French officer killed on American battlefield has statue in Camden

CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — A French military officer killed on a South Carolina battlefield during the Revolutionary War has his statue unveiled in Camden, SC. A Sunday ceremony honored Johann de Kalb, who died in the August 1780 Battle of Camden...

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Baron Johann de Kalb statue to be unveiled October 10

(Camden, SC) –The public is invited to attend the Unveiling Ceremony of a statue of Baron de Kalb on October 10 at the Revolutionary War Center in Camden. The sculpture was specially commissioned by historian and best-selling author John...

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Aberdeen gifted to City of Camden

Camden, SC (9/29/21) – The bequest of his home on Broad Street that local businessman and caterer extraordinaire Jack Brantley made to the City of Camden back in January, 2017 is now complete. This week, Brantley gifted Aberdeen - the historic...

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“Blankets & Bands” Free Concert Series on Town Green

The Downtown Camden program is offering a free concert series to all residents, beginning this Thursday on Town Green at 5:30 pm. Bring your blanket and friends to enjoy live music outdoors. Bring a picnic dinner, grab takeout from your favorite...

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Tennis Center of Camden Receives USTA 2021 Outstanding Facility Award

The USTA today announced that the Tennis Center of Camden in Camden, SC, is one of 25 winners in the USTA’s annual Outstanding Facility Awards program, which recognizes excellence in the construction and/or renovation of tennis facilities...

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Kershaw County First Responders Honor 9/11 20th Anniversary

Firefighters from Lugoff and Camden Fire Departments were joined by dozens of other first responders who serve Kershaw County, as well as more than 100 residents and supporters in the Walk of Remembrance on Saturday, September 11th. 

The five...

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Camden: Classically Carolina Magazine Now Available

The newest edition of the Camden: Classically Carolina magazine is now available in print and on online here.

This annual magazine highlights the people, places, and events that make our city so unique.

In addition, you can find tourism...

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Camden Fire Explorers Excel at State Competition

Camden Fire Department Explorers took home five trophies from the South Carolina Firefighters Association’s annual Junior Firefighter Competition on June 12, 2021. Explorers and advisors attended this full day event filled with training demos...

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Camden Fire Explorers Excel at State Competition

Camden Fire Department Explorers took home five trophies from the South Carolina Firefighters Association’s annual Junior Firefighter Competition on June 12, 2021. Explorers and advisors attended this full day event filled with training demos...

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Ag + Art Tour Returns to Kershaw County

The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is coming to Kershaw County! This is a free, self-guided tour of farms and markets featuring local artisans at every stop! Visitors and residents will have the opportunity to visit six Kershaw County farms when...

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Repeal of Boil Water Advisory for certain portions of Kirkover Hills, Forest Dr, Brook Dr, The Preserve, Bridlewood and Adjoining Streets

The City of Camden advises its water customers located in the above areas, that they no longer need to boil their water.  On May 6, 2021, results from laboratory testing indicate the water on this system is safe to drink and use for other...
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City of Camden Accommodations Tax Grant Applications Due April 23

The grant cycle for the City Accommodations Tax Grant for FY 2021-22 is now open. Applications should be submitted to City Hall no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, April 23, 2021. 

Learn more and download the grant application here. 

In lieu of a...

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Request for Bids - Camden Splash Pad Irrigation & Landscaping

The City of Camden Public Works Department is seeking sealed bids from qualified landscape professionals for site preparation, irrigation and landscape installation at the newly constructed Splash Pad. The Splash Pad is adjacent to the Kershaw...

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City Council Extends Emergency Ordinance Requiring Use of Face Coverings within City Limits

Camden City Council has approved Emergency Ordinance 2021-005, which extends Emergency Ordinance 2020-027, requiring the use of face coverings within city limits. The current emergency ordinance will remain in effect through May 8,...

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Municipal Court to Resume at Robert Mills Courthouse

Non-jury trials resume March 24, jury trials resume May 12

The City of Camden will resume its court operations once again at the Historic Robert Mills Courthouse, located at 607 Broad Street in Camden. Non-jury trials are to resume on March 24,...

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