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A chili two-fer

November 13, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


Machachi, Equador, leaves impact on First Baptist Church in Camden

Since 2011, First Baptist Church (FBC) of Camden has sent 56 Kershaw County residents on 19 mission teams to Machachi, Ecuador. Some of them have been to the South American city multiple times. Those participating in FBC's missions there say the trips are having a lasting impact, not only in Machachi -- located some 25 miles south of Ecuador's capital, Quito -- but back in Camden as well.

November 11, 2013 | By Mary Ann Blaskowitz Special to the C-I | Miscellaneous


Local ‘Our Barn’ team participates in fundraising Ride to the Ride event

Our Barn, a Christian-based Western riding and boarding facility, is located halfway between Ridgeway and Lugoff. Lori Freeman of Ridgeway owns Our Barn and also gives riding instruction there. She and a team of riders from the area, who are also part of the Our Barn group, participated recently in an annual fundraising event called Ride to the Ride.

November 06, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Miscellaneous


Local ‘Our Barn’ team participates in fundraising Ride to the Ride event

Our Barn, a Christian-based Western riding and boarding facility, is located halfway between Ridgeway and Lugoff. Lori Freeman of Ridgeway owns Our Barn and also gives riding instruction there. She and a team of riders from the area, who are also part of the Our Barn group, participated recently in an annual fundraising event called Ride to the Ride.

November 06, 2013 | Haley Atkinson | Miscellaneous


50 For a Friend

Dr. Lisa Holland, the daughter of the late Sen. Donald H. Holland, is teaming up with Kershaw County's Family Resource Center (FRC) to sponsor a memorial benefit called "50 For a Friend."

October 18, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Miscellaneous


Food drive benefitting CCM, Food for the Soul

A food drive running through November 15 is benefiting Christian Community Ministries (CCM) and Food for the Soul.

October 09, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


A new home

Melissa Clark (center, holding Bible) stands with her family and community members on the porch of her new home, the 34th built by Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County. Habitat completed construction of Clark's new home on Sept. 24, and will soon begin working on its 35th home in Kershaw County. Habitat will also host a golf tournament in October that helps fund construction projects. Pictured with Clark are (from left to right) Barbara Davis, Albert Bradford, Deborah Davis, Za'neah Brown, Alfred Mae Drakeford, Mayor Tony Scully, John Miller, Ziere Brown (front), Brett McLeod, Charlotte Rankin, Jan Pierce ...

September 30, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


Duke Energy to begin hydro station project

Duke Energy will begin a project at Wateree Hydro Station that will allow only two units to be available between early October and the end of January 2014.

September 27, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


National MS cycling event this weekend

Carolina Motorsports Park in Kershaw County will serve as one of several start points for the 28th Annual Bike MS Breakaway to the Beach, Saturday and Sunday.

September 20, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


24 Hours of LeMons returns to Carolina Motorsports Park

Parade, block party, national race makes its way to Camden

September 04, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


Tax Tips -- Sept. 4

Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and other natural disasters are more common in the summer. The IRS encourages you to take a few simple steps to protect your tax and financial records in case a disaster strikes.

September 04, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


Tax Tips

If you've made a work-related move this summer, you may be able to deduct the costs of the move. This may apply if you move to start a new job or to work at the same job in a new job location. The IRS offers the following tips on moving expenses you may be able to deduct on your tax return.

August 28, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


RR crossings closing in Camden, Lugoff Tuesday

CSX Railroad will close two crossings in Kershaw County for necessary maintenance. The closings will mean traffic will be rerouted.

August 26, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


Birthday Books

Addison Guster and Wyatt Rabon of Lugoff recently celebrated their fifth birthdays. Instead of gifts, they asked that their guests bring new or gently used children books to donate to children in Kershaw County. The two friends collected approximately 200 books. "We're giving books to kids who don't have any," Wyatt explained. Addison's and Wyatt's mothers have been celebrating their children's birthdays by collecting books and other needed items for three years now. The books they recently donated at the Kershaw County Health Department will be given to children who visit with their parents.

August 21, 2013 | Tenell Felder | Miscellaneous


Pet Talk -- 08-21-13

For some animal lovers, watching these exotic creatures slither across the Animal Planet screen isn't enough; you want to bring the thrill of snake ownership into your own home. While they seem exciting and manageable through a television screen or from behind a glass wall, there are a few things that every aspiring snake owner must be aware of before bringing these exotic creatures into your home.

August 21, 2013 | | Miscellaneous


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Hunger and Homelessness Week

This week is National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and is being observed in Kershaw County with a series of local events. Organizers said they hope all residents will participate in at least one event or activity.

November 17, 2014 | | Miscellaneous


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