The Camden Jaycees are gearing up for their annual Christmas Stocking Fund Drive.
The Bloomsbury Inn of Camden was recently honored by admittance into Select Registry, Distinguished Inns of North America, the premier innkeeping association in the United States and Canada. Out of the thousands of inns in North America, only an elite few will be invited to join Select Registry this year.The Bloomsbury Inn joins more than 400 other exceptional properties that are already members of the Association.
Nancy Thornton has joined the Camden office of Russell and Jeffcoat Realtors Inc.
U.S. Air Force Airman Micah J. Rowell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Cliniesha C. Edwards has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky.
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.
Kershaw County veterans will be honored for their service to country at two tribute programs hosted by local American Legion posts.
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.)
When snow fell on Kershaw County on Tuesday, local shutterbugs took out their cameras (or smartphones) and took some pictures. In the first photo is Reid Graham and his snowman in a picture posted to the C-I's Facebook page by his grandmother, Linda Fender Graham. The second picture is a photo of some daffodils in the snow taken by former C-I editor Martha Bruce near the corner of Mill and Haile streets. It's "kind of a 'mixed message' of winter and spring," she said.
PAL Baseball is a non-competitive baseball league for youth and adults with disabilities and special needs, and typically-able youth with assistance from "Pals" available on the team. PAL Baseball is for individuals who do not want to play competitively. Children with special needs as well as children who do not like the physical competition of other leagues can enjoy the fun of PAL Baseball.
Andrea Wind, daughter of Lugoff Ford, Lugoff Toyota and Carolina Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram owner Mark Mason, recently founded Lighthouse for Life, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to combating sex trafficking through "education, restoration and empowerment," according to the organization's website.
Kershaw County landowners are encouraged to apply to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) to be considered for part of $100 million the program is making available to farmers, ranchers and forest landowners.
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