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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


Kershaw County Master Gardeners offering monthly talks starting Saturday

Looking for a little help to grow that garden?

January 05, 2016 | | People & Places


2016 Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen

Ten young ladies will compete for the titles of Miss Camden and Miss Camden Teen 2016 Saturday evening, 6 p.m. at Camden High school. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Advanced tickets can be purchased from any contestant. Email misscamden scholarshipprogram@gmail.com for more information.

January 01, 2016 | Tenell Felder | People & Places


Boykin Christmas Parade

January 01, 2016 | | People & Places


Rocking a good cause

Looking for a fun way to give back in 2016?

January 01, 2016 | Jim Tatum | People & Places


KCPR Christmas Card Contest winners announced

The Kershaw County Parks and Recreation Department and First Palmetto Savings Bank recently sponsored their annual Christmas Card Contest. The contest is designed to give elementary school students in Kershaw County the opportunity to show off their creativity and artistic skills by sending a Christmas Card. It also gives students the chance to win cash prizes from First Palmetto.

December 25, 2015 | | People & Places


YallFest Book Festival

Students and staff from North Central Middle School and North Central High School recently attended the YallFest Book Festival in Charleston.. This was the 5th annual conference for young adult book authors, which included panel discussions and book signings. The group attended sessions from 11a.m. to 5 p.m. With 63 authors, various book publishers, and 12,000 fans in attendance there was much to see and hear. While in Charleston, the group also went by the Emanuel AME Church and visited the campuses of the Citadel and College of Charleston. Attendees included: (back row) Ross Freeman, Jessica Freeman ...

December 25, 2015 | | 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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