Category: Business

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

AT&T Investing $4.1+ Million In Wireless And Wireline Networks In Dillon

AT&T* is proud to connect customers across the country by continuing to grow the nation’s best network 1. From 2018-2020, we expanded coverage and improved connectivity in more communities by investing more than $4.1 million in our wireless and wireline networks in Dillon.

CareSouth Receives DHEC’s Community Hero Award

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has named CareSouth Carolina as the latest recipient of the agency’s Community Hero award for going above and beyond to bring lifesaving COVID-19 vaccines to rural communities.

Some CareSouth Patient Information Breached

A recent ransomware attack on Netgain Technology, Inc. (“Netgain”) affected the personal information of some CareSouth Carolina (“CareSouth”) patients.

Equus Enters Into 10-Year Lease Agreement With Harbor Freight Tools

Equus Capital Partners, Ltd. (“Equus”), one of the nation’s leading private real estate investment managers, announced that it has entered into a 10-year lease agreement with Harbor Freight Tools, a privately held, California-based tool and equipment retailer, for 373,100 square-feet of warehouse distribution space in the 95 Inland Port Logistics Center in Dillon County, South Carolina.

Hospital Seeking Volunteers For Teen Summer Program

McLeod Dillon is sponsoring its 32nd Annual Teenage Volunteer Program for Summer 2021. Volunteer youth will have the opportunity to work with healthcare professionals in many areas of the hospital.

MPD Linemen Earn Lineworker Certification

On Friday, April 23rd, three MPD Linemen earned their Lineworker Certification from Northwest Linemen College.

Marlboro and Pee Dee Electric Cooperatives Announce 10% Energy Rate Decrease For Residential Members

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MEC) and Pee Dee Electric Cooperative (PDEC) are reducing residential rates a full 10% this Summer when energy use is typically the highest.

Ribbon Cut On New Holiday Inn Express & Suites (with photo gallery)

The ribbon was cut on the new Holiday Inn Express and Suites, located at the I-95 181 exit at 2513 Cattle Farm Road, Latta, on Tuesday morning with a large crowd of public officials, community leaders, and others in attendance.

CareSouth Carolina Welcomes New Provider

CareSouth Carolina welcomes Dr. Clara Cabrera Fermin as the newest provider at the Dillon office.

Congressman Meets With India Consulate In Atlanta

Congressman Tom Rice (R-S.C.) met with Consul General Dr. Swati Kulkarni of the Indian Consulate in Atlanta, GA, and Michael Elmore, the General Manager of the Inland Port Dillon, to discuss how trade relationships with India can help grow the local economy.