CA&M Curator Rickie Good Receives Tourism Award

The Olde English District Tourism Commission (OED), which promotes tourism for Kershaw, Chester, Chesterfield, Fairfield, Lancaster, Union and York counties, has named Rickie Good, Curator at the Camden Archives & Museum this year’s Hospitality Emp

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Annual Tree Lighting to Kick Off 2019 Holiday Season

The official start of the holiday season in Camden is the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of City Hall, scheduled for Thursday, December 5, 2019. Festivities begin at 6:00 pm with hot chocolate and holiday music featuring an ensemble from the

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City Honors American Legion Post 17 on Arbor Day

The City of Camden honored the James Leroy Belk American Legion Post 17, celebrating its 100th Anniversary, during the annual Arbor Day celebration on November 1, 2019. Many post members, city council members, and citizens attended the ceremony.

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Last "Police in the Park" of 2019 a Great Success

The Camden Police Department held its largest and most successful "Police in the Park" event at Boykin Park on Nov. 2.

Hundreds of residents from all over came to socialize with police officers, enjoy a mobile arcade, bounce house, other games and a

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Motorsports Capital to Acquire Carolina Motorsports Park

Motorsports Capital LLC announced the signing of an agreement to acquire through commonly owned and affiliated entities the assets of Carolina Motorsports Park, Inc. a 290-acre motorsports complex in Kershaw, South Carolina. Motorsports Capital will

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CCRA / Springdale Racecourse Will Host SC High School XC

The City of Camden and Carolina Cup Racing Association (CCRA) have developed a relationship with the South Carolina High School League Cross Country (XC) Association to bring 4 major high school race events to Springdale Race Course this fall. Accor

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24th Annual FireFest Returns September 28th at Camden City Arena

The 24th Annual FireFest takes place at Camden City Arena the last Saturday of September, to help kick off the Camden Fire Department’s recognition of Fire Prevention Week.  This year, the fire prevention campaign is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape

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New staff will welcome visitors to Camden-Kershaw County

Camden resident Catharine deLoach has joined the City tourism office as Welcome Center Specialist at the Robert Mills Courthouse, 607 Broad Street.  According to Camden-Kershaw County Tourism Director Suzi Sale, deLoach brings a great combination of

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Scott Park Walking Trail Improvements

The walking trail at Scott Park has a fresh new look. The one mile trail around the perimeter and through different areas of the park has been widened and paved. 

Previously, the packed dirt surface trail varied in width from 1.5 feet to 8 feet. The

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Boil Water Advisory Repeal for Customers in Certain Portions of the Kirkwood Community

Boil Water Repeal for September 5, 2019 for customers on the City of Camden water system in the following areas:  Certain portions of the Kirkwood Community to include Monroe St, Salmond St, Alexander St, Champion St, Thomas St, Carlos Ln, Tucker S
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Boil Water Advisory for Customers in Certain Portions of the Kirkwood Community

Boil Water Advisory for September 4, 2019 for customers on the City of Camden water system in the following areas:  Certain portions of the Kirkwood Community to include Monroe St, Salmond St, Alexander St, Champion St, Thomas St, Carlos Ln, Tucker
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Welcome Center Open at historic Robert Mills Courthouse

The City of Camden will operate a tourism welcome center at the historic Robert Mills Courthouse located at 607 Broad Street. The building was vacated by the Chamber of Commerce, and acquired by the City last fall. According to City Manager Mel Pear

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Annual Fill the Boot Event to Take Place 8/29 - 8/31

Camden Fire Department kicked off the annual MDA Boot Drive Monday, August 26th at Fire Station 1. Camden firefighters will be collecting donations this year at the intersection of Broad and DeKalb Streets from 8 AM to 5 PM Thursday, August 29th thr

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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 well

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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 operations

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