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New tennis center director hired

The city of Camden recently announced it has hired Paola Maoli as facility director of the city's new tennis center and pickleball plaza in downtown Camden. According to City Manager Mel Pearson, Maoli is a highly experienced professional in tennis management, who most recently served as tennis coordinator with the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center in Cayce.

January 16, 2018 | | Camden

Historic Camden seeks volunteers for new program

Historic Camden has created an updated education program: a new tour, aimed at 3rd and 4th graders (and homeschool groups ages 8-11) based on state social studies standards for South Carolina History. The new tour was developed by Erika Cline, a University of South Carolina student intern enrolled in a public history course, and the site's former Education Coordinator Elyse Monyette. Some of the materials for the tour were funded by a grant from Duke Energy.

January 16, 2018 | | Camden

Historic Camden to focus on battlefield site in 2018

Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site Executive Director Halie Brazier told Camden City Council during its first meeting of the year Tuesday night that the park will be focusing a lot of attention on the Battle of Camden site this year. Brazier made the comments during a presentation on 2017 Historic Camden accomplishments that included a look ahead for both the main site in Camden and the battlefield, about 8 miles north of the city.

January 12, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden

City council meets tonight

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

January 09, 2018 | | Camden

Wooten honored on Arbor Day

The city of Camden, along with the Kershaw County Soil and Water Conservation District, Camden Tree Foundation and Camden Parks and Trees Commission held its Arbor Day celebration Dec. 19 in Kirkwood Common. This year's celebration was in honor of long-time naturalist and advocate Alan Wooten, who passed away in August. More than 50 friends, neighbors and relatives turned out to honor Wooten. The city planted a live oak tree in Wooten's memory near the Battle of Hobkirk Hill memorial. Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford read a proclamation honoring Wooten and Arbor Day and Kershaw County Soil and Water ...

December 29, 2017 | | Camden

Water main leak causes low water pressure Tuesday

A break in a water main located at Campbell and Lafayette Streets had city public works crews working all day Tuesday to isolate and repair the leak.

December 29, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Camden

City Council elects Jeffrey Graham mayor pro tem

Camden City Council chose Jeffrey Graham to serve as its mayor pro tem for 2018.

December 22, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Camden

City honors former mayor, wife with bench

At least 100 people filled the lower end of Kirkwood Common near the park's pond on Thursday afternoon to pay tribute to former Camden Mayor Tony Scully and his wife, Joy Claussen Scully.

December 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden

Property at I-20 Exit 98 may be annexed

During its meeting tonight, Camden City Council will consider annexing a 1-acre property at the corner of U.S. 521 and I-20.

December 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden

Historic Camden Foundation elects board members

The board of trustees of Historic Camden Foundation recently elected new and returning trustees.

December 12, 2017 | | Camden

CCCB concert is Sunday

Saxophonist Fiona Greenwood wears her festive hat during a recent performance of the Camden Community Concert Band (CCCB). The band will present their Christmas concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. at Camden High School. The concert is free and open to the public. The CCCB is in its 38th year of presenting music to the Camden and Kershaw County area. The band has 4 concerts per year -- two in Rectory Square Park and two at Camden High. Sunday's concert features include traditional Christmas carols and an audience sing-a-long. "This is the band's gift to our community", CCCB ...

December 08, 2017 | | Camden

Camden City Hall Christmas Tree Lighting

December 05, 2017 | | Camden

Price House Commission to hold festival in February

The Price House Commission wants to invite the public to the first annual Price House Festival.

December 05, 2017 | | Camden

Off and running

Proving the old adage that there is no place like home still holds water, the Camden-based Mullikin Law Firm and BlueCross Blue Shield of South Carolina have helped get the ball rolling as the two firms joined with the Carolina Cup Steeplechase Races as sponsors for the 2018 edition of the event.

December 01, 2017 | Tom Didato | Camden

Camden council to meet tonight

Camden City Council will hold what should prove to be a relatively short meeting tonight. According to a copy of the proposed agenda, council will receive an audit report for Fiscal Year 2017, which ended back on June 30, from Mary Ellen Green of Cantey Tiller Pierce & Green.

November 28, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden

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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 ...

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 ...

March 16, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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