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Estill sawmill to expand, create 15 jobs

Elliott Sawmilling Co. will expand in Hampton County, investing $800,000 and creating 15 jobs at its Estill facility, officials announced.

The company plans to add a rail-siding and loading area. Work on the expansion is expected to be completed by July 2012.

Anyone interested in job opportunities should call Kathy Ginn at 803-625-3331.

The company, a manufacturer of Southern yellow pine lumber, is based in Estill and employs 168 people.

Nash Elliott, the company's products manager, thanked regional economic development agency SouthernCarolina Alliance, Hampton County and the S.C. Department of Commerce for helping with the expansion.

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