Category: Business

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.

South of The Border Has Some Scaly New Residents

When you stop by South of the Border this summer, expect to see some scaly new residents, including alligators, crocodiles and snakes.

McKenzie Named First Bank Branch Manager

0 First Bank has promoted Jackie McKenzie to Branch Manager at its Main Street location in Dillon. Previously a Customer Service Representative, McKenzie has worked with First Bank since 1995 and has 22 years of banking experience. “Jackie’s hard work and dedication to outstanding customer service make her a great fit for the position of…

New Director Outlines Economic Development Plan

In his first day in his new position, Dillon County Economic Developer Tonny McNeil clearly laid out his plan for economic development in Dillon County.

New Economic Development Director Hired

Dillon County has hired a new Economic Development Director.
Tonny McNeil of Dillon has been selected for the position. He is a graduate of N.C. A&T State University in Greensboro, NC with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.