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May 06, 2019

Kevin McLaughlin has long dreamed of operating his own coffee business — and he plans to do so at a location across from the Edgecombe Community College campus in downtown Rocky Mount.

McLaughlin is working to open the future Larema Coffee House at 121 Tarboro St., in what had been First…


May 06, 2019

More than 3 billion people use social media monthly, according to recent reports.

So if you’re not leveraging this massive audience for your business, you could be missing out on growth opportunities. Here are eight options to consider, in no particular order.

LinkedIn is a social network…


May 04, 2019

A lo­cal New Holland deal­er­ship is un­der new own­er­ship.

Premier Equip­ment Co. of Rocky Mount pur­chased the prop­erty at what had been Hines Equip­ment at 1751 S. Wes­leyan Blvd.

Premier Equip­ment is vis­i­ble from the high­way as a…


May 03, 2019

Southern Bank recently announced that Sondra McCorquodale has been promoted to executive vice president and chief digital officer for the bank.

She has been in the banking industry for the past 25 years serving in many roles, such as Help Desk manager, operations manager service delivery, senior IT…

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May 01, 2019

Dr. Amy Hunt, Dr. Richard Hunt, and Dr. Shanley Lestini, alongside supporting staff from Hunt & Hunt Dentistry, recently attended the Fifth District Dental Society Annual Mid-Winter Meeting in Greenville, where Richard Hunt was awarded the W. K. Morgan Distinguished Service Award.

This award is…

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May 01, 2019

Rocky Mount is continuing a pattern of posting the highest unemployment rate among North Carolina’s metropolitan areas, but the state’s chief executive said he believes future major industrial projects are going to aid in bringing the local rate down.

Among the metro areas, Rocky…

April 29, 2019

U.S. Cellular recently made a $10,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region in Rocky Mount to provide K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics educational opportunities to youth for the fifth consecutive year.

This is part of a $1 million donation to clubs across…


April 29, 2019

The Rocky Mount-headquartered company, Eagle Transport Corp., is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary.

And while proud of its humble roots, Eagle Transport is confidently eyeing the future with ambitious growth in mind.

The company long ago made its name supplying gasoline to service stations…


April 29, 2019

As the owner of a traditional IRA, you are likely aware that you are obligated to make required minimum distributions (RMDs) once you reach age 70½.

However, you may not have been aware that the RMD can be taken in the form of a qualified charitable distribution, where a qualified charity…

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April 26, 2019

A native of Canada with a can-do spirit is planning to open a woodworking designs and arts and crafts business in downtown Rocky Mount.

Kim Dayus, 38, has been setting up the future North South Trading Co., in space by the courtyard of the Station Square business and professional complex at South…

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