Thirty years ago Tom Price, president and CEO of Protective Packaging, Inc., began his endeavor to become a successful custom folding carton manufacturer in a 10,000 square foot leased building on Percival Road with one piece of equipment and one employee, himself. Now located off Highway 601 in Lugoff, Protective Packaging, Inc. recently expanded from 60,000 square feet to 130,000 square feet last year, and continues to grow.
Dave's Place, a family restaurant in Elgin, recently celebrated its four year anniversary. The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to help owners David and Kathy Pettinelli, their staff, friends and local dignitaries celebrate the occasion. Shown here, front row from left are Kershaw County Councilman Dennis Arledge, Chamber Executive Director Amy Kinard, owners David and Kathy Pettinelli, Chamber board member George Gibson, Kershaw County Councilman Jimmie Jones and Chamber board members Deborah Outlaw and Kirk Mays. Back row from left are Chamber Board President Dennis Ray, Dave's Place staff members and Kershaw County Council ...
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in South Carolina as a result of the drought that began on Nov. 2, 2016.
The Mobile Mammography bus will be at Belk's of Camden this Thursday. The Mobile Mammography bus provides free breast cancer screenings and educational materials to women in communities throughout the Southeast.
The Kershaw County School District is looking for persons who are interested in serving as substitutes in its school cafeterias. Food Service substitutes are paid $9 per hour and have the potential to become permanent part time employees when positions arise.
The Charleston office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes W. Ford Graham as a lawyer in the corporate and economic incentives/development practices. Mr. Graham joins K&L Gates from the South Carolina Department of Commerce (SCDOC), where, among other activities, he managed SCDOC's international recruiting efforts and led global investment strategy for the state. In this capacity, Mr. Graham also directed and oversaw South Carolina's four international offices in Delhi, Munich, Shanghai, and Tokyo.
Long-time Chronicle-Independent staffer Martin Cahn, who had been working with the Farmville Herald in Farmville, Va., since July 2016, has returned to the C-I in an interesting and exciting new role as senior writer and web content editor.
The Board of Directors of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center has named Amy L. Kinard as Executive Director. Kinard, who currently serves as the chamber's interim executive director will officially become the executive director effective Feb. 1, 2017.