COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day March 1

Camden City Council has proclaimed the first Monday of March to be COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day, and will light one luminary for every soul lost in Kershaw County as a result of COVID-19.

In addition to those lost, the memorial day...

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LOCATION UPDATE: Vincent Sheheen to Receive Scottie Award from SC Arts Alliance

The SC Arts Alliance, based in Fountain Inn, SC, will award former SC Senator Vincent Sheheen with their coveted Scottie Award in ceremony on Friday, February 19 at 11am in the Wood Auditorium of the Arts Center of Kershaw County, in Camden’s...

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SC Residents Age 65 & Older Can Schedule COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Beginning February 8

From the office of Governor Henry McMaster:
Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) have announced that beginning Monday, February 8, any South Carolina resident aged 65 or older,...
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Requests for Proposals - Shade Structures - Kershaw County Aquatics Center; Addenda date - February 4, 2021

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

Camden City Council has approved Emergency Ordinance 2021-002, which extends Emergency Ordinance 2020-027, requiring the use of face coverings within city limits. The current emergency ordinance will remain in effect through March 28,...

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Requests for Proposals - Shade Structures - Kershaw County Aquatics Center; Submittal date - 2:00 PM, Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The City of Camden, in a joint project with Kershaw County (Owner), is soliciting formal proposals for the purchase and installation of shade structures for a community splashpad completed in 2020. Free-standing shade structures will be erected...

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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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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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