Wednesday, April 10 from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at the Kershaw County Library's Camden location there will be story-telling relating to the ride of Paul Revere and the events of April 19 1775, courtesy of the Revolutionary War Veterans Association.
Emily C. Deal of Camden has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS).
The Rembert Area Community Coalition (RACC) will hold its first annual spring parade on Saturday, April 13. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. and go throughout the afternoon until 3 p.m.
Local resident, Neal Clark joins forces with fellow musicians and vocalists for a fabulous night of Broadway and classic songs to benefit the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County. "My Favorite Things" will take place on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium. There will be a reception catered by Carolina Café, with a cash bar prior to the performance starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students, seniors and military. The evening is sponsored by Miller Lumber, Sentinel Health Partners and Carolina Café.
The King Haigler Garden Club will meet on Monday, April 18 at 3:30 p.m. The group will meet at the Jim and Patt Watts Performing Arts Center behind the stage of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County. Hostess Betty Sue Webber along with co-hostesses Margie Lane and Grace Young will provide refreshments.
The Kershaw County Recreation Department hosted three Easter egg hunts across the county. A total of 4,000 eggs were hidden in Lugoff at Conifer Acres, at the Recreation Department office in Camden and at the Bethune Recreation Center in Bethune. According to Program Director, Amy Peebles, there was a decent crowd at each location.
During the month of March, Lions from all across South Carolina walked the main streets of their respective cities, towns and communities as part of the first annual "South Carolina Lions Walk for Sight" to increase public awareness of Lions' humanitarian services in the state and around the world.
Omar Donovan Mingo, a sophomore at Camden High School (CHS), earned the prestigious award of Eagle Scout on November 1. The Eagle Scout award is the highest ranking in the Boy Scouts of America with less than 6% of all scouts reaching this level.
Food for the Soul will conduct its third annual sod sales fundraising campaign at the Farmers' Market each Saturday from spring through fall to support its soup kitchen and emergency shelter.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) National Honor Society (NHS) will be holding a Color for the Cure 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 27. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
Thursday, March 28, was a day for Midway Elementary School students to "cowboy" or "cowgirl up," as the school kicked off activities in anticipation of its Juniors Rodeo which will be held Saturday.
The Camden Poets Society (CPS) will be sponsoring a Poetry Open Mic Event in honor of National Poetry Month. The event will take place on Tuesday from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at the Kershaw County Library located at 1304 Broad St. in Camden.
The Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) National Honor Society (NHS) completed a fundraiser in February for the Children's Hope Bear Drive. The NHS called the drive "Bears for Bear." The drive ran from January 28 to March 1.
Food for the Soul (FFS) soup kitchen and emergency shelter added five new Kershaw County residents to its board of directors and announced a record-setting year for meals served in 2012.
Food for the Soul's first annual golf tournament will be held Thursday, April 4 at the Camden Country Club (CCC). The tournament will begin at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start.
Reverend Larry D. McCutcheon has been appointed as minister to Camden First United Methodist Church. Rev McCutcheon comes from Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg where he served for 11 years. A spiritual and civic leader, he preaches the gospel and walks the talk throughout various sectors of the community in an extraordinary way, touching the lives of so many with his unique ability to reach all people from all walks of life.
As part of the Kershaw County Library's Summer Reading Program "Every Hero Has a Story," storyteller Sharon Clarke presented a program at both the Camden and Elgin libraries. Clarke, who lives in North Carolina, entertained the audience with both story and music. Her interactive program was enjoyed by the audience, young and old. Clarke involved the audience as she told an old Chinese folk tale, The Magic Wings. Shown from left are Addy Gwynn as the Queen, Clarke, Elizabeth Mensching as the Princess, Lucy Moore as the Grocer's Daughter, and Liberty Mensching as the Goose Girl.
Studying plants is serious business as Wateree Elementary students Colden Baker and Austin Warwick learn about the different parts of a plant.
Karl and Kay Allen of Black River Rescue, and Lucy, part of their four-legged family and co-workers, present a special children's program at the Kershaw County Library. The program included information on their dogs' special talents and what the Allens and their dogs do. The Allens taught the children to "hug a tree" if they ever happen to become lost in the woods because body scents populate and remain trapped under limbs and branches, which can help bloodhounds find and rescue them. Bloodhounds not only have super-sensitive noses -- more than 4 million scent cells -- they also have floppy ears ...
Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS) student Paisley Beam walks in the Belk's KidFest fashion show in late March. Paisley was one of several PTHS Bullpups featured in the fashion show. During the show, Belk Stores presented PTHS with a $4,154 donation. The store offered customers an opportunity to support local Title I elementary schools during Angel Days, a holiday fundraiser, and 100 percent of the proceeds were given to the school. Belk chose PTHS from among Title I schools in Richland and Kershaw County school districts. A portion of the proceeds will go toward a 21st Century ...
The Salvation Army of the Midlands has a new clothing donation bin at the Russell & Jeffcoat Real Estate Inc. office located at 509 Broad St. in Camden.
Richard Hagins, standing with his daughters, holds a framed joint resolution from the S.C. General Assembly presented during the June 21 morning worship service at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (LSUMC). State Sen. Vincent Sheheen and State Rep. Laurie Funderburk presented the resolution honoring Hagins for his work with Salkehatchie, LSUMC, and other community service organizations such as United Way and Habitat For Humanity. Hagins and his late wife, Sara, founded the Salkehatchie-Wateree Camp, part of the S.C. United Methodist Church's Salkehatchie Ministry in 1990. Under Hagins' leadership, Salkehatchie-Wateree camp has performed major repairs and renovations to ...
It is mid-afternoon and the temperature outside is broiling -- well above 90 -- and humid. The only relief is an occasional hot gasp of wind which barely stirs listless leaves on tired trees.
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