Category: Business

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.

Harbor Freight Expansion To Create More Than 500 New Jobs

Harbor Freight Tools, Dillon County’s largest employer, today announced a one million-square foot expansion of its East Coast distribution facility. This expansion is projected to create more than 500 new jobs, bringing the company’s total investment in South Carolina to more than $200 million.

KB Biotech Solutions Launching New Dillon County Manufacturing Operations

KB Biotech Solutions, a venture of Chinese-based Anhui Chem-bright Bioengineering Co. Ltd., is launching new manufacturing operations in Dillon County. The $12 million investment is expected to create 100 new jobs.

Ports Authority Shows Container Growth

South Carolina Ports Authority reported 10 percent container volume growth in September and strong results for the first quarter of the 2018 fiscal year.

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.