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Tootsie Roll drive

The local Knights of Columbus Council is conducting its annual Columbus Hope Drive through Oct. 7. During the drive, the knights are giving away Tootsie Rolls in front of Kershaw County stores and accepting donations for people with intellectual disabilities. Last year's drive raised $4,642 for the Kershaw County Disability and Special Needs Center. Pictured from left are Mike Williams, KOC, Elgin Mayor Melissa Emmons, who received the first Tootsie Roll and made the first donation this year, and Fred Florian, KOC.

September 26, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


KCMA scholarship benefit concert coming Sunday

The Kershaw County Music Association will host a scholarship benefit concert Sunday, featuring internationally acclaimed baritone Reginald Smith, Jr. Mr. Smith has sung in some of the great music halls of the world.

September 15, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


New Guardians ad Litem on the job

Two new Guardians ad Litem were recently sworn in by the Honorable Dana Morris as volunteers in the Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem (GAL) Program. They are Melissa Ogle and Greg Riley, both Kershaw County citizens.

September 08, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Pracht inducted into National Auctioneers Hall of Fame

J. Chris Pracht, IV, CAI, AARE, CES, was recently bestowed high honor at the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) 68th International Auctioneers Conference and Show in Columbus, Ohio. Pracht, a professional real estate auctioneer and estate specialist who lives in Camden and in Anderson was inducted into the NAA Hall of Fame during the President's Gala, held July 13.

August 11, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Shag Club donates more than $50,000 to local non-profits

For the last 24 years, it's been important to the Camden Lugoff Area Shag Society (CLASS) to actively give back to their local community.

August 08, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


McLester Scholarships awarded

Glen Levine Jr. and R'Mondi Washington recently receive the 2017 Thomas E. McLester and Amy J. McLester Scholarships sponsored by Camden First United Methodist Church. These scholarships are awarded in memory of Thomas E. McLester and in honor of Amy Mclester. The scholarship is funded by Camden First UMC members, Jackson High School alumni, former Camden High School students, family and friends.

August 08, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Springdale 4K registration underway

Registration is open for the Springdale 5k at Sunrise Walk and Run. The 5K walk and Run will be held on August 19 and will benefit the United Way of Kershaw County's Mobile Nutrition Center's "Race Against Hunger."

July 25, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Kershaw County Library starts South Carolina’s first Repair Café

What do you do with a broken toaster, a bike that's a little wobbly, or a dull knife? Toss it? No way! Kershaw County Library and Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County are organizing the first Repair Café in South Carolina on Saturday, August 5.

July 21, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


UWKC seeking home repair assistance

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) is seeking SC licensed residential home builders or general contractors to partner with to assist low-income homeowners. The partnership would include making structural, health and safety repairs to the homes of low-income homeowners using the State Housing Authority's Housing Trust Fund program.

July 21, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Public reminded not to handle, move wildlife

A lot of wildlife makes appearances during the summer season, and it is not uncommon for people to come across these animals while out and about. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) wants to remind everyone that the best thing to do when one comes across wildlife is to leave it alone and contact the appropriate people should the animal be in distress or human lives be in danger.

July 14, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Fighting hunger

July 14, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


GoPaddleSC website connects people to state waterways

The new www.GoPaddleSC.com website is now up online.

July 11, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


4H Horse Club scores at state show

July 11, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Fireworks safety tips

Area public safety agencies want everyone to have fun with the fireworks this holiday. To promote safety, here are some quick tips to help protect you and the ones you love:

July 04, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Almost showtime

Looking to enjoy a fun, family-friendly holiday tradition? The Lake Wateree Association will host the annual Fourth of July fireworks show on Tuesday, July 4 at around 9:15 p.m. The fireworks show is at Island 8, just offshore from Clearwater Cove Marina on the Camden side of the lake. The show starts around twighlight and will run for about a half hour. The public is invited. From land, the best vantage point to view the show is at Clearwater Cove Marina. However, most people prefer the view from a boat. The fireworks are sponsored by the Lake Wateree ...

June 23, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


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CMC Attic Sale is Dec. 2

Christmas Attic Sale on Saturday, December 2, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., where 100 percent of the proceeds go to benefit the ...

November 17, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


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