Two new members will be joining the ranks of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, President Robbie Powers reported at Thursday's meeting.
Jimmy Crissman, owner of Camden Gold & Silver, located at 8 E. DeKalb St., Camden, recently added U‑Haul truck and trailer rentals to the gold and silver exchange business he has been operating since 2010.
When Lee Mays left the U.S. Air Force in 1963, he knew it was time to start his own private dentistry practice. Mays received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1960, and spent three years serving as a dentist in the Air Force.
The Crete Carrier Corp. terminal in Spartanburg named Kenneth "Lamar" Holland of Camden as its Driver of the Month for May.
Hengst of North America Inc.'s Camden facility, working with Chrysler Group LLC, has developed a special compact oil filter module for Chrysler's new Pentastar V6 engine, a part of Chrysler's goal of boosting fuel efficiency by 25 percent by 2014.
A new veterinary practice is coming soon to Camden. The Mill Village Veterinarian at 8 E. DeKalb St. is nearing the end of construction, with a grand opening planned for Aug. 1.
Allstate exclusive agency owner Walt Thompkins has been designated an Allstate Premier Service Agent for 2011.
Ahlstrom Nonwovens LLC of Bethune is among nominees for a 2011 Manufacturer of the Year Award, according to the S.C. Chamber of Commerce. All nominees and winners will be honored and recognized before an audience of fellow manufacturers and business leaders at the Manufacturer of the Year awards luncheon, presented by Nexsen Pruet, on Sept. 13 in Columbia. To register or sponsor, visit www.scchamber.net.
Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Liz Horton has been named South Carolina's Chamber of Commerce Executive of the Year by the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE).
BB&T has promoted Paul Seward to city executive serving the Florence market. He is based at BB&T's 1831 W. Evans office.
Allstate exclusive agency owners Dennis Arledge (Elgin) and Kyle Cassidy (Camden and Lugoff) have been designated Allstate Premier Service Agents for 2011. Both of Cassidy's offices received this designation.
Mobile Drug Testing, LLC also known as MD Testing, has expanded its innovative Utah business model and now services Richland, Lexington, and Kershaw Counties with the same exceptional service that their customers have come to expect. The new location is expected to bring much needed ease and cost effective testing to the local communities. They will come to their client's locations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to perform the tests, servicing companies, businesses and institutions that need a comprehensive drug program. They also have community programs offering discounts to schools and parents, and education and support ...
Carolina First recently merged with and rebranded as TD Bank in Camden and other communities across the southeast.
INVISTA celebrated the completion of its technical lab expansion in Lugoff after six months of successful operation. The company invested more than $5 million in research and development at the site, a nylon fiber manufacturing facility.
Substantial assets of Forgitron Technologies LCC, including the forged aluminum wheel manufacturing plant in Camden, have been purchased by Evansville, Ind.-based Accuride Corp.
By TOM DIDATO
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