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UWKC recognizes volunteers and partner agencies

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) recently hosted its annual volunteer recognition dinner where partner agencies honored volunteers.

April 15, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Miscellaneous


Boykin Spaniel Nationals underway

If your idea of a great time involves wagging tails and enthusiastic furry friends racing around a stubble field, then this weekend is your weekend. It's time once again to celebrate the South Carolina State Dog with the annual Boykin Spaniel Society National Field Trials, which started Thursday night and will run through Sunday.

April 08, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Miscellaneous


WW-Lugoff Rotary Wild Game Dinner and Silent Auction set for April 23

The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club's third annual Wild Game Dinner and Silent Auction is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, April 23, at Old McCaskill's Farm on Cantey Lane, just south of I-20. Proceeds go to the West Wateree Rotary Scholarship Fund benefitting Lugoff-Elgin High School seniors.

April 05, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Operation Hope

The Knights of Columbus recently presented the proceeds of this year's Operation Hope Tootsie Roll Drive to The Kershaw Center Disabilities Foundation (KCDF). Each year, the Knights hold Operation Hope, a fund drive during which members go into the community to collect donations. The Knights give Tootsie Rolls to anyone who makes a donation of any amount. This year, the Knights collected $3,625, which they presented to the KCDF to benefit citizens of Kershaw County living with physical and/or mental disabilities. Shown from left are Jim Pontius, Knights Operation Hope co-chair; Zenobia Corley, director of the Kershaw ...

April 05, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


NCRS to host longleaf pine management workshop

The Natural Resources Conservation Service will host a Longleaf Pine Opportunities and Management workshop for private landowners and forestry professionals April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Kershaw County School District Auditorium, 2029 West DeKalb St. in Camden.

March 15, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Davis, Sloan graduate from MASC program

Camden City Councilwoman Deborah Davis and Elgin Town Councilwoman Dana Sloan recently graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government. According to a press release, graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina's (MASC) Hometown Legislative Action Day.

March 08, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Barbecue time

Carl Kambites, with an assist from Michael Arrington and Gage Morgan, works a little grill finesse for Malvern Hill Baptist Church's (MHBC) annual barbecue. MHBC will hold the event Saturday from noon until 6 p.m at the church, 1514 Malvern Hill Drive, Camden. The menu includes pork barbecue with Buster's Famous Sauce, rice and hash, baked beans, slaw and hush puppies, and dessert and drink. Barbecue is available by the plate or by the pound at $8 per plate or per pound. Tickets are available at the church and from church members. Proceeds benefit church activities. For ...

March 04, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Hop down the ‘Bunny’ trail with The ALPHA Center in Chesterfield

The ALPHA Behavioral Health Center will hold its first ever 5K Bunny Run/Walk to raise awareness of and celebrate recovery for individuals who have struggled with substance abuse and addiction.

March 01, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Masonic Lodge No. 29 to present Kershaw portrait

The brethren of Kershaw Masonic Lodge No. 29 is extending an invitation to all brothers to join them Monday at 6:30 p.m. for a special presentation featuring the Grand Lodge of the Freemasons on South Carolina.

February 26, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Seniors can take advantage of free Tax-Aide service

The AARP Tax Foundation is once again sponsoring its free Tax-Aide assistance and preparation service for seniors in Kershaw County.

February 19, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Farmers markets can apply for AgSouth grants

AgSouth Farm Credit CFO Lisa Gunter recently announced the cooperative has once again set aside $25,000 to help community-based farmers markets promote their markets during 2016.

February 19, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Bethune Woman’s, Lions clubs offer scholarship

The Bethune Woman's Club and the Bethune Lion's Club are each offering a $500 scholarship. These scholarships are one-time awards and are not based on grade point average.

February 19, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Like father, like son

The apple never falls far from the tree, especially for father and son Scott and Hunter Rankin. By a case of happenstance, both ended up as cheerleaders during their college careers. Scott Rankin attended the University of North Carolina and said he decided to get involved in cheerleading during his sophomore year because of a friend's suggestion.

January 22, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Miscellaneous


Local 4-H Rabbit Club members win awards

Members of the Kershaw County 4-H Rabbit Club recently won several awards at the Southern Pride Rabbit and Cavy show. In the morning youth show, Ishiyo Dorrill's Holland Lop buck won second place (first photo), and Omari Dorrill's blue Mini-Rex doe and male junior chocolate Mini-Rex (second photo) were both judged Best of Variety. The Dorrill sisters also won second and fourth place respectively for rabbit showmanship in their age class.

January 19, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


Camden Jaycees celebrate successful Stocking Fund drive

Since the mid-1940s, the Camden Jaycess has helped thousands of Kershaw County residents with its annual Stocking Fund. Every year, the Jaycess host multiple fundraisers to support its efforts every Christmas season, and this year was no different. The Jaycees' work at the Carolina and Colonial cups, its annual golf tournament and a pulled pork fundraiser allowed the organization to serve 250 families throughout the county.

January 19, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


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Food for the Soul receives $35,000 donation from 1st Franklin Financial

Food for the Soul recently received a donation of $35,000 from 1st Franklin Financial to help with the shelter's operational costs. 1st Franklin ...

May 27, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Miscellaneous


Pine Grove’s AWANA ‘Can-Do!’

May 13, 2016 | | Miscellaneous


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