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Historic Camden to host festivals, comic convention

Historic Camden will come alive with a weekend of conferences and festivals on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. These include the Charles Dickens Festival, the Krampus Festival, and the Camden SC Comicon.

November 16, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Kiwanis celebrates ‘Kiwanis One Day’

The Kiwanis Club of Kershaw County and its affiliated Key Clubs will celebrate "Kiwanis One Day" this Saturday with a presentation of StoryWalk® at several locations in the county.

October 26, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Feature photo: Storm clean up

A 'Service to America' project of the Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution consisted of clean up after Hurricane Michael. The 13 cedar trees in the background were planted on the 100th anniversary of the Chapter in 2007. Standing by the monument placed in 1957 by the chapter are (from left) Marietta Gordon, Inis Gibbes, Paddy Bell, Robin Wilson, Mary Ellen Jordan, Elva Pittsenbarger and VV Kornegay (photographer).

October 26, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

$40,000 match offered for Fostering Foster donations

Fostering Foster Animal Rescue recently announced a surprise major gift match for charitable donations through the end of 2018. For the second year in a row, an anonymous Kershaw County family is offering to match all individual and business donations through the end of the year up to $40,000.

October 23, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

USC launches equine industry study

A horse is a horse of course, but horses are also an economic force. A recent American Horse Council study finds that the U.S. equine industry is responsible for about $122 billion in economic impact and 1.74 million jobs on a full-time basis, that generate $79 billion in total salaries, wages and benefits.

October 16, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Unity Month services start Tuesday

The city of Camden has, once again, proclaimed the month of October as Unity Month.

October 12, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Feature photo: Tootsie Roll Drive

Fred Florian (left) Chairman of the Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive, presents the first Tootsie Roll to Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford, who made the first donation this year. The annual fundraiser is held the first week in October of every year. Members of the Knights of Columbus will be at area businesses all week giving away Tootsie Rolls and accepting donations for the Kershaw County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs (KCBDSN). All funds will go to help people with intellectual disabilities here in Kershaw County. Last year, the Knights raised $3,372 for the KCBDSN.

October 02, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

‘Homes for Heroes’ now available

Homes for Heroes, a homebuying program for people woring in such occupations as law enforcement and healthcare, is now available in Kershaw County.

September 25, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Feature photo: Team quilt

September 04, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Animal rescue advocate donates farm to local rescue group

Camden native and animal rescue advocate Sandy DuBose has donated her farm, Sandy Dubose Farm, located on Community Center Road, to Fostering Foster Animal Rescue.

August 14, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Meet Atlanta’s next great pitmaster

Used with permission from Atlanta Magazine

August 03, 2018 | By Jennifer Zyman Special to the C-I | Miscellaneous

Feature photo: Competition bound

July 17, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Register for 2018 Conservation Day Camp

Looking for a little safe outdoor adventure for your children?

July 13, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

GAL seeks volunteers

Nothing describes summer vacation better than long, hot days, playing outside, swimming and catching fireflies at night. Summertime is a time for kids to unwind without a worry in the world. The more than 4,000 South Carolina children in foster care are no different.

July 13, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

Reynolds named DSS Employee of the Month

Jade Reynolds, public information coordinator with the S.C. Department of Social Services, was recently named Employee of the Month, one of four selected for May. Reynolds is a Kershaw County native.

July 06, 2018 | | Miscellaneous

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CJWL awards grants

The Camden Junior Welfare League recently awarded Youth Enrichment Grants to non-profits serving or directly impacting the children of Kershaw County. Five non-profits were awarded ...

December 07, 2018 | | Miscellaneous


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