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KCHS to feature author at October 25 meeting

An engaging author of a highly respected history of the American Revolution in the Carolinas will share stories at a meeting of the Kershaw County Historical Society (KCHS) Sunday, Oct. 25, at 3 p.m. in the South Building of the Kershaw County School District Office, 2029 W. DeKalb St., Camden.The meeting is open to the public, and guests will be welcomed.

October 20, 2015 | | People & Places

FAC's Dancing With the Stars a 4-way success

The votes were in, the judges had made their decision. It was a four-way tie. That's how the night was ending for the 3rd annual Dancing With the Stars FUNdraiser at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County. Four of the nine teams -- Larry DiBiase and Chelsea Kelly; Scott Rankin and Julianna Cobb; Georgia Patoulas and Andy Wright; and Johnny Kornegay and Alexis Kelley -- danced to win the Judges Technical Award for best dance but in the end, it was Larry DiBiase and Chelsea Kelly who took home the Judges Technical Award.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places

SC women in the Revolution

As part of The American Revolutionary War in South Carolina exhibit at the Camden Archives & Museum, JoAnn Zeise, Curator of Cultural History at the South Carolina State Museum, will give a presentation on South Carolina Women in the Revolutionary War.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places

High school columnist reports on changes, issues at L-EHS

Over this past summer, Lugoff-Elgin High School had some major aesthetic outdoor improvements. A decorative walkway was added to get to the entrance door, flowers and grass were added in the front of the school, the awnings and doors were repainted and all of the parking lots got a fresh coat of paint.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places

CCCB Fall Concert on Sunday

The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will have their fall concert on Sunday, Oct. 18 at Rectory Square Park beginning at 3 p.m. The concert is free and folks are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the performance. Selections for this concert include "National Emblem March," "Disney at the Movies," "The Genius of Ray Charles" and "Let It Go" featuring Bob Loryea on saxophone solo.

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places

Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday

The Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday, Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Mrs. Kathy Fuller on Hunter's Point Drive in Lugoff. The speaker will be Vicky Bertagnolli, the Consumer Horticulture Extension Agent/Master Gardener Coordinator for Aiken and Lexington counties. A graduate of Auburn University with a B.S. in Wildlife Sciences and an M.S. in Entomogology, she has been with Clemson Extension Service since Jan. 2008. Previously she worked as a research assistant for the Alabama Fire Ant Management Program, and her master's thesis explored behavior of two species of ant-decapitating ...

October 16, 2015 | | People & Places

Sam Kendall’s opens outdoor dining area

Sam Kendall's -- located on 1043 Broad Street, Camden -- opened an outdoor dining area last Wednesday giving restaurant patrons the option of enjoying meals viewing downtown Camden. The iron enclosure was installed by Midlands Tooling in Lugoff by David Woolward. Sam Kendall's owner Jonathon Bazinet said that having the dining area was something he has wanted to do for years and was inspired by restaurant dining areas in Chicago. "My wife and I were in Chicago and there are many outdoor dining areas in the downtown area. Just about every restaurant had sidewalk dining," Bazinet said. Bazinet was able ...

October 13, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places

Lugoff Ford bringing rock legend Foreigner to Lugoff-Elgin High School

As they say in the business, "Rock on."

October 13, 2015 | Jim Tatum | 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 the Lugoff-Elgin High School stadium or, in the case of bad weather, the L-EHS auditorium. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the movie will begin at 7 p.m., or as lighting permits.

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., Camden. Betty Sue Webber and Nancy Carlson will co-host and provide refreshments during social time.

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places

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 more precious than a chest brimming with doubloons -- the town site of 18th century Camden. They knew from legend (plus visible scatterings of brick rubble) that the booty was buried under the cotton fields bracing Broad Street south of Bull.

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 at Camden High School. Contestants must live, work go to school or have parents who live in Camden or Kershaw County. Teen is open to girls ages 13-16 and Miss ages 17-24.

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 Broad St. A complementary light breakfast will be served. Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter and Kershaw County Planner Mike Conley will bring the CBA up to date about changes coming to Kershaw County.

October 09, 2015 | | People & Places

Colorful fundraising event Oct. 10

Want to add a little more color to your life while helping a good cause?

October 02, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

Fly with Guardian Ad Litem

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

October 02, 2015 | | People & Places

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FAC to host hometown comedian

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County will bring a night of great, family-friendly and clean comedy to the stage of the Wood Auditorium on ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Kershaw County seeks child advocates, training to begin in Jan.

Chldren who enter the foster care system are in need of caring adults to speak up for them in Family Court. The Guardian ad Litem ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Price House pecan sale underway

The Camden Price House Commission's annual pecan sale benefit is underway once again. Funds raised will benefit the Price House and adjacent Bonds Conway-built ...

November 27, 2015 | | People & Places

Comedian Michael Goodwin bringing the show home

For Mike Goodwin, it's one thing to be a funny guy, quite another to be a successful comedian, but either way, the goal is ...

November 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

Wooten and Prestage join in marriage

Madelyn Annette Wooten and Zachary William Prestage were united in marriage at half past four o'clock on Saturday, November 7, 2015 on Figure Eight ...

November 24, 2015 | | People & Places

Master Gardeners now online

The Kershaw County Master Gardeners are now online with a new website,

November 24, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places

Scenes from the 2015 Colonial Cup

November 24, 2015 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


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