"We got the bigger of the two fish," said Kevin Bronson, Camden's city manager, to members of Camden City Council during a work session Thursday.
The city of Camden is asking its water customers to voluntarily eliminate non-essential water use and limit discretionary uses like lawn irrigation to off-peak times.
State Tree Service, the contractor selected by the city of Camden to remove hazardous trees under a tree mitigation grant, began work Thursday along Lyttleton Street.
Cypress Pointe LLC, under contract to purchase the old Camden Middle School (CMS) site, was to have completed its due diligence on the property by Sept. 30. The developer was given an additional 30 days by the Kershaw County School District, until Oct. 31, to complete the process, according to Robert Horton with Re/Max real estate company, who is representing Cypress Pointe. He said they are still working through contractual issues.
KershawHealth and the Downtown Camden Guild (DCG) are gearing up for this year's Broad Street Trick-or-Treat to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 30 in downtown Camden.
Looking out her display window while creating a paper maché snowman, Melissa Goodale has seen something that was a nuisance turn into what she says is a real problem.
More than a dozen heroes were honored Tuesday night by the city of Camden for their roles in saving the life of Lugoff resident Virginia Wilder.
New South Companies LLC will expand its lumber mill in Camden as part of a multi-year plan to upgrade the company's equipment. As the company focuses on improving its productivity and efficiency, officials said, it will evaluate the possibility of reinstituting a second shift at the facility.
Shakeem Coleman, Imani Simon, Deneshia Reid, Precious Williams and Shynell Wells were all called to Camden High School (CHS) Principal Dan Matthews' office Friday afternoon. They didn't know why and more than one was, perhaps, a little hesitant about getting there promptly.
In August, Camden police, fire and rescue units along with several civilians worked together to save Virginia Wilder's life. Those officers, firefighters, EMS technicians and citizens -- along with Wilder -- will be honored by Camden City Council during its meeting Tuesday evening.
The city of Camden's public parking lot located between Wachovia and the Old Armory Steakhouse will be closed beginning today. The lot, commonly referred to as the east back lot, will be closed due to the construction of the Camden Town Green.
Bloomsbury Inn has been selected as one of the Top 10 bed and breakfasts in the nation as part of the Best of BedandBreakfast.com awards, 2010-2011.
A small turnout Tuesday night didn't stop Liz Gilland from addressing an issue on the minds of many around Camden: trees.
Camden-based Gladiators Boxing and MMA are teaming up with Thunder Tower Harley-Davidson to present,"Rumble at Thunder Tower," on Saturday, Oct. 23 starting at 6:30 p.m. The 10-bout professional card, which will take place inside the cage, will feature Camden professional powerhouse Big John Richard in the main, heavyweight event. The co-main event will have 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games Silver Medalist in wrestling, Sara McMann, and light heavyweight sensation Trey Moss stepping into the cage.
Internationally known genealogist Tony Burroughs will hold an African American genealogy seminar Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Robert Mills Courthouse in Camden. The seminar is sponsored by the Camden Archives and Museum.
A recent festival in Camden provided the mayor with the chance to recognize an arts organization. That organization, in turn, recognized a local patron of the arts.
SAFE Federal Credit Union recently recognized Dee Dee Cannon, of the credit union's Rutledge Street branch in Camden, as its Teller of the Year. SAFE honored Cannon during its annual Staff Training and Recognition Day in February. During the ceremony, the credit union recognizes "the best of the best" in different job categories, along with awards for sales, volunteerism, service, and leadership.
Abundant Life Fellowship Church is hosting the Building People Conference, Thursday through Saturday at the church on the 800 block of Laurens Street in Camden.
Chronicle-Independent (C-I) staff reporter Gary Phillips recently received a 2013-2014 community service award from Central High School in Pageland. Phillips received the award for supporting Central Eagles athletics while serving as editor of The (Pageland) Progressive Journal. Although Phillips did not attend the event, Central officials announced the award during its Fall Athletic Awards night at the school Feb. 18.
Camden City Council will confer special recognition on four Camden Police Department (CPD) officers during its meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. There will be no afternoon work session.
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