D.P., a Marsh Tacky horse, checks out an EQUUS Film Festival poster on Camden's Broad Street on Saturday. Owned and ridden by David Grant, a breeder of Colonial Spanish Marsh Tackys, D.P. is an example of the official State Heritage Horse of South Carolina. Grant and D.P. made an appearance in Camden during the film festival, including on Camden's Town Green to interact with children. The EQUUS Film Festival's (EFF) WINNIE Winners Tour highlighted international feature films, documentaries and short films at the Little Theater on DeKalb Street; EFF Camden Arts and Film Day ...
Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site is moving forward with a number of initiatives outlined in its recently updated strategic plan, including a remake of the gift shop; new website; and various initiatives to develop wedding venue business, increase tour development and bolster the organization's volunteer base.
Work on an enforceable truck route around the city of Camden will begin Monday as contractors working for the S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) widen a section of Springdale Drive and all of Boykin Road between Knights Hill Road and North Broad Street (U.S. 521/601).
With 2016 well underway, the city of Camden is ramping up marketing and economic development efforts with a variety of plans, including new marketing materials and a the installation of additional lighting to the area of U.S. 521 south of Camden at I-20 and Exit 98.
Charles Traynor "Bud" Ferillo Jr. makes no bones about his message: South Carolina has failed its children and much of the cause of that failure lies in large part in a legacy of racism that arose from slavery.
Camden Mayor Tony Scully signed a proclamation praising the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation for a $3.8 million grant to Health Sciences South Carolina to establish the Surgical Quality Collaborative. This statewide collaborative will provide hospitals across the state, including KershawHealth, vital resources to improve surgical outcomes and reduce morbidity. According to a city of Camden press release, the citizens of Camden will benefit from an increased quality of surgical care, including a reduction in surgical complications and readmissions.
A tribute and memorial are in the planning stages to honor William H. Basden Sr., who, in the 1960s and 1970s, made his Camden High School (CHS) marching bands a dominant force in South Carolina and throughout the United States.