A ribbon cutting was held in the James Allen Plaza Dargan Street to celebrate Donnie’s Clearing and Grading Company joining the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce.
Donnie Fulton is owner, and he cut the ribbon on Thursday, September 1st while he was joined by family, friends, chamber staff and ambassadors.
Fulton has been in this type of business for more than 20 years. He primarily clears trees for housing developments and other businesses. He is based in Florence but works mainly in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area.
Fulton works alone but is hoping to grow his business in the Florence area and hire more employees.
Fulton was in the construction business when he decided he wanted to go into business for himself. Fulton said he was tired of 12-hour shifts and wanted to be able to spend more time with his six children.
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