Category: Business

Rice Names Economic Development Representative

A former Dillon resident has been named the Economic Development Representative for Congressman Tom Rice.

Harbor Freight Announces Expansion

Harbor Freight Tools USA Inc., a tool distributor based in Calabasas, California, today announced that it plans to greatly expand its existing distribution center in Dillon County.

AGMB Healthcare Expanding Into Dillon County

The Dillon County Economic Development Partnership announced today that AGMB Healthcare will expand to Dillon County from Rocklin, California. The $1.5 million investment is expected to generate 50 new jobs.

Marlboro Electric Reports Four Copper Thefts

Copper thieves struck three of Marlboro Electric’s substations in Dillon County within 15 days in August at four different times leaving over $23,000 in damages. Each incident resulted in a dangerous situation that could have caused an employee to be electrocuted or severely injured had they entered the substations and not noticed the vandalism.

Latta Commerce Industrial Park Master Plan Presented To Council

Dillon County Economic Development Director Tonny McNeil appeared before the Dillon County Council at a called meeting on Wednesday morning to present the Latta Commerce Industrial Park master development plan.

Estimated Expenses To Upfit Mohawk Building Discussed

The estimated expenses to upfit the Mohawk Building for use by Harbor Freight Tools was discussed at a called meeting of the Dillon County Council on Wednesday morning.

Tommy Stephens Named Dillon County’s Economic Ambassador

Tommy Stephens was named Dillon County’s Economic Ambassador.

Rose’s Coming To Dillon

Rose’s is coming to Dillon. Henderson, North Carolina based Variety Wholesalers, Inc. a discount retailer announced it will open a Rose’s store at 413 Radford Blvd., in the former BI-LO Food Store location.

McNeil Completes Economic Development Institute

Dillon County Economic Developer Tonny McNeil, along with 38 other local leaders and development professionals from across South Carolina, completed the 2011 South Carolina Economic Development Institute on Friday, November 11.

First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend And Warrant Repurchase

The Board of Directors of First Bancorp (NASDAQ – FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, has declared a cash dividend on its common stock of $0.08 per share payable January 25, 2012 to shareholders of record as of December 31, 2011. The $0.08 per share dividend rate is the same as the rate declared in the comparable period of 2010.