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County unemployment rate improves

Kershaw County's unemployment rate continues to improve, dropping from 6.6 percent in March to 6.2 in April. A year ago, the county's unemployment rate sat at 7.7 percent. Employment rose from 27,333 in March to 27,458 in April. In April 2012, the number of employed persons in Kershaw County was 27,163.

May 31, 2013 | Fraser Speaks | Business


Lugoff Toyota ribbon cutting

May 27, 2013 | | Business


Chamber hands President’s Award to Thiel Shull

The Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce presented its President's Award to Laura Thiel Shull. Saying that Thiel Shull "gives freely of her time to various organizations, and always with a smile," Chamber Board President Chip Galloway presented Thiel with the award during the chamber's 103rd Annual Meeting, Awards Gala and Reception. The gala took place Thursday at the historic Robert Mills Courthouse. KershawHealth Executive Vice President and COO/CFO Mike Bunch assisted Galloway with the presentation.

May 22, 2013 | Fraser Speaks | Business


Transforming Antioch

In 1995, Antioch Elementary School (AES) closed its doors for the last time. The school, constructed in 1956, later became the home of Kershaw County Head Start. Johnny Outlaw, a former AES student, took what was once a dilapidated building with a missing roof due to a storm and victim to numerous accounts of vandalism and transformed it into a community center hosting a café, auditorium and space for a sheltered flea market along with many other improvements.

May 10, 2013 | Fraser Speaks | Business


Sam Kendall’s adding restaurant in Blythewood

By MARTIN MOBLEY

May 08, 2013 | | Business


A better connection

Four Kershaw County agencies are hoping to provide Kershaw County residents better access to the World Wide Web and promote computer and Internet literacy.

April 24, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Business


Tax tips - April 22, 2013

April 15 was the annual deadline for most people to file their federal income tax return and pay any taxes they owe. By law, the IRS may assess penalties to taxpayers for both failing to file a tax return and for failing to pay taxes they owe by the deadline.

April 22, 2013 | | Business


Kershaw County unemployment rate down

According to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, the state has received some good news regarding unemployment. Kershaw County is one of the counties responsible for this good news as the county has also seen a decrease in the unemployment rate.

April 05, 2013 | Fraser Speaks | Business


Tax tips - April 1, 2013

The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit may help you pay for the costs of higher education. If you pay tuition and fees for yourself, your spouse or your dependent you may qualify for these credits.

April 01, 2013 | | Business


Weylchem to pay $500,000 pollution penalty

U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced recently that U.S. District Court Judge Cameron Currie approved a consent decree with Weylchem US Inc. to resolve alleged violations of federal and state air, water, and solid waste pollution laws at Weylchem's specialty chemical manufacturing facility in Elgin and its wastewater treatment plant in Lugoff. Under the consent decree, Weylchem agreed to perform corrective action measures and to pay a civil penalty of $500,000, of which $175,000 will be paid to the S.C. Department ...

April 01, 2013 | | Business


May Plant Credit Union changing name

For more than 50 years, May Plant Credit Union has been a fixture in the Kershaw County area. Now, the oldest credit union in Kershaw County is taking a giant step towards realizing its goal as a full partner in local communities.

March 27, 2013 | | Business


Kershaw County business leader honored by Department of Commerce

Joe Sexton was recently honored as an Ambassador for Economic Development by the Department of Commerce as part of South Carolina's Industry Appreciation Week. The ceremony took place in Columbia on March 19 on the grounds of the Governor's mansion and highlighted 47 individuals from 46 counties for their exceptional efforts to bolster community and economic development activities in South Carolina.

March 27, 2013 | | Business


Lugoff Toyota ready to open new showroom

Even though the façade won't be completed by Monday, Lugoff Toyota's new 14,000-square-foot showroom will be open, marking the end of Phase II of a three-phase upgrade for the dealership.

March 15, 2013 | Martin L. Cahn | Business


New auction company holds first event Saturday

The city of Camden's ongoing effort to bring out-of-county citizens a taste of what Camden has to offer has attracted Wooten and Wooten -- a fine art, antiques and estate auctioneering company.

March 13, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Business


Godwin’s Carpet says good-bye after nearly 50 years

The long-time owners of Godwin's Carpet and Floor Covering will say good-bye to the floor repair business after almost 50 years of serving Kershaw County and surrounding areas. The family's business history begins after Cleatus Godwin married his wife, Bonnie, in 1950; the two met while attending Camden High School.

March 11, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Business


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Book signing

Lee Ann Parker (right) speaks with family friends (from left) Pastor Gene Rollins and, his wife, Linda, as Parker's husband, Sampson, signs a copy of "Unthinkable Choice" at Books on Broad on Oct. 18. The Parkers, who live Harrisburg, N.C., co-wrote the book with Thomas Smith about Sampson's decision to cut off his own arm after getting it caught in a corn picker on his "hobby farm" in Kershaw County on Sept. 11, 2007. The book also chronicles their lives afterward as Sampson recovered from his ordeal.

October 22, 2014 | | Business


Piggly Wiggly in Camden to stay open, says manager

Camden's Piggly Wiggly on East DeKalb Street, is receiving its wholesale goods from a new supplier, but store manager Steve Jackson said shoppers won't notice a difference, other than gradual expansions and improvements planned for the store.

October 22, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Business


SAFE cuts ribbon on new Lugoff branch

SAFE Federal Credit Union officially opened its new branch in Lugoff with a ribbon cutting Thursday. The new facility replaces the SAFE location in Camden's Springdale Plaza. Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce President Spencer Graham opened the proceedings.

October 20, 2014 | Gary Phillips | Business


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