Joanna Craig, former executive director of Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, has announced her candidacy for Camden City Council. A direct descendant of Camden's founding father and first mayor, Joseph Kershaw, Craig said she plans to continue her family's tradition of service to Camden.
The South Carolina State Guard's (SCSG) Annual Hurricane Hike will take place again this year in Camden, SC on Saturday, September 10. The annual 10 kilometer endurance hike through the scenic and historic city is a grand muster of military and first responders that virtually takes over the city.
Thanks to two recent grants, the city of Camden is adding $125,000 to funds already set aside for a new walking trail. The city recently received a $100,000 Recreational Trails Program grant and a $25,000 Parks and Recreational Development (PARD) grant, according to City Planner Shawn Putnam.
Camden City Council will not meet today for either a work session or regular meeting. The city notified the Chronicle-Independent of the decision on Friday. Council will meet again July 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The City of Camden is working to make it easier for visitors -- and locals -- to find their way around town. From gateway, destination, directional and parking signage, Camden's Wayfinding Signage Program is smoothly unfolding throughout the city with easy-to-read signs incorporating Camden's "Classically Carolina" brand.