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Property at I-20 Exit 98 may be annexed

During its meeting tonight, Camden City Council will consider annexing a 1-acre property at the corner of U.S. 521 and I-20.

December 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


CCCB concert is Sunday

Saxophonist Fiona Greenwood wears her festive hat during a recent performance of the Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB). The band will present their Christmas concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Camden High School. The concert is free and open to the public. The CCCB is in its 38th year of presenting music to the Camden and Kershaw County area. The band has 4 concerts per year -- two in Rectory Square Park and two at Camden High. Sunday's concert features include traditional Christmas carols and an audience sing-a-long. "This is the band's gift to our community", CCCB ...

December 08, 2017 | | Camden


Off and running

Proving the old adage that there is no place like home still holds water, the Camden-based Mullikin Law Firm and BlueCross Blue Shield of South Carolina have helped get the ball rolling as the two firms joined with the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races as sponsors for the 2018 edition of the event.

December 01, 2017 | Tom Didato | Camden


Camden council to meet tonight

Camden City Council will hold what should prove to be a relatively short meeting tonight. According to a copy of the proposed agenda, council will receive an audit report for Fiscal Year 2017, which ended back on June 30, from Mary Ellen Green of Cantey Tiller Pierce & Green.

November 28, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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


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


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 holder of the recently rechristened 2017 Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford Cup on Nov. 4.

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 participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the official opening of the 2/3-mile trail that now connects Scott and Woodward parks.

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 house programs.

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 annual two-day Revolutionary War Field Days event.

November 07, 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


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Historic Camden Foundation elects board members

The board of trustees of Historic Camden Foundation recently elected new and returning trustees.

December 12, 2017 | | Camden


Camden City Hall Christmas Tree Lighting

December 05, 2017 | | Camden


Price House Commission to hold festival in February

The Price House Commission wants to invite the public to the first annual Price House Festival.

December 05, 2017 | | Camden


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