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McKenzie Furniture celebrating 50th anniversary

LaVerne McKenzie said the best part of owning and operating a furniture store for 50 years is the relationships built with people and families in the community.

November 17, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Business

Chamber of Commerce helps cut ribbons at business grand openings

FIRST PICTURE: Recently, the Kershaw Chamber of Commerce, along with elected officials, friends and family, celebrated the grand opening of Professional Development and Training Services (PDTS) LLC with a ribbon cutting. PDTS provides Certified Nursing Assistant training. Exemplifying the highest levels of professionalism, they teach students the skills needed to successfully pass the nurse aid state exam and also help students prepare for the workplace; giving them the tools and equipment to be stable in employment and be professional in all they set out to do. PDTS, at 931 Broad St. in Camden is open by appointment only, with classes ...

November 13, 2015 | | Business

Sam Kendall’s earns 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Sam Kendall's, on Broad Street in downtown Camden, recently announced it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a superior customer experience.

November 10, 2015 | | Business

Former KC economic development director moves to S.C. Department of Commerce

Nelson Lindsay, who served as Kershaw County's director of economic development for 14 years, is now working for the S.C. Department of Commerce. Lindsay joined the agency Oct. 20 as its director of global business development.

October 27, 2015 | | Business

Isom’s Delights opens in Galleria

Walk into the small space in front of Catery On Broad in TenEleven Galleria and you may well be greeted by the Mona Lisa, impishly suggesting you're about to find out why she's smiling.

October 23, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Business

Lugoff dental office to buy back candy for soldiers

Halloween is less than a week away, which usually means more than enough candy for children after the trick-or-treating ends.

October 23, 2015 | | Business

First Palmetto Financial Corp. declares dividend

The board of directors of First Palmetto Financial Corporation, parent company of First Palmetto Bank, has declared a quarterly dividend of $350 per share of common stock.

October 16, 2015 | | Business

Captain D’s has new look, menu

For those who frequent Captain D's on U.S. 1 in Lugoff, the bright, cheery, open dining area, new sign and sleek new building façade, along with some tasty new menu items, are welcome additions.

October 16, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Business

Lugoff Automotive Group donates $25,000 to Red Cross

Mark Mason Sr., president of the Lugoff Automotive Group and Midlands Automotive Group, recently announced its dealerships have made a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist Columbia-area residents with flood relief.

October 09, 2015 | | Business

Hardee’s coming to Camden

An old favorite, gone from Camden for more than a decade, is coming back to town.

October 02, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Business

Three new businesses open in Bethune

Downtown Bethune is celebrating the openings of three new businesses, all of which held ribbon cutting ceremonies Wednesday.

October 02, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Business

‘Project Stagecoach’ put on hold

An $88 million economic development project known only as "Project Stagecoach" is on hold.

September 09, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Business

Unnamed company set to invest $88 million in Kershaw County

The economic development future of Kershaw County apparently continues to improve, as the agenda for Tuesday's Kershaw County Council meeting includes a closed-door executive session to discuss an item being referred to at this time only as "Project Stagecoach," which is to include an investment of at least $88 million. A resolution and first reading of an ordinance are also listed.

September 07, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Business

SCADA, Lugoff Toyota grant automotive scholarships

The S.C. Automobile Dealers Association (SCADA), its board of directors and Lugoff Toyota recently granted a $2,000 Scholarship for Automotive Excellence to 2015 Andrew Jackson High School graduate Phillip Russell Byrd Jr., of Kershaw.

September 02, 2015 | | Business

C-I to become twice weekly newspaper in October

Following a national trend, and to perform as efficiently as possible, the Chronicle-Independent (C-I) will transition from publishing three times a week to a twice a week publication schedule. Beginning with its Friday, Oct. 2 issue, the C-I will begin publishing semi-weekly, each Tuesday and Friday. The first Tuesday edition will be published Oct. 6.

September 02, 2015 | | Business

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$30 million INVISTA Camden boiler project reduces air emissions

A $30 million investment in natural gas boilers at the INVISTA Camden plant in Lugoff is resulting in what the company says is a significant ...

November 20, 2015 | | Business

Sutton earns CBIA designation

Lorie Sutton, with Upchurch & Jowers Insurance Agency for the last five years, recently earned the Certified Builders Insurance Agent (CBIA) designation from Builders Mutual Insurance ...

November 20, 2015 | | Business

CBA membership drive

November 20, 2015 | | Business


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