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News about Dillon County, SC, economic development and the Dillon County, SC, business community at the municipal, county, and state levels as well as other related news of interest

Ports Authority Awards Grants To Charitable Organizations Through Community Giving Program

South Carolina Ports Authority awarded $61,000 in grants to 55 S.C. charitable organizations including some in Dillon County through its annual Community Giving Program.

Perdue Seeks Priority For Meat And Poultry Workers In Vaccine Rollout

Perdue Farms, the nation’s fourth largest poultry producer and employer to 1,143 essential workers in South Carolina at its location in Dillon, sent an official letter to Gov. McMaster on December 10th, urging prioritization of meat and poultry workers, and their families and co-habitants, in the upcoming COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Ports Container Volumes Show Strength With Record November

As global trade continues to rebound, South Carolina Ports’ container volumes show strength with a record November at the Port of Charleston.

First Bank Holds Groundbreaking For New Branch

First Bank launched a new chapter in the Dillon Community on Tuesday with the groundbreaking for their new branch location in the heart of the Highway 301 business district.

Southeastern Health And UNC Health Finalizes MSA

Leaders from Southeastern Health and UNC Health announced that the two organizations have finalized a long-term, comprehensive Management Services Agreement (MSA) in which Southeastern Health becomes the newest member of UNC Health’s growing statewide footprint.

Marlboro Electric Cooperative Announces Filing of Lawsuit to Protect Members

Faced with paying consistently inflated electricity rates and seeking more local control, Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MEC) today announced it filed a lawsuit to establish a fair and equitable exit charge to withdraw from Central Electric Power Cooperative (Central).

Findings On Woodle Site Evaluation Presented

Dillon County has one of three properties in South Carolina that was selected for the Duke Energy site readiness program, and recently the findings from their evaluation was presented to a group of area officials.

Trinity Behavioral Care Breaks Ground On New Facility

Trinity Behavioral Care broke ground on its new Dillon County facility on October 15, 2020.

MDT Developing Spec Building In County

Marlboro Development Team, Inc. (MDT) is pleased to announce the development of a new 208,000 square foot Class A industrial development in the Carolinas I-95 Megasite in Dillon County, SC.

Pee Dee Coalition Starts Ambitious Capital Campaign

This month, the Annual Charity Golf Tournament for Pee Dee Coalition’s services in Dillon County kicked off more than Domestic Violence Awareness month.