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.