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Camden tree lighting kicks off holiday season tonight

The city of Camden will officially kick off the holiday season with its annual tree lighting ceremony today at 6 p.m. in front of Camden City Hall. The public is invited to gather and enjoy hot chocolate and holiday music featuring a small ensemble of the Camden Community Concert Band and the combined youth choirs from Bethesda Presbyterian Church.

December 01, 2015 | | Camden


Bonds, economic development ordinance before council

Camden City Council will consider first reading of an ordinance establishing incentives for businesses seeking to open inside the city limits.

November 24, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City closer to reaching goal on wayfinding signage project

The city of Camden is poised to take another important step with its Wayfinding sign project.

November 20, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Arbor Day in Camden

The city of Camden held its annual Arbor Day celebration at the Camden Archives and Museum on Nov. 5. City Urban Forester Liz Gilland organized the event, which featured musical performances from the Camden Elementary School Choir and remarks from Camden Mayor Tony Scully and Archives Director Katherine Richardson. They city planted a holly tree in commemoration of the day and to honor the late Sarah "Sadie" Kennedy Von Treschkow, the driving force behind Camden's acquiring a public library through the Carnegie Foundation. The library, which later became the Camden Archives and Museum, opened in Oct. 1915.

November 20, 2015 | | Camden


Economic incentive ordinance moving forward

Those considering opening a business may soon have added reasons to open their doors in the city of Camden.

November 17, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Thiel portrait unveiled at new pet adoption center

Judy Thiel and three of her furry friends will continue to grace the halls of the Kershaw County Humane Society's pet adoption center which bears her name.

November 17, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


A ‘Long’ racing history

From down Broad Street, those gathered at the Camden Archives and Museum on Tuesday morning could hear the roar of an engine as Bondy Long stepped on the gas of the 1964 No. 11 Bowani Racing Ford Galaxie which Ned Jarrett drove into victory lane on 14 occasions in NASCAR's Grand National (now, Sprint Cup) Series.

November 13, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden


Council to discuss signs, economic incentives

Camden City Council will discuss an ongoing signage project and a proposed economic development incentive ordinance during a 4 p.m. work session today. Tonight's regular council meeting has been cancelled. Caitlin Corbett, Assistant to the City Manager and Suzi Sale, Tourism Development Director, will give an update and answer questions regarding the Wayfinding Signage project.

November 10, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Archives celebrating BOWANI Racing

Starting today, the Camden Archives and Museum and the city of Camden will celebrate the unique and impressive accomplishments of a group of area residents who became known as BOWANI Inc.

November 06, 2015 | | Camden


Council studying economic development incentives

Camden City Council will take some time to mull over proposed economic development incentives for the city. Council got a first look at a draft ordinance outlining possible incentives to help augment economic development in the city of Camden during its Oct. 27 meeting.

November 03, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Former soap opera director makes Camden new home

People may not know Diana Wenman, but they probably know her work.

October 30, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City council to discuss economic development incentives

Camden City Council will take a closer look at a proposed draft ordinance outlining possible incentives to help attract new businesses and further economic development in the city. Council will discuss, but take no action on the ordinance during its meeting tonight, according to City Manager Mel Pearson.

October 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


‘It’s been so much fun’

Joanna Craig wouldn't exactly call her 26 years as executive director of Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site a "labor of love."

October 20, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Camden’s Shawn Elliott named Gamecocks’ interim head football coach

Not a change in job description or his new place in the pecking order will change Shawn Elliott.

October 16, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden


City weathers storms

Despite being drenched with nearly 15 inches of rain, the city of Camden seems to have weathered last week's record deluge fairly well.

October 13, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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Transformer fire shuts down power in Camden

A mid morning blaze at a city of Camden electric substation shut down power in parts of the city for more than two hours Friday.

May 31, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


CHLC recognizes five for historic preservation

The Camden Historic Landmarks Commission (CHLC) presented five awards recognizing individuals and entities in the city for their efforts with historic preservation. The commission presented ...

May 27, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City presenting Historic Preservation awards

The city of Camden will present the 2016 Historic Preservation Awards during tonight's Camden City Council meeting.

May 24, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Public meeting on former sewer lagoon Monday

The city of Camden will conduct a second public meeting on a proposed redevelopment project for a former wastewater lagoon to become a park.

May 20, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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