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Sam Wright reflects on career

For a young African American boy growing up in a small Southern town in the 1960s, the idea of becoming an actor was a big dream -- some back then might have even called it impossible.

April 13, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Hunt rocks at Historic Camden

Looking for something a little different to do on Saturday? Historic Camden is staying open late for a free family event Saturday starting at 5:30 p.m.

April 13, 2018 | | Camden


Splash pad facility mentioned in ‘Budget in Brief’

A splash pad facility may be built soon in Camden if Camden City Council passes its proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget, for which a public hearing will be held tonight during council's regular meeting. Although it is not specifically listed as a line item in a "Budget in Brief" attached to tonight's agenda, the city makes reference to the proposed splash pad facility in a note under the budget's Project Improvement Fund.

April 10, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Feature Photo: Gone to the dogs...

Camden has gone to the dogs again, as hundreds of Little Brown Dogs and their people converged in Camden for the annual Boykin Spaniel Society National Field Trial. Here, Terrah Yeager (left) and Charli, relax and enjoy the atmosphere at Camden City Arena. They traveled from Charleston to this year's Boykin Spaniel Society National Field Trial.

April 06, 2018 | | Camden


Doing it her way

Siblings following in the footsteps of their parents and choosing to enter into the same line of work as a parent is a tale nearly as old as civilization itself.

March 30, 2018 | Tom Didato | Camden


Homeowner, DOT settle on truck route right of way

According to attachments to tonight's Camden City Council agenda, a dispute over a S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) right of way for Segment 3 of the Camden Truck Route project on York Street has been settled.

March 27, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


A college football wish comes true

All Lance McCray's ever wanted was to join a college football team where his mother could come see him play.

March 27, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Spring dog show Saturday

The 82nd Annual Spring Dog Show will be held at 1 p.m. in Rectory Square, in downtown Camden. March 25 is the rain date and will have the same schedule. Registration starts at noon, with 15 competition categories, including costume, mutts, shelter dogs and standard canine categories. Registration is $5 per dog per class or $10 for two or more classes. All proceeds benefit the Kershaw County Humane Society and Animal Shelter.

March 23, 2018 | | Camden


City honors Green brothers

By the time the last picture was taken in Rectory Square on Friday afternoon, 32 members of the Green family had joined H. Davis Green on or around the bench dedicated to him and his brother, the late James D. "Jimmy" Green.

March 20, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Camden council honors Price House Commission

Two weeks ago, Camden City Council unanimously approved a proclamation of appreciation for the Price House Commission. Unfortunately, commissioners were unable to attend that meeting, but came in full force Tuesday night to receive the accolade.

March 16, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


City council meets tonight

Camden City Council will hold a regular meeting today at 6 p.m. There will be no afternoon work session.

March 13, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Council recognizes officer, firefighter of the year

During its Feb. 27 meeting, Camden City Council recognized two of its own for being named the local Veteran of Foreign Wars' (VFW) officer and firefighter of the year. Recently, the VFW named Camden Police Department (CPD) Lt. Tim LeGault (pronounced "Leh-go") as its 2018 Officer of the Year, and the Camden Fire Department's (CFD) Roger Roscoe as its 2018 Firefighter of the Year.

March 06, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Irish Fest

The second annual Irish Festival, a fundraiser for the Montessori School of Camden's scholarship program, was held in downtown Camden Saturday. In the first picture, bagpipers who helped lead the opening parade stand at attention for the National Anthem. In the second photo, Irish troubadour Casey O'Reilly entertains the crowd with his unique brand of Irish pub ditties and original tunes. The festival featured a variety of entertainers, vendors, activities and events throughout the day.

March 06, 2018 | | Camden


SCDOT proposes removing U.S. 521 project from STIP

The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is proposing to remove a proposed road safety improvement at U.S. 521 (Sumter Highway) near Century Boulevard and I-20 Exit 98 from the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

March 02, 2018 | | Camden


City council to meet tonight

Camden City Council will meet at 6 p.m. today; there will be no afternoon work session.

February 27, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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Helping after Florence

It took Camden's Ben Stegner and his crews five hours to get from the small North Carolina town of Supply to Jacksonville, N.C ...

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Weekend events to affect parking, traffic

In an effort to prevent confusion and alleviate concerns regarding the use of free public parking on downtown streets and around Town Green, the city ...

September 21, 2018 | | Camden


River Oaks annexed into city

River Oaks Shopping Center is, finally, a part of the city of Camden. Despite being located across from Walmart on West DeKalb Street just before ...

September 14, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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