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”


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”


COLUMBIA, SC – July 22, 2020 – The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff in cooperation with the South Carolina Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education has begun the process of engaging school districts and higher education institutions across South Carolina to implement the distribution of mobile hotspots and monthly internet serviceContinue reading “DATES ANNOUNCED FOR SCHOOL MOBILE HOTSPOT ORDERS”

Partnership helps bring broadband to rural Georgetown County

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. – Georgetown County Economic Development has been working with HTC to bring broadband services to the county’s most rural areas – an action that will provide a powerful movement forward for rural residents and workers. Broadband is high-speed internet that is used in most of our daily activities. Whether it’s surfing theContinue reading “Partnership helps bring broadband to rural Georgetown County”