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.
TreesSC has selected the Camden Tree Foundation (CTF) as the winner of the 2010 Golden Acorn Award for Outstanding Community Forestry Program.
They tore up a parking lot to put in a paradise. Or at least they will.
Camden City Council voted unanimously Tuesday morning to revoke the business licenses for Midtown Market on Rutledge Street and Shop 'N' Go on North Broad Street after determining both businesses had engaged in unlawful activity. Councilman Pat Partin was not present.
The owners of Midtown Market on Rutledge Street and the Stop-N-Go convenience store on North Broad Street may lose their business licenses. Camden City Council will hold a public hearing on exactly that possibility as part of its regular meeting Tuesday morning.
City of Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland will host a public meeting on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at City Hall Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to share information about the tree inventory; how trees
Several years after Carolina Café moved into its current downtown Camden location, the owner of the popular cafe says it is now planning to move into a new location as early as next week.
Polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, have been the focus of recent reports on the quality of water in Lake Wateree. PCBs are manufactured chemicals once used as lubricants or coolants. They have been linked to health issues in laboratory animals, and their production was banned in the late 1970's. PCBs can contaminate waterways through air or water pollution.
Camden City Council voted 3-1 Tuesday night to approve a low bid of $1.068 million by AOS Specialty Contractors of Columbia to transform the East Back Lot off Rutledge Street into the city's proposed Town Green.
A Camden Department of Public Works crew worked Aug. 20 to remove a fallen tree on Lyttleton Street between Pine Street and Hobkirk Court. According to Camden Urban Forester Liz Gilland, the Post Oak was one she had already marked for removal through a hazard tree mitigation grant, "but Mother Nature took care of it for us." Gilland said there were no injuries or property damage, but that portion of Lyttleton Street was closed for about an hour to clear the debris. "Note that there is basically nothing left of the canopy -- poor health," said Gilland. "The base of the ...
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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