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City looking to purchase York Street property

Camden City Council will consider first reading of an ordinance tonight that would authorize City Manager Mel Pearson to move forward with the purchase of 718 York St. by the city.

November 14, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


City celebrates Public Power Week

Camden City Council proclaimed Oct. 22-28 as Public Power Week in the city during its Oct. 24 meeting.

October 31, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Public Art Project at Town Green

The city of Camden's Main Street program recently hosted a public art project at the Town Green in downtown Camden. Citizens were invited to come and create art objects, which were later hung in the alley between Broad Street and the Town Green. They will be lit at night to create an inviting, unique and beautiful downtown space. The project was funded by a grant through AARP. More than 60 people participated in the project

October 24, 2017 | | Camden


Short agenda on tap for city

Camden City Council will work with a short agenda for its meeting tonight.

October 24, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


City dedicates Legacy bench to Rev. Hancock

It was, as Camden City Manager Mel Pearson pointed out, a beautiful day Oct. 6 for a special honor: the dedication of a Leaders Legacy bench to the Rev. Bruce Hancock, who retired in April after 25 years as the pastor of First Baptist Church of Camden.

October 17, 2017 | | Camden


Quaker, developers agree to property swap

The Quaker Cemetery Association Board of Directors and the prospective developers of more than 23 acres of adjacent land who plan to create a new residential development have agreed to a small property swap in order to create a greater buffer between the historic cemetery and future neighborhood.

October 17, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


October is Unity Month

Camden City Council unanimously proclaimed, with Councilman Jeffrey Graham absent, October as Unity Month in Camden during its meeting on Tuesday evening.

October 13, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Fall Festival Saturday

Camden's Second Annual Fall Festival will be held Saturday at Historic Camden's field next to City Arena. The festival is a family-friendly yearly community event focused on local growers, artisans and small businesses in the Camden community. It is an opportunity to eat locally, shop locally and discover one-of-a-kind specialty made arts and crafts items.

October 13, 2017 | | Camden


City council meets tonight

Camden City Council will meet tonight at 6 p.m. There will be no work session.

October 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


UWKC 7th annual Chili Cook-off slated for Oct. 21

The United Way of Kershaw County will host its seventh annual Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Town Green in Camden. Premier sponsors are the city of Camden, Cantey Foundation Specialists, Graham Reality and the Lugoff Automotive Group. Music will be provided by 2 For the Road throughout the event, and chili will be served from noon to 2 p.m.

October 10, 2017 | | Camden


A Blues mass

Enjoying the 2017 Carolina Downhome Blues Festival this weekend? Finish things off in a unique way with a Blues Mass at Grace Episcopal Church on Sunday featuring Geoff Achison. The Australian guitarist is the closing act for the festival Saturday night with the Gold Diggers at The Venue on Broad. The Australian guitar virtuoso will close the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival with a Saturday night show along with the Gold Diggers at The Venue on Broad.

October 06, 2017 | | Camden


The car of a lifetime

"Chevy34"

October 06, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Army Central Command staff get Revolutionary history lesson

The strongest military in the world is engaged in suppressing an insurgency determined to kick out the invaders. The rag-tag insurgents have survived by hit and run tactics and wearing down the enemy. The year is not 2017; rather, it is 1780, and the hard-pressed American patriots are struggling against the mighty British.

October 06, 2017 | By Sgt. Matt Kuzara, USARCENT Public Affairs Special to the C-I | Camden


Fire trucks and hot rods attract thousands to FireFest

The 2017 edition of FireFest had a little bit of something for everyone on Saturday as thousands crammed into Rhame City Arena following a short parade of fire trucks and other emergency vehicles down Rutledge and Broad streets.

October 03, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Prime Time

It was just your regular Sunday night at Chicago's Checkerboard Lounge. That is, it was if your idea of ending your weekend was attending a Muddy Waters show for a few bucks.

September 29, 2017 | Tom Didato | Camden


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Scott Park trail to be paved

The city's next trail-related project will be to pave the walking trail at Scott Park.

November 17, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


A step of ‘Distinction’

By a mere two-point advantage for a perfect score of 180, the Brothers and Sisters of Distinction (BSD) step team from Columbia became the new ...

November 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Sweet Gum Trail is open to public

Tall Longleaf pines stood silent guard as the first official hikers took to the Sweet Gum Trail in Camden on Tuesday afternoon. About 50 people ...

November 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Pecan sale underway

The Camden Price House Commission's annual pecan sale benefit is underway once again. Funds raised will benefit the Price House and adjacent Bonds Conway-built ...

November 10, 2017 | | Camden


Revolutionary War Field Days

Parts of the American Revolution came to life once again at Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site on Saturday and Sunday as the site presented its ...

November 07, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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