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

Marlboro Electric Honored For Keeping Members Informed

Winning awards for its magazine year after year is great, says Marlboro Electric Cooperative CEO William L. “Bill” Fleming, but that’s not why MEC publishes South Carolina Living.

Local Leaders 2013 South Carolina Economic Development Institute

Dillon County’s Harold Moody, Haywood Proctor and Archie Scott, along with 52 other local leaders and development professionals from across South Carolina, have completed the 2013 South Carolina Economic Development Institute.

Co-op Customers Warned Of New Scam

Marlboro Electric Cooperative has often warned members about bad guys calling co-op members, claiming they need to make an immediate payment with a money card or risk disconnection.

County Director Talks About Economic Development

Dillon County Economic Development Director Tonny McNeil sat down with The Dillon Herald recently to discuss economic development in the county.

Local Retailer Converts To ACE Hardware

The neighborhood hardware store located at 205 West Main Street in Dillon is getting a makeover.

CareSouth Carolina Receives Grant

CareSouth Carolina has received $208,457 in funding from the Health and Human Services Administration to enroll uninsured persons in Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Lee and Marlboro counties in new health coverage options made available by the Affordable Care Act.

Marlboro Electric Builds Dillon County’s First Spec Building

On behalf of Marlboro Electric and its Board of Trustees, we would like to thank the Dillon County Council for accepting and approving our proposal for a new spec building.

County Approves Marlboro Electric’s Spec Building Proposal At Spirited Meeting

The third reading of an ordinance authorizing the execution of an agreement and contract by and between Dillon County and Marlboro Development Team, Inc. providing for construction of an industrial building passed in a 4-2 vote just moments ago (Wednesday evening) at the regular meeting of the Dillon County Council, but only after a public hearing and a spirited discussion by council. (with photos and video)

Gunter Kale Makes Spec Building Proposal

Robert Adams, representing Gunter Kale, LLC, appeared before the Dillon County Council on Wednesday to make a proposal about the spec building.

A Case Of Simple Math

It’s a case of simple math. The Gunter Kale deal just doesn’t add up.
Marlboro Electric is offering the better deal, and Dillon County Council should vote to move forward with the Marlboro Electric deal on Wednesday.