Editorial: A special opportunity unfolding in Georgetown

BY THE EDITORIAL STAFF AT THE POST & COURIER: A 2016 study of Georgetown’s industrial waterfront just south and east of its historic district recognized the huge potential for its redevelopment, saying any plan for the area should be aspirational and challenge the status quo and that the site “represents a historic opportunity for community planning inContinue reading “Editorial: A special opportunity unfolding in Georgetown”

The Building Center, Inc Announces the Aquisition of a 13,000 Square Foot Facility, Proactively Expanding Their Supply Chain and Building Materials Network

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 17, 2022 The Building Center, Inc. is announcing the acquisition of a 130,000 square-foot facility on 72 acres in Georgetown County, South Carolina. The property is serviced by CSX rail. When it is operational, the new acquisition will serve as a manufacturing facility, and lumber and distribution center for building materials forContinue reading “The Building Center, Inc Announces the Aquisition of a 13,000 Square Foot Facility, Proactively Expanding Their Supply Chain and Building Materials Network”

WingIts® establishing operations in Georgetown County

$7.4 million investment to create more than 40 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – WingIts®, a specialty designer and manufacturer of bathroom accessories, fastening systems and Americans with Disabilities (ADA)-compliant products, today announced plans to establish operations in Georgetown County. The company’s $7.4 million investment will create more than 40 new jobs. For more than 20Continue reading “WingIts® establishing operations in Georgetown County”

Job fair will provide opportunities for Georgetown County

Georgetown County—Georgetown County Economic Development is looking to connect potential employees with its top employers. Next month, it will host a job fair similar to the one held last summer. Still in partnership with Horry-Georgetown Technical College, SC Works-Waccamaw, and the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, this second job fair will be on April 12Continue reading “Job fair will provide opportunities for Georgetown County”

Harrison hired as Georgetown County Economic Development Director

GEORGETOWN COUNTY – Tiffany Harrison, a Columbia native with more than 20 years of diverse economic development experience, has been selected as the new director of Georgetown County’s Economic Development Department. Her first day on the job will be Jan. 3. Harrison served as deputy director of Richland County Economic Development for the last fiveContinue reading “Harrison hired as Georgetown County Economic Development Director”

MORANT AND MORANT LAW FIRM NAMED BUSINESS OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST

Georgetown, SC – Morant and Morant Law Firm, located at 1022 Prince Street, Georgetown, South Carolina 29440 has been named the August 2021 Business of the Month recipient by the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce. This monthly recognition of members of the Chamber is generously sponsored by South Atlantic Bank. Morant and Morant Law FirmContinue reading “MORANT AND MORANT LAW FIRM NAMED BUSINESS OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST”

Job fair will connect potential employees with positions at local industries

GEORGETOWN COUNTY – Georgetown County Economic Development will help local industries connect face-to-face with potential employees this month. The Department, in partnership with Horry-Georgetown Technical College, SC Works–Waccamaw and the Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments, will sponsor its first-ever job fair on July 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will take placeContinue reading “Job fair will connect potential employees with positions at local industries”

Georgetown County launches program for Minority-Owned and Small Businesses

GEORGETOWN COUNTY – Georgetown County Economic Development is excited to announce the recent launch of its Minority-Owned Small Businesses Initiative Enterprise. The initiative will help businesses across Georgetown County with tasks such as registering in the county’s procurement program so they can take advantage of bid opportunities. The Economic Development Department will also assist withContinue reading “Georgetown County launches program for Minority-Owned and Small Businesses”

Communicating During a Crisis

As we know, this is a critical time for America and the industrial world. There have been many changes made in regard to staffing and work done. As much as these issues are concerning on an internal level, they can also be concerning to those on an external level. Community members are possibly looking toContinue reading “Communicating During a Crisis”

South Carolina is ready to Play Through

On July 25, 2020, Richard Blackwell, who is the Vice President of Development for Southeast Region Agracel, wrote an article to Groundbreak Carolinas. This article highlighted the resiliency of the economic development world in South Carolina. The article states: “If 2020 were a round of golf, it’s safe to say that economic developers would likeContinue reading “South Carolina is ready to Play Through”