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Wayfinding signs being installed in Camden

Passers-by may have seen some interesting changes on some of Camden's streets.

June 03, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Historic Camden names Brazier new executive director

The Historic Camden Foundation Board of Directors recently named Halie Brazier as Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site's new executive director.

June 03, 2016 | | Camden


Transformer fire shuts down power in Camden

A mid morning blaze at a city of Camden electric substation shut down power in parts of the city for more than two hours Friday.

May 31, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


CHLC recognizes five for historic preservation

The Camden Historic Landmarks Commission (CHLC) presented five awards recognizing individuals and entities in the city for their efforts with historic preservation. The commission presented the awards during Camden City Council's meeting Tuesday night at Camden City Hall.

May 27, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City presenting Historic Preservation awards

The city of Camden will present the 2016 Historic Preservation Awards during tonight's Camden City Council meeting.

May 24, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Public meeting on former sewer lagoon Monday

The city of Camden will conduct a second public meeting on a proposed redevelopment project for a former wastewater lagoon to become a park.

May 20, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Thursday is Food for the Soul Shred Day

The City of Camden is partnering with Shred 360 to host a Free Community Shred Day benefitting Food for the Soul on Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot to the left of City Hall, 1000 Lyttleton Street. This event is free and open to the public. We encourage everyone to bring canned goods for Food for the Soul along with your shredding material.

May 17, 2016 | | Camden


Camden: Classically Carolina

During Tuesday's Camden City Council meeting, City Manager Mel Pearson unveiled the city's latest marketing effort, Camden: Classically Carolina magazine.

May 13, 2016 | | Camden


Aberdeen Polo Match returns May 22

Polo will return to the historic Camden Polo Field on Sunday, May 22 with the playing of the third annual Aberdeen Polo Match, sponsored by Aberdeen Catery.

May 13, 2016 | | Camden


City passes 2017 budget

Camden City Council unanimously approved the 2017 budget for the city of Camden following a public hearing held at Tuesday night's city council meeting.

May 13, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Camden community shred day to benefit Food for the Soul

The City of Camden is partnering with Shred 360 to host a Free Community Shred Day benefitting Food for the Soul on May 19th from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot to the left of City Hall, 1000 Lyttleton Street. This event is free and open to the public. We encourage everyone to bring canned goods for Food for the Soul along with your shredding material.

May 13, 2016 | | Camden


Crime stats show CPD, community diligence

The city of Camden saw a slight uptick in the number of incidents reported to the Camden Police Department (CPD), but that does not necessarily indicate an increase in crime. If anything, the number of reports probably indicates diligence in both the community and the police department. That seems to be the takeaway from this year's annual CPD crime statistics report presented to Camden City Council during its April 26 meeting.

May 10, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Lifetime of helping others

Leon Prosser, chairman of The ALPHA Center Board of Directors (left), reads the inscription on a lifetime achievement and community involvement award during a surprise presentation to ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napper on April 20. "The board feels like he's done an outstanding job serving the community and serving Kershaw, Lee and Chesterfield counties over the years," Prosser said. The award recognizes Napper's dedication and service to the center, for his "untiring involvement and influence in our communities, and the unselfish manner in" which he has worked to better the three counties. Napper, as he often does ...

May 10, 2016 | | Camden


The passing of an American steeplechasing giant

Recalling a telephone conversation he had with his good friend and Augustin Stable owner, George Strawbridge, several years ago, Austin Brown chuckled as he told the story of the portion of their talk when the two giants of the American steeplechasing industry discussed the passing of time and how quickly the years had gone by.

May 06, 2016 | Tom Didato | Camden


Partin honored with leadership legacy bench

Family, friends, and colleagues gathered in Rectory Square April 19 to honor one of Camden's most dedicated public servants, Pat Partin.

May 03, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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Articles by Section - Camden


Affordable apartments planned for Mather property on Campbell Street

Ground is broken and work is underway on a new affordable/workforce housing property located on Campbell Street.

July 26, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Filing closed for city elections

Four candidates for Camden City Council and two for Mayor will appear on the ballot during the November elections.

July 22, 2016 | | Camden


City receives two grants for new walking trail

Thanks to two recent grants, the city of Camden is adding $125,000 to funds already set aside for a new walking trail. The city ...

July 15, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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