Category: Business

Miller-Valentine Construction Delivers Huge Addition To Harbor Freight

Miller-Valentine Construction successfully managed the delivery of the 1,000,000 SF building addition to the existing distribution facility located in Dillon.

Harbor Freight Retail Store Opens

Harbor Freight Tools opened their new retail store on Monday, located at 117 Caldwell Road.

Road Leading To Major Industry Was Paved With Vision, Hard Work, Tough Choices

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 Bringing $115 Million Investment, 400 Jobs To County

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.

County Approves Funds For Taco Bell Road

The council approved a new request for $25,000 for a road to help bring Taco Bell to the area.

First Citizens Bank Celebrating 50th Anniversary

First Citizens Bank is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Marlboro Electric Switches To LED Outdoor Lights

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.

DOC Invests $1 Million To Help Build Critical Infrastructure

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.

Marlboro Electric Honored For Keeping Members Informed

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.

Local Leaders 2013 South Carolina Economic Development Institute

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.