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Carpenter, Hardee tout CCTC expansion to city council
James Steele and Council
C-I Web Extra: CPD Sgt. James Steele (first row, center) shows off his first place award as the SCLENs statewide Category 3 Officer of the Year. Steele earned the award for his work enforcing DUI laws in Camden. With him on the front row are Camden Mayor Tony Scully (left); CPD Chief Joe Floyd (right); and (back row, left to right) Camden City Council members Walter Long, Willard Polk, Laurie Parks and Alfred Mae Drakeford. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
Dr. Tim Hardee, president of Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) and Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter want the city of Camden to become a partner in CCTC’s proposed expansion of its campus at I-20 Exit 98. Hardee and Carpenter spoke before council during its work session Tuesday afternoon; there was no evening meeting. Hardee began the presentation by quoting Camden Mayor Tony Scully from a recently published column that included statements regarding economic development. “‘Council and staff have as their primary goal economic development.