County commissioners approve incentive grants for Black’s Tire and Carolina Botanicals 

Gov. Roy Cooper presents a commemorative plate to Rick Benton of Black's Tire Service last month during an announcement that the tire distributor plans to expand its warehouse in Whiteville. Staff file photo by Grant Merritt
By Justin Smith

Posted on: 08.19.2019 at 08:13 p.m. |

After public hearings in which no members of the public spoke, Columbus County commissioners unanimously approved two economic development incentive packages during their regular meeting Monday night. 

Black’s Tire Service will receive $61,509 in county funds in exchange for investing $3.1 million to double the size of its Whiteville warehouse and

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