The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce held its 106th annual meeting, awards ceremony and "Sweet Celebration" Gala on May 13. Executive Director Liz Horton said the chamber has "made great strides to improve the businesses climate as well as promote the community to attract visitors, new residents and new employers."
Sears Holding will close its Kmart store on West DeKalb Street in Camden in late July. Eligible employees will receive severance pay and have the opportunity to apply for open positions at other area Kmart and Sears stores, according to a press release issued Thursday.
The board of directors of First Palmetto Financial Corporation (FPFC), parent company of First Palmetto Bank, has declared a quarterly dividend of $385 per share of common stock. The dividend to stockholders of record as of April 22 will be payable April 29.
Camden resident Scott Bucci is one of four employees presented with Nestlé Waters North America President's Award in January. The company recognized Bucci for his exceptional work, strong community influence and ongoing commitment to the workplace.
Spring is almost here and the American Red Cross and INVISTA need help to give the gift of life. Representatives from both organizations ask local residents to celebrate this Easter season by giving blood.
Columbia Business Monthly recently included Camden native Charlie Banks on its list of "50 Most Influential People in the Midlands." Banks is the co-founder and managing director of the S.C. Angel Network (SCAN).
Capella Healthcare recently named Vishal Bhatia, MD, MBA, as senior vice president and chief medical information officer (CMIO), according to a press release issued by Capella President and CEO Michael Wiechart.
A.N. Webber Logistics Inc., a transportation, logistics and warehousing firm headquartered in Kankakee, Ill., recently named Harrison Drakeford of Bethune as the 2015 winner of its Sam Kinder Driver of the Year Award."