Harbor Freight Tools opened their new retail store on Monday, located at 117 Caldwell Road.
The road leading to landing Wyman-Gordon, the major manufacturing operation that announced it was coming to Dillon County last week, is paved with the vision, hard work, persistence, patience, and tough choices sometimes in the face of contrary public opinion by all of those who worked to bring an industry to the area.
Wyman-Gordon, known to many as Project WILMA, is coming to Dillon County. The company will make a $115 million investment in the county and will bring 400 jobs, which are expected to pay $18-$20 an hour.
The council approved a new request for $25,000 for a road to help bring Taco Bell to the area.
First Citizens Bank is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
Marlboro Electric Cooperative (MEC) is the first electric cooperative in South Carolina to replace its high-pressure sodium outdoor lights to LED (light-emitting diode) technology for its outdoor lighting program throughout the system.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1 million grant to Dillon County to make critical roadway infrastructure improvements to serve the Tri-County I-95 Gateway Industrial Park and the I-95 Mega Site Industrial Park.
Winning awards for its magazine year after year is great, says Marlboro Electric Cooperative CEO William L. “Bill” Fleming, but that’s not why MEC publishes South Carolina Living.
Dillon County’s Harold Moody, Haywood Proctor and Archie Scott, along with 52 other local leaders and development professionals from across South Carolina, have completed the 2013 South Carolina Economic Development Institute.
Marlboro Electric Cooperative has often warned members about bad guys calling co-op members, claiming they need to make an immediate payment with a money card or risk disconnection.