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Small Business Center

The James Sprunt Community College Small Business Center was established by the State Department of Community Colleges in July 1988.

What is the Small Business Center?

Mission

The mission of the Small Business Center is to increase the success rate of small businesses in Duplin County and surrounding communities by assisting prospective and established small business persons to reach their potential by utilizing all resources available to the network.

Use this link to view & register for our upcoming workshops & seminars or to request confidential one-on-one counseling.

Resources

Some of these resources include, but are not limited to:

  1. Confidential (one-on-one) business counseling.
  2. Help with designing and implementing a business plan.
  3. Free seminars on how to start-up a new business and how to improve an existing business.
  4. Information about business license requirements. Click here: www.sosnc.com

Please email the Small Business Center for more information.

Partners

N.C. Department of Commerce
www.nccommerce.com

(910) 296-2430 Service Corps of Retired Executives
www.score.org

(919) 807-2000 N.C. Secretary of State
www.sosnc.com

(910) 296-2108 Duplin County Register of Deeds
www.duplincounty.org

(910) 296-2126 Duplin County Health Department
www.duplincounty.org

(910) 296-2143 N.C. Cooperative Extension Office
www.ncsu.edu

(252) 638-6724 Neuse River Dev. Authority Inc.
www.nrda.org

(910) 682-1894 N.C. Institue of Minority Economic Dev.
www.ncimed.com

(800) 258-0862 Small Business & Tech Dev. Center
www.sbtdc.org

(910) 962-3116 UNCW
www.uncw.edu

(919) 250-4314 N.C. Rural Economic Dev. Center
www.ncruralcenter.org

(910) 341-3272 Self Help Credit Union
www.self-help.org

(877) 559-4284 Small Business Loans- Wilmington
www.ci.wilmington.nc.us

(704) 344-6563 US Small Business Administration
www.sbaonline.sba.gov

(800) 222-0950 Better Business Bureau
www.bbb.org

(910) 296-1205 Kenansville Chamber of Commerce
www.kenansvillechamber.com

(910) 289-3374 Rose Hill Chamber of Commerce
www.rosehillchamber.com

(910) 293-7804 Warsaw Chamber of Commerce
www.townofwarsawnc.com

(910) 285-4044 Wallace Chamber of Commerce
www.wallacechamber.com

(919) 658-3113 Mt. Olive Chamber of Commerce
www.moachamber.com

Small Business Franchise
www.smallbusinessfranchise.com

CONTACT INFO

Lee Woodard
Director,
Small Business Center at JSCC
910-296-2431
leewoodard@jamessprunt.edu 

Tammy Thigpen
Administrative Assistant
Small Business Center at JSCC
910-296-2430
tthigpen@jamessprunt.edu