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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

Saving Fred the gummy worm

Doby's Mill Elementary school 4th grade students in Amanda Cook's class engaged in a S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) project during the first days of school. Using a precise number of materials and a specific set of instructions, students had to work together, using the scientific method to build a structure the save Fred the gummy worm.

September 14, 2015 | | People & Places

Hometown store; hometown manager

For Gerald Munn, taking the helm at the Camden Piggly Wiggly is not just a promotion, it's a homecoming.

September 11, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

King Haiglar Garden Club meets Sept. 14

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 at the home of Virginia Isler, 194 Tombfield Road. This will be the first meeting of the new year and many interesting and educational programs are scheduled throughout the year.

September 11, 2015 | | People & Places

Create the State

Students in Doby's Mill Elementary school teacher Tajia Bussert's 3rd grade class started the first week of school by learning about the state in which they live. Students worked in groups to create maps of South Carolina.

September 11, 2015 | | People & Places

King Kat Tournament coming up in October

Beak out the rods and nets and get ready for some serious fishing.

September 09, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

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Orientation for Legion Oratorical Contest is Sunday

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 ...

December 01, 2015 | | People & Places

FAC Holiday Sales show starts Friday

The Kershaw County Fine Arts Center 2015 Holiday Sales Show kicks off Friday and will run through Dec. 16.

December 01, 2015 | | People & Places

FAC to host hometown comedian

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 ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Kershaw County seeks child advocates, training to begin in Jan.

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 ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Price House pecan sale underway

The Camden Price House Commission's annual pecan sale benefit is underway once again. Funds raised will benefit the Price House and adjacent Bonds Conway-built ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Comedian Michael Goodwin bringing the show home

For Mike Goodwin, it's one thing to be a funny guy, quite another to be a successful comedian, but either way, the goal is ...

November 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


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