Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation topic page
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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 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.