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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.