2,500 masks distributed to Columbus County businesses

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce and Tourism, with help from the Columbus Jobs Foundation and the City of Whiteville, paid for and distributed 2,500 masks on a first come, first serve basis to businesses in Columbus County. Health officials have found that wearing masks greatly reduces transmission of COVID-19.


Pictured from left are Jennifer Holcomb, chamber president; Les High, chairman of the Columbus Jobs Foundation; and Sean Martin, City of Whiteville economic director.