireFest will be held at Camden's City (Rhame) Arena on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 beginning at 9 a.m. This year's event will kick off with the annual parade of fire trucks and emergency vehicles down Broad Street (starting at Rutledge Street) to the City Arena. With food, competitions, and demonstrations, the festivities should provide a day of family fun, Camden Fire Chief John Bowers said.

September 18, 2015 | | People & Places

UWKC 5th annual Chili Cook Off

The United Way of Kershaw County will be hosting the 5th Annual Chili Cookoff to benefit the citizens of Kershaw County at the Town Green in Camden. This event will feature all-you-can-taste chili and live music provided by Whiskey Tango Revue. Amateur and professional teams are welcome with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Chefs will also have the opportunity to compete for the coveted "People's Choice Award" by having attendees vote through cash donations.

September 18, 2015 | | People & Places

A Quilt of Valor

William Ogburn of Lugoff, recently received a special gift, a Quilt of Valor. The Quilts of Valor foundation is a non-profit organization providing beautiful, lap-sized quilts for military service men and women returning from deployments or who has served in war. Ogburn, 95, is a World War II veteran who served with the 10th Armored Division, known as the "Tiger Division." Ogburn served in the battles of Trier, Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge. He and his unit were cited by Gen. George S. Patton for their major contributions in stopping the Germans in the battle of Bastogne. Ogburn ...

September 16, 2015 | | People & Places

Camden Business Alliance says ‘thanks’

Peter and Fran Rowland, owners of Mulberry Bake Shop in downtown Camden, were surprised recently by the presentation of a miniature Mulberry Bake Shop in appreciation of three years of providing fresh pastries for the Camden Business Alliance's "Breakfast Before Hours" quarterly meetings free of charge.

September 16, 2015 | | People & Places

DAR celebrates Constitution Week

The Hobkirk Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will commemorate the signing of the constitution of the United States, Sept. 17-23.

September 16, 2015 | | People & Places

Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday

The Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday at the home of Mrs. John Henderson in Kings Grant, Lugoff.

September 16, 2015 | | People & Places

Local twins meet music legend

Blaize and Mary-Grace Hill recently met and sang for music industry legend Don Grierson.

September 14, 2015 | | People & Places

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Fly with Guardian Ad Litem

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

October 02, 2015 | | People & Places

October Happenings at the Library

Elgin Branch:

October 02, 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

CMC Attic Sale starts Oct. 8

Looking for just the right treasure for yourself, or want to get a leg up on holiday shopping?

September 30, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

ATEC Plant Sale begins Monday

The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC)'s FFA students will hold a fall plant sale Monday, Oct. 5, through Friday, Oct. 9, from 9 a ...

September 30, 2015 | | People & Places

2015 Toys for Tots website launches Oct. 1

The Toys for Tots web site for Kershaw County will open Thursday, Oct. 1.

September 30, 2015 | | People & Places

October Happenings at the Library

Camden Branch:

September 30, 2015 | | People & Places

Learning Fun at WES

September 30, 2015 | | People & Places

Tada! McCaa’s Tavern to open Oct. 6

It's official: McCaa's Tavern opens Oct. 6 at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site.

September 28, 2015 | | People & Places


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