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."
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.
Wayne Belger of Boykin recently received the Glen Krohn Outstanding 4H Volunteer Award at Clemson University.Each year, Clemson Extension Service recognizes three individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the 4H youth program in South Carolina with the Glen Krohn Outstanding 4H Volunteer Award.
The Wateree District of the Boy Scouts of America had its awards ceremony March 14 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Lyttleton Street Methodist Church. Around 80 scouts and friends attended this event. Above: a group picture of most of the award recipients from the Wateree District of the Boy Scouts of America awards ceremony; right: district officers being sworn in for 2013.
Porkchop Productions, South Carolina's highly praised children's theater troupe, will present "The Three Goats Gruff" at the Kershaw County Library Monday. Two performances will be presented: the first one at 10:30 a.m. at the Elgin branch and the second at 2 p.m. at the Camden branch.
The Kershaw County Conservation District announces its 2013 Conservation Day Camp. Beginning Tuesday, August 6, natural resource professionals will guide young explorers through three days of adventure at Goodale State Park.
In honor of local firefighters and law enforcement and in memory of the Arizona Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew, Heritage Community Bank will be hosting a memorial blood drive through the American Red Cross South Carolina Blood Services Region Thursday.
The children at Sandhills Medical Clinic (SMC) in Lugoff are the first recipients of a "Livi's Libaray" bookshelf in the area. "Livi's Library" is in memory of Mary Olivia Pettit, the 9-year-old daughter of Bryan and Lisa Pettit. Livi had a great passion for books which is what inspired the idea.