Ag + Art Tour Returns to Kershaw County

The South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is coming to Kershaw County! This is a free, self-guided tour of farms and markets featuring local artisans at every stop! Visitors and residents will have the opportunity to visit six Kershaw County farms when...

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Repeal of Boil Water Advisory for certain portions of Kirkover Hills, Forest Dr, Brook Dr, The Preserve, Bridlewood and Adjoining Streets

The City of Camden advises its water customers located in the above areas, that they no longer need to boil their water.  On May 6, 2021, results from laboratory testing indicate the water on this system is safe to drink and use for other...
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City of Camden Accommodations Tax Grant Applications Due April 23

The grant cycle for the City Accommodations Tax Grant for FY 2021-22 is now open. Applications should be submitted to City Hall no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, April 23, 2021. 

Learn more and download the grant application here. 

In lieu of a...

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Request for Bids - Camden Splash Pad Irrigation & Landscaping

The City of Camden Public Works Department is seeking sealed bids from qualified landscape professionals for site preparation, irrigation and landscape installation at the newly constructed Splash Pad. The Splash Pad is adjacent to the Kershaw...

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

Camden City Council has approved Emergency Ordinance 2021-005, which extends Emergency Ordinance 2020-027, requiring the use of face coverings within city limits. The current emergency ordinance will remain in effect through May 8,...

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Municipal Court to Resume at Robert Mills Courthouse

Non-jury trials resume March 24, jury trials resume May 12

The City of Camden will resume its court operations once again at the Historic Robert Mills Courthouse, located at 607 Broad Street in Camden. Non-jury trials are to resume on March 24,...

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COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day March 1


On Monday, March 1, Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford held a moment of silence at 5:00 pm after which the City's Clock Tower chimed 12 times, to remember those who have lost their lives during these last 12 months as a result of COVID-19. Local...

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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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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.

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