Wed Apr 21, 2021

Restaurants scramble to rebuild staff after a lean year

Breanna Cox takes an order from Greg and Janet Hewett at Anthony’s Italian Restaurant in downtown Whiteville. “We’ve been coming here every Tuesday evening for 36 years,” Greg Hewett said. Staff photo by Diana Matthews

Southbound drivers entering Whiteville on J.K. Powell Boulevard pass at least four restaurants within about a mile with signs saying “Now Hiring,” and a look around the area shows that the trend is not limited to the major beach traffic routes. After a slim year of business, eateries of

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april, 2021

21aprAll Day23Columbus County Schools Bus Class

24apr8:30 amVeterans Memorial Park of America Golf TournamentWoodland Valley Country Club (Diamondback)

24apr11:00 amBBQ on the BluffThe chamber will distribute free chopped barbecue plates Saturday, beginning no sooner than 11 a.m. To receive plates, drivers should form a line at the Fair Bluff Visitors’ Center, where they will request the number of plates desired.

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