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

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.

Harbor Freight Announces Expansion

Harbor Freight Tools USA Inc., a tool distributor based in Calabasas, California, today announced that it plans to greatly expand its existing distribution center in Dillon County.

AGMB Healthcare Expanding Into Dillon County

The Dillon County Economic Development Partnership announced today that AGMB Healthcare will expand to Dillon County from Rocklin, California. The $1.5 million investment is expected to generate 50 new jobs.

Marlboro Electric Reports Four Copper Thefts

Copper thieves struck three of Marlboro Electric’s substations in Dillon County within 15 days in August at four different times leaving over $23,000 in damages. Each incident resulted in a dangerous situation that could have caused an employee to be electrocuted or severely injured had they entered the substations and not noticed the vandalism.