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Queen declines invitation to Battle of Camden event

At least one VIP invited to Saturday's Battle of Camden commemoration will not be able to attend. The actual anniversary of the battle is Sunday.

August 12, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Camden council to consider changes to commissions

Camden City Council will consider first readings of a series of ordinances Tuesday night which, if passed on second reading, would change how council deals with several of its commissions.

August 10, 2015 | | Camden


FCB team wins summer basketball championship

First Community Bank edged out Julian Burns' Generals in two hard fought, fast paced games to win the Jackson Teen Center/ALPHA Center Summer Basketball League Championship. The best of three tournament, played Thursday night in the Camden High School gym, was an exciting end to a fun and successful summer.

August 10, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Storm knocks out power to Camden

A powerful thunderstorm knocked out power to most if not all of Camden on Thursday night, along with other city of Camden electric customers. Blinding lightning flashes struck around the city, causing minor damage at KershawHealth and, possibly setting fire to a barn on Firetower Farm Road.

August 10, 2015 | By Martin L. Cahn and Jim Tatum C-I staff | Camden


Camden mourns the passing of Drew David

Family, friends and peers are mourning the passing of 17-year-old Robert Edmond "Drew" David IV from injuries he received in a one-vehicle crash Monday evening. The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) said Drew would have soon been entering his senior year at Camden High School (CHS) and was a popular member of the Bulldog football and baseball teams.

August 07, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Camden


New Rotary president

August 07, 2015 | | Camden


Revolutionary War exhibit now on display at archives

People looking for information about South Carolina during the Revolutionary War, or just looking for an interesting and different way to beat the August heat, might consider spending some time in the Camden Archives and Museum.

August 05, 2015 | | Camden


Façade grants help businesses, downtown

Back on July 14, Camden City Council approved eight façade grants.

July 31, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


MASC honors city with Achievement Award

The Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC) recently honored the city of Camden with an Achievement Award at the municipal association's annual meeting held July 18.

July 29, 2015 | | Camden


City to host historic preservation classes

Interested in learning more about historic preservation?

July 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


With drought, Camden asks customers to conserve water

The city of Camden is asking water customers to practice voluntary water conservation.

July 27, 2015 | | Camden


CDBG funds to be spent in Riverdale

The city of Camden will soon move forward with plans to upgrade water and sewer infrastructure in the Riverdale neighborhood, thanks to its recently awarded $750,000 Community Development Block Grant.

July 27, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Peterson is new Camden public works deputy director

The city of Camden has a new deputy director of public works. City Manager Mel Pearson and Public Works Director Tom Couch officially introduced Ray Peterson to Camden City Council during council's July 13 work session at city hall.

July 22, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Spreading the word of Springdale

While riding steeplechasers for the late trainer Bobby Davis at a pair of Delaware Park races in the 1970s, Nixon Ellis was put on two jumpers who ran off with him and didn't stop until they hit the wire in front of the rest of their respective fields and gave the young jockey two victories.

July 22, 2015 | Tom Didato | Camden


Camden, area tourism showing strong trends

The city of Camden and Kershaw County is seeing a small but encouraging spike in tourism numbers this year, according to Suzi Sale, tourism director for the city and Kershaw County. She updated Camden City Council on the numbers during a July 14 work session.

July 20, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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Historic Camden plans moving forward

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 ...

February 12, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


Springdale Drive/Boykin Road truck route work starts Monday

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 ...

February 12, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Presentations before Camden City Council

Camden City Council will hear about the past, present and future during tonight's regular session meeting at City Hall.

February 09, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Camden


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