More than 40 years ago, a few dozen acres of vacant land near downtown Camden looked like nothing more than just an open field. But when longtime Camden philanthropist Richard Lloyd looked at it, he saw nearly 200 years of untouched American history buried beneath the ground.
Merchants and restaurant owners within Camden's city limits could begin selling alcohol on Sunday as soon as early December. Camden voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum allowing the possibility in the Nov. 2 general election.
The deadline for residential developer Cypress Pointe LLC and the Kershaw County School District to come to terms over the old Camden Middle School property has been extended yet again to Nov. 30. However, real estate agent Robert Horton, who is representing Cypress Pointe said he doesn't believe it will take the full 30 days for things to be worked out.
Fun and thrills will greet Kershaw County youngsters at the Broad Street Trick-or-Treat, to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday in downtown Camden.
Camden City Council showed its support of the fight against homelessness and hunger beyond merely making a proclamation Tuesday morning. It did proclaim the week of Nov. 14-20 as National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, but with Councilman Pat Partin's lead, it also lauded the efforts of those organizations, especially Food for the Soul.
"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 will present "Citizens Planning College" a program that will teach the "ins and outs" of city planning in Camden.
Harold Williams "Bill" Funderburk Jr., a retired attorney and owner of Books on Broad, is Camden's newest municipal judge.
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