After 16 years as a reporter, assistant editor and editor at the Chronicle-Independent, Martin L. Cahn is leaving the newspaper -- and Camden. Today is Cahn's last day with the C-I. He joins The Farmville Herald in central Virginia on July 27 as its managing editor. Senior Staff Writer Jim Tatum will take over as editor of the C-I on Monday.
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service office in Columbia has added new staff to support South Carolina companies in reaching their international sales goals. Among them is Anastasia Mukherjee who joins a team helping dozens of Midlands and other South Carolina companies succeed in new global markets.
Camden Media Co., the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center and the 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 live, work and play.
Freeman and Heather Schmucker, along with their family, cut the ribbon during Schmucker's Amish General Store's grand opening at 1040-A Broad St. in downtown Camden. "Schmucker's celebrates all things Amish, offering Amish made furniture, canned goods, health and beauty products, baskets, quilts, candles and much more," Freeman Schmucker said. "We hope to bring you the quality value and essence of Amish life, from my family to yours." Celebrating with the Schmuckers, who also won a Community Pride Award for their improvements to the building, are representatives from the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce, Camden City Council and ...
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.