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Belle of the Ball event underway

The Camden Junior Welfare League will be holding its Annual Belle of the Ball Event in February. Belle of the Ball started as a project for the league's provisional members and has become a CJWL tradition. Each year before prom time, the CJWL gathers and sorts donated formal dresses and then offers them for free to needy teens referred by area high schools. Local businesses also help support BOTB by offering complimentary services for raffle prizes including hair and nail salon services, dress alterations and dry cleaning, restaurant gift certificates, and sunless tanning. The CJWL is looking for donations ...

January 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss Gold and Black to be held Feb. 6

The Miss Gold and Black and Junior Miss Gold and Black pageant will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Camden High Auditorium. Twenty-three young ladies will participate in the event which is a fundraiser project for the Camden Bulldog Club. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased from any contestant or at the school beginning Monday, Feb. 1. The pageant's theme is "Pretty Women Everywhere." Highlights of the evening will include the crowning of Junior Miss Gold and Black, Miss Gold and Black, and Mr. Camden Bulldog as well as dance performances by ...

January 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Feral hog management workshop Thursday

If you've ever had problems with wild pigs, or ever wondered what to do if you ever ran into such a situation, The Kershaw County Soil and Water Conservation District has answers to those questions.

January 26, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KOC free throw contest Saturday

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2016 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship at the Camden Rhame City Arena on Broad Street. It will be held on Saturday, Jan 30 with practice and registration beginning at 12:30 p.m. and contest start at 1 p.m..

January 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Pitchforks return Feb. 5 to the FAC

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announces the return of the popular all-male a cappella group, The Pitchforks of Duke University to the Wood Auditorium stage. The concert will take place Friday, February 5 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now and are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The audience will enjoy covers of both old and new pop music. The Pitchforks have just released their newest album, Camden Town, which will be available for purchase the evening of the performance. The Pitchforks concert is made possible by Bob Sheheen.

January 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Sutton Branch Baptist donates blankets

Sutton Branch Baptist Church youth donated 153 blankets to the United Way of Kershaw County to celebrate the church's 150th anniversary.

January 22, 2016 | | People & Places


Keeping people W.A.R.M. for 26 years

Project W.A.R.M. (Weatherization and Repair Ministry) recently finished its 26th year of helping less fortunate citizens in the county repair their homes to better cope with winter weather.

January 19, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KCMG annual Garden Seminar is Saturday

The Kershaw County Master Gardeners will host their annual Garden Seminar Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the American Legion Building, 1333 Chestnut Ferry Road, Camden.

January 15, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Camden Community Theatre to Present Hit Musical Little Shop of Horrors

The Camden Community Theatre will present the hit musical Little Shop of Horrors at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) Jan. 28-31. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are on sale now and are $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and military. Little Shop of Horrors is sponsored by Powers Funeral Home, Will Owen, DMD and Modern Turf. Little Shop of Horrors is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

January 15, 2016 | | People & Places


“Southern Exposures” to open 2016 gallery season

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) will open the 2016 Bassett Gallery exhibition season with a new exhibition beginning Jan. 28. The exhibition titled "Southern Exposures: From the Mountains to the Sea" features the works of landscape artists Helen Smith Warren and Mary Deas Boykin Wortley, both of whom have strong ties to the Camden area through family, friends and the equestrian world. The opening reception will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28 and will be catered by The Mill Pond Steakhouse. Camden Community Theatre's Little Shop of Horrors will ...

January 15, 2016 | | People & Places


Winnie the Pooh auditions Sunday and Monday

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County will hold auditions for its 2016 Youth Arts Month production, Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kids this Sunday, 3 to 5 p.m. and Monday, 6 to 8 p.m. in the Wood Auditorium at the FAC. Winnie the Pooh Kids will be directed by FAC Director of Education and Theatre Jami Steele. First through eighth graders are encouraged to come and participate. There is no audition fee. Production dates are March 17-20.

January 08, 2016 | | People & Places


CGC to meet Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday in the Garden Room at Springdale Hall.

January 08, 2016 | | People & Places


KHGC meets Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club will start 2016 with its first meeting and program of the year at 3 p.m. Monday at 1819 Hobkirk Court, Camden.

January 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Decoda performs at White House

Several years ago, when the New York City-based chamber music ensemble Decoda was brainstorming "big dream" proposals, Claire Bryant suggested taking Decoda to the White House.

January 08, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Miss Camden, Miss Camden Teen 2016

Grace Marie Smith was crowned Miss Camden 2016 and Cassandra Grace Gibson was crowned Miss Camden Teen 2016 on Saturday evening. Other winners from the night are as follows: Overall Ticket Sales, Garnet Robinson; Overall Ad Sales, Cassandra Grace Gibson; Teen Miss Congeniality, Cassandra Grace Gibson; Teen 1st runner up, Garnet Robinson and Miss Congeniality, Nigeria Myers. The Miss Camden Scholarship Program thanks Camden Military Academy for being a Gold Sponsor of the Miss Camden Pageant and Photography by Julie P.

January 05, 2016 | | People & Places


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Wyatt retiring as CCKC director

The Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County is preparing to say farewell to long-time Chamber Choir of Kershaw County (CCKC) Music Director Dr. Susan ...

April 29, 2016 | | People & Places


Letterland Day at Doby’s Mill Elementary

April 26, 2016 | | People & Places


Tour De Camden is May 7

The Tour De Camden bicycle ride hits the Kershaw County back roads once again.

April 22, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Former Camden resident publishes first novel

Christian author Jean Phillips has released her seventh book but first novel, "Light in the Darkness," a story of how the light of Jesus dispels ...

April 19, 2016 | | People & Places


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