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Briggs & Sons Tire Rolls On as Black’s Tire & Auto Service

WHITEVILLE, NC – The similarities are uncanny. Two family businesses. Two stories that began with a small gas station and a big commitment to exceptional service that led to remarkable success. Today, these two family businesses are one. Black’s Tire & Auto Service has acquired Briggs & Sons Tire.  And with this acquisition, Black’s now operates 31 locations throughout the eastern Carolinas, including tire and service centers, as well as retread plants and wholesale and warehouse facilities.

Ricky Benton began his business in 1975, when he leased a service station in Cerro Gordo from Crowell Black (owner of Black’s Tire Service) and operated the business with his wife, Dianne.  In 1981, Black recognized Benton’s potential and asked him to manage the Black’s Tire store in Whiteville.  In the decades that followed, under Ricky Benton’s management, Black’s Tire grew from a single store ...

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Black’s Tire & RBR Enterprises To Host Weekends Events at Myrtle Beach

WHITEVILLE, NC – RBR Enterprises and Black’s Tire will host the race weekend activities on Friday and Saturday, June 22nd and 23rd. All these event will be centered around the Saturday, June 23rd USAR Hooters Pro Cup Series Event.

In business since 1929, Black’s Tire Service is located in Whiteville, NC, with 31 locations including a central distribution center, a wholesale center and 28 retail and commercial locations. They are located throughout Southeastern North Carolina and Northeastern South Carolina.

“We plan on this being a big promotion for us all,” said Rick Benton. “This year we are marketing with some strong partners and this should definitely be the largest promotion of the year surrounding a USAR Hooter’s Pro Cup Event. Our marketing partners and sponsors for the weekends events include: BB&T, Carquest, D&H Marketing, Dilmar Oil Company, Shell, Honeycutt Produce, LK Designs, Nap ...

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