October 21, 2019

Crews are working to get a future Ample Storage center built along Sunset Avenue just east of the Little Easonburg road sign.

Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David Farris told the Telegram of the construction, “That’s a sign of growth. That’s just, bottom…

Work continues on new businesses

October 15, 2019

The Sunset Avenue-Wesleyan Boulevard intersection is booming with construction of future businesses.

The northeast side of the intersection is going to be the scene of three restaurants and a veterinary clinic.

The wooden frame for a future Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen now is up by the Sunset Avenue…

Sara Lee celebrates 30 years in Tarboro

October 08, 2019

Sara Lee Frozen Products celebrated one year in Tarboro and 30 years’ production at the Tarboro facility at a company celebration on Sept. 25 at the plant.

In addition to recognizing that milestone, company management and local workers recognized 44 of the 64 employees who have worked at the…

Furniture store adds new boutique

October 07, 2019

Longtime Rocky Mount entrepreneur Carolyn Atkinson has applied her business know-how and appreciation for beautiful things to a new endeavor: A women’s clothing boutique.

The Boutique at John’s is located inside Atkinson’s existing business, John’s Gifts and Furniture.…