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CGC to meet Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday in the Garden Room at Springdale Hall.

January 08, 2016 | | People & Places


KHGC meets Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club will start 2016 with its first meeting and program of the year at 3 p.m. Monday at 1819 Hobkirk Court, Camden.

January 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Decoda performs at White House

Several years ago, when the New York City-based chamber music ensemble Decoda was brainstorming "big dream" proposals, Claire Bryant suggested taking Decoda to the White House.

January 08, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Miss Camden, Miss Camden Teen 2016

Grace Marie Smith was crowned Miss Camden 2016 and Cassandra Grace Gibson was crowned Miss Camden Teen 2016 on Saturday evening. Other winners from the night are as follows: Overall Ticket Sales, Garnet Robinson; Overall Ad Sales, Cassandra Grace Gibson; Teen Miss Congeniality, Cassandra Grace Gibson; Teen 1st runner up, Garnet Robinson and Miss Congeniality, Nigeria Myers. The Miss Camden Scholarship Program thanks Camden Military Academy for being a Gold Sponsor of the Miss Camden Pageant and Photography by Julie P.

January 05, 2016 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Master Gardeners offering monthly talks starting Saturday

Looking for a little help to grow that garden?

January 05, 2016 | | People & Places


2016 Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen

Ten young ladies will compete for the titles of Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen 2016 Saturday evening, 6 p.m. at Camden High school. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Advanced tickets can be purchased from any contestant. Email misscamden scholarshipprogram@gmail.com for more information.

January 01, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Boykin Christmas Parade

January 01, 2016 | | People & Places


Rocking a good cause

Looking for a fun way to give back in 2016?

January 01, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KCPR Christmas Card Contest winners announced

The Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department and First Palmetto Savings Bank recently sponsored their annual Christmas Card Contest. The contest is designed to give elementary school students in Kershaw County the opportunity to show off their creativity and artistic skills by sending a Christmas Card. It also gives students the chance to win cash prizes from First Palmetto.

December 25, 2015 | | People & Places


YallFest Book Festival

Students and staff from North Central Middle School and North Central High School recently attended the YallFest Book Festival in Charleston.. This was the 5th annual conference for young adult book authors, which included panel discussions and book signings. The group attended sessions from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. With 63 authors, various book publishers, and 12,000 fans in attendance there was much to see and hear. While in Charleston, the group also went by the Emanuel AME Church and visited the campuses of the Citadel and College of Charleston. Attendees included: (back row) Ross Freeman, Jessica Freeman ...

December 25, 2015 | | People & Places


Lorine celebrates 100 years

Lorine Stogsdill of Camden celebrated her 100th birthday on Nov. 30. She was born Nov. 30, 1915. Lorine celebrated with her family and friends during a huge party and enjoyed a lunch with her grandson, Richard Stogsdill. Her favorite activities are reading the Chronicle-Independent and The State. Lorine is pictured with her cat, Buttermilk.

December 25, 2015 | | People & Places


Richard Kirkland honored

A ceremony to honor the memory of Richard Kirkland, known as "The Angel of Mary's Heights," was held Dec. 12 in Quaker Cemetery.

December 22, 2015 | | People & Places


DAR celebrates 125th anniversary

The Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recently hosted a tea to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

December 22, 2015 | | People & Places


Girl Scouts collect for Operation Christmas Child

Area Girl Scout troops recently worked together to collect donations for Operation Christmas Child and Toys for Tots, Girl Scout Troop 3415, led by Katie Chmiel, Troops 1278 and 937, both led by Lindsey Cox and Emily Skufca and Troop 3444, led by Cathy Floyd, have collected donations and worked together to fill 70 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child as well as donate to the Toys for Tots organization. The troops are also visiting local nursing homes in the community to spread holiday cheer by caroling to the residents.

December 22, 2015 | | People & Places


Industrial division contributes $270,000 to UWKC

In July, the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) kicked off it's 2016-2017 campaign by hosting its Industrial Division luncheon. Representatives from Kershaw County Industries set campaign goals and shared fund raising ideas. Since July, industrial companies in Kershaw County and their employees have raised more than $250,000.

December 18, 2015 | | People & Places


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Danish String Quartet performs Feb. 14

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will present the last concert of the 2015-16 Chamber Music Series on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 5 p ...

February 09, 2016 | | People & Places


UDC hosts annual Lee-Jackson Luncheon

On January 23, 2016, the John D. Kennedy Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy held a luncheon at the Kershaw House to honor Generals Robert ...

February 09, 2016 | | People & Places


Lugoff couple featured on 700 Club

A Lugoff couple was recently featured on the 700 Club, a television show broadcast by Christian Broadcast Ministries.

February 05, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Lugoff-Elgin High School senior is 2016 BGCM Youth of the Year

Tyler Maple, a senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is the 2016 Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands (BGCM) Youth of the Year.

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


W.A.R.M. volunteers

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


KHGC meets Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet Monday at 3:30 p.m. in Proctor Hall. Marguerite Glasgow wil host the group; Sherry Sweet-Miller, Grace ...

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


CGC meets Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on February 8th in the dining hall on the third floor of the Karesh Wing at ...

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


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