Category: Business

Solar Farm Is 85 Percent Complete

The new solar farm in Lake View is about 85 percent complete, according to Economic Development Director Tonny McNeil.

Harbor Freight Tools Holds Groundbreaking On One Million Square Foot Expansion

Harbor Freight Tools held the groundbreaking on their one million square foot expansion on Wednesday, Dec. 13th.

Construction On Schedule For New MEC Office

Construction on a new corporate headquarters for Marlboro Electric Cooperative (MEC) and Marlboro Development Team (MDT) is on schedule as the steel-framed structure rises along State Highway 9 east of Bennettsville, approximately 1.5 miles north of the electric utility’s existing location. MDT is the for-profit, commercial/industrial real estate development subsidiary of MEC.

S.C. Ports Reports Container Volume Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority’s 2018 fiscal year container volume through November grew 2.5 percent compared to last year, with 886,414 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled by the Port of Charleston since July.

Anderson Brothers Opening New Bank In Dillon In 2018

Anderson Brothers Bank today announced plans to open a new full-service banking office in Dillon, which will be located at 1006 Highway 301 North, Dillon.

PHOTO GALLERY: Shoppers Turn Out For Great Deals On Thanksgiving Day And Black Friday

Shoppers turned out for great deals on Thanksgiving Day at stores in Dillon County including CVS, Walgreen’s, Family Dollar, KJ’s IGA, Food Lion, Rose’s, and Goody’s. Here is a photo gallery of the Thanksgiving Day shopping by Johnnie Daniels/The Dillon Herald.

New Industrial Spec Building Coming To Dillon County

Marlboro Development Team, Inc. (“MDT”), has partnered with Agracel, Inc., to build a 110,000 square-foot speculative building in the Northeastern Commerce Center Industrial Park to attract new industry to the area.

East Nile Holds Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking was held for The East Nile Farms on Thursday at Heritage Drive in Lake View.

Senate Report: Groundwork For Economic Success

The groundwork for the economic success in South Carolina – particularly in our small, rural communities – often begins, well, underground.

Ports Authority Has Strong October

South Carolina Ports Authority reported its strongest October on record, with 184,804 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled last month.