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Camden native to sign newest book at Kirkwood center

Rickey E. Macklin, a Camden native, will sign copies of his books at the Kirkwood Community Center, 2402 Carlos St. in Camden, from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5.

January 26, 2015 | | People & Places


Food for the Soul gains new volunteers

The Kershaw County Board of Realtors will volunteer the second Friday of each month to help prepare and serve lunch at Food for the Soul. "Our volunteer service at Food for the Soul promotes a Realtor goal of improving our neighborhoods through company programs and consumer outreach,"

January 23, 2015 | | People & Places


Tips for prospective horse owners

Whether raising a horse for pleasure or profession, it is important to know that caring for horses can be labor-intensive. The reward for properly taking care of a horse is a healthy and well-trained animal. But horse ownership is a significant and expensive responsibility, so it is important that prospective owners understand what they are getting into before they make any final decisions.

January 23, 2015 | | People & Places


Camden-Kershaw County NAACP MLK celebration

Rev. Brendolyn Lovette Jenkins Boseman will be guest speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 19 at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Camden.

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


KCL collects donations on ‘Mitten Tree’

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Wateree students wear pajamas to school

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Mr. Belk and Ms. Geddings to wed

Mr. and Mrs. Grant Lavern Geddings announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Kelly Geddings.

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Elgin resident wins first at Pokèmon City Championships

After a full day of head-to-head Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) battles, Allen Marchman took first place in the junior division at the 2014/2015 Pokémon City Championships in Columbia. Along with the coveted title and city championship trophy, Marchman earned valuable championship points that count towards a potential invitation to compete at the 2015 Pokémon World Championships.

January 12, 2015 | | People & Places


Knights to hold annual free throw contest Jan. 24

The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual free throw championship Saturday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m. with practice beginning at 12:30 p.m. at the Camden Rhame City Arena.

January 09, 2015 | | People & Places


King Haiglar Garden Club to meet Monday

The King Haiglar Garden Club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 12 at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County.

January 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Camden Garden Club to meet Monday

The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting Monday at the home of Mrs. John Langston.

January 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Baron DeKalb Elementary students perform in annual ‘Songs of the Season’ concert

Baron DeKalb Elementary School (BDK) 1st thru 5th grade students and students in chorus performed in the annual "Songs of the Season" concert Dec. 15.

January 09, 2015 | | People & Places


Master Gardener class to start again in Kershaw County

The first master gardener training course in several years in Kershaw County is scheduled to begin Jan. 30. The course will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays for a total of 17 weeks. For years, the course was held in Lexington and Sumter and after this year, the course will not be taught in Kershaw County again for at least two years.

January 07, 2015 | Simone T. Owens | People & Places


Bethune Elementary Beta Club donates in food drive

January 07, 2015 | | People & Places


BDK staff treated to grilled burgers

January 07, 2015 | | People & Places


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Camden First welcomes new pastor, Rev. McCutcheon

Reverend Larry D. McCutcheon has been appointed as minister to Camden First United Methodist Church. Rev McCutcheon comes from Trinity United Methodist Church in Orangeburg where he served for 11 years. A spiritual and civic leader, he preaches the gospel and walks the talk throughout various sectors of the community in an extraordinary way, touching the lives of so many with his unique ability to reach all people from all walks of life.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


KC Library Summer Reading

As part of the Kershaw County Library's Summer Reading Program "Every Hero Has a Story," storyteller Sharon Clarke presented a program at both the Camden and Elgin libraries. Clarke, who lives in North Carolina, entertained the audience with both story and music. Her interactive program was enjoyed by the audience, young and old. Clarke involved the audience as she told an old Chinese folk tale, The Magic Wings. Shown from left are Addy Gwynn as the Queen, Clarke, Elizabeth Mensching as the Princess, Lucy Moore as the Grocer's Daughter, and Liberty Mensching as the Goose Girl.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


Plant fun

Studying plants is serious business as Wateree Elementary students Colden Baker and Austin Warwick learn about the different parts of a plant.

June 29, 2015 | | People & Places


Big noses, big hearts

Karl and Kay Allen of Black River Rescue, and Lucy, part of their four-legged family and co-workers, present a special children's program at the Kershaw County Library. The program included information on their dogs' special talents and what the Allens and their dogs do. The Allens taught the children to "hug a tree" if they ever happen to become lost in the woods because body scents populate and remain trapped under limbs and branches, which can help bloodhounds find and rescue them. Bloodhounds not only have super-sensitive noses -- more than 4 million scent cells -- they also have floppy ears ...

June 26, 2015 | | People & Places


PTHS kids in KidFest

Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS) student Paisley Beam walks in the Belk's KidFest fashion show in late March. Paisley was one of several PTHS Bullpups featured in the fashion show. During the show, Belk Stores presented PTHS with a $4,154 donation. The store offered customers an opportunity to support local Title I elementary schools during Angel Days, a holiday fundraiser, and 100 percent of the proceeds were given to the school. Belk chose PTHS from among Title I schools in Richland and Kershaw County school districts. A portion of the proceeds will go toward a 21st Century ...

June 26, 2015 | | People & Places


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