Darren Norris Named Interim Police Chief for City of Camden

Camden City Manager Jon Rorie has announced that Darren Norris has been appointed interim police chief for the City of Camden, effective Saturday, January 28, 2023. 

“We are pleased that Chief Norris will be joining us in this role and will...

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SWRTA Public Transportation Services Now Provided by United Way

Santee Wateree Regional Transportation Authority (SWRTA) has Partnered with the United Way of Kershaw County to provide public transportation services for the citizens in Kershaw County through the Vehicle Access Network (VAN). As a result of...

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Senior Rate Credit Available to Eligible City of Camden Utility Customers


If you are 65 or more years of age and have a total family income of less than 200% of federal poverty level for a family of 2, as established by the Department of...

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Public Hearing - Budget Amendment

The City Council of the City of Camden will conduct a public hearing related to a second amendment to the City’s annual budget for the Fiscal Year 2022-2023, relating to: (i) increases the City’s electric energy charges, (ii) reduces the...

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Small Business Workshops to Resume at Camden Library Branch

The Camden Main Street Program will hold another series of small business workshops in person this winter at the Camden branch of the Kershaw County Library. For this series, the Main Street Program will partner with the Small Business...

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USDA Rural Energy for America Grants for Small Businesses

The USC Region SBDC will present a webinar on Wednesday, January 11 beginning at 3:00 pm to educate business owners on energy cost savings for your small business and funding opportunities for energy-related projects. Representatives will be...

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City Council Presentation for 12/13/2022

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is December 1st

Join in on the official start of the holiday season in Camden, with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at City Hall, 1000 Lyttleton Street.  As in years past, the event will include holiday music featuring an ensemble from the Camden Community...

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Request for Qualifications Camden 2022 Brownfields Project

The City of Camden, South Carolina invites interested parties to submit Statements of Qualification (SOQ) for a four (4) year contract to provide environmental and engineering consulting services to the City of Camden in support of its...

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Archeologists, Historians Unearth Remarkable Discovery at Camden Battlefield

Remains of fourteen soldiers excavated on the site of significant Revolutionary War battle

(From the South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust)
CHARLESTON, S.C. – November 11, 2022 -- The South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust...

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Upcoming Events - November/December

Here's a quick look at what's happening in and around Camden this holiday season. Please check our event calendar or with the individual event organizer for more information. For general questions, contact Main Street Manager Kat Spadacenta at...

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Arbor Day Celebration Commemorates Bethesda Presbyterian Bicentennial

Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford joined the City of Camden's Urban Forester Liz Gilland, along with other City Council members and staff, dignitaries and members of the community at the annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, November 4th at Bethesda...

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Quarterly Reports

Below are links to department Quarterly Reports for Fiscal Year 2023 Quarter 1 - July 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022.


Human Resources



Downtown Redevelopment

Main Street Program



Public Works (Utilities)

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Utility Fund Update - Council Meeting Oct. 25th

Attached is a copy of the Utility Fund Update presentation presented at the Tuesday, October 25th City Council Meeting during Council/Staff Topics.

Utility Fund Update

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Early Voting Begins October 24

Kershaw County Public Information Officer Lauren Reeder has announced that beginning Monday, October 24th to Saturday, November 5th, Kershaw County citizens will be able to vote early in the November 8th General Election. Early Voting will be...

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