The South Carolina Department of Commerce released a chart announcing Horry County within the top 5 counties in the state in job creation numbers.
In 2013, the MBREDC announced 1,153 jobs as a result of their recruitment efforts and an existing industry expansion. These companies include: B3C Fuel Solutions, PTR Industries, Elm Street Associates, Ithaca Gun Company and StarTek Inc.
Horry County ranked #4 on the Department of Commerce’s chart for top total job creation numbers in the entire state. Other counties within the top five included: Charleston, York, Spartanburg and Berkley counties.