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Camden tree lighting Thurs.

The city of Camden will kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of Camden City Hall. The public is invited to attend the lighting at 6 p.m. on Thursday. Enjoy hot chocolate and holiday music featuring a small ensemble of the Camden Community Concert Band and the Camden Community Concert Choir. The city's street and electric department crews have been working hard placing decorations throughout Camden in preparation for the festivities. Come help new Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford, kick off the holiday season and "throw the switch" at the tree lighting. There ...

November 29, 2016 | | Camden


Camden approves first Bailey Bill applicant

Camden City Council held second reading and gave final approval to the city's first applicant for special property tax assessment under the city's new Bailey Bill ordinance during its meeting Tuesday at City Hall.

November 25, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City celebrates train station rededication

The city of Camden re-dedicated the Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot Thursday.

November 22, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Camden


Council passed first reading for city's first Bailey bill application

Camden City Council gave first reading approval to the city's first applicant for special property tax assessment under the city's new Bailey Bill ordinance during its November 8 meeting.

November 18, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Drakeford is officially Camden's Mayor-Elect

Tuesday, Nov. 8, Alfred Mae Drakeford was unofficially announced as the new mayor of Camden, but on Friday, Nov. 11 there was a recount of votes for the election -- and then there was a recount of the recount.

November 15, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Camden


Mary Y. Clark legacy bench dedication

Mary Y. Clark, former mayor of Camden was honored by the city of Camden with a Leader's Legacy Bench on Friday, Oct. 21.

October 28, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Camden


CBA to hold candidate forum Thursday, Nov. 3

Want to ask questions of the candidates running for mayor of Camden and city council?

October 28, 2016 | | Camden


CPD announces new ‘Safety Zone’ service

Camden Police Chief Joe Floyd wants the public to know the department is always seeking new ways to help the citizens of Camden.

October 14, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Proclamations, Complete Streets ordinance before Camden City Council

Camden City Council will give second reading and final approval consideration to an ordinance establishing Complete Street standards within the city's Land Development Regulations.

October 11, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Vivian Metze honored with Leadership Legacy Bench

A large crowd of family, friends and admirers gathered Friday morning on the grounds of the Price House to honor long-time educator and community leader Vivian B. Metze.

September 20, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City moving forward with tennis complex planning

Camden City Council gave the green light for staff to pursue planning and funding for a state of the art tennis complex.

September 16, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Construction worker killed in ditch collapse

A construction worker was killed Friday while working on a sewer project on Ancrum Road in Camden.

September 13, 2016 | | Camden


City council to discuss lagoon park, tennis complex

Camden City Council will discuss a number of new recreation projects Tuesday afternoon during a special work session prior to council's regular session.

September 13, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Ross Beard passes away at 87

Ross Beard, with his courtly manners, soft-spoken, courteous demeanor and seemingly endless supply of anecdotes will be remembered by all who knew him as the quintessential Southern Gentleman.

September 09, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Polk withdraws from City Council race

X. Willard Polk has announced his decision to withdraw from the race for Camden City Council.

August 30, 2016 | | Camden


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833 South Broad

Thanks to the magic of memories, Rengy Cobb Marshall was able to stand inside 833 South Broad at multiple points in time: Feb. 15, 2017 ...

February 24, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Trying to solve a Coca-Cola history mystery

There is a bit of mystery surrounding the history of 833 South Broad, currently the home of a venue of the same name and Dancin ...

February 24, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Remembering a special night

From parties at the Masters and gubernatorial inauguration receptions to hosting several Miss Americas at his home, Jack Brantley has certainly done his share of ...

February 17, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City hires Main Street SC program manager

At the very end of Tuesday night's Camden City Council meeting, City Manager Mel Pearson introduced Katharine Spadacenta to council members and the public ...

February 17, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Sheheen bill would allow city of Camden to annex shopping center

In a somewhat unusual legislative move, State Sen. Vincent Sheheen of Camden introduced a bill in January that would allow the city of Camden to ...

February 14, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Black River Road, U.S. 521 master plan on city agenda

Camden City Council will consider a resolution during its meeting tonight that, if approved, would support the creation of a master transportation plan for the ...

February 14, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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