Category: Business

Locklair Recognized As Ambassador For Economic Development

Debbie Locklair was honored as an Ambassador for Economic Development by the Department of Commerce and legislative leaders as part of South Carolina’s 20th Annual Industry Appreciation Week.

Perdue Holds Grand Opening For New Wellness Center

Perdue Farms Inc.-Dillon held the grand opening for their new wellness center on Tuesday.

Food Lion Holds Grand Reopening Of Store

Food Lion held the grand reopening of their store on Wednesday morning. The newly remodeled store features a fresh look in the produce department with new cases, tables and lighting. There is also new flooring and decor throughout the store.

NESA Holds Second In Series Of Economic Development Consultant Events

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA), an economic development organization encompassing South Carolina’s northeast region, recently hosted the second event in its 2010 Consultant Event Series. The two-day program, entitled “Prospecting and Closing the Deal” featured Frank Spano, Director of Austin Consulting, and was attended by economic development professionals from NESA’s member counties.

Perdue Launches Recipe Dedication Program To Support Susan G. Komen Cause

Perdue Farms Incorporated recently announced the PERDUE® Recipe Dedication Program, which encourages consumers to contribute to an online recipe book by sharing their favorite chicken recipes and dedicating their submissions to anyone touched by breast cancer.

Ground Broken On $700,000 Wellness Center At Perdue

Perdue associates, members of the community and local and state elected officials gathered at Perdue’s Dillon processing complex August 31 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the company’s newest Wellness Center, a $700,000 investment in the health and wellness of Perdue associates and their family members. (With Slide Show)

Perdue’s Top Producers Announced

Perdue Farms in Dillon recently recognized M&JB Farm of Dillon County as being one of their Top Producers.

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 of $0.08 per share payable October 25, 2010 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2010.

WIX Among S.C. Manufacturer Of The Year Nominees

The Salute to Manufacturing, South Carolina’s premier manufacturing recognition event honoring the state’s top small, medium and large manufacturing companies for their manufacturing excellence, economic impact, commitment to workforce development and community stewardship, has announced the 2010 nominees. Nominees and winners will be honored September 22 with a luncheon at the Radisson in Columbia. Wix Filtration of Dillon is among the Manufacturer of the Year nominees.

First Bank Celebrates 75 Years of Community Banking

August 2010 will mark First Bank’s 75th year of operation. The bank was founded in 1935 as Bank of Montgomery and changed its name to First Bank in 1985 as it began to offer services outside of Montgomery County. What has not changed, however, is First Bank’s presence as a safe, secure and trusted partner in the communities it serves. As a result, First Bank has grown to become one of the most well respected financial institutions in the nation.