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City council receives update on current city projects

Camden City Council heard an update on the status of the city's ongoing projects during its Dec. 13 work session. These 19 projects vary in scope, purpose and progression but they are all part and parcel of the city's efforts to accomplish a number of goals, including infrastructure improvement, beautification, and economic/tourism development.

December 23, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Camden City Council selects Davis as Mayor Pro Tem

Camden City Councilwoman Deborah Davis will serve as Mayor Pro Tem for the city of Camden in 2017.

December 23, 2016 | | Camden


Council passes first reading for H-Tax bond

Camden City Council took an important step forward with its proposed tennis complex project.

December 16, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Camden Writers to hold book launch and sigining

The Camden Writers will hold a book launch and signing for their new book, What I Wish I Could Tell You, tonday at Books On Broad, a local independent bookstore located at 944 Broad Street in Camden. What I Wish I Could Tell You, an anthology of stories, poetry and recipes, shares its title with a poem included in the book, which reflects the common theme that echos the sense of longing expressed in those words. The aim of this book is to use the voices and stories to say what – and who – we remember, what has brought laughter, joy ...

December 16, 2016 | | Camden


City council members sworn in

December 06, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Alfred Mae Drakeford sworn in as Mayor of Camden

In a historic church in a historic town, her hand on her family bible, Alfred Mae Drakeford took a historic oath of office.

November 29, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Camden tree lighting Thurs.

The city of Camden will kick off the holiday season with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of Camden City Hall. The public is invited to attend the lighting at 6 p.m. on Thursday. Enjoy hot chocolate and holiday music featuring a small ensemble of the Camden Community Concert Band and the Camden Community Concert Choir. The city's street and electric department crews have been working hard placing decorations throughout Camden in preparation for the festivities. Come help new Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford, kick off the holiday season and "throw the switch" at the tree lighting. There ...

November 29, 2016 | | Camden


Camden approves first Bailey Bill applicant

Camden City Council held second reading and gave final approval to the city's first applicant for special property tax assessment under the city's new Bailey Bill ordinance during its meeting Tuesday at City Hall.

November 25, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City celebrates train station rededication

The city of Camden re-dedicated the Seaboard Air Line Railway Depot Thursday.

November 22, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Camden


Council passed first reading for city's first Bailey bill application

Camden City Council gave first reading approval to the city's first applicant for special property tax assessment under the city's new Bailey Bill ordinance during its November 8 meeting.

November 18, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Drakeford is officially Camden's Mayor-Elect

Tuesday, Nov. 8, Alfred Mae Drakeford was unofficially announced as the new mayor of Camden, but on Friday, Nov. 11 there was a recount of votes for the election -- and then there was a recount of the recount.

November 15, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Camden


Mary Y. Clark legacy bench dedication

Mary Y. Clark, former mayor of Camden was honored by the city of Camden with a Leader's Legacy Bench on Friday, Oct. 21.

October 28, 2016 | Katrina Moses C-I Staff Writer | Camden


CBA to hold candidate forum Thursday, Nov. 3

Want to ask questions of the candidates running for mayor of Camden and city council?

October 28, 2016 | | Camden


CPD announces new ‘Safety Zone’ service

Camden Police Chief Joe Floyd wants the public to know the department is always seeking new ways to help the citizens of Camden.

October 14, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Proclamations, Complete Streets ordinance before Camden City Council

Camden City Council will give second reading and final approval consideration to an ordinance establishing Complete Street standards within the city's Land Development Regulations.

October 11, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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Articles by Section - Camden


A gift of love

Jack Brantley has been a much beloved and iconic figure in the community ever since he arrived in Camden in 1975.

January 13, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City Council approves H-Tax bond

Camden City Council is full steam ahead with its plans to build a state of the art tennis complex in Camden.

January 13, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City council to hold public hearing, second reading on H-tax bonds

Funding for a new tennis complex as well as updates on various infrastructure projects will come before Camden City Council during its regular session meeting ...

January 10, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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