Soldiers form the 135th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Alabama Army National Guard, will return to Birmingham Oct. 28 after a one-year deployment to Afghanistan. The unit is expected to return to the Birmingham National Guard armory.
The 16th annual Colonial Cup 10K Road Race and BlueCross BlueShield 5K Run/Walk will be held Nov. 20 at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, to benefit those receiving services from the Kershaw County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs.
The Elgin post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is accepting applications for the Voice of Democracy patriotic audio essay and Patriot's Pen essay writing competition.
Signs of the Times
The Camden-Kershaw County NACCP branch will sponsor its free annual health fair Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kershaw County Recreation Department, 1042 W. DeKalb St.
More than 50 cyclists gathered at INVISTA Oct. 2 with only one goal in mind: to raise motorist awareness by holding a memorial bike ride in honor of Ralph Nugent.
A Rembert teen was involved in a head-on collision that left a Sumter County man dead Wednesday afternoon.
Deborah P. Outlaw has joined Heritage Community Bank as vice president/loan officer for Kershaw and Chesterfield counties.
(Information in the Rec Notes is provided by the Kershaw County Recreation Department.)
Hot dog! It's sweater weather, again! Finally, it's cool enough in the mornings so that a sweater may feel good. Even in the house.
SAFE Federal Credit Union will host a free Shred-It Day for credit union members and the community Oct. 20.
Real estate transactions
Internationally known genealogist Tony Burroughs will hold an African American genealogy seminar Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Robert Mills Courthouse in Camden. The seminar is sponsored by the Camden Archives and Museum.
Camden residents who flip on CNN tonight will see one of their own -- kind of.
The following are menus for Kershaw County schools for the week of Oct. 4-8:
Nannie Seegars made 220 fleece pillows for residents at the Springdale Nursing Home. Her family, including her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, distributed the pillows to residents and employees on November 15. Seegars wanted to make the pillows to show her appreciation for the nursing home. "Mama has been working on these pillows, tied up with love, for about 10 months and it has been a true labor of love. We pray that God blesses each angel who receives a pillow," Seegar's daughter, Pat Collins said.
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