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 Coop Offering ‘A Vision’ To Dillon County Citizens

“A vision”—that’s what Marlboro Electric Coop is offering Dillon County as the Dillon County Council moves to 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 the construction of an industrial building.

Congressman’s Economic Development Rep Leads Session With Public-Private Partnership

Rodney Berry, the Seventh District Economic Development Representative for Congressman Tom Rice, led a session with Dillon County Public-Private Partnership board members and guests to help  the group develop some branding for the county.

Dillon County Chosen For Site Readiness Program

Duke Energy Progress has chosen 170 acres of undeveloped land located between the city of Dillon and Little Rock in South Carolina to participate in the utility’s 2013 Site Readiness  Program. 

MEC Offers Dillon County A Bigger Economic Reality

Marlboro Electric has offered Dillon County an exclusive opportunity to make the big picture for economic development a reality. 
Dillon County will have its own independent Industrial Park which begins with a Class A Industrial Spec Building, with anticipation of more to come in the future.

Dillon County Designated As Work Ready Community In Progress

The South Carolina Workforce Investment Board (SWIB) approved the applications of 12 counties to be designated as South Carolina Work Ready Community In Progress. All 46 South Carolina counties are now designated Work Ready Community In Progress.

CareSouth Carolina Selected As Exemplary Model Of Workforce Innovation

 Following a rigorous nationwide review process, CareSouth Carolina has been selected as an exemplary model of workforce innovation for a new project: The Primary Care Team:  Learning from Effective Ambulatory Practices (The LEAP Project).

County Hears Spec Building Proposal

At a workshop meeting on Wednesday, the Dillon County Council received information on a proposal from Marlboro Electric Cooperative about a proposed spec building.

Groundbreaking Takes Place At Harbor Freight Tools Expansion

At ceremony this morning (Wednesday), Governor Nikki Haley joined with Dillon County leaders, officials from Marion and Marlboro Counties, and representatives from Harbor Freight Tools in a groundbreaking celebration for a $75 million distribution facility expansion at the Tri-County Gateway Industrial Park in Dillon. (with video)

Former Dillon Resident Working For Congressman Tom Rice

A former Dillon resident has been named the Economic Development Representative for Congressman Tom Rice.

Rice Names Economic Development Representative

A former Dillon resident has been named the Economic Development Representative for Congressman Tom Rice.