The annual Boykin Christmas parade will be held Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 p.m. The parade, known for its out of the ordinary and quirky floats, began 22 years ago. "I said, 'One of these years we should have a Christmas parade.' Bill Bundy said why not this year? This was at the Swift Creek Church at a community meeting," parade organizer Alice Boykin said. A Gospel Concert will follow the parade and will feature local church choirs from Broomhill, St. Stephen's and other churches.
An orientation meeting for potential participants in the James Leroy Belk American Legion Post #17 Annual High School Oratorical Contest will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday Dec. 6 at Post 17's home on West DeKalb Street in Camden. Contest officials will discuss the subject to be used for oration and explain contest rules.
Chldren who enter the foster care system are in need of caring adults to speak up for them in Family Court. The Guardian ad Litem is a strong child advocate for children. Advocates must be over 21 years old and be able to give four to five hours a month to visit a child. Volunteers do not need to have a college degree, or a legal or social work background. The very best child advocates are people who care about children.
The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will bring a night of great, family-friendly and clean comedy to the stage of the Wood Auditorium on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7p.m. Mike Goodwin, known for his fresh, clean humor will perform his "Bowtie Comedy" show for one night only. Tickets to the event are $15.
Madelyn Annette Wooten and Zachary William Prestage were united in marriage at half past four o'clock on Saturday, November 7, 2015 on Figure Eight Island in Wilmington, NC The Reverend Louis Ernest Strickland officiated the ceremony.
Everyone belongs to some kind of community. Some communities are big, while others are not. Some communities do not get along, while others do. Some communities come together through tragedies, while others do not. If I am going to be honest, I have to say the community I have grown up in and live in today is one of the best there is.
The Hobkirk Hill Chapter, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution was recently recognized by the United States of America Department of Defense as a partner in the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration. The chapter received a certificate, issued by the Department of Defense, signed by Ash Carter, Secretary of Defense, and J.L. Danford, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a proclamation signed by President Barack Obama.
Two North Central High School (NCHS) students will be competing in the 2016 Miss South Carolina Teen USA pageant to be held today and Saturday in the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. NCHS Junior Cassandra "Casey" Grace Gibson, and NCHS Senior Alexa Wiliamson will both be competing. The winner will go on to compete in the national Miss Teen USA pageant, owned by Donald Trump and NBC Universal. Each contestant will compete in 3 areas including Beauty, Swimsuit and Interview. Casey, who recently won the national title of World's Teen Miss Tourism 2015, is this year's Miss Camden ...
For the ninth consecutive year the Bethune Garden Club will host the Bethune Memorial Tree and Candle Lighting Ceremony. The Ceremony will take place on at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, November 29 at the Bethune Memorial Park. The event commemorates the life of loved ones and officially begins the Bethune celebration of Christmas.