Ninth SC Cultural District approved in Downtown Camden

The City of Camden was awarded the ninth South Carolina Cultural District on October 8th by a unanimous vote of the South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) board of directors, effective immediately.

The new Downtown Camden Cultural District runs...

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New Playground Equipment Installed at Kirkwood Park

Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford was joined by Camden City Council and staff, members of the Camden Parks and Trees Commission, State Representative Laurie Funderburk, State Senator Vincent Sheheen, citizens of the Kirkwood Community as she cut the...

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City Opens Camden Riverfront Environmental Park

The City of Camden is officially opened its new $1.4 million Camden Riverfront Environmental Park at the historic Port of Camden at 174 Bramblewood Plantation Road on September 16th. The ribbon cutting included City and State officials who...

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No Truck Zones Designated in City of Camden

Camden City Council has approved amendments to its Code of Ordinances to designate “no truck zones” within the city. This follows the recent completion of the two truck routes around the city, which are meant to minimize the occurrence of...

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REPEALED: Boil Water Advisory for Area at Lakeshore Drive and Hwy No. 1N

BOIL WATER ADVISORY REPEALED FOR THE CUSTOMERS OF THE CITY OF CAMDEN WATER SYSTEM IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

CERTAIN PORTIONS OF HWY 1 NORTH AND ADJOINING STREETS IN THE GENERAL APPROXIMATE AREA BETWEEN LAKESHORE DR. AND DENTON ST., WEST ALONG...
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Fitness Equipment Stations Added at Scott Park

The City of Camden, along with local officials and community members, celebrate the addition of a circuit of outdoor, recreational fitness equipment, the latest in a series of improvements to Scott Park on Battleship Road. 

The installation...

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New Splashpad at Kershaw County Aquatic Center to Open Weekends in September

Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford and City of Camden Council as well as Chairman Julian Burns and Kershaw County Council are happy to announce the opening of the new splashpad at the Kershaw County Aquatic Center on Battleship Road.

The splashpad will...

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City of Camden Requiring Use of Face Coverings within City Limits

UPDATE: Emergency Ordinance extended, per City Council approval, effective August 25, 2020.

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the Kershaw County community, the Camden City Council has approved an emergency ordinance to require...

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Notice of Public Hearing Concerning Needs Assessment - Sept. 3

Notice is hereby given that on September 3, 2020 at 6:00 pm the City of Camden will hold a virtual public hearing to solicit public input on community needs and priorities for housing, public facilities, and economic development. At this public...

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City of Camden Municipal Court to Resume Sept. 1 at Camden City Arena

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Camden Municipal Court suspended non-essential court functions in March. Following guidance issued by South Carolina Court Administration, the Centers for Disease Control, and the South Carolina...

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Blood Drive at City Hall Aug. 6th

 

A blood drive will be held in the City Hall parking lot on Roscoe Avenue (fire station side) on Thursday, August 6th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

This blood drive will be held in partnership with The Blood Connection. Every successful donation...

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MUSC in partnership with Sandhills Medical Foundation Inc. to Conduct Free COVID-19 Testing in Camden

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in partnership with Sandhills Medical Foundation, Inc. will be conducting free COVID-19 testing in Camden at the Camden City Arena located at 420 Broad Street on Wednesday, June 10 and Friday, June...

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City of Camden COVID-19 Update for Utility Accounts

The City of Camden requests city utility customers to pay their past due utility bills prior to Friday, May 29. 

Late fees, disconnect fees and debit/credit card usage fees will be re-instated with the first June 3, 2020 billing. Late fees will...

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Santee-Lynches COG Extends PPE Service to Small Businesses

The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments (COG) has recently acquired a supplier that can consistently and in short order provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As a result, the COG is extending this service to the small...

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Tennis Center of Camden to Reopen on Monday May 18th

Tennis Center of Camden (TCC) Director Paola Maoli has announced that the Tennis Center and Pickleball Plaza will officially reopen to the public on Monday, May 18th. New measures will be put in place in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19,...

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