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Peterson is new Camden public works deputy director

The city of Camden has a new deputy director of public works. City Manager Mel Pearson and Public Works Director Tom Couch officially introduced Ray Peterson to Camden City Council during council's July 13 work session at city hall.

July 22, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Spreading the word of Springdale

While riding steeplechasers for the late trainer Bobby Davis at a pair of Delaware Park races in the 1970s, Nixon Ellis was put on two jumpers who ran off with him and didn't stop until they hit the wire in front of the rest of their respective fields and gave the young jockey two victories.

July 22, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden


Camden, area tourism showing strong trends

The city of Camden and Kershaw County is seeing a small but encouraging spike in tourism numbers this year, according to Suzi Sale, tourism director for the city and Kershaw County. She updated Camden City Council on the numbers during a July 14 work session.

July 20, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Chef’s career is journey of perspective

Corey Green has built an impressive career during the last 15 years.

July 20, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City to settle water plant lawsuit

The city of Camden will settle a lawsuit related to construction issues at its drinking water treatment plant.

July 17, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Bench dedicated to Dr. David Joseph

In a scene and setting which would have been so dear to the man's heart, family and friends of Dr. David Joseph Sr. gathered Monday in Monument Square to dedicate a legacy bench to his memory.

July 15, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Camden City Council to hear Bailey Bill presentation

Camden City Council will hear a presentation on a proposed Bailey Bill ordinance during its work session Tuesday. The work session will begin at 4 p.m.

July 13, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Rhame renovation ramping up

While there may not appear to be much activity happening right now, the Rhame Arena renovation project in Camden is underway and on schedule.

July 10, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


A trip to Cuba

With diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba improving, tourism and trade with the island nation 90 miles south of Florida have become a reality once again. A group from Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden makes regular mission trips to Cuba. Member Derial Ogburn shared his experiences with the Golden Club during its regular monthly morning meeting July 2 at Palmetto Coffee Shoppe.

July 08, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Camden


Habitat Store sales help put families into affordable housing

1019 Broad St. in downtown Camden doesn't appear any different from its neighboring stores at first glance. However, the Habitat Store's purpose is to use customer sales to help build houses for families in Kershaw County who apply with Habitat for Humanity of Kershaw County.

July 08, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Camden


Carruth sworn in as Camden municipal judge

With one hand on a Bible held by his wife and family and friends looking on, Clay Carruth officially took the oath of office as the city of Camden's newest municipal judge during a swearing-in ceremony June 30 in Camden City Hall.

July 06, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Funderburk sworn in as administrative court judge

South Carolina's top judge swore in a Camden attorney as the state's newest administrative law court judge on June 29.

July 06, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Camden


Sibby Wood leaves legacy of love

Sylvia Upton "Sibby" Wood passed away Wednesday in St. Joseph, Mich. She was 81.

July 03, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


The lost city of Camden

To the average person, it's an empty field.

July 01, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Equine leaders remember Dale Thiel

As he made his way onto the track at Springdale Race Course for a photo shoot in late winter 2012, Dale Thiel was asked how he was doing.

July 01, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden


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MASC honors city with Achievement Award

The Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC) recently honored the city of Camden with an Achievement Award at the municipal association's annual meeting held ...

July 29, 2015 | | Camden


City to host historic preservation classes

Interested in learning more about historic preservation?

July 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


With drought, Camden asks customers to conserve water

The city of Camden is asking water customers to practice voluntary water conservation.

July 27, 2015 | | Camden


CDBG funds to be spent in Riverdale

The city of Camden will soon move forward with plans to upgrade water and sewer infrastructure in the Riverdale neighborhood, thanks to its recently awarded ...

July 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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