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Roger Rules

Abigail Rose Bates (left) and Alejandra Vergara are this year's recipients of Roger Jennings Davis Memorial Scholarships. The scholarships, which are $1,000 each, are awarded annually to local students.

August 04, 2017 | | People & Places


Baron DeKalb Elementary Summer Program

The summer program at Baron DeKalb Elementary School (BDK) concluded with a field study to Huntington Beach State Park.

August 01, 2017 | | People & Places


Camden teen serves as 2017 State 4-H Congress Delegate

Isabella Birket of Camden, president of the Kershaw County 4H Rabbit Club, recently served as a delegate for the 2017 State 4H Congress.

July 28, 2017 | | People & Places


Dance company scores in competition

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County recently announced the Kelley's Fine Arts (KFA) Camden Crew returned home after completing a very successful competition season. Under the direction of Alexis Kelley McDonald, the company competed at regional competitions in South Carolina (Applause and Fusion), North Carolina (Beyond the Stars) and Georgia (Dance Troupe Inc.), winning top awards including, but not limited to, nine First Place Overalls, The Ultimate Crowd Pleaser Award, The Connection Award, The Level 1 Champion of Excellence, and The Stellar Award (Highest Scoring All-Star Routine).

July 28, 2017 | | People & Places


Yesteryear Pictures - July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 | Courtesy of the Camden Archives and Museum Provided by Johnny Deal | People & Places


Bonds Conway descendants visit ancestor's home in Camden

Two buses rolled up to in front of the Bonds Conway House on Fair Street late Thursday morning. The doors opened and about 100 descendants of Bonds Conway disembarked to see the home their famous ancestor built more than 200 years earlier.

July 25, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | People & Places


August 2017 events at the Library

Be sure to sign up for our Summer Reading "Build a Better World"! Summer reading began June 5 and ends August 13.

July 21, 2017 | | People & Places


BDK students using Google Expedition goggles

Baron DeKalb Elementary students were able to take virtual field trips around the world while not stepping a foot outside the school. Student, who attend the Summer Camp BDK, used the Google Expedition Goggles to view places around the world. They visited the Grand Canyon, the White House, the Great Barrier Reef and more.

July 18, 2017 | | People & Places


CMCKC receives Duke Endowment grant

The Community Medical Clinic of Kershaw County (CMCKC) has been awarded a grant from The Duke Endowment to help improve population health and health equity in Kershaw County. CMCKC is now one of 15 organizations across the Carolinas participating in The Duke Endowment's initiative, Healthy People, Healthy Carolinas.

July 18, 2017 | | People & Places


Community Camera - July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017 | | People & Places


DAR celebrates 110 years of community service

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), founded in 1890, was a group of women that organized the DAR after being refused membership into the men's groups -- even though there were proven female patriots that served during the Revolutionary War. These determined ladies took up the banner of female equality and led the charge to honor all patriots regardless of gender or color.

July 11, 2017 | | People & Places


Clemson Extension taps Shaw as 4-H agent

Justin Shaw has recently joined the Clemson Extension Service as the 4-H agent for Kershaw County. Shaw will coordinate various programs and activities associated with 4-H.

July 11, 2017 | | People & Places


Where's Waldo?

The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting 25 different local businesses throughout the community this July. Those who spot him can win prizes, including buttons, book coupons and more. From Schmucker's Amish General Store at 1040A Broad St. to Ole Timey Meat Market at 405 Rutledge St., and from Littlefield Growers at 907 Broad St. to Sweet Repeats at 1104 Campbell St., Waldo figures will be well hidden in local business establishments.

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


Donations being given to UWKC Mobile Nutrition Center

Camden assistant city manager, Caitlin Young accepts a bag of groceries from United Way of Kershaw County Board Chair Julie Trott at Camden City hall during a community shred day on June 20. The free event was hosted by the city of Camden.

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


New members

The Iota Omega Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. recently welcomed 10 new members. The women celebrated this milestone with their friends and family at a luncheon at Bethelem Baptist Church Conference Center in Lugoff. The 10 were initiated into a distinguished group of thousands of college educated women of color whose mission is to continue its proclamation of sisterhood and service to mankind. Shown (from left) are Sheila Farrar, Jameela P. Grover, Janee Perry, Kiara Wilson, Ashley Engram, Angela Ford Nelson, Janece Simmons, Porscha Doyle, Larrye Boykin and Meaghan Norman

July 07, 2017 | | People & Places


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ATEC’s FFA team wins 3rd place

February 16, 2018 | | People & Places


Brevard winners

Congratulations to Emily Marshall Bell and Jo Anna Norwood, co-winners of the $6,000 full scholarship to the prestigious Brevard Summer Institute. Brevard attracts "international ...

February 16, 2018 | | People & Places


Miss/Junior Miss Gold and Black pageants

The Camden Bulldog Club sponsors the Junior Miss Gold and Black and the Miss Gold and Black pageants each year.

February 16, 2018 | | People & Places


Sneak Peak charity concert raises funds

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is excited to announce the successes of the Kelley's Fine Arts Dance Company (KFA) at its ...

February 13, 2018 | | People & Places


13th Annual Gospel Fest

The Multi-Cultural Committee of the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County announces plans for its 13th annual Gospel Fest and Heritage Tea celebrating Black ...

February 13, 2018 | | People & Places


Local girl takes a bit our of the Big Apple

JoeAnna Parnell, the daughter of Tiffany Parnell and Jerry Chivers of Camden, made the most out of a recent trip to the Big Apple after ...

February 06, 2018 | | People & Places


Happy Birthday - Dot Newman's still swinging at 90

Happy birthday to Dot Newman, who turned 90 on Tuesday (Feb. 6).

February 06, 2018 | | People & Places


DAR annual scholarship luncheon to benefit Kershaw County students

Several years ago, the Camden Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, initiated a scholarship program for Kershaw County high school seniors ...

February 06, 2018 | | People & Places


WW-LRC wild game dinner, silent auction set for March 24

The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club's fifth annual Wild Game Dinner and Silent Auction is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, at the Camden City Arena ...

February 06, 2018 | | People & Places


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