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KCMA Scholarship winners announced

The Kershaw County Music Association (KCMA) and the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) announce the winners of the 2016 KCMA Music Scholarship Competition. Nine talented Kershaw County music students participated in the Kershaw County Music Association's Scholarship Competition on February 20. The distinguished judge for the competition was Dr. Benjamin Woods, music professor emeritus at Francis Marion University in Florence. He has been a guest soloist with the Florence Symphony Orchestra, the Florence Masterworks Chorus, and Orchestra, with members of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and with the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra.

March 15, 2016 | | People & Places


Record holding Jamison Triplets celebrate 60 years

The late Robert and Louise Jamison of Elgin gave birth to the Jamison triplets in 1956. The birth took place in a rural Kershaw County home.

March 15, 2016 | | People & Places


A look back at Yesteryear

March 11, 2016 | | People & Places


KHGC meets Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club meets Monday at 3 p.m. at the home of Julie Trott, 1711 Fair Street, Camden. Julie will host, assisted by co-hosts Ellen Vaughn and Mary Acken.

March 11, 2016 | | People & Places


CGC meets Monday

The Camden Garden Club meets March 14 at Pine Grove Plantation, the home of Elizabeth Fort. This will be the club's annual business meeting and also the election of new officers for the coming year. It will be a closed meeting so there will be no guests.

March 11, 2016 | | People & Places


CCCB concert March 20

The Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB) will present their Winter concert on Sunday, March 20 at 3:00 p.m. at Camden High School. The concert is free and open to the public. The CCCB is in its 36th year of presenting music to the Camden and Kershaw County area. The band has 4 concerts per year – two in Rectory Square Park and two at Camden High.

March 11, 2016 | | People & Places


Winnie the Pooh Kids starts Thursday

The Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) is gearing up for another Youth Arts Month with its annual Community Youth Production, as well as the annual Youth Art exhibition, "You Gotta Have Art", in the Bassett Gallery. This year's Youth Production, Disney's Winnie the Pooh Kids, a musical production that features more than 100 local children from grades first through eighth, will open in the Wood Auditorium at the FAC on Thursday. With so many children involved, Director Jami has created two separate casts, allowing all of the children to enjoy a more fulfilling experience of participating ...

March 11, 2016 | | People & Places


Camden First’s 18th anniversary celebration Sunday

Camden First United Methodist Church will celebrate its 18th anniversary Sunday.

March 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Aberdeen Easter tour is March 20

Larry Graham, chair of Mental Health America of Kershaw County, recently announced the organization's fourth annual Easter Family Tour at Aberdeen, home of Jack Brantley.

March 08, 2016 | | People & Places


Armies Through Time muster at Historic Camden March 11

They could be carrying muskets or M-16s, sticks and stones, swords or slings, but they will be ready for battle. loaded for bear -- and ready to tell you all about it.

March 08, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


Saturday’s Cars 2 Dreams event will feature a parade

The 7th annual Cars 2 Dreams car show will be held Saturday at Potter Community Park in Elgin. Admission is free to the public. Those wanting to enter the show must pay an entry fee of $10. There will be door prizes and gifts for show participants. Proceeds from the show will go towards the Shriners Hospital for Children in Greenville.

March 08, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


NCHS's Green and Gold Pageant

North Central High School's Green and Gold Pageant was held on Feb. 19.

March 04, 2016 | | People & Places


The KC Farmers hosts vendor open house for the 2016 market season

The Kershaw County Farmers Market will kick off its 11th market season in Camden on April 9. The market will be held at 222 Broad St. Camden at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Park.

March 04, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss Gold and Black 2016

The Camden Bulldog Club sponsored the Miss Gold and Black and the Junior Miss Gold and Black pageant on Saturday, Feb. 6. The event is a major fundraiser in the club's efforts to support Camden High's athletic programs. Miss Gold and Black, Sloane Neal, will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Junior Miss Gold and Black, Garnet Robinson, will receive a $500 scholarship.

March 01, 2016 | | People & Places


Miss Gold and Black 2016

Sloan Neal (third from right) was crowned Miss Gold and Black; and Garnet Robinson (center) was crowned Junior Miss Gold and Black on the evening of Feb. 6.

February 26, 2016 | | People & Places


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Kershaw County Library Summer Events -- July

Camden Branch

June 28, 2016 | | People & Places


Corrections and Clarifications

Due to erroneous information provided to the C-I, a June 14 People & Places article included the wrong start time for a Liberty Week lecture at ...

June 28, 2016 | | 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


School Days

June 21, 2016 | | People & Places


Q&A with Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen

Miss Camden, Grace Smith and Miss Camden Teen, Cassandra Gibson will head to Columbia today to begin preliminaries for the Miss South Carolina 2016 pageant ...

June 17, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


UWKC receives $5,000 grant

The Building Industry Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC). The UWKC is helping 22 homeowners in ...

June 17, 2016 | | People & Places


Historic Camden Foundation to host lecturer June 30

The Historic Camden Foundation will host celebrated lecturer Dr. Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy June 30 at the Kershaw-Cornwallis House.

June 14, 2016 | | People & Places


Waldo returning to Camden in July

Where's Waldo? In Camden, South Carolina, of course! The famous children's book character in the striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is visiting twenty-five ...

June 10, 2016 | | People & Places


Kershaw County Library Summer events

Camden Branch

May 27, 2016 | | People & Places


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