Bamberg County

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Bamberg County, South Carolina

PO Box 150
Bamberg, SC 29003
Phone: (803) 245-3025
Fax: (803) 245-3088

In south-central SC, south of Columbia; organized Feb 25, 1897 from Barnwell County. Name Origin: For the Bamberg family, original settlers of the county seat

Area (sq mi):: 395.47 (land 393.25; water 2.22) Population per square mile: 40.40
Population 2005: 15,880 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.70%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 16,658 (White 36.30%; Black or African American 62.50%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 35.20
Income 2000: per capita $12,584; median household $24,007; Population below poverty level: 27.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,395-$19,051
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.30% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.10%

Cities with population over 10,000: None

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Bamberg County has secured two rural infrastructure grants totaling over $400,000 from the state Department of Commerce.
Bamberg County is very well represented with ANPs and FNPs.
Masonite International Corporation (OTCBB: MASWF) (the "Company") today announced that it is planning to invest $14 million in a next-generation automated interior door production line and infrastructure at its Denmark, South Carolina plant in Bamberg County.
The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Bamberg County partnered with Masonite to provide a grant from the state's Regional Infrastructure Fund, as well as other pro-business incentives to expand operations in the Denmark facility.
Ross, MD, General Surgeon at the Bamberg County Hospital, Bamberg, South Carolina performed the first clinical implants.
The design of this catheter allows 360 degrees of blood around the arterial port in the right atrium whereas the arterial port of traditional step-tip catheters are only exposed to 180 degrees of blood," said John Ross MD, Department of Surgery, Bamberg County Hospital and Access Connections, LLC.
John Ross, MD, at Bamberg County Memorial Hospital in South Carolina, reported on a prospective, non-randomized, single-center study evaluating the use of the GORE PROPATEN Vascular Graft for hemodialysis access creation.
John Ross, Chief of Surgery, Bamberg County Hospital, Bamberg, South Carolina, "The technology we are studying today potentially holds the keys to a better quality surgical intervention, be it invasive or minimally invasive, and shows early promise as a truly revolutionary platform technology.