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Ag+Art Tour starts June 17

Visitors and residents alike will have the opportunity to explore local handmade and homegrown experiences as the 2017 South Carolina Ag + Art Tour returns to Kershaw County this year on Saturday and Sunday, June 17 and 18.

June 06, 2017 | | People & Places


Community Camera - June 6, 2017

June 06, 2017 | | People & Places


Revolutionary Run slated for September

It will be a race through history to preserve history, when hundreds of runners take part in Camden's very first half marathon race in the upcoming Revolutionary Run Half Marathon (www.RevRunSC.com). Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23, the USATF certified half marathon race course through South Carolina's oldest inland city covers eight of Camden's nine touring districts and passes by nearly 50 historical sites.

June 02, 2017 | | People & Places


Chick-fil-A Scholars

Chick-Fil-A of Camden employees were awarded $17,500 in scholarships from Chick-Fil-A Corporate. Receiving a $2,500 scholarship are (from left) Tyler Matthews, Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) attending the University of South Carolina (USC); Abby Baytes, Camden High School attending Clemson; Victoria Roberts, L-EHS attending USC; Madison McKim, L-EHS attending USC; Whitney Ramsey, Crestwood High attending Francis Marion University; Ryan McRoy, L-EHS attending Central Carolina Technical College; and Chris Wilder L-E High attending Charleston Southern. Scholarships were based on GPA, community service hours and operator recommendations.

June 02, 2017 | | People & Places


NCHS students attend Fireflies game

June 02, 2017 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Library events for June

Be sure to sign up for our Summer Reading "Build a Better World"! Summer reading begins on June 5, and end August 5.

May 30, 2017 | | People & Places


Springdale 5K at Sunrise is Aug. 19

The Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk and Run, being held on Saturday Aug. 19, has been a local favorite for eight years. This year's Springdale 5K run will be benefiting the UWKC Mobile Nutrition Center's "Race Against Hunger." Proceeds will be utilized to assist the Mobile Nutrition Centers purchase of fresh produce and meats to distribute at food pantry sites in the rural areas of Kershaw County. The Mobile Nutrition Center's truck will be available to accept food donations during the event.

May 30, 2017 | | People & Places


Winners from Mr. CHS

May 26, 2017 | | People & Places


BWC honors scholarship recipient

The Bethune Woman's Club (BWC) honored the recipient of the club's 2017 scholarship with a certificate presentation at the BWC's May meeting.

May 26, 2017 | | People & Places


DAR honors exceptional students

Each year The Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is proud to recognize outstanding students in our area who have demonstrated excellent character traits and possess qualities that set them apart from their peers. The awards ceremony was conducted at Camden Military Academy Chapel on May 11.

May 26, 2017 | | People & Places


James Gregory hits FAC stage Thursday

Popular comedian James Gregory returns to the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) on Thursday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 and are available now by calling 425-7676, visiting the FAC box office located at 810 Lyttleton Street in Camden or on the FAC website at www.fineartscenter.org. James Gregory's performance is sponsored by Fellers Furniture Company of Camden.

May 23, 2017 | | People & Places


Landslide takes FAC stage Friday

The Finally Friday Free Concert Series continues at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) on Friday, May 26 with local favorite Landslide. The concert will take place at the Shull Pavilion located behind the Wood Auditorium on the grounds of the FAC from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Finally Friday Free Concert Series is sponsored by Duke Energy, NBSC, Alpine Agency, Graham Realty, Fellers Furniture Company, Gadgets of Camden and City Laundry & Cleaners.

May 23, 2017 | Michael Ulmer | People & Places


Upton Trio wraps up 28th year with KCSD

For two years shy of 30 years, pianist Billy Shepherd, composer and violinist Mary Lee Kinosian and cellist Dusan Vukajlovic have shared their love of classical music with students in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). During the past 28 years, the three musicians -- collectively known as The Upton Trio -- have entertained and helped educate hundreds of students by combining music, visuals and storytelling.

May 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | People & Places


Masons honor Bowers for 60 years of service

Various Masons recognized Cecil A. Bowers for 60 years of service as a Master Mason with Lynchwood Lodge No. 197. Past District Deputy Grand Master Delbert Hayden (Lugoff Lodge No. 411) and the Worshipful Master Herman A. Nerwman (Lynchwood Lodge No. 197) presented Bowers with a 60-year service certificate and service emblem.

May 16, 2017 | | People & Places


Happy Birthday, Liza Holloman Duncan

Lizan Holloman Duncan celebrated her 95th birthday May 6 with her family at the Springhill Community Center in Kershaw County. She is the daughter of the late Jerry and Rosa Walker Holloman and the eighth of twelve children. She is originally from Lee County. She was married to the late Rev. Henry Duncan Sr. until his death in 1994. They had 14 children and one stepdaughter. She worked for Hipparade manufacturing in New Jersey for many years before moving back to South Carolina. She worked for Skyline as well as ran her own business as a seamstress.

May 12, 2017 | | People & Places


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Have a successful school year

High self-esteem: Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself. Having high self-esteem means you like yourself and feel confident in your ability to meet life ...

September 26, 2017 | | People & Places


Blues returns for 21st year

Produced and presented by the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County, the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival celebrates its 21st year. Touted by blues aficionados ...

September 22, 2017 | | People & Places


Hobkirk Hill DAR kicks off 2017

The Hobkirk Hill Chapter NSDAR kicked off its new year with a meeting at Historic Camden's MaCaa's Tavern on Sept. 14. The chapter ...

September 22, 2017 | | People & Places


Invitations mailed, website posted for CHS 50th reunion

Invitations to the 50th reunion of Camden High School's Class of 1967 have been mailed to classmates with known addresses, and the reunion committee ...

September 22, 2017 | | People & Places


Former USC football players visit DME students

Authors Langston Moore and Preston Thorne, who are also former University of South Carolina football players, visited with all Doby's Mill Elementary School students ...

September 19, 2017 | | People & Places


Yesteryear Pictures - Sept. 19, 2017

September 19, 2017 | | People & Places


Big bass

Twins James and Caroline Reames, both 11, of Camden, recently landed these lunkers while fishing on family property in Kershaw County. The big fish, both ...

September 12, 2017 | | People & Places


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