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Camden, Lugoff officials ‘squeeze’ for a charitable cause on Tuesday

Tuesday was National Lemonade Day and Chick - Fil-A celebrated by hosting a "squeeze off" between the Camden Police and Fire Departments versus a team made up of the Lugoff Fire Department and the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office to see who could squeeze the most lemons to make the most lemonade in a certain amount of time. Camden won, and as winners, they were allowed to donate the lemonade to the charity of their choice. They chose to give 30 gallons to Food for the Soul and 10 gallons to the Council on Aging.

August 21, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Salon to host Chemo with Style Event

Roxie Hart Salon of Camden will host "Chemo with Style" August 27 and October 29. This event is free and open to community members who are undergoing or who have recently undergone chemotherapy. The session will demonstrate how to wear turbans, scarves and wigs and will also give away these items.

August 21, 2013 | | People & Places


Happy 100th Birthday to Bernice Strader

Special to the C-I

August 21, 2013 | | People & Places


Johnson’s inspirational journey of ‘loss’

Camden native Brandie Johnson can be described as a hard worker in many respects. She graduated from Camden High School in 1999 and then four years later graduated from Columbia College with a B.S. in Business Administration. She has raised a daughter, Madaline, who is now 15. She also manages the office at McCoy Nursing Home in Bishopville.

August 21, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Several Kershaw County youths attend Palmetto Boys State

American Legion Palmetto Boys State is one of the most prestigious summer programs for rising seniors in the state. Boys State is a national American Legion sponsored program that began in 1935 and is held annually in every state except Hawaii.

August 21, 2013 | | People & Places


Local VFW post receives national award

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post No. 8346 and Ladies Auxiliary of Ridgeway, received the Outstanding Community Service Post Award at the National Convention in Louisville, Ky., on July, 22. The reception was invitation only.

August 21, 2013 | | People & Places


'Seasons of the South' to benefit Food for the Soul

The ladies of the We Three musical ensemble have been performing together for 15 years and know a thing or two about putting together an entertaining show. But, as member Phyllis David puts it, they've been wanting to try something a little new and a little different.

August 21, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Kershaw County 4H senior team takes 1st place

The Kershaw County 4H Healthy Lifestyles Senior team won the 1st place award at the Regional 4H Healthy Lifestyles competition held on August 6 in Chester.

August 14, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Back to school 'Send off' at Boykin Park

The Boykin Park Neighborhood Group will present a special back to school event at 7 p.m. Saturday in the grassy area of the park, located at the corner of Campbell and Chestnut Streets.

August 14, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Louise Mickle Harvey scholarship awarded to Savannah Long

Bethesda Presbyterian Church recently awarded the Louise Mickle Harvey Scholarship fund to Savannah Long. Long is currently a second year medical student and University of South Carolina School of Medicine. She intends to pursue primary care residency and to return to Camden after her training concludes. The scholarship, which was established by the late Tom Mickle in 1995 in memory of his wife who had the desire to be a doctor, is awarded to a deserving female medical student from this area. During the past 17 years, an excess of $117,000 in scholarships have been awarded to 12 different ...

August 14, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


'Seasons of South' program to benefit Food for the Soul

The ladies of the We Three musical ensemble have been performing together for 15 years and know a thing or two about putting together an entertaining show. But, as member Phyllis David puts it, they've been wanting to try something a little new and a little different.

August 14, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Animal activist remembered

To say that long-time Kershaw County Humane Society president Judy Thiel was an advocate for the proper treatment and care of animals in Kershaw County is a grave understatement. "What Judy did extended much further than Kershaw," said Thiel's long-time coworker and friend, Sharon Jones. Jones, who is the director of the Walter M. Crowe Animal Shelter, spoke about Thiel's dedication and activism for all aspects of nature. "She loved wildlife. She loved whales and monkeys, all animals. She put land into a conservation foundation -- she protected trees just as much as she protected puppies and kittens."

August 12, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | People & Places


Where’s Waldo comes to Camden

Waldo made a visit to Camden this past Wednesday at Books on Broad. The Find Waldo party began at 3 p.m. and was a culmination of a month long passport scavenger hunt that took participants to 25 local businesses in a search for Waldo.

August 05, 2013 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Kershaw County’s 17th annual Back to School Bash

Saturday marked the 17th year of Kershaw County's annual Back to School Bash to supply students with free school supplies for the upcoming school year.

August 02, 2013 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Fine Arts Center Summer Camp Wrap Up

July 31, 2013 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


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Salkiehatchie Ministry repairs five homes

Whether they were up on a roof tearing out old tar paper or nailing in new shingles or under the floor boards of a home ...

July 01, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Kershaw County Library Summer Events -- July

Camden Branch

June 28, 2016 | | People & Places


Patriots, Picnic & Pops celebration is Sunday

Looking for a fun, family-friendly addition to July 4th activities?

June 28, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Celebrating 109 years

Ethel Maxcy Griffin celebrates her 109th birthday on June 30th. Griffin was born in 1907 at Bradford Springs in Lee County. She worked at a ...

June 27, 2016 | | People & Places


First annual kids’ 4th of July parade in downtown Camden, July 2

Kids are invited to show their patriotic spirit by decorating their bicycles, scooters and wagons, and wearing their red, white and blue for the first ...

June 24, 2016 | | People & Places


Arts Arising underway

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is proud to host and produce the Arts Arising Summer Program on its campus again this year ...

June 24, 2016 | | People & Places


Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk & Run celebrates seventh year

The Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk and Run, will be held on Saturday August 20, 2016. The 5k Walk and Run will begin at 8 ...

June 21, 2016 | | People & Places


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June 21, 2016 | | People & Places


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