Your Bridge To Success


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


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.


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:

Lee Woodard
Director, Small Business Center at JSCC

Tammy Thigpen
Administrative Assistant, Small Business Center at JSCC

Email for more information. 



N.C. Department of Commerce

(910) 296-2430 Service Corps of Retired Executives

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

(910) 296-2108 Duplin County Register of Deeds

(910) 296-2126 Duplin County Health Department

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

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

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

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

(910) 962-3116 UNCW

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

(910) 341-3272 Self Help Credit Union

(877) 559-4284 Small Business Loans- Wilmington

(704) 344-6563 US Small Business Administration

(800) 222-0950 Better Business Bureau

(910) 296-1205 Kenansville Chamber of Commerce

(910) 289-3374 Rose Hill Chamber of Commerce

(910) 293-7804 Warsaw Chamber of Commerce

(910) 285-4044 Wallace Chamber of Commerce

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

Small Business Franchise

Title IX - Sexual Misconduct: James Sprunt Community College is committed to providing and promoting an environment in which students can engage fully in the learning process. Incidents of sexual misconduct to include sexual harassment, sexual exploitation, sexual assault, stalking, domestic violence, and dating violence will not be tolerated and should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator, Debbie Martin @ 910-296-1429 or email: If you wish to speak with a confidential source, you may contact the counselors in Student Services: Amber Ferrell @ 910-296-2506 or email: and Mary Elizabeth McIntosh @ 910-296-6003 or All reports will be confidential.

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Kenansville, NC 28349

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