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

Christy Everett Offered Position Of GSWA Chief Executive Officer

Grand Strand Water and Sewer Authority’s Board of Directors announced during Monday night’s board meeting that Christy Everett was selected and offered the position of the Chief Executive Officer for the Authority’s retiring CEO, Fred Richardson.

South Carolina Ports Receives First Shipment Of Chassis

South Carolina Ports received its first shipment of chassis, marking a significant milestone in the ongoing development of the SC Ports-owned and operated SMART chassis fleet.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hall Of Queens Holds Grand Opening

THE GRAND OPENING and ribbon cutting for Hall of Queens, owned by Kristi Watson and Melissa Thompson, was held on Friday, January 14th.

Florence Regional Airport Receives Grant

Congressman James E. Clyburn announced that South Carolina airports will receive over $32 million in federal funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act that was signed into law by President Biden in November.

CareSouth Carolina Named 2021 Community Health Center Of The Year Award

CareSouth Carolina was named the recipient of the 2021 Community Health Center of the Year Award by the South Carolina Primary Healthcare Association (SCPHCA).

CareSouth Carolina’s Jeri Andrews Receives Emerging Leader Of The Year Award

CareSouth Carolina’s Jeri Andrews, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, was named the recipient of the ‘Emerging Leader of the Year Award’ by the South Carolina Primary Healthcare Association (SCPHCA) for 2021.

S.C. Ports Has Best Calendar Year In History

South Carolina Ports had its best calendar year in history in 2021 as the SC Ports team and broader maritime community efficiently handled an unprecedented amount of cargo.

PHOTO GALLERY: Prestige Funeral Home Holds Grand Opening

Prestige Funeral Home held its Grand Opening on Saturday, December 18, at 4:00 p.m.

MDT Developing Spec Building In Florence County

Marlboro Development Team, Inc. (MDT) has commenced design and construction of a new 117,180 square foot Class A industrial speculative development in Pee Dee Commerce City West in Florence County, SC.

Marlboro Electric Cooperative Members To Receive 10% Winter Rate Decrease

Marlboro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MEC) announced a plan to provide its residential members with a three-month, 10% rate decrease for the months of December 2021, January and February 2022. This reduction will be applied automatically, and members will see it as a line item on their monthly bills.