Codorus Press of New York has nominated author and Camden native Scott B. Pruden for the Pushcart Prize in fiction.
In a special ceremony Nov. 1, Ross E. Beard Jr., a colonel with the S.C. Military Department, was promoted to the rank of brigadier general and assigned to the joint services detachment.
Col. Robert G. Young, the strategic plans officer, U.S. Army Central Command in Kabul, Afghanistan, will be the keynote speaker for this year's James Leroy Belk American Legion Post No. 17 Veterans Day program Thursday.
U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Michael L. Floyd graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The "Step up for Sullivan" Memory Walk will be held Saturday, beginning at the Lugoff-Elgin High School stadium.
How do our pets benefit from technological advances in veterinary medicine?
(Information in the Rec Notes is provided by the Kershaw County Recreation Department.)
In response to an increase in the number of local pond management questions and visits received this season, the Clemson Extension Service in Kershaw, Lee and Sumter counties will offer one or two pond management workshops in early November.
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Registration for the Rec Department's youth basketball program will begin in November.
The Camden and Lugoff fire departments will team with the Camden Kmart and local agencies to promote fire and life safety as part of the Sears Holdings National Safety Weekend. Safety Weekend will be observed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this weekend at Kmart.
As summertime draws to an end, with kids back at school and football season about to take off, please take the opportunity to sign up for the blood donation drive at the INVISTA Camden plant. The blood drive will be held on September 9 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the TC-1 building, where there's plenty of room and the service is fast and friendly. Donations are being completed within 30-40 minutes of arrival.
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