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Shoppers, more come out for Small Business Saturday

Residents and visitors alike took advantage of special holiday hours and sales during the city of Camden and Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce's "Small Business Saturday" event on Saturday.

November 28, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Business


Larry Baker now at Southeast Insurance

Larry Baker partnered with Alpine Agency Inc. (a subsidiary of Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC) in 1997. Baker grew the agency over the last 20 years to be one of the largest BCBSSC agencies in the state of South Carolina. Baker has seen a lot of changes in the health insurance industry and decided that now is a good time to diversify. Baker has sold his ownership interest to Alpine Agency Inc. The sale was final October 31. While he has enjoyed serving the community over the years he is not slowing down. Baker formed SouthEast Insurance Agency in ...

November 17, 2017 | | Business


Local realtors form Camden Group Realty

The Camden Group is not just up and running – the new real estate firm is thriving.

November 17, 2017 | | Business


GE Appliance starts second shift production

On November 6, the GE Appliances' (GEA) (formerly Haier America) manufacturing facility in Camden started second shift production, following a $31 million investment, creating 100 new jobs to bring employment at the plant to 360.

November 14, 2017 | | Business


Bolen joins Mill Village Veterinary Hospital

Dr. Tony M. Bolen joined the Mill Village Veterinary hospital as an associate veterinarian Nov. 1.

November 03, 2017 | | Business


INVISTA to sell apparel, advanced textiles business

INVISTA, a subsidiary of Koch Industries, has entered into a definitive agreement with Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding to sell INVISTA's Apparel & Advanced Textiles business, one of INVISTA's four major business units.

October 31, 2017 | | Business


Discover Camden-Kershaw County returns

Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Amy Kinard looks over the recently published official Kershaw County magazine Discover Camden-Kershaw County. The magazine is a joint venture of Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the city of Camden Tourism Development Office. Discover Camden-Kershaw County will be distributed throughout the year to visitors, businesses and individuals planning to or interested in relocating to Kershaw County. Discover Camden-Kershaw County is published each September and placed at locations throughout the county. The magazine will also be available at the Chamber of Commerce and Kershaw County Economic ...

September 26, 2017 | | Business


Café Charley now open in Dusty Bend

Café Charley has opened in Dusty Bend.

August 22, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Business


Hampton Inn Groundbreaking

Vip Patel (third from right) gets help from Wayne Hunter in breaking ground Tuesday at the site of what will be the first new hotel in Camden in 15 years, a Hampton Inn by Hilton. Joining them in the groundbreaking ceremony are (from left) Kershaw County Administrator Vic Carpenter; Tim Hudson; Camden City Manager Mel Pearson; Kershaw County Magistrate Rick Todd; Richard Tiller; Vip Patel's son, Deep; Camden Mayor Alfred Mae Drakeford; and Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns. Speaking on behalf of his father, Deep Patel thanked the city of Camden. "The city has given so much to ...

August 18, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Business


Groundbreaking for Hampton Inn is Tuesday

Hotel group Kali, Inc. and Camden city officials are scheduled to break ground on a new Hampton Inn at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The three acre site of the new hotel at 122 Wall Street is conveniently located just off Interstate I-20 at Exit 98.

August 11, 2017 | | Business


Mid-Carolina Credit Union breaks ground on flagship branch in Lugoff

Mid Carolina Credit Union hosted a groundbreaking event for their new two-story 12,000-square-foot main office on Tuesday. The Lugoff facility will be located next to Heritage Chevrolet at 841 Highway 1 South. This is in response to the growth Mid Carolina has experienced in recent years.

August 04, 2017 | | Business


Revolutionary Run Half Marathon welcomes sponsors

The Historic Camden Foundation announces sponsor opportunities for the Revolutionary Run Half Marathon, set for Sept. 23. Still eight weeks away, this first annual event has already seen better-than-average registration rates, with runners coming from all over the tri-state area.

August 01, 2017 | | Business


Caterer for The Masters

Jack Brantley has enjoyed a very interesting life and career.

July 21, 2017 | Jim Tatum | Business


First Palmetto announces quarterly dividend

The board of directors of First Palmetto Financial Corporation, parent company of First Palmetto Bank, has declared a quarterly dividend of $420 per share of common stock. The dividend to stockholders of record as of July 21,2017 will be payable July 31, 2017.

July 18, 2017 | | Business


Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in September

Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the city of Camden Tourism Development Office (or should this be Camden-Kershaw County Tourism Development Partnership) are once again joining forces to publish an annual magazine devoted to what makes Kershaw County a great place to visit, live and play.

July 14, 2017 | | Business


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After 68 years, Blake & Ford says final good-bye

Today, just a few steps up Broad Street from the main intersection with DeKalb Street in downtown Camden, Blake & Ford is clearing out what's ...

December 08, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Business


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