Tuesday afternoon, a large group of family and friends gathered to fete Dr. Larry Parrott in Camden's Rectory Square. The ceremony, part of the city of Camden's Leader's Legacy Recognition Program, included the official dedication of a memorial Leadership Legacy bench to Parrott for his years of service to the community.
What is the status of terrorist organizations in the Middle East and around the globe? What is ISIL (or ISIS), and how can it be resisted? Military intelligence analyst Scott Strobel answered these and other questions as the guest speaker at Thursday's meeting of the Golden Club in Camden.
The Kershaw County Transportation Committee (KCTC) is providing the city of Camden's truck bypass project an unexpected boost: $500,000 in state C-funds. During Tuesday's Camden City Council meeting, City Manager Mel Pearson said the S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) recently informed the KCTC its request for the $500,000 allocation had been approved.
Camden Economic Development Director Wade Luther is leaving the position he's held since 2009, effective Sept. 11. Camden City Council officially accepted Luther's resignation during its meeting Tuesday, and thanked Luther for his work and accomplishments.
Eighteen boys and girls from Uganda will perform in concert at Camden's Bethel Worship Center on Sept. 20. The children are members of the African Children's choir which has performed for a variety of audiences from heads of state to local church congregations.
With long leaf pines whispering on a hot and breezy August morning, it was easy to picture gleaming bayonets, the flash of musket fire and hear the sounds of furious early morning combat which took place 235 years ago.
Camden City Council took its official first steps in making changes to some of the city's boards and commissions during its Aug. 11 meeting. Council's actions stemmed from staff presentations and recommendations made during a July 14 work session.