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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.