Celebrating Black Business Month

in Stateville News

August 1, 2020

August is National Black Business Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the important contributions from Black-owned businesses. We are proud to celebrate these Black-owned businesses in our Downtown Statesville community in August and everyday. Downtown Statesville Development Corp. invites you to follow along this month as we meet with and feature these businesses and their owners:
Any Second Bail Bonding
Beauty by Rochelle Salon
Creations by TYS
J. Skrap Head Hunters Barber Shop & Salon
Kennneth B. Darty Law Offices
Littlejohn's Barber Shop
Ruby's Creations
Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
Sunset Barber Shop
The County News
Pelican's Snoballs
Yipe in Iredell, Inc.

Did we miss you? Contact [email protected] to be added.

One would think that the vintage muscle cars would be the most popular cars on the lot but things are changing. The camper and bus market is currently skyrocketing. Both Prinster and Trubowicz explained that their favorite car they’ve ever had on their lot is Volkswagen Superbugger which in essence is a Volkswagen Bug with a camper that sleeps 6 built directly on top. “We’ve had people call from all over to ask if we really have one on the lot because they are that rare,” Trubowicz said. “People also travel to stop by and look at it in person.” 

When AP Vintage motors was opened back in 2018 a huge rehab was done to revamp the historical space, and in the future exciting things will be taking place on the lot. In order to bring the green movement to Statesville, the dealership will be building a new office space using metal storage containers imported from South Carolina. The new structure will include teak floors that are original to the storage containers. Based on the architectural drawings, the space is going to look pretty killer. “It’s been awesome to bring the space back to its former glory in a new way. I fell in love with the architecture of the building when I first laid eyes on it, and I can’t wait to restore the vibrancy of it all,” Prinster concluded.
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