Friday, August 23, 2019

New Green Space Downtown

A new greenspace is available to residents and visitors of Downtown Camden. The small park at Market Street is located at the intersection of Clyburn Lane. It will provide seating and shade for pedestrians and customers of nearby eateries, as...

Read More

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Rick Martin is new director of Tennis and Pickleball programs

The City of Camden has named Rick Martin, PTR , USPTA,  director of all tennis and pickleball programs at the city’s regional Tennis and Pickleball facility located at 823 Campbell Street. According to city director of tennis facilities...

Read More

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Mayor Featured in UofSC Alumni Magazine

Camden's Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford is featured in the quarterly issue of UofSC Alumni Magazine - The Carolinian. Read all about her here - And on social media platforms here  - Twitter - Facebook - LinkedIn

Read More

Friday, July 19, 2019

Market Street Parking Lot Open

The City of Camden has opened an additional free public parking area at Market Street and Arthur Lane in Downtown Camden.

Approximately 100 parking spaces are available, and lighting has been installed throughout the parking area. 


Read More

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Camden Hosts National League of Cities Small Cities Conference

Recently the City of Camden hosted more than 30 mayors, council members, and other local government officials from all over the country for the National League of Cities' Small Cities Council annual conference. Camden's Mayor Alfred Mae...

Read More

Friday, July 12, 2019

Downtown Camden program and Kershaw County Library Host Business Workshops

The Downtown Camden program has partnered with the Kershaw County Library for a second summer, to host free workshops for small business owners. Theses workshops are held at the Library Camden branch, 1304 Broad Street.

On July 22nd, business...

Read More

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Mayor, City host Small Cities Council meeting July 10-13

The City of Camden, SC and Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford will host mayors, council members and other municipal leaders from across the country when the National League of Cities (NLC) convenes its annual 3-day Small Cities Council meeting here July...

Read More

Monday, June 24, 2019

City awarded $300,000 EPA Brownfields Assessment grant

The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected the City of Camden for a $300,000 Community-wide 2019 Brownfields Assessment grant in support of the city’s ongoing revitalization and redevelopment efforts. One of only two...

Read More

Saturday, June 1, 2019

City welcomes new Hampton Inn

Hotel group Kali, Inc. and the city of Camden jointly announce that the city’s newest hotel, Hampton Inn by Hilton, will open Saturday, June 1. Conveniently located at 122 Wall Street in the city’s primary hotel district at Exit 98 at the...

Read More

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Camden Historic Landmarks Commission Awards

The Camden Historic Landmarks Commission recently celebrated local historic construction, rehabilitation, and architectural projects in town. 

The following certificates of recognition were distributed at the May 14, 2019 Camden City Council...

Read More

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Clock tower building to become boutique hotel

Camden’s clock tower rises above a building that has served as a city hall and opera house, two department stores and a thrift store. The city, which re-purchased the building in 2014, is now negotiating with a yet-to-be-named company to...

Read More

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Request for Bids: Powder Magazine Park

The City of Camden, South Carolina is seeking bids for the construction of Powder Magazine Park, located on the 800 block of Market Street, connected to the 1859 Confederate Powder Magazine historical site.  The proposed park will be...

Read More

Thursday, May 2, 2019

City and Chamber Recognize National Small Business Week

The City of Camden and the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce invite the community to join in the recognition of National Small Business Week, May 5-11, 2019. Several events are taking place during the week, which is an annual celebration of...

Read More

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Lyttleton and Walnut Street Pavement Project Request for Bids ***REVISED***

The City of Camden, South Carolina is seeking bids for the replacement of asphalt pavement on two existing streets. The proposed project consists of approximately 3,020 LF of existing roadway with an average width of thirty (30) feet. The project...

Read More

Monday, April 8, 2019

Request for Bids: Scott Park Trail Paving

The City of Camden, South Carolina is seeking bids for paving the existing trail at Scott Park. The existing trail is approximately one mile in length, varies in width from 1.5 to 8 feet and has a packed dirt surface. The proposed trail would...

Read More