South Carolina Technical College System

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Comprised of 16 colleges located strategically across the state and two internationally-renowned statewide programs: readySC™ and Apprenticeship Carolina™, the SC Technical College System is dedicated to furthering economic and workforce development in South Carolina.

Dillon County business, industry, and residents are served primarily by Northeastern Technical College in Cheraw, SC but two other technical colleges – Florence-Darlington Technical College and Horry-Georgetown Technical College are within an hour’s drive of the County.  Expertise and programs from all 16 technical colleges in the state are available to support your business or industry.

Dedicated to making a quality higher education both accessible and affordable, the System plays a key role in educating and training South Carolina’s workforce for the in-demand, high-skilled jobs of today and tomorrow. In addition, the System’s internationally-recognized statewide programs – readySC and Apprenticeship Carolina – work to attract new companies to the state as well as provide comprehensive workforce solutions to ensure they stay and grow here.As the state’s largest higher education system, the SC Technical System serves more than a quarter million South Carolinians each year and educates more of our state’s undergraduates than all the other public higher education institutions combined.

By making a quality higher education accessible, affordable and relevant to the people of South Carolina, the SC Technical College System is preparing our state’s workforce for the jobs of today and the careers of tomorrow.

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Dillon County leads Pee Dee in GDP growth

DILLON, S.C. – Dillon County is the only county within the six-county Pee Dee region to exceed the level of GDP growth statewide.  According to a report issued by the Bureau of Economic Analysis that calculates GDP by county across the United States, Dillon’s GDP rose by 10.33% from 2015-2018. In 2015,

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Inland Port bringing growth to Pee Dee

DILLON, S.C. – Inland Port Dillon is already paying off for the Pee Dee region. S.C. Sen. Kent Williams, whose district includes the inland port, said Friday afternoon that already two industrial businesses have moved to Marion County because of its proximity to the inland port near Dillon. “We’re very

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