Thanks to two recent grants, the city of Camden is adding $125,000 to funds already set aside for a new walking trail. The city recently received a $100,000 Recreational Trails Program grant and a $25,000 Parks and Recreational Development (PARD) grant, according to City Planner Shawn Putnam.
Camden City Council will not meet today for either a work session or regular meeting. The city notified the Chronicle-Independent of the decision on Friday. Council will meet again July 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The City of Camden is working to make it easier for visitors -- and locals -- to find their way around town. From gateway, destination, directional and parking signage, Camden's Wayfinding Signage Program is smoothly unfolding throughout the city with easy-to-read signs incorporating Camden's "Classically Carolina" brand.
You can thank the "American Girls" doll series -- and a pair of parents who were "into" history -- for putting Halie Brazier on the path to Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site. Brazier (pronounced "Bray-zee-er") became the site's new executive director one month ago on May 25.
Contractors install a new sign (first photo) at Camden City Hall on Monday as the city's Wayfinding Sign project continues to unfold. The project, which has been in the works for nearly two years and headed by Asst. City Manager Caitlin Corbett and Camden-Kershaw County Tourism Development Partnership Director Suzi Sale, is an important part of Camden's Tourism Strategic Plan. The plan recommends the development and placement of interpretative signage around the city incorporating the city's "Classically Carolina" brand. Most recently, gateway signs -- such as the one welcoming visitors to Camden near I-20 Exit 98 (second photo ...
A new bench, placed under a spreading oak tree between several baseball fields in Woodward Park, is a fitting tribute to the man who, friends and well-wishers said, is essentially the reason those fields are there.