Category: Business

Annual State Of The Port Given

South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the Port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investments during the annual State of the Port.

Marlboro Electric Reducing Rates Again

For the fourth year in a row, Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (“MEC”) is reducing energy charges during a time that increases are becoming the new norm. The decrease in rates will benefit members throughout MEC’s service area in Marlboro and Dillon counties.

Press Event Held To Announce New American Scrappers Operation

A press event was held to announce that American Scrappers is establishing operations in Dillon County with the launch of a new distribution and logistics center.

American Scrappers Establishing Operations In Lake View

American Scrappers is establishing operations in Dillon County with the launch of a new distribution and logistics center. The company’s $15.5 million investment is expected to create 200 new jobs.

Ports Authority Executive To Lead Clemson Corporate Partnership Office

COLUMBIA — A seasoned business executive and Clemson alumnus with more than 20 years of experience in helping foster relations and recruit corporations to the state of South Carolina, has been named Clemson University’s associate vice president for the Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives.

Downtown Dillon: A Work In Progress

As we recognize and celebrate Labor Day, 2017, in Dillon, SC, my attention is drawn back to Main Street in Dillon and how we are addressing this major challenge.

Cooperation Was Key In Bringing Inland Port To Dillon

The cooperation of a number of entities was a key part to bringing the inland port to Dillon County.

Dominion Offering Grant Opportunity

As part of its ongoing commitment to communities, Dominion Energy is inviting nonprofit organizations across the company’s footprint to apply for grants of up to $50,000 each for programs that provide essential community services in areas of housing, food security, medicine and medical services.

KJ’s Market IGA Makes $20,000 Donation To Harvest Hope

Harvest Hope Food Bank has announced that Scranton, SC based KJ’s Market IGA has made a $20,000 donation to the food bank.

Grant To Improve Area Transportation Awarded

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) and the State Workforce Development Board (SWDB) has awarded $600,000 in grants to implement or expand existing public transportation to give people more direct access to work and job training sites.