Superspar Packaging, Bluestar Direct sign leases at Hillsborough Business Center


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Larken Associates has negotiated leases with Superspar Packaging Corp. for 3,000 square feet and Bluestar Direct, LLC for 1,500 square feet of industrial space at Hillsborough Business Center.

Superspar Packaging is a manufacturer of wide mouth PET containers, providing competitive packaging solutions for a variety of industries including food and beverages, home, personal and pet care, beauty, automotive, industrial chemistry, personal, pharmaceutical and health and nutritional care, according to information provided by Larken Associates.

Superspar Packaging will use the new space to house its design, mold, manufacturing, transportation, and storage services as well as the distribution of its products to the Tri-State Area.

Bluestar Direct is an e-commerce distributor of fresh, premium quality nuts, dried fruits and gift items. The company will use its space to warehouse and distribute their products to customers throughout the region, according to the statement.

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Josie Moss may have been a latecomer to owning her own business, but she turned out to be a natural.

Over the years, the former high school teacher and principal began to appreciate the importance of early childhood education.

“If I got some of these babies earlier, I know they wouldn’t come to me with all of the issues and things that they struggle with,” she used to say about her students.

After extensive homework, Moss bought Harmony Learning Academy in Lithia Springs from a previous owner. The school serves children from infancy to age 12.

In 18 months as an entrepreneur, Moss figured out a lot. She created a business plan and a three-year budget. She found the just-right student-to-teacher ratios for the best student experience that turned a profit.

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Surry County will have a new wine-growing pocket starting in 2021 as Serre Vineyards gets up and running on the west side of the county.

The site is located on Beast Trail, a gravel drive off New Life Church Road in the Blevins Store community on the Fisher River.

The vineyard will start small in 2021, building up over time, but the wine making and tasting have already begun.

“We have been planning the property for about three and a half years,” said Christian Krobisch, who is starting the venture with his bride, Melissa Hayes, whom he married last year.

“We just opened the tasting room about a month ago now. The vineyard will be planted in the spring of ’21 — because we just cleared land last year and the soil is too acidic. We have 70 acres of property here, up to 10 cleared right

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By CHRISTINE FERNANDO, Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) — A new center for training Black entrepreneurs will be opening in Atlanta as part of a collaboration announced Monday between Spelman College, Morehouse College and an advocacy organization made up of business leaders.

The Center for Black Entrepreneurship is expected to start operating for the fall 2021 semester. Details of the collaboration were shared with The Associated Press ahead of the announcement.

“In 2020 we saw an acknowledgement from many in the investor community that there needs to be a change, that we need to take a look at these barriers and how they are preventing talented aspiring Black entrepreneurs from reaching their full potential,” said David Clunie, executive director of the Black Economic Alliance, the advocacy group involved. “We need to give them the education, resources and opportunities they need to really succeed.”

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