Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford Helps Coordinate Mayors for Masks Initiative With United States Conference of Mayors to Provide Free Protective Face Masks in Camden

In an effort to help local leaders contain the spread of COVID-19 and safeguard their citizens against infection from the virus, the United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) is coordinating the nationwide Mayors for Masks initiative with mayors...

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City of Camden Staff Available to Assist Small Business Owners Apply For SBA Disaster Loans

The City of Camden has announced it will make staff available to assist business owners as they apply for the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Loan Advances.

This is in response to the recently passed...

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City of Camden to Waive Late Fees on Hospitality Tax and Utility Bills

Due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to our local community, and the subsequent declaration of a state of emergency by the Mayor and City Council, the City of Camden has announced it will waive late fees on local hospitality tax...

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City of Camden Update to Services in Response to the COVID-19

With the increase of community spread of COVID-19 in our community, the City of Camden has further reduced public access to City facilities. 

Public access to City Hall will be restricted to critical business only. Residents are encouraged to...

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Requests for Bids - Ancillary Site Facilities for Splashpad

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of Ancillary Site Facilities related to a splashpad located at Kershaw County Aquatics Center, 196 Battleship Rd. Camden, SC 29020 will be received at City of Camden City Hall Customer Service, 1000...

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City of Camden to Impose Curfew in Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

fCity of Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford has declared a state of public emergency related to the spread of COVID-19 in the City and is proclaiming a citywide curfew from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am, effective Thursday, March 19, 2020.

Mayor Drakeford...

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City of Camden Response to COVID-19

Due to the growing threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Camden is taking precautions to prevent further spread in our community. All City facilities, excluding City Hall and the Camden Police Department headquarters, will be closed...

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Request for Proposals - McRae Road Pump Station Upgrade

Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the McRae Road Pump Station Upgrade will be received by the City of Camden at Camden City Hall Training Room, 1000 Lyttleton Street, Camden, South Carolina, 29020 until 2 p.m., local time on Thursday,...

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Request for Proposals - Sedimentation Basin Rehabilitation

The City of Camden, South Carolina is seeking proposals for the concrete rehabilitation and protective coating for one of its sedimentation basins located at its water treatment plant. The site is located at 1869 Flint Hill Road near Camden,...

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Artists Need for Upcoming Downtown Alley Installation

Call for Artist Submissions: "Kites in the Alley"

The Downtown Camden program and the Arts Center of Kershaw County invite artists to submit their ideas and designs for the upcoming installation of art in the alleyway connecting Downtown’s...

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City Receives USTA Grants to Resurface Rectory Square Tennis Courts

Rectory Square Tennis Courts The City of Camden was recently awarded two grants - $4,000 grant from the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and a $2,475 grant from the USTA Southern “Build It Forward” program - to support the resurfacing of the two 78-foot tennis...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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