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.
Dr. Erica L. Groshen, who is currently the U.S. Department of Labor's Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, was the featured speaker at a breakfast hosted by Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce and Camden Business Alliance. Dr. Groshen, who is responsible for job numbers and inflation numbers put out by the U.S. Department of Labor, explained the history of labor statistics as well as the role of labor statistics and how citizens of the county can use these statistics for their businesses. She also showed a video which presented ways in which people can use statistics ...
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.