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Remembering the fallen from the Battle of Camden

With long leaf pines whispering on a hot and breezy August morning, it was easy to picture gleaming bayonets, the flash of musket fire and hear the sounds of furious early morning combat which took place 235 years ago.

August 19, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden

Lloyd vying for return to circuit court bench

Attorney Reggie I. Lloyd, a former Kershaw County councilman who then served as a circuit court judge for several years, is looking to return to the bench.

August 19, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden

Camden revamps commissions

Camden City Council took its official first steps in making changes to some of the city's boards and commissions during its Aug. 11 meeting. Council's actions stemmed from staff presentations and recommendations made during a July 14 work session.

August 17, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden

CCC gives first nod to Bailey Bill ordinance

Camden City Council is one step closer to establishing a new tax incentive for historic preservation.

August 14, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden

Queen declines invitation to Battle of Camden event

At least one VIP invited to Saturday's Battle of Camden commemoration will not be able to attend. The actual anniversary of the battle is Sunday.

August 12, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden

Camden council to consider changes to commissions

Camden City Council will consider first readings of a series of ordinances Tuesday night which, if passed on second reading, would change how council deals with several of its commissions.

August 10, 2015 | | Camden

FCB team wins summer basketball championship

First Community Bank edged out Julian Burns' Generals in two hard fought, fast paced games to win the Jackson Teen Center/ALPHA Center Summer Basketball League Championship. The best of three tournament, played Thursday night in the Camden High School gym, was an exciting end to a fun and successful summer.

August 10, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden

Storm knocks out power to Camden

A powerful thunderstorm knocked out power to most if not all of Camden on Thursday night, along with other city of Camden electric customers. Blinding lightning flashes struck around the city, causing minor damage at KershawHealth and, possibly setting fire to a barn on Firetower Farm Road.

August 10, 2015 | By Martin L. Cahn and Jim Tatum C-I staff | Camden

Camden mourns the passing of Drew David

Family, friends and peers are mourning the passing of 17-year-old Robert Edmond "Drew" David IV from injuries he received in a one-vehicle crash Monday evening. The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) said Drew would have soon been entering his senior year at Camden High School (CHS) and was a popular member of the Bulldog football and baseball teams.

August 07, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Camden

New Rotary president

August 07, 2015 | | Camden

Revolutionary War exhibit now on display at archives

People looking for information about South Carolina during the Revolutionary War, or just looking for an interesting and different way to beat the August heat, might consider spending some time in the Camden Archives and Museum.

August 05, 2015 | | Camden

Façade grants help businesses, downtown

Back on July 14, Camden City Council approved eight façade grants.

July 31, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden

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 18.

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

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City honors Dr. Curtis Watkins

The chilly, rainy weather didn't dampen the warm spirits of those who gathered Sept. 24 in Hampton Park to honor much beloved pediatrician Dr ...

September 30, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden

Dot Goodwin to lead KCNAMI session today

Local businesswoman and artist Dot Goodwin will lead today's education session for the Kershaw County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (KCNAMI).

September 28, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden

City to host community forums

The city of Camden will present two community forums in October.

September 28, 2015 | | Camden


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