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Q&A with Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen

Saturday marks the start of the Miss South Carolina and Miss South Carolina Teen competition for 78 young ladies, two of which will be representing Camden. Abbie Zvejnieks was crowned Miss Camden the beginning of this year along with Olivia Loynes who was crowned Miss Camden Teen. Abbie will be attending Wake Forest in the fall and Olivia is a rising junior at North Central High School.

June 19, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Arts Arising marks 25 years

Arts Arising celebrates its 25th year this summer. The program began in 1988 through a partnership with the Kershaw County School District and the Fine Arts Center. This year, more than 120 children from Kershaw County schools are participating.

June 19, 2015 | | People & Places


Patriots, Picnic & Pops to kick off holiday weekend

Historic Camden is putting on an old fashioned Independence Day celebration – and everyone is invited.

June 17, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Camden Rotary Scholarships

June 15, 2015 | | People & Places


Reflections to close out Finally Friday series

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will close out its popular free outdoor concert series, Finally Friday with Reflections, a Camden favorite. The concert will take place Friday, June 26 at the Shull Pavilion behind the Wood Auditorium from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Admission is free and food and beverages will be available for purchase. Guests are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. The rain location will be on the stage in the Wood Auditorium.

June 15, 2015 | | People & Places


20th Jammin' In July lineup announced

Jammin' In July is less than a month away, but music lovers can start looking forward to a night of great entertainment.

June 12, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KC Master Gardeners’ new members

Kershaw County Master Gardeners announces a new graduating class:

June 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Tour de Camden sees highest participation yet

The Tour De Camden bike ride enjoyed its most successful year ever.

June 10, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Lugoff First Baptist CMC 4K class donates to Food for the Soul

Lugoff First Baptist's Children's Ministry Center 4K class, led by April McCaa and Dorothy Kessler, raised $708 for Food for the Soul by bringing in change and having a bake sale. They were so excited to share with others and show God's love. The class told the workers at Food for the Soul that "Jesus helped us raise the money!"

June 10, 2015 | | People & Places


Growing membership

Epsilon Beta Chapter of Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. recently added two new members, Alison Bennett, left, and Harriett Shepherd, at a ceremony held in May at Bethlehem Baptist Church. Odean Hill of Epsilon Beta Chapter noted that both ladies are extremely talented and will bring their skills to Epsilon Beta Chapter. A luncheon attended by family and friends followed the induction ceremony.

June 08, 2015 | | People & Places


DAR recognizes outstanding students

The Daughters of the American Revolution, Hobkirk Hill Chapter, recognized several Kershaw County students during the chapter's annual meeting in May.

June 08, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Happy 97th Birthday

Mrs. Sarah Belton Rutherford celebrates her 97th birthday on June 8. She is a mom, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother and a great-great-great grandmother. "We all love her very much," her daughter, Mrs. Earline R. Frierson said.

June 08, 2015 | | People & Places


Summer Reading Program Kickoff Saturday

Heroes, revelations, and exciting new places are all part of the Kershaw County Library's Summer Reading Program.

June 05, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Eight presented at ‘Pearls of Perfection’ Cotillion

The Camden chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presented eight debutantes at its 6th annual "Pearls of Perfection" Debutante Cotillion, held May 16 at the Camden Shrine Club.

June 05, 2015 | | People & Places


65th Anniversary

June 03, 2015 | | People & Places


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Amelia Alexander turns 100 years old

Amelia Alexander of New Rochelle, N.Y. (formerly of Camden) turned 100 years old on June 6, 2015. She celebrated this joyous occasion with her ...

July 31, 2015 | | People & Places


Robinson family antique

Ninety-two-year-old Frances B. Robinson of Camden holds a hand carved rolling pin made by her grandfather in 1894. He carved the rolling pin from a ...

July 31, 2015 | | People & Places


Finding the way of St. James

It's more than just a long walk to see the final resting place of a religious icon.

July 31, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Who is the soldier in the park?

Anyone walking through or passing by Monument Square has seen the tall, beautiful monument in the middle of the park surrounded by a small iron ...

July 29, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Louisa deLoach sings National Anthem

Louisa deLoach, daughter of Joe and May deLoach of Camden, sings the National Anthem before the Friday, July 24 South Atlantic League baseball game between ...

July 29, 2015 | | People & Places


Happenings at the library

Camden Branch

July 27, 2015 | | People & Places


Satin Paws event to help raise funds for Animal Shelter

Looking for a way to pamper yourself and lend a helping hand, or paw, as it were, to our furry friends?

July 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


CHS Class of ’75 reunion coming soon

Camden High School's 1975 graduating class will celebrate its 40th reunion Saturday, Aug. 22, at the historic Robert Mills Courthouse.

July 27, 2015 | | People & Places


SPRINGDALE 5K set for August 8

August 8, the sixth annual Springdale 5k will start bright and early at 8 a.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the partner agencies ...

July 22, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


We want your ideas!

You may notice a couple of iconic landmarks of our community pictured here.

July 22, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


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