Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Entrepreneur toasts brew mill

November 21, 2017

Cameron Schulz left a successful, high-paying job in the corporate world in search of another challenge.

Schulz, a graduate of Duke University, spent six years in Columbus, Ohio, working as a senior merchant for well-known upscale clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. Although Schulz said he…

More shoppers look online for Black Friday deals

November 20, 2017

Shouldn’t there be an easier way to find the best Black Friday deals over the upcoming four-day shopping holiday weekend?

Jon Vincent, founder of EarlyBlackFriday.com, thinks so. Vincent says he has found a way to simplify the shopping experience by consolidating Black Friday ads from…

St. Andrew's serves others with turkey giveaway

November 19, 2017

A local church wanted to show love to the community with Thanksgiving around the corner.

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at 301 S. Circle Drive in Rocky Mount gave away 80 one-pound turkeys to local residents Saturday. Elizabeth Mosley, food pantry coordinator for St. Andrew’s…

AVID grant helps prepare students

November 18, 2017

Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools is reaping some of the benefits of a $2 million grant awarded by the state of North Carolina to support college and career readiness programs through initiatives offered by Communities in Schools.

Gov. Roy Cooper announced the grant awards earlier this month as he…