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'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.
They've become annual traditions. First, members of the Camden Fire Department's (CFD) Explorers program compete -- and win -- an Explorers competition in Myrtle Beach. Then, Camden City Council honors the Explorers with certificates of merit, giving the team a chance to show off their skills to council and the public.
After decades of requests from residents and years of negotiation with city officials, Amtrak is announcing that it will renovate its station in Camden and the surrounding property. Work will begin Aug. 4, and -- according JarVor Williams, an Amtrak construction engineer overseeing the project -- make the facility compliant with the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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