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Business

  • Welcome "sign"

    Drivers coming into Chester County along Interstate-77 are getting a quick glimpse of what are the best things in the county, thanks to local businessman Hal Crenshaw and some members of his family.

    Crenshaw has donated space on the electronic sign located at the end of Crenshaw Parkway near Exit 65. The sign is positioned so that it can be seen from the interstate by travelers.

  • They're "lovin' it" at new Richburg McDonalds

    Drive through or stop by the McDonald’s in Richburg and you’ll notice a whole new look and a whole lotta new services and tech.

    The remodeled store held their Grand Re-Opening on Tuesday and invited the Lewisville High School football team, the LMS Cheerleaders and the Lewisville Dixie League to help them celebrate. JROTC Lion Battalion Cadets raised the flag on the new place and Louie the LHS Lion even lent a paw for the celebration. The Richburg store made also made a donation to the Lewisville Dixie League.

  • Leaders briefed on pluses, minuses of 724-acre Magnolia Site

    Government and community leaders were recently briefed on how ready a 724-acre site called the Richburg Magnolia Site, was for new industrial prospects. Duke Energy officials and analysts with Global Location Strategies (GLS) discussed their findings for the site, which is located off of S. C. Hwy. 9 and 3.8 miles from Exit 65 & I-77. Keith Gabriel with Duke Energy said the purpose of the meeting was to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the Richburg Magnolia Site and understand its potential for industrial development.

  • Creating a place for Crescent Creations

    Before she could sell her boutique clothing and special embroidery services in Chester, the first thing that Crescent Creations owner Hanna Nunnery had to create for herself was a new brick and mortar store, in the house on Columbia Street that was owned by her husband’s family.

    Crescent Creations recently cut the ribbon on that brick and mortar location at 179 Columbia Street in Chester.

    Hanna Nunnery’s business started out as a cottage industry – literally, as she sold her clothing creations from her home.

  • Union demonstrators target Giti Tire

    It should come as no surprise that Giti Tire and the spokesperson for a labor union that has been staging demonstrations outside the Richburg Tire plant have some differences of opinion.

  • From a sprout to a seedling, Roseburg steadily growing

    To use a lumber metaphor that the people of Roseburg Forest Products might be somewhat familiar with, the Chester Engineered Wood plant started as a sprout, and has now grown into a seedling, on it’s way to becoming a full-grown tree. In other words, the Chester site has been at the current location for about a year and a half and is on its way to becoming a full-grown plant.

    The N&R caught up with Chester Engineered Wood plant Manager Mark Allen and Project Director and Director of Engineering Services Jim Salchenberg for an update on the Chester plant.

  • Chamber of Commerce invites businesses to be "Chester County Loyal"

    They’ve been working on it for a while, but the Chester County Chamber of Commerce officially rolled out their #ChesterCountyLoyal and #STAYLOCALMYFRIENDS campaign recently at the York Tech Chester Center, an awareness and promotion campaign centered on local businesses and the way they are all interconnected.

  • TruVista acquired by investment group

    Chester Telephone Company, which has been doing business as TruVista Communications, a leading telecommunications business in South Carolina and Georgia, has signed an agreement to be acquired by iCON Infrastructure following unanimous approval of TruVista’s board of directors.  

    According to a news release from TruVista, the company will ‘continue its long, proud heritage as an independent business in the local community with the headquarters and existing operations remaining in Chester.

  • At The Shop & Co., a ribbon isn't the only thing that gets cut
  • USDA has (Rural) Strong presence in SC

    Note: In the second part coverage of the Rural Strong Expo, USDA Rural Development Acting Chief of Staff David Foster talks three-legged stools, investments in South Carolina and business in rural America.

     

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development chief of staff said his department’s efforts toward rural development could be described as a three-legged stool: community programs, business programs and programs for individuals.