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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...