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L-EHS Palmetto Boys State delegates

Nine seniors from Lugoff-Elgin High School represented Post 195 in Lugoff at the 75th Anniversary American Legion's Palmetto Boys State program. Boys State is recognized nationwide as a prestigious leadership camp and South Carolina has the largest per capita program in the country. This year, 1,026 rising high school seniors represented South Carolina schools to learn about leadership, government and citizenship.

September 23, 2015 | | People & Places


CCT Open Mic Night, Thursday

The Camden Community Theatre, an original affiliate member of the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County, will hold an open mic night tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Jim & Pat Watts Performing Arts Wing located behind the Wood Auditorium at the Center.

September 23, 2015 | | People & Places


Sweet Lili's opens on Broad Street

Sweet Lili's, at 1026 Broad Street in downtown Camden, officially opened Sept. 10 with a ribbon cutting attended by city officials and members of the business community.

September 21, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Masons featured in national Toyota dealership magazine

The Mark Mason family, owners of Lugoff Toyota, recently landed a cover story in Toyota Today, the national magazine for Toyota dealerships. Lugoff Automotive Group General Manager Mark Mason Jr. appears on the cover the magazine's July/August issue. Inside, his father, Lugoff Toyota Principal Dealer Mark Mason Sr. is quoted in a two-page article.

September 21, 2015 | | People & Places


20th annual FireFest to be held Sept. 26

The 20th Annual Camden/Kershaw County FireFest will be held at Camden's City (Rhame) Arena on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 beginning at 9 a.m. This year's event will kick off with the annual parade of fire trucks and emergency vehicles down Broad Street (starting at Rutledge Street) to the City Arena. With food, competitions, and demonstrations, the festivities should provide a day of family fun, Camden Fire Chief John Bowers said.

September 18, 2015 | | People & Places


UWKC 5th annual Chili Cook Off

The United Way of Kershaw County will be hosting the 5th Annual Chili Cookoff to benefit the citizens of Kershaw County at the Town Green in Camden. This event will feature all-you-can-taste chili and live music provided by Whiskey Tango Revue. Amateur and professional teams are welcome with prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Chefs will also have the opportunity to compete for the coveted "People's Choice Award" by having attendees vote through cash donations.

September 18, 2015 | | People & Places


A Quilt of Valor

William Ogburn of Lugoff, recently received a special gift, a Quilt of Valor. The Quilts of Valor foundation is a non-profit organization providing beautiful, lap-sized quilts for military service men and women returning from deployments or who has served in war. Ogburn, 95, is a World War II veteran who served with the 10th Armored Division, known as the "Tiger Division." Ogburn served in the battles of Trier, Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge. He and his unit were cited by Gen. George S. Patton for their major contributions in stopping the Germans in the battle of Bastogne. Ogburn ...

September 16, 2015 | | People & Places


Camden Business Alliance says ‘thanks’

Peter and Fran Rowland, owners of Mulberry Bake Shop in downtown Camden, were surprised recently by the presentation of a miniature Mulberry Bake Shop in appreciation of three years of providing fresh pastries for the Camden Business Alliance's "Breakfast Before Hours" quarterly meetings free of charge.

September 16, 2015 | | People & Places


DAR celebrates Constitution Week

The Hobkirk Hill Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will commemorate the signing of the constitution of the United States, Sept. 17-23.

September 16, 2015 | | People & Places


Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday

The Lugoff Garden Club meets Monday at the home of Mrs. John Henderson in Kings Grant, Lugoff.

September 16, 2015 | | People & Places


Local twins meet music legend

Blaize and Mary-Grace Hill recently met and sang for music industry legend Don Grierson.

September 14, 2015 | | People & Places


Saving Fred the gummy worm

Doby's Mill Elementary school 4th grade students in Amanda Cook's class engaged in a S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) project during the first days of school. Using a precise number of materials and a specific set of instructions, students had to work together, using the scientific method to build a structure the save Fred the gummy worm.

September 14, 2015 | | People & Places


Hometown store; hometown manager

For Gerald Munn, taking the helm at the Camden Piggly Wiggly is not just a promotion, it's a homecoming.

September 11, 2015 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


King Haiglar Garden Club meets Sept. 14

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14 at the home of Virginia Isler, 194 Tombfield Road. This will be the first meeting of the new year and many interesting and educational programs are scheduled throughout the year.

September 11, 2015 | | People & Places


Create the State

Students in Doby's Mill Elementary school teacher Tajia Bussert's 3rd grade class started the first week of school by learning about the state in which they live. Students worked in groups to create maps of South Carolina.

September 11, 2015 | | People & Places


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Lugoff couple featured on 700 Club

A Lugoff couple was recently featured on the 700 Club, a television show broadcast by Christian Broadcast Ministries.

February 05, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Lugoff-Elgin High School senior is 2016 BGCM Youth of the Year

Tyler Maple, a senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is the 2016 Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands (BGCM) Youth of the Year.

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


W.A.R.M. volunteers

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


KHGC meets Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet Monday at 3:30 p.m. in Proctor Hall. Marguerite Glasgow wil host the group; Sherry Sweet-Miller, Grace ...

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


CGC meets Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting on February 8th in the dining hall on the third floor of the Karesh Wing at ...

February 05, 2016 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Master Gardener Association’s "Know To Grow" seminar a success

The Kershaw County Master Gardener Association's "Know To Grow" seminar, held Jan. 16 at the American Legion, was a success, according to event organizers.

February 02, 2016 | | People & Places


Donation

Pinedale Residential Center residents and volunteers donated blankets to New Day on Mill. Residents included Jean Ogburn, Cathy Davis and Betty Hollis. Volunteers included Carolyn ...

February 02, 2016 | | People & Places


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