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Arbor Day in Camden

The city of Camden held its annual Arbor Day celebration at the Camden Archives and Museum on Nov. 5. City Urban Forester Liz Gilland organized the event, which featured musical performances from the Camden Elementary School Choir and remarks from Camden Mayor Tony Scully and Archives Director Katherine Richardson. They city planted a holly tree in commemoration of the day and to honor the late Sarah "Sadie" Kennedy Von Treschkow, the driving force behind Camden's acquiring a public library through the Carnegie Foundation. The library, which later became the Camden Archives and Museum, opened in Oct. 1915.

November 20, 2015 | | Camden


Economic incentive ordinance moving forward

Those considering opening a business may soon have added reasons to open their doors in the city of Camden.

November 17, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Thiel portrait unveiled at new pet adoption center

Judy Thiel and three of her furry friends will continue to grace the halls of the Kershaw County Humane Society's pet adoption center which bears her name.

November 17, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


A ‘Long’ racing history

From down Broad Street, those gathered at the Camden Archives and Museum on Tuesday morning could hear the roar of an engine as Bondy Long stepped on the gas of the 1964 No. 11 Bowani Racing Ford Galaxie which Ned Jarrett drove into victory lane on 14 occasions in NASCAR's Grand National (now, Sprint Cup) Series.

November 13, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden


Council to discuss signs, economic incentives

Camden City Council will discuss an ongoing signage project and a proposed economic development incentive ordinance during a 4 p.m. work session today. Tonight's regular council meeting has been cancelled. Caitlin Corbett, Assistant to the City Manager and Suzi Sale, Tourism Development Director, will give an update and answer questions regarding the Wayfinding Signage project.

November 10, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Archives celebrating BOWANI Racing

Starting today, the Camden Archives and Museum and the city of Camden will celebrate the unique and impressive accomplishments of a group of area residents who became known as BOWANI Inc.

November 06, 2015 | | Camden


Council studying economic development incentives

Camden City Council will take some time to mull over proposed economic development incentives for the city. Council got a first look at a draft ordinance outlining possible incentives to help augment economic development in the city of Camden during its Oct. 27 meeting.

November 03, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Former soap opera director makes Camden new home

People may not know Diana Wenman, but they probably know her work.

October 30, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City council to discuss economic development incentives

Camden City Council will take a closer look at a proposed draft ordinance outlining possible incentives to help attract new businesses and further economic development in the city. Council will discuss, but take no action on the ordinance during its meeting tonight, according to City Manager Mel Pearson.

October 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


‘It’s been so much fun’

Joanna Craig wouldn't exactly call her 26 years as executive director of Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site a "labor of love."

October 20, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Camden’s Shawn Elliott named Gamecocks’ interim head football coach

Not a change in job description or his new place in the pecking order will change Shawn Elliott.

October 16, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden


City weathers storms

Despite being drenched with nearly 15 inches of rain, the city of Camden seems to have weathered last week's record deluge fairly well.

October 13, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


ALPHA Center celebrates with ‘A Picnic Among Friends’

Every year, The ALPHA Center celebrates diversity with its annual "A Picnic Among Friends" community event.

October 09, 2015 | | Camden


City honors Dr. Curtis Watkins

The chilly, rainy weather didn't dampen the warm spirits of those who gathered Sept. 24 in Hampton Park to honor much beloved pediatrician Dr. Curtis Watkins.

September 30, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Dot Goodwin to lead KCNAMI session today

Local businesswoman and artist Dot Goodwin will lead today's education session for the Kershaw County chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (KCNAMI).

September 28, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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Gold mine visit

Elected and other officials from the city of Camden, joined by Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter (third from right), recently visited the Haile Gold Mine ...

September 22, 2017 | | Camden


Wastewater lagoon recovery plan proposed

There may come a day when hardly anyone will remember that a 16-acre wastewater lagoon existed at the end of Bramblewood Plantation Road.

September 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Battle of the Badges

All day long, they help save lives while on the job and now they're also helping to save lives off the job. The Camden ...

September 19, 2017 | | Camden


FRC hosts movie viewing events

The Family Resource Center, partner agency of the United Way of Kershaw County, is hosting a viewing and discussion of the movie Speak. The screening ...

September 19, 2017 | | Camden


Remembering Pat Wylie

Friends, colleagues and former students will remember William Patrick "Pat" Wylie as an outstanding and influential teacher, musician, community icon and, most important, a good ...

September 15, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Irma’s wind and rain lash Kershaw County

Even though it was hundreds of miles to the south and west, Hurricane Irma managed to leave a few marks on Kershaw County. Rain -- heavy ...

September 15, 2017 | By MARTIN L. CAHN and JIM TATUM C-I staff | Camden


City council gets silversmith preview

Members of Camden City Council, along with City Manager Mel Pearson, donned blue non-latex gloves at the behest of Camden Archives and Museum Director Katherine ...

September 15, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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