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It’s Official: Inland Port Coming To Dillon

CHARLESTON – September 12, 2016 – On Monday, the South Carolina Ports Authority announced plans to develop a second inland port in Dillon to support growth of intermodal container volumes and expand access to markets in neighboring states and throughout … Continue reading

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Wyman-Gordon bringing 400 jobs to Dillon County

DILLON, S.C. — Wyman-Gordon, a leader in advanced manufacturing for the aerospace and power generation industries, announced today that it will bring 400 jobs and invest at least $115 million to Dillon County over the next five years. The company, … Continue reading

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Ribbon Cut On New Spec Building

By Betsy Finklea The ribbon was cut on the new spec building on Monday in what was called by many as a “great day” for Dillon County. The building is located on Caldwell Road off Highway 34 in Dillon. The … Continue reading

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Harbor Freight Tools expanding distribution facility in Dillon County

$75 million investment expected to create 200 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – April 4, 2013 – Harbor Freight Tools USA Inc., a rapidly expanding discount tool retailer with over 430 stores nationwide, will greatly expand its existing distribution center in … Continue reading

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Diversified Plastics expanding facility in Dillon County

$2.5 million investment expected to create new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – Diversified Plastics Inc., a maker of material handling containers and carts, today announced plans to expand its current manufacturing facility in Dillon County. The $2.5 million investment is expected … Continue reading

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Dillon Furniture Manufacturing Co. Announces Expansion in Dillon County

For Immediate Release Contact: Amy Love, SCDOC, 803.737.1998 Dillon Furniture Manufacturing Co. Announces Expansion in Dillon County Investment expected to create 107 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 29, 2011 – Dillon Furniture Manufacturing Co. today announced plans to expand … Continue reading

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Latta School Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Latta Early Childhood Center was held on Monday, April 18th. A detailed story about the groundbreakings appears on www.thedillonherald.com under “education.” (Photos by Betsy Finklea/The Dillon Herald) Read article.

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Lake View Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking for the renovation and expansion of Lake View High School was held on Monday, April 18th. A detailed article appears on this website under “Education.” Here are some photos of the event taken by Johnnie Daniels/The Dillon Herald. … Continue reading

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Dillon Middle School Groundbreaking

The groundbreaking for the new Dillon Middle School was held on Monday, April 18th. A detailed article appears on this website under “Education.” Here are some photos of the event taken by Johnnie Daniels/The Dillon Herald. Read article

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Groundbreaking Ceremonies Held For School Projects

Groundbreaking ceremonies for three different school projects in Dillon County took place on Monday. In 2010, Rural Development awarded a $35.8 million Recovery Act direct loan and a $4 million Recovery Act grant to the Dillon County School Facilities Corporation … Continue reading

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