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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...
9:32 am on Saturday February 22, 2014

Attracting tech businesses in Horry, Georgetown counties

A state grant could help our area launch more tech start-ups along the Grand Strand. The Department of Commerce has a $2.5 million innovation grant that groups throughout the region can apply for.  
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...
4:50 pm on Wednesday September 18, 2013

New corporate headquarters, 51 jobs coming to Myrtle Beach area

A new corporate headquarters will soon bring 51 jobs to the Myrtle Beach area, officials said Wednesday. The company, which has not been publicly identified, is committed to relocating here and should make a formal announcement in the coming weeks.
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.