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New Business: Upriver Ice Cream Opens in Blackville

On Friday, July 17, Upriver Ice Cream opened to a frenzy of frozen dessert lovers.

Located at 60 Main Street in Blackville, Upriver Ice Cream offers over twenty-five flavours of hard ice cream, three flavours of soft serve ice cream, milkshakes, flurry’s, sundaes, banana splits and specialty sundaes.

The shop is open Monday to Friday from 12:00pm until 10:00pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am until 10:00pm.

Cash and debit are accepted.

Upriver Ice Cream is owned and operated by Christopher and Jennifer Hennessy.

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1 Comment

  1. Bessie Ellis on August 16, 2020 at 4:19 pm

    This place is fantastic. We drive from Doaktown at least 2x wk for an ice cream. Lots of wonderful flavors, #1 moon mist/banana😊, staff are exceptionally friendly, and prices are great. You get plenty of ice cream for your dollar. Highly recommend it❤.

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