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5:21 am on Wednesday July 30, 2014

Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation to begin search for new president after Lofton’s resignation

On Wednesday morning, leaders with the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation will begin the process of looking for a new president. They will host an executive session to determine how the board wants to move forward.
8:00 am on Wednesday July 23, 2014

Lofton resigns from Regional Economic Development Corp.

The President and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation has resigned. Brad Lofton had been the President and CEO since April 2011 and submitted a letter of resignation Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from...
5:10 pm on Friday July 18, 2014

Gunmaker PTR owes Horry County tens of thousands of dollars in late payments

Gun manufacturer PTR owes Horry County months of late payments, according to Horry County officials.Horry County Spokesperson Lisa Bourcier says PTR owes payments from June, July, and the late fees that have accrued.  The total amount owed is $20,...
12:26 am on Thursday July 17, 2014

Ithaca Gun Company no longer set to come to Horry County

Ithaca Gun Company, an Ohio-based firearms manufacturer, has not responded to a deadline and appears will not be coming to Horry County. In October of 2013, the company had announced plans to bring 120 high-skilled jobs and a capital investment of...
12:14 am on Wednesday June 11, 2014

Stone Brewing not coming to Horry County, maybe?

via CarolinaLive "The Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation said it was told that Myrtle Beach was not among the final locations for Stone Brewing Company's East Coast expansion" but... "An official with Stone Brewing Company said...
7:58 am on Friday March 21, 2014

Gun company scales back plans for Horry facility

An Ohio gun maker that announced it would build a manufacturing center in Cool Springs last year has reduced the number of workers it plans to hire and is now looking at another property for its Horry County operation, local leaders said. Despite...
10:17 am on Thursday January 30, 2014

International brewing business brings new jobs to Horry County

On Wednesday, the Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation announced that an international manufacturing company has plans to expand its business to Horry County. The Canada-based company is called Accent Stainless Steel. It...
11:09 am on Monday June 24, 2013

Company set to open doors in Cool Springs Business Park

On Monday, the new gun company, PTR Industries that will be moving into the Cool Springs Business Park is expected to make an announcement. More than 100 county officials, politicians and people are expected to be at the event, including the...
7:55 am on Tuesday May 14, 2013

Horry County working to keep college grads in the county

Horry County is home to Coastal Carolina University and Horry Georgetown Technical College, both of which graduate thousands of students each year. The county is working with the schools to have jobs for those graduates to fill.
8:20 am on Friday April 5, 2013

Harbor Freight Tools expansion to bring 200 new jobs to Pee Dee

A multi-million dollar expansion will being hundreds of new jobs to the Pee Dee. County Leaders say this expansion will bring 200 jobs and $75 million into the area. This is one of the largest investments that Marion, Dillon and Marlboro Counties...