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Thursday, December 13, 2018
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Chamber summit examines local economy

December 13, 2018

NASHVILLE — A roomful of business and community leaders and local officials from across the Twin Counties came out for the 2018 Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce's Economic Summit on Wednesday at the Rose Hill Conference Center.

The summit consisted of Rocky Mount City Manager Rochelle…


Jeweler sponsors scavenger hunt

December 12, 2018

A longtime family-owned jewelry store in an effort to celebrate a milestone in business is giving people in the Twin Counties a chance to find some free jewelry around town.

Bailey’s Fine Jewelry in Rocky Mount that’s operating its 70th year in business is scattering 70 Bailey boxes…


SpringBoard hires new chief officer

December 11, 2018

SpringBoard NC recently hired Leah Easterlin as its new chief entrepreneurship officer.

SpringBoard, an entrepreneurial resource hub designed to connect with small businesses, startups, service providers and community partners, was founded in 2012 by Phil Dixon, CEO of ZynBit, a software…


Winter storm pummels area

December 10, 2018

Winter Storm Diego packed a punch to the Twin Counties with portions of Nash County getting up to 8 inches of snow.

Most schools in the area have announced closings and some events scheduled for today have been canceled.

City Hall and all other municipal facilities will open late at 10 a.m. Monday.…