Camden City Council is officially agreeing to spring for the Wayfinding Signage project, which city staff wants to finish by the end of May. More specifically, council approved a resolution at its March 8 meeting committing funds to complete the project. The resolution approves up to $875,000, with the money coming completely from Hospitality Tax funds.
The city of Camden will get a technical assist from the National Park Service (NPS) for a park project already on the city's drawing board. In a press release, NPS recently announced the city has been selected to receive assistance from the NPS Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program.
Turnout was light, but enthusiasm high among the handful of concerned citizens who attended a special public meeting Monday night at Camden City Hall. City staff sought public input regarding the Sweet Gum Connector Trail, a new hiker/biker trail which will connect Scott Park on Battleship Road and Woodward Park near West DeKalb Street.
The S.C. Equine Park (SCEP) had a good year in 2015, showing a 20 percent increase in revenues generated over 2014. SCEP Vice Chairman John Cushman gave an update on the park during Camden City Council's Feb. 23 meeting.
D.P., a Marsh Tacky horse, checks out an EQUUS Film Festival poster on Camden's Broad Street on Saturday. Owned and ridden by David Grant, a breeder of Colonial Spanish Marsh Tackys, D.P. is an example of the official State Heritage Horse of South Carolina. Grant and D.P. made an appearance in Camden during the film festival, including on Camden's Town Green to interact with children. The EQUUS Film Festival's (EFF) WINNIE Winners Tour highlighted international feature films, documentaries and short films at the Little Theater on DeKalb Street; EFF Camden Arts and Film Day ...
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 gift shop; new website; and various initiatives to develop wedding venue business, increase tour development and bolster the organization's volunteer base.
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) widen a section of Springdale Drive and all of Boykin Road between Knights Hill Road and North Broad Street (U.S. 521/601).