Flood Damage Reporting

Kershaw County and the City of Camden are in the process of assessing damage from the recent flooding. If you have a home or business in Camden or Kershaw County that sustained flood damage, please call 425-7242 to report the damage.

City will not have a curfew tonight

The City of Camden will NOT have a curfew tonight, October 5th.  We ask for those traveling on the roadway to use caution.  

Things You Need to Know

  • The City of Camden is NOT under a boil water advisory.  
  • Parks in the City of Camden are closed.  For your safety, we ask for people to stay out of the parks until notified by the City of Camden.  
  • Due to the high volume of rain, please use...
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Program at Archives and Museum Cancelled

Due to the inclement weather, the Archives and Museum is cancelling our October 4, 3:00 program on Native Americans and the American Revolution. 

Preparing for the Weather Event

Due to the upcoming heavy rains, the City of Camden would encourage residents to take extra precaution to stay safe, and to protect themselves and their homes.  There are some areas in Camden that are prone to flooding during normal rain events....

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City Offices will be closed for Labor Day

The business offices of City Hall, the Archives and Museum, and Public Works will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday, September 7th.  All offices will reopen at their regular time on Tuesday, September 8th.  

Have a safe and happy...

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Proposals being accepted for research of abandoned rail corridor

The City of Camden, South Carolina invites interested and qualified consultants specializing in development of rails-to-trails projects to submit a proposal to determine the status of the abandoned Norfolk Southern rail corridor that extends...

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Camden Archives & Museum Exhibit: The American Revolutionary War In South Carolina

The Camden Archives & Museum has opened another new major exhibit - The American Revolutionary War in South Carolina.  The “traveling exhibit” examines the major role that South Carolina played in the Revolutionary War, where more than 200...

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City offers Historic Preservation Course

As a continuation of the Citizens Planning College, the City of Camden is pleased to announce a new course on historic preservation. This course will last four weeks and will provide an introduction to the concept of historic preservation and how...

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Warm Weather and Swimming Go Hand in Hand

Swimming is a great recreational sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. But it’s important to know how to be safe while you’re in the water. Below are some important swimming safety tips from the Camden Fire Department before you...

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City of Camden Signage and Wayfinding Package

Sky Design as representative for the City of Camden is soliciting qualifications from vendors for the Production and Installation of the Camden Signage and Wayfinding Package

The Signage and Wayfinding Package for the City of Camden consists...

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City of Camden Named Destination for 2015 SC Humanities Festival, April 30 - May 2, 2015

The City of Camden has been selected by The Humanities CouncilSC (THCSC) to host the 2015 SC Humanities Festival, April 30 – May 2, 2015.  The SC Humanities Festival is an annual event designed to highlight the local history and culture of a...

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Rhame Arena Renovation Begins Monday, April 20th

The City of Camden is pleased to announce that construction for the renovation of Rhame Arena will begin Monday, April 20th , 2015.  During the construction, public access to the building will be prohibited beginning Monday, April 20th for...

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City Offices Closed

The City of Camden Offices will be closed Friday, April 3rd in observance of Good Friday.  Offices will reopen Monday, April 6th.  

New Exhibit Kiosk at Camden Archives & Museum

From the first day that the Beard Collection opened at the museum, visitors have asked for video of Ross Beard talking about the history of various pieces or about how he started collecting.  Everyone has also commented that we need an oral...

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