Camden City Council will consider imposing a 6 percent electric rate increase to be effective with the first billing cycle in January 2014. Council will take up the possible increase during its regular meeting Tuesday night.
The tennis courts located at Rectory Square will be closed through Nov. 29 for a resurfacing project. During this time, a contractor will patch any cracks on the courts and apply a new acrylic surface. The color of the courts will also be changed to U.S. Open Blue.
Camden's Johnny Deal received Winthrop University's Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award. According to a Winthrop press release, Deal -- Winthrop Class of 1984 and a retired banker from First Palmetto Savings Bank -- "has been a gracious contributor as a goodwill ambassador."
An audit of the city of Camden's Fiscal Year 2013 financial statement reveals that purchasing the former Maxway property and ramping up construction of a state-mandated wastewater treatment plant impacted the city's bottom line.
Camden: Classically Carolina.
The city of Camden hosted an Arbor Day celebration Friday honoring the city's first responders.
The public will have a one-day only opportunity to see an authentic Wateree River section boat on the front lawn of the Camden Archives and Museum from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.
The little girl at the Kershaw County Library has a new companion with whom to read books -- and a cat for her little Boykin Spaniel to chase, too.
A big dance challenge "brought the house down" in Camden High School's gymnasium Saturday as Camden Mayor Tony Scully and former Camden City Councilman Ned Towell went toe-to-toe during Family Life Outreach's annual fall step showcase.
Camden City Council will consider two proclamations during its regular meeting Tuesday night.
Arnett Muldrow, the firm hired by the city of Camden to conduct tourism, marketing and branding studies will hold a series of branding workshops Monday through Wednesday. The meeting times, locations and focus groups are as follows:
"It is like we are seeing the threads of a beautiful tapestry woven together," Camden resident Kim Gill said when speaking of the impact Camden's First Baptist Church mission teams are having in Machachi, Ecuador.
Arnett Muldrow, the Greenville-based firm hired by the city of Camden to assist with tourism, marketing and branding efforts, returns to Camden Nov. 11-13, for a series of branding workshops.
"Hollywood has come to town," Joanna Craig, director of historic Camden Revolutionary War site, recently announced.
The Camden Business Alliance (CBA) will host Arnett Muldrow, the Greenville-based consulting firm hired by the city of Camden to conduct a tourism and marketing study for the city. CBA will host the meeting at 8 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Robert Mills Courthouse, home to the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce. The Nov. 12 meeting will specifically focus on a possible new branding campaign for the city.
For years, the city of Camden has tried to figure out what to do about aging Rhame Arena at the corner of Broad and Bull streets. In the past, ideas have ranged from renovating the facility to tearing it down and building a replacement either on site or elsewhere in the city.
When you want to learn to do something well, it's not a bad idea to get training and advice from an expert. That was the case July 12 when Wateree Gymnastics Center in Camden welcomed Olympic gold medalist and former world champion gymnast Nastia Liukin to lead a day-long seminar and training session for young girls. She won a gold medal, three silvers and a bronze at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China, putting her in a three-way tie with Mary Lou Retton and Shannon Miller for the most medals received by a gymnast at a single Olympic Games ...
Camden Mayor Tony Scully is now a board member of the Association of South Carolina Mayors (ASCM). ASCM members elected Scully to the board during the Municipal Association of South Carolina's (MASC) 74th annual meeting.
The Camden Archives and Museum is hosting a new exhibit on the Hotel Era in Camden from July 2014 until January 9, 2015. Come explore Camden during the days of the Gay Nineties through the Roaring Twenties and beyond to the days before World War II. It was a magical, new social scene set in the midst of our beautiful, old Southern way of life. Camden's visitors got the best of both.
More than 100 members of the Reed family gathered for a reunion July 12 at the Fine Arts Center (FAC) of Kershaw County's Douglas Reed House. The historic location was the childhood home of several members of the family, descendants of Nero and Nora Reed, immigrants from Lebanon.
The multipurpose room in Camden's new Jackson Teen Center (JTC) filled up with cheers from both the stage and the audience on the afternoon of July 10. The cheers in the seats were, mostly, from boys participating in the JTC and ALPHA Center's flag football program. The cheers from the stage were all girls showing off cheerleading routines taught to them by two Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) cheerleaders.
The Camden Coin Club's annual Fall Coin Show returns Saturday, September 27, at the Camden Recreation Department, 1042 West DeKalb St. in Camden. The show will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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