By FRASER SPEAKS C-I (Camden, S.C.) Localife editor firstname.lastname@example.org Downtown Camden home owner Mary Goodman and house caretaker retired US Army Colonel Steve Richards recently became aware of a few new residence in their home on Lyttleton street. Richards said a few weeks ago some downtown neighbors called to their attention the new additions. "You've got bats pouring out of your attic!" Richards said the ...
Camden's local chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. hosted its Fourth Annual Debutante Cotillion, Radiant Rubies: Refined and Ready to Conquer the World, on Saturday, May 18, at the Shrine Club in Camden.
In an effort to encourage reading when school is out, the Kershaw County Library will host its annual summer reading program through August 15.
Happy Birthday to Mrs. Sarah B. Rutherford who will be celebrating her 95th birthday June 8. Mrs. Rutherford, the wife of the late Roosevelt Rutherford Sr. is a life-long resident of Cassatt where she attended the public schools of Kershaw County. Mrs. Rutherford is well-known and loved in her community and is also a life-time member of the Hyco Baptist Church. The mother of nine children, Mrs. Rutherford has been blessed so far to ...
By FRASER SPEAKS C-I (Camden, S.C.) Localife editor email@example.com Born and raised in Camden, Sam LaFrage has since moved to New York City where he has managed to do what most only dream of achieving: success in the theatre business. Back in the South, for just a few weeks, LaFrage brings a hilarious, non-traditional version of the story of Rapunzel to the stage in Columbia. <p ...
The Christian Musicians' Guild Inc., a nonprofit organization, will be in concert on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Abundant Life Fellowship Church at 804 Laurens St.
Happy Anniversary to Colonel Hudson and Ruth Hurst! Seventy-one years together, from a small town in Nebraska, to countries all over the globe, to Sunnyhill in Camden!
The Rev. Iris E. Kennedy, Pastor of Zion Hill A.M.E. Zion Church brings to the community a gospel play presented by The Kennedy Production. The play is called "I Can't Give Up Now" and will have two showings on Saturday. The show will take place at 4 and 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center's Wood Auditorium located at 810 Lyttleton St. in Camden.
With summer quickly approaching and the school year coming to a close, outdoor activities are in full swing. This means more time available to be spent outdoors with family and friends. One family member that might receive more attention with summer is one commonly referred to as "man's best friend." That's right, the family dog. What better way to spend quality time than learning skills to teach your favorite pet some new tricks. It ...
Send us your Father's Day stories! We're looking for stories, memories and photos of you and your dad. Or maybe you have a Father's Day greeting you'd like to share? Send them to us by June 12 or as soon as possible!
Local award-winning authors Paddy Bell and Kathryn Etters Lovatt will participate in a special storytime event at Books on Broad beginning at 10:30 a.m. June 8.
The NBSC Princess Plunge team held a fundraiser at Lake Wateree the last weekend in April. More than $2,000 was raised in honor of Kershaw County Chair Gene Wise's wife, Joanne Wise. Pictured are "princesses" Blair and Emery Gunter and their mom, Laura Gunter.
Camden native Nicholas White has studied various styles of dance with Ann Brodie's Carolina Ballet in Columbia under Mimi Worrell.
Camden High School class of 1968 will be holding its 45th year class reunion August 17. Make sure your name is on the list for the reunion by calling Irbing Branham at 269-8936 or by email at 68Camdenreunion@gmail.com.
On Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m. to noon, Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site will be hosting Muster Day. The event is for ages 6 to 12, parents and grandparents. Participants will embark on an adventure into the past. At Muster Days, the local militia practiced their marching and shooting.
A 43-foot-long replica of the H.L. Hunley will return to the Camden Archives and Museum on Friday and Saturday. The replica last appeared in Camden in May 2012.
The Camden Rotary Club will host its annual "Meet Santa on the Town Green" event after Saturday's Christmas parade in downtown Camden. Santa Claus will be available for pictures and giving out candy canes until 2 p.m. Community members are encouraged to come share those Christmas wishes with Santa Claus.
The family of Edward and Louise Allen extend sincere congratulations to the couple who will celebrate 60 years of marriage on Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Allen were married December 12, 1953.
The King Haiglar Garden Club will celebrate holiday season with their annual Christmas tea and ornament exchange.
The much anticipated Blaney-Elgin history book, A Sand Hills Revelation by Elgin author Madge Black Strickland, will debut with a book signing at Elgin Town Hall in downtown Elgin.
The Camden Garden Club will hold its next meeting today at the home of Sandy Shull. This is always a special meeting due to the time of year. It doesn't matter how old someone may be, there will be excitement and energy filling the air with the anticipation of Christmas. Although there will be no program this month, it is a perfect meeting to bring prospective new members.
Some of the most cherished Christmas customs and symbols were introduced in Britain and America during the 19th century Victorian Era, particularly the 1840s.
Drs. Moss and Owen of Camden recently provided dental screenings for children at Jackson Elementary School. Above, Dr. Cathy Moss screens a young student. In two hours, the dentists were able to screen 500 children.
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