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Bloomsbury owners win Olde English hospitality award

Katherine and Bruce Brown, owners of Bloomsbury Bed & Breakfast in Camden, are the 2015 recipients of the Betty Skeen Hospitality Employees of the Year award from the Olde English District Tourism Commission. The Browns received the award at an annual luncheon sponsored by Duke Energy on Dec. 15, 2015, at Veterans Memorial Park Lodge in Union.

January 08, 2016 | | Business


Camden native opening new State Farm office in Conway

Mark Nash, formerly of Camden, is opening a new State Farm Insurance office on Highway 544 across from Coastal Carolina University on Jan. 4, 2016. Nash's office will be at 748 Highway 544 in Conway.

December 24, 2015 | | Business


Liggett’s moving, joining Landy’s in Columbia

Long-time compounding pharmacy Liggett's is leaving Lugoff and Kershaw County to relocate and merge with Landy's Pharmacy on Clemson Road in Columbia.

December 22, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Business


LifeNet holds open house at Camden’s Woodward Field

Members of LifeNet, a commercial emergency helicopter transport service, showed off their new home at Woodward Field east of Camden during an open house Dec. 9. The company, which has served Kershaw and other surrounding counties' first responders and hospitals for a number of years, recently replaced its offices at the Kershaw County Airport with a new, large trailer.

December 18, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Business


Hall TV closing Dec. 31

Two weeks after he graduated from Camden High School, Ronnie Bradley received a telephone call from Harvey Hall, owner and founder of Hall TV in Camden, offering Bradley a job. Bradley, who had studied auto mechanics and woodworking in high school, told Hall he appreciated the offer but knew nothing about televisions.

December 15, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Business


Chamber of Commerce welcomes new businesses with ribbon cuttings

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Center recently helped celebrate the openings of four new businesses with ribbon cuttings. The businesses include Hunter's Trace Farm Hay and Feed in Camden's Dusty Bend, the Boykin Mill Store in Boykin, and Sweet Lili's and The Armory Steakhouse in downtown Camden.

December 15, 2015 | | Business


S.C. Chamber names Funderburk a Business Advocate of the Year

The S.C. Chamber of Commerce recently named State Rep. Laurie Slade Funderburk as one of its 2015 Business Advocates of the Year. Funderburk received the award during the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce Board of Director's November meeting. Funderburk is one of 47 legislators so named, including Kershaw County representatives Jimmy Bales and Speaker of the House Jay Lucas, who received their awards during a separate ceremony.

December 11, 2015 | | Business


Restaurant to celebrate good food, family heritage

It won't be long before Beignets and Po' Boys will be cooking in Camden.

December 08, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Business


INVISTA blood drive Tuesday

It's the season of giving … but have you ever considered giving blood? The American Red Cross and INVISTA need your help to give the gift of life this holiday season.

December 04, 2015 | | Business


Boykin Company Grille re-opens

Long-time favorite eatery and gathering place, the Boykin Company Grille and Store is now open again.

December 04, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Business


$30 million INVISTA Camden boiler project reduces air emissions

A $30 million investment in natural gas boilers at the INVISTA Camden plant in Lugoff is resulting in what the company says is a significant reduction in air emissions. According to an INVISTA press release, the company -- one of the world's largest producers of polymers and fibers -- is beginning to see the benefits of the fully operational boilers at the nylon fiber manufacturing plant.

November 20, 2015 | | Business


Sutton earns CBIA designation

Lorie Sutton, with Upchurch & Jowers Insurance Agency for the last five years, recently earned the Certified Builders Insurance Agent (CBIA) designation from Builders Mutual Insurance Company. Sutton received the designation through Builders University, Builders Mutual's company sponsored education division.

November 20, 2015 | | Business


CBA membership drive

November 20, 2015 | | Business


McKenzie Furniture celebrating 50th anniversary

LaVerne McKenzie said the best part of owning and operating a furniture store for 50 years is the relationships built with people and families in the community.

November 17, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Business


Chamber of Commerce helps cut ribbons at business grand openings

FIRST PICTURE: Recently, the Kershaw Chamber of Commerce, along with elected officials, friends and family, celebrated the grand opening of Professional Development and Training Services (PDTS) LLC with a ribbon cutting. PDTS provides Certified Nursing Assistant training. Exemplifying the highest levels of professionalism, they teach students the skills needed to successfully pass the nurse aid state exam and also help students prepare for the workplace; giving them the tools and equipment to be stable in employment and be professional in all they set out to do. PDTS, at 931 Broad St. in Camden is open by appointment only, with classes ...

November 13, 2015 | | 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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