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William R. Yancey

A visitation to celebrate the life of William Randy Yancey, 58, was held Saturday from 6-8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

September 07, 2015 | | People & Places

Adult Ed staffers honored

Three Kershaw County School District adult education staff members were honored with regional and state awards this summer by the South Carolina Association of Adult and Continuing Education (SCAACE).

September 04, 2015 | | People & Places

NAACP Fun Fest set for September 19

The Camden-Kershaw County Branch NAACP will hold its annual Fun Fest September 19, 2015 in Knights Hill Park.

September 04, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

Autumn wins big

Autumn Sturkie of Cassatt won the title of Ultimate Grand Supreme at the Belles of the Beach pageant Sparkles & Spurs in Hartsville on April 11. Autumn competed in beauty wear and theme wear against 38 girls ranging in age from 0-18 years old. She will go on to compete in the state pageant which will be held in Myrtle Beach. Autumn is the 11 month old daughter of Pete and Brittany Sturkie. They want to wish her good luck. Autumn's family would like to congratulate her on her win and wish her good luck at the upcoming state pageant.

September 04, 2015 | | People & Places

Seniors Golf Tournament is on September 25

Calling all 50 and older golfers: registration is now underway for the Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department's annual Seniors Golf Tournament.

September 04, 2015 | | People & Places

Market Day returns Saturday to Historic Camden

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Market Day at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site is back and seeking vendors! Be ye a dealer of antiques or collectibles, artisan or crafter, or someone seeking to unclutter your world -- Historic Camden invites all to Market Day each Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., rain or shine, starting Sept. 5 and ending Nov. 21. Market Day will not be held on Nov. 7 during the 45th annual Revolutionary War Field Days.

September 02, 2015 | | People & Places

Calling all churches and places of worship

The 2016 Relay For Life year began Monday, September 1. The battle against cancer goes on and Relay For Life is requesting help by "Fighting in Faith." Join in this celebration of life and be part of the community effort for Kershaw County as money is raised to carry out the mission for The American Cancer Society.

September 02, 2015 | | People & Places

26th KH Hospital Auxiliary golf tournament Sept. 10

The Hospital Auxiliary of KershawHealth's 26th annual golf tournament will be held Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Camden Country Club.

September 02, 2015 | | People & Places

24 Hours of LeMons coming to Camden

It's more than just a car show or a race; it's more like a demented state of mind.

August 31, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

Camden Coin Club annual fall show is Sept. 19

Looking for a rare and unusual coin, or think you might have one?

August 28, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

WES First Day Fun

August 28, 2015 | | People & Places

Fine Arts Center annual meeting September 10

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Jim & Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing and Shull Pavilion. Donors, friends, participants and volunteers are invited to gather as the Center reviews its accomplishments in 2014-2015 and announces the FAC's 41st year.

August 28, 2015 | | People & Places

Auditions for “A Raisin in the Sun” start Tuesday

Auditions for the fall Camden Community Theatre production of Lorraine Hansberry's drama, A Raisin in the Sun will be held at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC,) Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 2 at 6 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. A Raisin in the Sun is known as a "pivotal play in the history of the American Black theatre," by Newsweek magazine. The production will be held October 22-25 in the Wood Auditorium at the FAC.

August 26, 2015 | | People & Places

Lugoff teen wins title of World’s Teen Miss Tourism 2015

Cassandra Grace Gibson of Lugoff recently brought home the National title of World's Teen Miss Tourism 2015. She was crowned Aug. 2 in Clarksville, Tenn. Her division included nine teens aged 16-18 from Tennessee, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Virginia and Mississippi. She also won the titles of Miss Cover Model and Most Photogenic. Prizes awarded included two trophies, three crowns, three banners, a full length fur coat, jewelry and hair care and makeup products. The World's Tourism pageant is held annually in July. Gibson hopes to host a South Carolina pageant in the near future to send delegates from ...

August 26, 2015 | | People & Places

Camden Writers creative workshop September 26

The Camden Writers will host a creative writing workshop on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Central Carolina Technical College, 1125 Little Street in Camden. Bob Strother, a seasoned South Carolina author, will deliver the keynote address. Strother has published more than 80 short stories, a short story collection and two novels; his writing has received two Pushcart Prize nominations and recognition from renowned literary organizations including the Green River Writers' and the Gulf Coast Writers' Associations. Esteemed guest faculty include Kim Blum-Hyclak, whose poems have been widely published in the Southeast, and Carla ...

August 26, 2015 | | People & Places

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A 21st Century View of 18th Century Camden:a Geophysical Study of Historic Camden

Once upon a time, around 1968, a band of Camden's boldest visionaries (the original trustees of Historic Camden Foundation) set out to find treasure ...

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places

L-EHS’ movie night to benefit flood victims

Saturday, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) will host a movie night featuring Despicable Me 2 sponsored by Chick-fil-A of Camden. The movie will be held in ...

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places

Miss Camden Scholarship Pageant seeking contestants

The Miss Camden Scholarship Pageant is now accepting contestants for the 2016 Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen Pageant to be held January 2, 2016 ...

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places

King Haiglar garden club meeting Monday, Oct. 12

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet on Monday, Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. Cathy Moss will host the group at 314 Chesnut St ...

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places

CBA hosts quarterly breakfast

The Camden Business Alliance (CBA) will host Breakfast Before Hours on Tuesday, Oct. 13 from 8-9 a.m. at the Robert Mills Courthouse 607 South ...

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places

Fly with Guardian Ad Litem

Ever wanted to see Kershaw County from a bird's perspective?

October 02, 2015 | | People & Places

October Happenings at the Library

Elgin Branch:

October 02, 2015 | | People & Places


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