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Still SBA loans for some businesses hit by hurricane

The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding businesses in South Carolina that working capital loans are still available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations affected by Hurricane Matthew Oct. 4 - 30, 2016.

June 20, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


UWKC searching for home repair volunteers

United Way of Kershaw County is seeking volunteers from church groups and civic organizations to assist with its home repair program which provides services for economically disadvantaged county homeowners. Volunteer groups can determine which houses to repair based on their number of volunteers, skills and available time frame. UWKC's Housing Director Marie Sheorn says there is a continual waiting list of 40 to 50 people requesting home repairs.

May 26, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Backhoe Rodeo

The city of Camden's and Kershaw County's public works departments recently competed in the annual Backhoe Rodeo competition at City Hall Park, located behind Camden City Hall. The competitions are held annually by the American Public Works Association to demonstrate the skills of backhoe operators in a fun and challenging event. The competition was sponsored by the city of Camden and Kershaw County public works departments. "Red" Ray Peterson, water and sewer supervisor for the city of Camden, coordinated the event with Nick Anderson, manager, Kershaw County Public Works.

May 19, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Laws strict regarding disturbing wild turkey nests

Frequently during the spring wild turkey nesting season the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is contacted concerning wild turkey nests that appear to be abandoned. These inquiries often involve concern for the welfare of the nest and eggs along with a desire to take the eggs and attempt to hatch them, according to Charles Ruth, coordinator for the SCDNR's Wild Turkey program. However, state law is clear on this subject and provides that it is unlawful to rob any wild turkey nest or to posses wild turkey eggs.

May 05, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


S.C. Susan G. Komen chapters merge

Susan G. Komen Lowcountry and Komen SC Mountains to Midlands are proud to announce a plan to strengthen operations and increase their impact by joining together as a single organization. The name for the new united Affiliate is "Komen South Carolina," which will reach the entire state including the previously un-served counties of Marlboro, Dillon, Darlington, Lee, Sumter and Clarendon.

May 05, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Shirey-Ware wins first Iseman award

Fostering Foster Animal Rescue, along with members of Katie Ard Iseman's family, recently awarded the inaugural 2017 "Katie Ard Iseman Hero for Paws Award" to Rhonda Shirey-Ware of Camden.

May 02, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


King Kat tournament draws more than 120 anglers

The Cabela's King Kat Tournament Trail hit the waters of Lake Wateree April 28-29. In the 2-Day Super Event, more than 120 anglers from six different states competed not only for $11,000 in cash and prizes, but also for the opportunity to qualify for the 2017 Cabela's King Kat Northern and Southern Championship.

May 02, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


UWKC recognizes volunteers

The United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC) recently hosted a dinner to recognize the contributions of partner agency volunteers.

April 25, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


BLYSS takes stage for Finally Friday

The Finally Friday Free Concert Series continues at the Fine Arts Center of Kershaw County (FAC) this Friday, April 28 with BLYSS. The concert will take place at the Shull Pavilion located behind the Wood Auditorium on the grounds of the FAC from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The Finally Friday Free Concert Series is sponsored by Duke Energy, NBSC, Alpine Agency, Graham Realty, Fellers Furniture Company, Gadgets of Camden and City Laundry & Cleaners.

April 25, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Spring Fling Trail Ride is April 29

Please join the South Carolina Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation for the annual Boykin Spring Fling Untimed Trail Ride on Saturday, April 29. Riders will have access to the rolling fields, pine plantations, and pristine forested trails of historic Cantey Lane Farm and other nearby private property. The ride includes both a short loop and long loop and is suited for English and Western riders of all skill levels. Lunch will be provided for all participants.

April 14, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Don't 'adopt' a lost fawn

It's the time of year when people and nature often meet. Occasionally, this can include finding a young deer that seems to be abandoned.

April 11, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Clemson Extension accepting applications for ‘Yard of the Year’ contest

Calling all gardeners: Would you like to be recognized for gardening with the environment in mind?

April 11, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Springtime kid

April 11, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


GaL candlelight vigil is April 13

The Cass Elias McCarter Guardian ad Litem Office in Camden will hold a candlelight vigil in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 13. The vigil will take place at the Kershaw County Courthouse grounds, 1121 Broad Street, Camden. All members of the community are invited to attend and asked to wear blue to show support for the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

April 07, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


Boykin Spaniel Week

April 07, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


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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 ...

September 15, 2017 | | Miscellaneous


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