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Camden Kmart to close this summer

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.

April 26, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Business


First Palmetto Financial declares quarterly dividend

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.

April 12, 2016 | | Business


MCCU holds annual meeting, CCM food drive

Mid Carolina Credit Union (MCCU) recently held its annual membership meeting, which it also used as a food drive for Christian Community Ministries' (CCM) food pantry.

April 05, 2016 | | Business


C-I updates website, moves to metered paywall

The Chronicle-Independent updated its website, www.chronicle-independent.com, this week in an effort to make it easier to find and read stories for regular and casual visitors alike.

March 04, 2016 | | Business


Camden man receives Nestlé Waters President’s Award

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.

March 01, 2016 | | Business


Belk’s Kidfest coming up March 12

Does your child have what it takes to talk the fashion runway? Stop by Belk's in Springdale Plaza and sign them up to be a model in Belk's annual Kidfest, coming up March 12 from noon to 3.

March 01, 2016 | | Business


INVISTA to hold blood drive

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.

March 01, 2016 | | Business


Biz Brief: New Storage One location on Sumter Highway

Josh Denton has opened a new Storage One location at 338 Sumter Hwy. (U.S. 521) in Camden.

February 26, 2016 | | Business


Camden native among magazine’s ‘50 Most Influential People’

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).

February 12, 2016 | | Business


Bhatia named Capella SVP/chief medical information officer

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.

January 19, 2016 | | Business


City of Camden, Camden Media Co. announce new magazine launch

In a joint statement today, the city of Camden and Camden Media Company announced plans to launch a new glossy publication to market the city of Camden.

January 15, 2016 | | Business


Bethune’s Drakeford is trucking company’s 2015 Driver of the Year

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."

January 15, 2016 | | Business


Camden girl, 12, starts business after hardship

Kylah Johnson of Camden is a designer and CEO of jewelry company Twine Designs at the tender age of 12. Kylah's company, designs TicTocRings, a line of tween girl's fashion watch rings.

January 15, 2016 | | Business


First Palmetto declares quarterly dividend

The board of directors of First Palmetto Financial Corporation, parent company of First Palmetto Bank, has declared a quarterly dividend of $385 per share of common stock.

January 12, 2016 | | Business


KC Board of Realtors recognizes top producers and raises money for charities

The Kershaw County Board of Realtors recognized the achievements and contributions of the county's real estate professionals during their Annual Awards Banquet held on December 3rd at the Water's Edge Steak and Seafood Restaurant in Lugoff. As part of the event, the Board's new officers for 2016 were sworn in: President, Jeffrey Graham; President Elect, Lora Compas; Vice President, Cathe Epps; Secretary/Treasurer, Cassandra Hollis; Past President, Dan Long; and Members-at-Large Greg Nettles, Mindy Player and Tiffany Reeves. A silent auction of items donated by local business and individuals raised money that will be donated to Sacks ...

January 12, 2016 | | Business


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Chamber celebrates 106th year with ‘Sweet’ gala

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 ...

May 20, 2016 | | Business


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