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Baking up a yummy new business

PITTSBORO - Walk into Abigail Wilson's new business in Pittsboro and inhale the warm smell of fresh baked goods - delicious!Delicious - that's half the name of Wilson's new business, Abilicious Bakery: "Abi" for her and "-licious" for the great tastes and smells of her creations that ...

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CCCC Small Business Center aids job creation

SANFORD - Small business creation is on the rise and Central Carolina Community College's Small Business Center has a major influence on that in the college's service area.In fiscal 2010-11, 458 people visited one of the Small Business Center offices in Chatham, Harnett or Lee counti ...

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Harnett SBC Helps Elite Gymnastics in Start-up and Expansion

Chris West of Elite Gym met Small Business Center Director, Nancy Blackman, in 2000. Someone had told Chris's father about the services of the Small Business Center, so Chris met with Ms. Blackman to discuss his business plan for starting a gymnastics business in Dunn.  Chris gr ...

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Harnett SBC Helps Dream Big Christian Academy Owners Achieve Their Dreams

The owners of Dream Big Christian Academy, Inc., have achieved their dreams of establishing and expanding their day-care center, thanks to help received from Central Carolina Community College's Small Business Center in Harnett County located at Triangle South Enterprise Center in Du ...

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I Mean Clean cleans up

PITTSBORO - Sarah Pankow was a stay-at-home mom until her husband died several years ago.  She needed an income, so she tried her hand at several jobs, but none worked out. For her, necessity was, indeed, the mother of invention. Pankow figured that, since she had to go to work, ...

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Bright Audiology building on success

SANFORD - Dr. Angela Bright Pearson reaches behind her ear and gently removes the curved hearing aid nestled there and the attached small bud that fits into her ear canal. She holds it up to be seen and speaks about the small size of modern hearing aids, how they run off computer ch ...

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CCCC helps Siler City man start own business

SILER CITY - Start a conversation about fixing hydraulic hose blowouts, replacing O-rings and welding broken rock-crusher teeth and you've got Jeronimo Prieto Medina's attention. That's the kind of hands-on work he loves. For 11 years, he used his skills to maintain and repair heavy ...

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CCCC Small Business Center helps launch new business

SANFORD - Juan Guerrero smiles as he looks back over the past year. Back in April 2009, Guerrero was laid off from Coty. That's nothing to smile about, but he had seen the lay-off coming with the recession and already considered his options. "Competition for jobs was rough so I tho ...

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Child-care Center Fulfills Founder's Dream

SANFORD - Charlotte McLean loves children. That's good, because she has about 80 of them. Since 2008, McLean has owned and been director of Stop-n-Drop Academic Center, located at the W.B. Wicker Business Campus, in Sanford. "This business really has met all of my expectations," sh ...

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New Career After Years In Banking Arena, Beverly McLamb retires, then begins another career.

Selling insurance is something Beverly McLamb says she always wanted to do. Now, she has that opportunity.After 22 years of service in the banking field, Mrs. McLamb has retired, yet has begun a new career - this time as an insurance agent with Montgomery Insurance Services Inc. Her ...

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What's Cooking at Triangle South - Crimson Lights

The pots and pans are once again hot at Triangle South Enterprise Center, as Crimson Lights Catering has taken over the kitchen there.Owned by husband-wife team Lacy and Shirley Massey, residents of Dunn's Mary Stewart community, the catering service is a plus for the center and a ne ...

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Tramway Finds a Hunting Hole

Jonathan and Brenda Williams plan to open Hunting Hole, a one-stop hunting and archery supply shop, on Saturday, September 8. The store, which Brenda calls a "guys' toy store," is located at 1907 Keller Andrews Road next to Head-to-Toe Salon off Jefferson Davis Highway. It will be op ...

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Small Business Center helps launch new barbershop

PITTSBORO - For more than six years, Eric Brown had a dream: owning his own barbershop. The 2001 graduate of Sanford Barber College spent those years taking care of clients' needs, but always in someone else's shop. On May 1, his dream became a reality as he welcomed clients to his ...

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SBC helps dog trainer establish business

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SILER CITY - Losing a job during a recession is rough, but planning can turn it into an opportunity - just ask Valerie Broadway, of Siler City. "I was at Wyeth Biotech for 20 years, first as a technician, then a supervisor, and finally, a trainer," Broadway said. "Then the company s ...

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