WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) – Government and business leaders in Columbus County are preparing for another visit from Chinese officials, hoping the relationship will lead to investment and job growth in the county.
Columbus County officials and business owners opened the door to what they hope will lead to future economic development this week in hosting a delegation of government and business leaders from Zhaoyuan, China.
Columbus County Commissioners approved two incentive packages this week for existing industry in the county.
The 158 acre Southeast Regional Park located in Columbus County, NC, has received the Primus/Garner Certified Food Site designation. Gary Lanier, director of economic development for Columbus County stated, "We are very excited to have been able to cert…
The arrival two years ago of Colorado-based Steven Roberts Original Desserts highlighted Southeastern North Carolina’s appeal to companies in the consumer foods industry. Since then, the region has built on this momentum. The recent selection by fast-growing Trinity Frozen Foods, LL…
There is plenty of land ready for companies to build on in Columbus County, but county leaders believe they have a unique advantage now at the Southeast Regional Industrial Park to help bring in new jobs.