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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
With economic development and workforce readiness being hot topics these days, SC Works is asking area business people to share their wisdom and skills with students in Kershaw County and the surrounding area so they will better understand what is needed in today's business world.
A packed house honored Richard "Dick" Lackey with a standing ovation as he received the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce's President's Award during the chamber's 105th Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony.
INVISTA, one of the world's largest producers of polymers and fibers, is now hiring for more than 200 positions at its Camden plant in Lugoff. The bulk of the new INVISTA Camden roles will be transitioned from previous contractor positions, according to a press release issued Thursday.
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.
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.
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