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Calling all lovers of poetry: help celebrate National Poetry Month

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.

March 29, 2013 | | People & Places


L-EHS NHS “Bears for Bear” drive

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.

March 25, 2013 | | People & Places


Food for the Soul expands board of directors

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.

March 25, 2013 | | People & Places


Golf tournament for FFS

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.

March 25, 2013 | | People & Places


Books on Broad to host author Jon Buchan

By GLENN TUCKER

March 25, 2013 | Glenn Tucker | People & Places


Scout Sunday celebrated

Scout Sunday was recently celebrated at Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church of Camden. Boy Scouts of Troop 303 and Cub Scout Pack 303 served by welcoming members, distributing bulletins, reading prayers, ushering and assisting with the collection.

March 25, 2013 | | People & Places


Get your baked goods for the Cup on Friday

Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church (UMC) will hold its Day Before the Cup Bake Sale on Friday.

March 25, 2013 | | People & Places


Easter Egg Hunts in Kershaw County

March 25- Conifer Acres in Lugoff

March 22, 2013 | | People & Places


Claire Bryant and Friends song writing workshop

The Camden Recreation Referendum Coalition (CRRC) made a $300 donation to the Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) on February 20.

March 22, 2013 | | People & Places


4H Healthy Lifestyles series held at Midway

A healthy lifestyle is about consuming a variety of foods that give nutrition the body needs in order to stay as healthy as possible. It means choosing the right amount of foods from all food groups and being aware of what's in the food. It is also about balancing calorie intake with the calories burned through work and exercise.

March 22, 2013 | | People & Places


CRRC donation to the DAR

The Camden Recreation Referendum Coalition (CRRC) made a $300 donation to the Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) on February 20.

March 22, 2013 | | People & Places


Seniors, get your fitness on at the Bethune Rec Dept

The Bethune Recreation Department will be holding Senior Fitness Classes at the Bethune Recreation Department building for those 55 years of age and older on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning April 2. The classes will run from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. and will cost $20 a month.

March 22, 2013 | | People & Places


Senator Sheheen book signing on Sunday

Books on Broad will host State Sen. Vincent Sheheen as he signs The Right Way: Getting the Palmetto State Back on Track this Sunday, from 3 to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

March 20, 2013 | | People & Places


Annual Charlotte Thompson BBQ to be held Thursday

The 'Cue, as Charlotte Thompson locals call it, has been an annual community event since 1958.

March 20, 2013 | | People & Places


Margot Rochester Landscape Award nomination deadline Friday

The deadline for nominations for the Margot Rochester Landscape Award is this Friday by the city of Camden Parks and Trees Commission. The award recognizes a commercial business, public institution, organization, church or school for beautifying Camden with "exceptional landscaping and grounds maintenance." Last year, Camden Elementary School's sensory garden was selected for the 2012 Landscape Award winner.

March 20, 2013 | | People & Places


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Camden First welcomes new pastor, Rev. McCutcheon

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.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


KC Library Summer Reading

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.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


Plant fun

Studying plants is serious business as Wateree Elementary students Colden Baker and Austin Warwick learn about the different parts of a plant.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


Big noses, big hearts

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 ...

June 26, 2015 | | People & Places


PTHS kids in KidFest

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 ...

June 26, 2015 | | People & Places


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