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March 04, 2019

Why is business credit important?

For business owners, having a separate legal entity, such as a corporation or limited liability company, provides the opportunity to create a credit identity with business credit reporting agencies, also known as a business credit profile. A credit profile is…


March 01, 2019

A Rocky Mount business wants to help women feel good about themselves by offering properly fitting bras for sale.

Courtney Vitale, 24, manages The Classy Couturier, a specialty bra-sizing and bra-fitting boutique in the 100 block of North Winstead Avenue and inside her mother’s Rocky Mount…


February 27, 2019

North Carolina's chief business development official on Tuesday got the chance to take a close look at Rocky Mount Mills.

"It's marvelous," state Commerce Secretary Anthony Copeland said as he toured the business and residential site.

Copeland compared what he saw to a renaissance going on in many…


February 26, 2019

A new local insurance agent who's in the business of selling health and life policies is himself lucky to be alive.

"I almost lost my life right out of high school," said Albert Rodgers, 64, who recently opened The Rodgers Agency in Suite 292 of Station Square in downtown Rocky Mount.

Rodgers, who…


February 26, 2019

Several area farming operations recently were recognized for outstanding yields in 2018.

At a recent N.C. State Extension Grains Meeting, the farm of John E. Lancaster was recognized for their outstanding non-irrigated corn yield last season in Edgecombe County. Pictured is John E. Lancaster, who…


February 25, 2019

TARBORO — The importance of loyalty to one's hometown could apply to Brooke Dew Phillips.

The 25-year-old Edgecombe County native owns Off The Main, a boutique and gift shop that had been in a house at 109 W. Church St. but is now in a storefront at 417 N. Main St.

Phillips went to the…


February 25, 2019

Channellock Inc. recently participated in SkillsUSA Appreciation Day and SkillsUSA Day at Nash Community College as an official lead sponsor of SkillsUSA Week.

“We are excited to be so involved with SkillsUSA Week,” said Ryan DeArment, vice president of sales and marketing at…


February 25, 2019

David Combs, owner of Century 21-The Combs Company, recently announced that addition of Angela Milbourne-Knight as a broker and realtor with the firm.

Knight has over 24 years of professional experience throughout the North Carolina Judicial System.

“I have a passion for helping people,…

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February 25, 2019

Beth Fisher Taylor of Fisher Farms Partnership in Whitakers recently completed the Executive Farm Management program.

In this program, participants focus on all aspects of management needed to successfully manage today’s large, commercial, family-owned farms across the southeast. The 12-day…


February 25, 2019

Life coaches seek to improve the quality of life of their clients. And financial professionals do the same thing, from an investment perspective. So, what tips from life coaches might you also get from your financial advisor?

Create a plan. A life coach can help you create a plan for your future,…

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