Category: Business

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.

Dillon And Marlboro County Sheriffs Cracking Down On Copper Theft

Sheriff Major Hulon of Dillon County and Sheriff Fred Knight of Marlboro County jointly announced October 13th at a news conference that there will be a special emphasis on solving and prosecuting cases involving copper theft.

First Bancorp Receives $63.5 Million of Capital From Small Business Lending Fund

First Bancorp (NASDAQ – FBNC), the parent company of First Bank, announced that it has received an investment of $63.5 million in the Company’s preferred stock from the United States Department of the Treasury under the Small Business Lending Fund (“SBLF”).

Public Invited To Participate In Economic Development Discussion

Dillon County Economic Development Director Tonny McNeil would like to invite the public to join him on Facebook on Friday, July 29th at 6 p.m.

First Bancorp Announces Cash Dividend

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 July 25, 2011 to shareholders of record as of June 30, 2011.

Goody’s Opens

Goody’s opened in Dillon on Wednesday morning at 214 Radford Boulevard, the former Peebles store in the Dillon Plaza.

Economic Development Summit Held In Lake View

The Dillon County Economic Development Partnership (DCEDP) and Northeastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) hosted a economic development summit in Lake View, S.C.

Goody’s To Replace Peebles In Dillon

Dillon shoppers are in for a fashionable treat on May 18, 2011 when popular fashion store Goody’s makes its grand opening in the current Peebles store location at 214 Radford Boulevard.