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

First Citizens Makes Donation To Free Medical Clinic

The First Citizens Bank Foundation has donated $5,000 to the Dillon County Free Medical Clinic which will be used to help offset the cost of lab equipment for the clinic that currently serves about 350 patients.

KJ’s Store Replacing Carl’s Food Center

A nearly 32,000 sq.ft. KJ’s Market store will be replacing the current Carl’s IGA, according to John Symons, who is in charge of the company-owned stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia.

Greene Named First Bank Development Officer

First Bank recently named Glenn Greene Business Development Officer for the Latta and Dillon markets.

Dillon Certified As ‘Work-Ready’ Community

Seven counties were recognized for achieving certification through the South Carolina Work Ready Communities (SCWRC) initiative. The counties are:  Barnwell, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Lee, Lexington, and Marion.

Industrial Appreciation Luncheon Held

The Dillon County Public-Private Partnership Board held the annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon at Twin Lakes Country Club recently.

Taco Bell Under Construction

Taco Bell is under construction in Dillon.

County Administrator Clay Young Speaks To Latta Rotary (with video clips)

Dillon County Administrator Clay Young assisted by Dillon County Council Chairman T.F. “Buzzy” Finklea, Jr., spoke to the Latta Rotary Club on March 17th. Here are some video clips from the program.

MEC Announces Community Initiative

In recognition of its 75th anniversary in 2015, Marlboro Electric Cooperative announces a community initiative to help individuals or families with unexpected expenses called, “MEC’s 75 Acts of Kindness.”

Randy Day Named President Of Perdue Foods

Jim Perdue, chairman of Perdue Farms, has announced the promotion of Randy Day to president of Perdue Foods, effective Feb. 11, 2015.

Brian Fast Named First Citizens Vice-President and Market Executive For Florence Market

First Citizens announced that Brian Fast has been named Vice-President and Market Executive for the bank’s Florence market and the surrounding community.