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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


Vivian Metze honored with Leadership Legacy Bench

A large crowd of family, friends and admirers gathered Friday morning on the grounds of the Price House to honor long-time educator and community leader Vivian B. Metze.

September 20, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


City moving forward with tennis complex planning

Camden City Council gave the green light for staff to pursue planning and funding for a state of the art tennis complex.

September 16, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Construction worker killed in ditch collapse

A construction worker was killed Friday while working on a sewer project on Ancrum Road in Camden.

September 13, 2016 | | Camden


City council to discuss lagoon park, tennis complex

Camden City Council will discuss a number of new recreation projects Tuesday afternoon during a special work session prior to council's regular session.

September 13, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Ross Beard passes away at 87

Ross Beard, with his courtly manners, soft-spoken, courteous demeanor and seemingly endless supply of anecdotes will be remembered by all who knew him as the quintessential Southern Gentleman.

September 09, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Polk withdraws from City Council race

X. Willard Polk has announced his decision to withdraw from the race for Camden City Council.

August 30, 2016 | | Camden


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Articles by Section - Camden


Grace Episcopal Spring Dog Show returns May 20

Whether you're looking to show off Rover or just go and have some family fun in the park, Grace Episcopal Church's 81st Annual ...

April 28, 2017 | | Camden


Rev. Hancock retires

This Sunday, the man known by his flock as "Pastor Bruce" will preach his last sermon as the minister of First Baptist Church in Camden.

April 28, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Historic Camden Spring Jam Festival is Saturday

Anna Ferris, Jacob Johnson and The Mobros are three of seven local acts who will take the stage during Historic Camden's Spring Jam Festival ...

April 28, 2017 | | Camden


Young dancers brighten council meeting

Here's a sight you rarely, if ever, see: People dancing during a city council meeting. That's exactly what happened Tuesday night as seven ...

April 28, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Grace Episcopal Spring Dog Show is May 20

Whether you're looking to show off Rover or just go and have some family fun in the park, the 81st Annual Spring Dog Show ...

April 25, 2017 | | Camden


Burndale’s history filled with tenants

Contractors are now in the process of removing asbestos from and demolishing the old Burndale Shopping Center. Even before work began -- currently focused on the ...

April 18, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Battle of Camden BBQ Festival debuts May 19-20

The Camden Jaycees will be debuting the Battle of Camden BBQ Festival May 19-20 at Historic Camden. The event benefits the citizens of Kershaw County ...

April 18, 2017 | | Camden


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