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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Upcoming Events - October/November 2022

Here's a quick look at what's happening in Camden this fall. Please check our event calendar or with individual event organizers for more information. For general questions, contact Main Street Manager Kat Spadacenta at 803-549-5648.

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Powder Post Beetle Invade Historic Kendall Lake Clubhouse

An infestation of Powder Post Beetle Larvae was recently discovered in the wood flooring of the Kendall Lake Clubhouse at Kendall Lake Park. This beetle larvae eats through wood like a termite.  

The clubhouse will be undergoing fumigation...

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“Blankets & Bands” Free Concert Series Returns to Town Green

Free concerts return to Town Green this fall, with a variety of music each Thursday through November 3rd, weather permitting. Bring your blanket or lawn chair, family and friends, to enjoy live music outdoors. Bring a picnic dinner, grab some...

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Latest Update - Hurricane Ian

As of 8 AM, Ian is a tropical storm near Orlando with maximum sustained winds of 65 MPH. Ian has the potential to intensify and regain its status as a hurricane over open water before landing again on the SC coast Friday afternoon. Tropical Storm...

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Request for Bids - Cool Springs Pump Station Upgrade

Sealed bids for the Cool Springs Pump Station Upgrades will be received by City of Camden, SC at their office located at 1000 Lyttleton Street, Camden, SC 29020 until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 29, 2022.

 The work will consist generally of...

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Utility Questions

Recent questions regarding the electric rate increase for FY 23 answered below.  

⦁ Is the decision official on the rate increase beginning 01/2023?

A rise in electrical rates will most likely occur in January 2023. The purchase power...

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Tunnel to Towers 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit Arrives in Camden

On Thursday, September 22, 2022 the Tunnel to Towers 9/11 NEVER FORGET Mobile Exhibit will arrive at the Camden City Arena, 420 Broad Street, and will be open to the public Friday, September 23 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm and Saturday, September 24...

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