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APEX Tool Group wins Manufacturer of the Year | February 9, 2015

BY JIM HILLEY JIM@THEITEM.COM Creating new, well-paying jobs and a strong commitment to the community are reasons the Greater Sumter… read more.

Partnering for the Workforce of Tomorrow: Work Experience Program Announced | January 23, 2015

A new economic development program that will offer paid work experience opportunities for Central Carolina Technical College Industrial & Engineering… read more.

RBC Bearings to boost operations in S.C. | March 5, 2013

RBC Bearings Inc., a manufacturer of precision plain, roller and ball bearings for the industrial, defense and aerospace industries, announced… read more.

Bishopville industry to expand operations | February 17, 2013

BISHOPVILLE – Martech Research, located at 310 Truman Road in the former Dorby Frocks building, announced plans Wednesday to invest… read more.

Central Carolina offering free college tuition to today’s ninth graders | February 13, 2012

A college education just got a lot more affordable for a lucky group of local students. Any ninth grade student… read more.

Progress Energy gives to Lee County | January 17, 2012

BISHOPVILLE – Lee County has received a $25,000 contribution from Progress Energy to assist the county in improving infrastructure on… read more.

Biological Solutions to expand operation | December 12, 2011

BISHOPVILLE – The Lee County Council is on the fast track to take action that will enable a local industry… read more.

Gibart named Ambassador for Economic Development | March 24, 2011

John Gibart was recently honored as an Ambassador for Economic Development by the Department of Commerce and legislative leaders as… read more.

Asphalt maker coming to Lee County | February 28, 2011

BISHOPVILLE – Palmetto Paving Co., an asphalt manufacturer with headquarters in Conway and a plant in Florence, announced Thursday it… read more.

Troy Santoscoy honored as Ambassador for Economic Development | May 3, 2010

Troy Santoscoy, plant manager at South Atlantic Canners, was recently honored as an Ambassador for Economic Development by the Department… read more.

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