Category: Business

NESA Holds Annual Meeting

The North Eastern Strategic Alliance (NESA) announced its member counties had a record $857 million in capital investment in 2017 during its 2018 Annual Meeting on Monday, Feb. 12 at Carolina’s Hospital Systems Floyd Conference Center.

Marlboro Development Team Expanding Into Spartanburg

Marlboro Development Team (MDT), the wholly-owned commercial and industrial development subsidiary of Marlboro Electric Cooperative (MEC), announced the addition of four seasoned real estate development professionals to its expanding operation along with plans to open an additional office in Spartanburg, SC.

Target Date For Opening Of Inland Port Dillon Is April 1st

Things are happening at a quick pace at Inland Port Dillon as they near their April 1st target opening date, according to Michael Hoffman, General Manager of Intermodal Operations at the S.C. Ports Authority.

Ports Authority Reports Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported nine percent container volume growth in 2017 with a record-setting 2.2 million twenty-foot equivalent container units handled during the year.

Ribbon Cutting Held For McLeod OB/GYN

Community leaders and McLeod employees gathered on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 to celebrate the newest addition to McLeod Medical Center Dillon. McLeod OB/GYN Dillon opened the doors to its new practice, located at 706 North 8th Avenue, this week.

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.