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New art exhibition opens Thursday at FAC

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) is pleased to announce a new exhibition opening on Thursday, April 7 in the Basset Gallery. Large, realistic landscapes in oils by Aiken artist, Al Beyer will be on display. The exhibition will open with a catered reception from 6 until 7:30 p.m. in the Bassett Gallery at the FAC and will run through May 4. Catering for the reception will be provided by Ashley's of McCaskill's Farms.

April 01, 2016 | | People & Places


Guess who’s eighty?

Happy Birthday to Gladys B. Wood, a woman of excellence, our Proverbs 31 Woman. We love you!! Your husband, Charles; daughters Jackie and Camille and son, Chet.

March 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Patsy Cline tribute April 7

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will present Springer Theatrical's professional touring musical sensation, A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 in the Wood Auditorium. The performance is sponsored by Heritage Community Bank. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for students, seniors, and military and are on sale now. Come early and enjoy a catered reception for the opening of Al Beyer Landscapes in the Bassett Gallery from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

March 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Community Camera

March 29, 2016 | Johnny Deal | People & Places


L-EHS Spanish club collecting money for Books for Ecuador project

Lugoff-Elgin High School's Spanish club is helping to collect money for books for Colegio Isaac Jesus Batera, a school in Ecuador.

March 25, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Finally Friday Jam at Town Green this Friday

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) and the City of Camden are pleased to announce the Finally Friday Local Jam- A Carolina Cup Weekend Kick Off on the Town Green. The event will be from 6 until 8:30 p.m. Friday. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. Refreshments will be available for purchase from several local vendors, so please leave coolers at home.

March 25, 2016 | | People & Places


Food for the Soul Golf Tournament is March 31

Grab your sticks and spikes; it's time to tee off against hunger in Kershaw County.

March 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Legion honors public safety, legionnaire of the year

March 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss Camden

March 22, 2016 | | People & Places


FAC celebrates successful Heritage Tea

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County recently held its annual Heritage Tea Program, a Multi-Cultural Committee event recognizing the talents of students in the Kershaw County School District for their Black History Month projects. Grades three through eight in the district were invited to participate. Awards were given for first, second and third place winners from each grade level. The Camden High School Gospel Choir provided entertainment.

March 18, 2016 | | People & Places


Student art exhibition on display through April 1

"You Gotta Have Art" is an annual exhibition that showcases artwork from grades K through 12 which were chosen by the students' art teachers for display in the Bassett Gallery. This exhibition will remain in the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County's Bassett Gallery through April 1.

March 18, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss LE, Jr. Miss LE

March 18, 2016 | | People & Places


DAR holds annual scholarship luncheon

The annual DAR Scholarship Luncheon was held at Springdale Hall Country Club on March 10, 2016. The purpose of this luncheon is to raise money to provide scholarships for Kershaw County area students and one scholarship for the Tamassee DAR School in Tamassee, S.C.

March 15, 2016 | | People & Places


KCMA Scholarship winners announced

The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA) and the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announce the winners of the 2016 KCMA Music Scholarship Competition. Nine talented Kershaw County music students participated in the Kershaw County Music Association's Scholarship Competition on February 20. The distinguished judge for the competition was Dr. Benjamin Woods, music professor emeritus at Francis Marion University in Florence. He has been a guest soloist with the Florence Symphony Orchestra, the Florence Masterworks Chorus, and Orchestra, with members of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and with the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra.

March 15, 2016 | | People & Places


Record holding Jamison Triplets celebrate 60 years

The late Robert and Louise Jamison of Elgin gave birth to the Jamison triplets in 1956. The birth took place in a rural Kershaw County home.

March 15, 2016 | | People & Places


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Kershaw County Library Summer Events -- July

Camden Branch

June 28, 2016 | | People & Places


Corrections and Clarifications

Due to erroneous information provided to the C-I, a June 14 People & Places article included the wrong start time for a Liberty Week lecture at ...

June 28, 2016 | | People & Places


Celebrating 109 years

Ethel Maxcy Griffin celebrates her 109th birthday on June 30th. Griffin was born in 1907 at Bradford Springs in Lee County. She worked at a ...

June 27, 2016 | | People & Places


First annual kids’ 4th of July parade in downtown Camden, July 2

Kids are invited to show their patriotic spirit by decorating their bicycles, scooters and wagons, and wearing their red, white and blue for the first ...

June 24, 2016 | | People & Places


Arts Arising underway

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is proud to host and produce the Arts Arising Summer Program on its campus again this year ...

June 24, 2016 | | People & Places


Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk & Run celebrates seventh year

The Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk and Run, will be held on Saturday August 20, 2016. The 5k Walk and Run will begin at 8 ...

June 21, 2016 | | People & Places


School Days

June 21, 2016 | | People & Places


Q&A with Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen

Miss Camden, Grace Smith and Miss Camden Teen, Cassandra Gibson will head to Columbia today to begin preliminaries for the Miss South Carolina 2016 pageant ...

June 17, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


UWKC receives $5,000 grant

The Building Industry Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC). The UWKC is helping 22 homeowners in ...

June 17, 2016 | | People & Places


Historic Camden Foundation to host lecturer June 30

The Historic Camden Foundation will host celebrated lecturer Dr. Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy June 30 at the Kershaw-Cornwallis House.

June 14, 2016 | | People & Places


Goat Daddy’s Farm featured on KC Ag + Art Tour

Goat Daddy's Farm at 144 Tomahawk Trail in Elgin is the fifth of six farms featured during the huge farm tour event taking place ...

June 14, 2016 | | People & Places


Waldo returning to Camden in July

Where's Waldo? In Camden, South Carolina, of course! The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five ...

June 10, 2016 | | People & Places


Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program starts June 18

The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is coming to Kershaw County. The goals of the program are to supplement the diets of low-income seniors with ...

June 07, 2016 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Library Summer events

Camden Branch

May 27, 2016 | | People & Places


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