Company To Create 215 New Jobs In Marion County

Gov. Nikki Haley joined officials from Miami-based Essex Holdings Inc., a global resources company, today in announcing the company’s plans to establish a new facility in Marion County. The $54.4 million investment is expected to generate 215 new jobs.

State Museum Exhibit Shows Human Moments Of Civil War

Mort Künstler’s Civil War art is known around the world and is prized by collectors. The South Carolina State Museum’s exhibit of his exquisite paintings, For Us the Living: The Civil War Art of Mort Künstler, has drawn praise and high interest among art enthusiasts and historians alike.

Annual Literacy Leaders Awards Call For Nominations

Do you know individuals or groups that have had a statewide impact on literacy?  Nominate them for the South Carolina Annual Literacy Leader (ALL) awards for 2013.

Public Input Sought On SNAP Food List

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control will conduct a series of forums to let the public recommend which foods they think should be removed from or should remain on the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) list of eligible foods, the agency announced today.

Chester County Company Expanding

Outokumpu Stainless Bar, a metal fabrication company, will expand its operations in Chester County with the construction of a new plant. The $18 million investment is expected to generate 20 new jobs.

ICE Recycling Expanding In Florence County

ICE Recycling LLC, a total recycling company serving industrial plants, has expanded its operations in Florence County. The $1.05 million investment is expected to generate 15 new jobs.

Easter Reading Contest Underway

The Dillon County Library System presents the 2013 Easter Reading Contest from March 11-April 1. Ask for more information at your local library.

PDRTA To Hold Public Hearing

The PDRTA (Pee Dee Regional Transportation Authority) is considering the termination of all PDRTA transportation services in Dillon County.

County To Assist Latta With Funds For Infrastructure

The Dillon County Council voted to use $686,184.59 in capital sales tax project funds to assist the Town of Latta with infrastructure issues.