Wateree Watershed Resident Survey

The City of Camden is supporting the SC Rural Water Association with a grant from DHEC for a Source Water Protection program in the Lake Wateree watershed areas. Part of the project is to gather information from the local public on the Wateree...

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City of Camden Municipal Court Hearings Postponed

Municipal Court hearings for the City of Camden have been postponed until further notice, effective Wednesday, December 9. This does not mean cases have been dismissed. All hearings will be rescheduled.

Court related payments can still be made at...

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Community Parade of Thanks Dec. 20

The Camden City Council and Kershaw County Council will jointly host a Community Parade of Thanks in honor of outgoing Senator Vincent Sheheen and State Representative Laurie Funderburk.  

On Sunday, December 20 Kershaw County residents,...

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

Camden City Council has approved Emergency Ordinance 2020-027, which extends Emergency Ordinance 2020-025, requiring the use of face coverings within city limits. The current emergency ordinance will remain in effect through February 6, 2021.

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Camden Christmas Tree Lighting

Please enjoy the Annual City of Camden Christmas Tree Lighting. We wish you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season.

City of Camden to Utilize Historic Robert Mills Courthouse for Municipal Court

Municipal Court will no longer be held at City Arena. Effective immediately, municipal court hearings will be held weekly at the Historic Robert Mills Courthouse, located at 607 Broad Street in Camden. It is anticipated that jury trials will...

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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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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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