A coalition of 19 chambers of commerce in the Midlands area -- including the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce -- will work together on regional issues affecting business and commerce. Chamber First Vice President Chip Galloway reported on a recent meeting of the Midstate Chamber Coalition at the local chamber's Thursday meeting.
Dr. Linda Campbell has joined Sentinel Health Partners Primary Care Elgin.
Crazy Crab, a seafood market and bait and tackle store, has opened at 442 Longtown Road in Lugoff.
The idea of testing the waters now has new meaning with the opening of Camden native Alan Massebeau's hot dog business on Lake Wateree. For five years, Massebeau sold hot dogs and various other snacks from a boat on the waters of Sandy Island, but he has returned to his hometown in hopes of establishing a similar operation on Lake Wateree
Ike Byrd has been named regional director of external affairs for Kershaw County by AT&T. He succeeds Buddy Bateman, who has retired.
This fall, Camden Media Co. will launch a new magazine called The Camden Horse. The magazine, which will be printed on slick, glossy, magazine-quality paper, will be published quarterly and will utilize full color throughout the publication.
Two new members will be joining the ranks of the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, President Robbie Powers reported at Thursday's meeting.
Jimmy Crissman, owner of Camden Gold & Silver, located at 8 E. DeKalb St., Camden, recently added U‑Haul truck and trailer rentals to the gold and silver exchange business he has been operating since 2010.
When Lee Mays left the U.S. Air Force in 1963, he knew it was time to start his own private dentistry practice. Mays received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1960, and spent three years serving as a dentist in the Air Force.
The Crete Carrier Corp. terminal in Spartanburg named Kenneth "Lamar" Holland of Camden as its Driver of the Month for May.
BB&T has promoted Paul Seward to city executive serving the Florence market. He is based at BB&T's 1831 W. Evans office.
Hengst of North America Inc.'s Camden facility, working with Chrysler Group LLC, has developed a special compact oil filter module for Chrysler's new Pentastar V6 engine, a part of Chrysler's goal of boosting fuel efficiency by 25 percent by 2014.
A new veterinary practice is coming soon to Camden. The Mill Village Veterinarian at 8 E. DeKalb St. is nearing the end of construction, with a grand opening planned for Aug. 1.
Allstate exclusive agency owner Walt Thompkins has been designated an Allstate Premier Service Agent for 2011.
Ahlstrom Nonwovens LLC of Bethune is among nominees for a 2011 Manufacturer of the Year Award, according to the S.C. Chamber of Commerce. All nominees and winners will be honored and recognized before an audience of fellow manufacturers and business leaders at the Manufacturer of the Year awards luncheon, presented by Nexsen Pruet, on Sept. 13 in Columbia. To register or sponsor, visit www.scchamber.net.