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Business

  • Public gets details on Edgeland residential development

    The builders and engineers of a planned residential development off of S.C. Highway 901, Edgeland Road, in Chester County held a community planning meeting recently to share some details about the project.

    Representatives of LGI Builders and Bohler Engineering met with members of the public in the first community town hall meeting at the Gateway Conference Center.

    At the meeting, developers presented the conceptual plan for the Edgeland property and listened to community concerns and feedback.

  • Business owners take part in market research workshop

    A total of 17 participants took part in the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Market Research workshop at the Gateway Conference Center recently. Many of these were business owners who already had a business started and were thinking ahead and looking at the growth and changes in the county. They found the workshop on how and where to conduct their own market research especially helpful. The workshop was sponsored by the Chester County Chamber of Commerce.

  • Bobby Edwards, Catawba Fish Camp owner, remembered

    Talk about an endorsement.

    At one time, if you were talking to an out-of-towner and mentioned Lancaster, you would often get back: “Lancaster? That’s where the fish camp is.”

    Robert “Bobby” Edwards, the hands-on, hard-working owner who gave Catawba Fish Camp that landmark status – one of the most popular eateries in the Carolinas – died Friday morning at White Oak Manor. He was 88.

  • Giti Tire VP of Manufacturing gives update on plant

    Hank Eisenga, Vice President of Manufacturing at the Giti Tire plant in Richburg, gave his fellow business and industry contemporaries an update on activities at the plant. Eisenga was the featured speaker at the networking lunch that businesses and industry reps that had participated earlier in the morning at the Career Expo attended.

  • "We chose here"

    Eric Geyer, director of strategic business development and external affairs for Roseburg Forest Products was in charge of site selection for their $200 million investment. He had this to say at the Roseburg Open House on Wednesday as to why the company chose Chester as the site for their new plant: “The world was our option. We chose here.”

  • Holiday Inn Express breaks ground in Richburg

    Chester Development Association Chair Mike Enoch is fond of saying, “Chester is the Center Of the Universe.” The Center of the Universe now has a hotel.

  • Roseburg Town Hall meeting is tonight

    A reminder, the town hall type meeting where officials of Roseburg Forest Products, one of the newest industries to locate in Chester County, will be held tonight at the Gateway Conference Center beginning at 5:30 p.m.

  • Patels pursue their passion with new Holiday Inn Express

    The owners and managers of the new Holiday Inn Express in Richburg go by the motto, “hospitality is our passion.” They will demonstrate that today when they break ground on the new Holiday Inn Express, which will be located next to the campus of the Gateway Conference Center. The groundbreaking is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m.

    Bhavin Patel, vice president of Management and Finance for HMS Management, sat down with The N&R for an exclusive interview to discuss the new hotel and what it can mean for the area.

  • IBHS blows everybody away...eventually

    Research, development and experiments can often be unpredictable…just like the weather.

  • Local officials react to Giti Tire opening

    Call it a tread cutting, not a ribbon cutting.

    In fact, at the grand opening of the 1.7 million square foot Giti Tire plant facility in Richburg, there was no ribbon cut and maybe no tread was actually even cut. Some tires were made, though, as part of their tour of the facility, S.C. Governor Henry McMaster and Walmart CEO Greg Foran each made two during the ceremony.