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Hunt rocks at Historic Camden

Looking for something a little different to do on Saturday? Historic Camden is staying open late for a free family event Saturday starting at 5:30 p.m.

April 13, 2018 | | Camden


Splash pad facility mentioned in ‘Budget in Brief’

A splash pad facility may be built soon in Camden if Camden City Council passes its proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget, for which a public hearing will be held tonight during council's regular meeting. Although it is not specifically listed as a line item in a "Budget in Brief" attached to tonight's agenda, the city makes reference to the proposed splash pad facility in a note under the budget's Project Improvement Fund.

April 10, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Feature Photo: Gone to the dogs...

Camden has gone to the dogs again, as hundreds of Little Brown Dogs and their people converged in Camden for the annual Boykin Spaniel Society National Field Trial. Here, Terrah Yeager (left) and Charli, relax and enjoy the atmosphere at Camden City Arena. They traveled from Charleston to this year's Boykin Spaniel Society National Field Trial.

April 06, 2018 | | Camden


Doing it her way

Siblings following in the footsteps of their parents and choosing to enter into the same line of work as a parent is a tale nearly as old as civilization itself.

March 30, 2018 | Tom Didato | Camden


Homeowner, DOT settle on truck route right of way

According to attachments to tonight's Camden City Council agenda, a dispute over a S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) right of way for Segment 3 of the Camden Truck Route project on York Street has been settled.

March 27, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


A college football wish comes true

All Lance McCray's ever wanted was to join a college football team where his mother could come see him play.

March 27, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Spring dog show Saturday

The 82nd Annual Spring Dog Show will be held at 1 p.m. in Rectory Square, in downtown Camden. March 25 is the rain date and will have the same schedule. Registration starts at noon, with 15 competition categories, including costume, mutts, shelter dogs and standard canine categories. Registration is $5 per dog per class or $10 for two or more classes. All proceeds benefit the Kershaw County Humane Society and Animal Shelter.

March 23, 2018 | | Camden


City honors Green brothers

By the time the last picture was taken in Rectory Square on Friday afternoon, 32 members of the Green family had joined H. Davis Green on or around the bench dedicated to him and his brother, the late James D. "Jimmy" Green.

March 20, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Camden council honors Price House Commission

Two weeks ago, Camden City Council unanimously approved a proclamation of appreciation for the Price House Commission. Unfortunately, commissioners were unable to attend that meeting, but came in full force Tuesday night to receive the accolade.

March 16, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


City council meets tonight

Camden City Council will hold a regular meeting today at 6 p.m. There will be no afternoon work session.

March 13, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Council recognizes officer, firefighter of the year

During its Feb. 27 meeting, Camden City Council recognized two of its own for being named the local Veteran of Foreign Wars' (VFW) officer and firefighter of the year. Recently, the VFW named Camden Police Department (CPD) Lt. Tim LeGault (pronounced "Leh-go") as its 2018 Officer of the Year, and the Camden Fire Department's (CFD) Roger Roscoe as its 2018 Firefighter of the Year.

March 06, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Irish Fest

The second annual Irish Festival, a fundraiser for the Montessori School of Camden's scholarship program, was held in downtown Camden Saturday. In the first picture, bagpipers who helped lead the opening parade stand at attention for the National Anthem. In the second photo, Irish troubadour Casey O'Reilly entertains the crowd with his unique brand of Irish pub ditties and original tunes. The festival featured a variety of entertainers, vendors, activities and events throughout the day.

March 06, 2018 | | Camden


SCDOT proposes removing U.S. 521 project from STIP

The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is proposing to remove a proposed road safety improvement at U.S. 521 (Sumter Highway) near Century Boulevard and I-20 Exit 98 from the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).

March 02, 2018 | | Camden


City council to meet tonight

Camden City Council will meet at 6 p.m. today; there will be no afternoon work session.

February 27, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


A 'Solicious' celebration

Saturday marked a double celebration of African-American culture in Camden with the opening of the African American Cultural Center and the inaugural edition of the "Soulicious" festival on the grounds of the Price House. Inside the cultural center, hundreds of people got to see pictures, documents and baseball cards relating to Camden native Larry Doby, the second African-American to enter major league baseball by becoming the first black member of an American League team. Many of those same people then spent time outside enjoying food cooked by the Camden-Kershaw County chapter of the NAACP, face painting, games, music and more.

February 27, 2018 | | Camden


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City to review comprehensive plan

Camden City Council will begin reviewing a new version of the city's 10-year comprehensive plan with a presentation by City Planner Shawn Putnam of ...

November 13, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Historic Camden receives $200,000 from SCPRT

Historic Camden is proud to announce that the museum is the recipient of a $200,000 grant from South Carolina department of Parks, Recreation, and ...

November 09, 2018 | | Camden


Truesdale remembered as community leader

For the second time in two weeks, the Camden Fire Department served as the site of a Leader's Legacy bench dedication due to pending ...

November 06, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


Hough feted with legacy bench

A soaking rain didn't deter at least 100 people from crowding into the Camden Fire Department at Camden City Hall on Oct. 26 to ...

November 02, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Camden


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