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 ...
Despite the hot, blistering weather on Saturday Aug. 1, Blaney Firefighters and volunteers braved the heat to serve the community a spaghetti luncheon and dinner to raise funds for the fire department.
August 26, 2015|
By Patricia Harmon
|People & Places
Food for the Soul, a local non-profit dedicated to feeding the hungry and helping the homeless, and Books on Broad, a local Camden book store and coffee shop, are joining forces to promote the cause of affordable healthy eating with a new initiative, "You Buy, We Give."
The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will host its 2015 Arts Open House & Hot Dog Lunch on Saturday, August 29 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the FAC grounds. Hosted by the FAC Multi-Cultural Committee, the event is free and the public is invited to attend. Participate in a fun community art project, take a tour of the FAC, enjoy pottery, dance and music demonstrations, plus some entertainment. Register for classes and meet some of the FAC's teachers.
Parker Robinson and Alex Zimmerman, both of whom are attending the University of South Carolina this fall, were recently awarded scholarships by the family of Roger Jennings Davis. Shown from left are Parker; Rusty Davis, father of Roger Jennings Davis; and Alex. Parker and Alex each received a $1000 scholarship which is given annually in memory of Roger Jennings Davis, who was killed in a single car accident on June 29, 2008.