Marlboro County Economic Development Partnership
(843) 479-5626 Telephone (843) 479-2663 Fax
Executive Director: J. Ron Munnerlyn, Jr. Brandinika Ritter, Administrative Assistant
Located in northeastern South Carolina, Marlboro County provides business and industry the perfect climate for growth. Marlboro County is centrally located within two hours from Charlotte, Raleigh, and Wilmington, NC and 90 minutes from Myrtle Beach.
Marlboro County is crisscrossed with numerous state and federal highways.
Sites and Buildings Available
Reliance Trading Building (portion) 200,000 sq. ft.
JC Breeden Industrial Site 100 acres
Spotlight Building 8 acres
O'Tuel Site 7 acres
Marlboro County Industrial Park 172 acres
Laney Farm Site 390 acres
Flakeboard South Site 50 acres
We can offer industry a vast array of state and local business incentives. An employment-based incentive is offered that places a moratorium on paying corporate income tax to the state for a period of ten years if 100 or more jobs are created within a period of five (5) years. This incentive is increased to a 15-year moratorium if 200 or more jobs are created.
Marlboro County Economic Development Partnership Board members are:
Randall Malichi, Chairman Andy Rogers, Vice-Chairman
L. C. English, District 1 E. L. "Luke" Johnakin, District 2
Frankie Frazier, Sec/Treas., District 3 Ken Harmon, District 4
Joan D. Johnakin, District 5 Gail Bullard, District 6
Keith Cheek, District 7 Lorenza McRae, District 8
William Fleming Jr., Ex-Officio Fred Thomas
Stuart Ames, Ex-Officio Jeremy Steen, Ex-Officio
Bobby Brock, Ex Officio Mayor Heath Harpe, Ex-Officio
Jason K. Steen, Council Chair, Ex-Officio Mayor Joseph Kinney, Ex-Officio
Dr. John Lane, Acting School Board Superintendent, Ex-Officio
Dr. Kyle Wagner, President, Northeastern Technical College, Ex-Officio
Marlboro County offers an excellent selection of education facilities. The Marlboro County School District provides public education for approximately 6,700 students. This consists of 10 elementary and middle schools and one consolidated high school. A 12 grade private school has operated in Marlboro County since 1968.
Public Schools SystemMarlboro County Public School District OfficeDr. John Lane, Acting Superintendent122 Broad Street
Bennettsville, SC 29512 (843) 479-4016www.marlboro.k12.sc.us · Kindergarten: Bennettsville, McColl, Clio· Primary: Bennettsville, Blenheim, Clio, McColl, and Wallace· Middle: Bennettsville, Blenheim, Clio, McColl, and Wallace· High: Bennettsville (Consolidated), Blenheim and Wallace
Private SchoolsMarlboro Academy K - 12(843) 479-6501
CATT - The Center for Accelerated Technology Training
The center is a program of the South Carolina Technical College System designed to provide tailor-made training to new and expanding industries in South Carolina.
CATT provides recruiting assessment, training development, and management and implementation services to customers who are creating new jobs with competitive wages and benefits. These services are provided through state funds at minimal or no cost and training is developed to meet specific requirements of each customer. Training may be delivered through pre-employment or on the job activities on the time frames and individual needs of the customer.