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Heritage celebrates 25 years as family-owned dealership

Although the Weiss family is celebrating 25 years of owning and operating Heritage Chevrolet Buick GMC in Lugoff, the real story started 54 years ago in 1961.

July 24, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Business

Ice cream shop owner purchases Old Armory restaurant

A limited liability corporation whose registered agent is a Camden ice cream shop owner purchased the building which housed Old Armory Steak & Seafood for $300,000 the day before the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) auctioned off the restaurant's inventory.

July 22, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Business

First Palmetto Financial declares quarterly 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. The dividend to stockholders of record as of July 24, 2015, will be payable July 31, 2015.

July 15, 2015 | | Business

Discover Camden-Kershaw County magazine available at welcome centers

Discover Camden-Kershaw County magazine, a joint publication of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce, city of Camden and Camden Media Co., is once again being placed in all state welcome centers. Discover, an invaluable tool made available to tourists at all S.C. Parks, Recreation and Tourism welcome centers across the state, helps the city, county and chamber generate and welcome visitors to discover the "Classically Carolina" place residents call home.

July 15, 2015 | | Business

City Laundry and Cleaners celebrates 90 years in business

Harvey Clarke, owner of City Laundry and Cleaners, chuckled as he remembered his first day at the business he's run for the last 47 years.

July 10, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Business

Small Jr. named president of First Palmetto Bank

The board of directors at Camden-based First Palmetto Bank recently named Sammy Small Jr. as president of the bank. Small Jr. will continue serving as First Palmetto's general counsel and chief operating officer while taking on the role of president.

July 10, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Business

A grand opening

Adams Hay & Feed, 40 East DeKalb St., recently held a ribbon cutting and grand opening. Owners Regina and Ronald Adams, and Manager Timo Koenig said the business offers a variety of hay, straw, shavings, animal feeds and supplies, tack, barn supplies, lawn and garden needs, fencing products and "gifts for the whole family" as well. "We also have coffee, hand dipped ice cream and snacks," they said. "We pride ourselves in providing quality service to our customers." The Adams and Koenig were joined by Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns (second from left), Camden Mayor Tony Scully (third from left ...

July 10, 2015 | | Business

A (N.C.) State visit

North Carolina State University engineering students visit a Praxair's Camden air separation facility in to learn about the company's business, distribution and engineering operations. Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX) is the corporate sponsor of the North Carolina State University Summer Transition Program which enhances the academic and social maturation of incoming minority engineering freshmen prior to the start of the regular academic year. Praxair employees with the students are (back row, from left) are Technician Mike Brown, Mechanic Jeff Catoe, LTOP Engineer Charles Debrah, Technician Paul Branham, Key Account Manager Brett Harris, Facilities Manager Cara Toneys and Manager/University ...

July 10, 2015 | | Business

Camden law firm expands to Elgin

William Cox (center), of Savage, Royall & Sheheen LLP, cuts the ribbon on the law firm's new Elgin office. Other members of the firm in attendance include attorneys Moultrie Burns, Ed Royall, Bob and Vincent Sheheen, Steven Smoak and Michael Wright. Also celebrating are members of Elgin Town Council, Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and the Kershaw County Office of Economic Development.

July 08, 2015 | | Business

IRS to auction Old Armory inventory, van July 15

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will auction off Old Armory Steak & Seafood restaurant's inventory and a van belonging to the restaurant on July 15.

June 29, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Business

Discover Camden-Kershaw County Magazine returns in August

Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the city of Camden Tourism Development Office are once again joining forces to publish an annual magazine devoted to what makes Kershaw County a great place to live, work and play.

June 19, 2015 | | Business

Suominen announces expansion in Bethune

Suominen, a Helskinki, Finland, global manufacturer, announced plans Tuesday to expand its Bethune facility in Kershaw County, creating at least 25 new jobs. Suominen is the world's leading supplier of nonwoven textiles, such as baby wipes, feminine hygiene products, swabs and similar products used primarily for cleaning.

June 05, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Business

New business opens doors

Ageless Restoration owners Beth and Paul Krugman get ready to cut the ribbon at the grand opening of their new business. Immediately flanking them are (left) Kershaw County Council Chairman Julian Burns and Camden Mayor Tony Scully. The business offers roofing, siding, window and home restoration work. Ageless Restortion is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 1311 Gordon St. in Camden. Beth Krugman said to call them "for a job done right to the very last detail." Others present include members of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and chamber staff ...

June 03, 2015 | | Business

SC Works opens new office

Members of Camden City and Kershaw County councils joined representatives of SC Works for a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of its new office at 1111 Broad St. in Camden. SC Works recently moved from its original Camden location on East DeKalb Street. Managers Qualisha Belton and Marvin Jackson said SC Works is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. It is part of a nationwide network of one-stop career centers supporting job seekers and businesses, they said. "SC Works is here to help job seekers find a job and businesses find ...

May 29, 2015 | | Business

J Dog opens for business

Camden Mayor Tony Scully (front, third from left) and Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Liz Horton (second row, far right) joined other local officials for a ribbon cutting for J Dog Junk Removal & Hauling recently. J Dog, 1751 Ridgeway Road in Lugoff, is owned by T.R. and Melanie Hoffman. The business is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 6 a.m. to noon. J Dog handles commercial and residential cleanouts, junk removal, local hauling and delivery. "We do business the military way -- with respect, integrity and trust," T ...

May 29, 2015 | | Business

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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 ...

October 09, 2015 | | Business


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