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Easter Bunny and Uno visit Karesh residents

Staige DeBenedetti wears a bunny costume while visiting Karesh Wing resident Vickie McQuinn (seated), along with therapy dog, Uno, held by Nola McQuinn. The Easter Bunny delivered eggs to residents, courtesy of De Los Mejores Paso Fino Ranch, owned by Staige DeBenedetti.

April 06, 2018 | | People & Places


Gayle Breon celebrates 50 years of service at KershawHealth

Gayle Breon graduated from Kershaw County Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1961 and started her career in Obstetrics and Nursery when O.W. Watson was the administrator. She left in 1964 to go to Monroe County Hospital, Key West, Fla., where she worked Med/Surg/Peds until 1967. She returned to Kershaw County Medical Center on Jan. 15, 1968, on the surgical unit as a staff nurse, then charge nurse, then unit manager. Breon's reputation on the surgical unit consistently remained one of professionalism, high quality, dedication, commitment and compassion.

April 06, 2018 | | People & Places


KHGC meets Monday

King Haiglar Garden Club will meet on Monday at the home of Cathy Moss. Carol Meckstroth and Carolyn Willens will be co-hostesses.

April 06, 2018 | | People & Places


Farmers Market opens Saturday

The Kershaw County Farmers Market kicks off its 2018 season Saturday in a new, permanent location in downtown Camden this Saturday.

April 03, 2018 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KH director of infection prevention retires

Paula Guild has been an extraordinary leader, mentor and visionary during her nearly 30 years with KershawHealth (KH) and leaves a legacy of significant accomplishments. Patients are safer and the hospital's environment substantially better because of her efforts. The KH family thanks Paula for her many years of dedicated service and countless contributions to KH, congratulate her and wish her every success.

March 30, 2018 | | People & Places


Happy 80th Birthday, Bernice Young

March 30, 2018 | | People & Places


Finally Friday jam to kick off Cup weekend

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will kick off the Carolina Cup weekend again this year with its annual Finally Friday Free Concert Series Music Jam -- A Carolina Cup Weekend Kick Off on the Town Green. The event is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, so please leave coolers at home. No glass bottles are allowed. Rain location is the Jim and Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing on the campus of the FAC.

March 27, 2018 | | People & Places


LMSC Camden & Kershaw County Queens

Eleven Kershaw county residents won local titles at the Little Miss and Teen Miss South Carolina Camden and Kershaw County Preliminary Pageants held recently. They will represent their title at the 2018 state LMSC Pageant to be held in Hartsville, July 14-21, where they will compete for over $30,000 in scholarships in addition to the beautiful crowns, scepters, trophies, monogrammed banners and other prizes that will be awarded. The state pageant is partnered with Palmetto Health Children's Hospital and has raised more than $357,000 for PHCH since partnering with them in 2002.

March 27, 2018 | | People & Places


Dog show winner

March 27, 2018 | | People & Places


Post 17 recognitions

March 20, 2018 | | People & Places


Rev. Bruce Hancock honored

Camden's First Baptist Church retired pastor Rev. Bruce Hancock was honored by the congregation recently with the title Pastor Emeritus for his years of service to the church.

March 20, 2018 | | People & Places


Carrie Eubanks representing NCHS at SC Region Band Clinic

After rounds of challenging auditions, Carrie Eubanks will be representing North Central High School at the South Carolina Region Band Clinic.

March 20, 2018 | | People & Places


Camden Crew wins dance competition

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is pleased to announce yet another successful competition win for the its Camden Crew under the direction of Kelley's Fine Arts (KFA). The KFA Dance Company just returned home after completing a very successful competition in Supply, N.C. The "Beyond The Stars" regional competition consisted of 400 routines from 15 different studios. The KFA Camden Crew is proud to have won and brought home two of the three highest scores of the entire competition. The Camden Crew was awarded the Shooting Star Award for their hip hop routine, as well ...

March 20, 2018 | | People & Places


Bethune WC & LC offering scholarships

The Bethune Woman's Club and the Bethune Lions Club are each offering a $500 Scholarship. These scholarships are one-time awards.

March 20, 2018 | | People & Places


LGC meets Monday

Lugoff Garden Club will hold its March meeting Monday at Sarah Holmberg's home in Ridgeway, with Karen Wendel as co-hostess. The social hour begins at 6:30 p.m. and the speaker's presentation starts at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Liz Gilland, urban forester for the city of Camden. The topic of her presentation is, "Trees of Biblical Times".

March 16, 2018 | | People & Places


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Kershaw County Ag+Art Tour returns June 2-3

Visitors and residents alike will have the opportunity to experience firsthand where their food comes from, meet real farmers, watch artists in action, and event ...

May 18, 2018 | | People & Places


FRC hosting ‘College Bound 101: Campus Secrets’ on May 29

As high school students graduate, the Family Resource Center (FRC) wants to ensure that those attending college have a safe, healthy and memorable experience.

May 18, 2018 | | People & Places


Pets for adoption

Adoptions include spay/neuter, vaccines, heartworm test and prevention (dogs), leukemia test (cats), deworming, flea prevention and microchip (dogs). Adoption Center hours are Tues-Fri, 10 ...

May 18, 2018 | | People & Places


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