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October 02, 2019

After marketing the Kingsboro Industrial Park as a site for industry for nearly two decades, the Carolinas Gateway Partnership is changing direction.

“As we talked with prospects about a variety of options, it became clear that what Kingsboro is heading toward is a multi-use development,…

October 01, 2019

Work continues at what is now being called the Kingsboro Business Park.

While Triangle Tire has yet to start construction, Company Chairman Ding Mu is taking the same hands-on approach as his father, the late Ding Yuhua, who died June 13, 2018.

“He’s just gone back (to China) after…


September 29, 2019

A real estate investor told the Telegram he and his team of partners have decided not to restore a former downtown motor lodge and restaurant and have placed the location on the market.

“There’s a lot of reasons why we decided not to proceed with this project,” Jesse Gerstl said…


September 29, 2019

Could a rundown-looking former service station building across from Edgecombe Community College’s Rocky Mount campus become a place for students, faculty and staff to eat?

Apparently, this is a possibility.

During the recent Central City Revitalization Panel meeting, panelist Charles Roberson…

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September 19, 2019

Business operator Stephanie Braswell will be joined at 10 a.m. today by officials of the Town of Tarboro and Carolinas Gateway Partnership to announce the opening of NBSF Consulting Inc. and the creation of 225 jobs.

Norris Tolson, CEO and president of Carolinas Gateway Partnership, said NBSF…

September 04, 2019

A temperature-controlled food products motor carrier — reportedly owned by two wealthy brothers in Mississippi — is going to open a new service center along the North Church Street corridor on the far north to northeastern side of Rocky Mount.

FFE Transportation Services plans to invest…

September 01, 2019

Last week’s Women’s Conference sponsored by the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce offered a sell-out crowd of busy women some time to be encouraged, empowered and connect.

Desiree Dolberry, marketing coordinator for the Chamber and organizer of the event, said over 270 tickets were…


August 31, 2019

Elizabeth Burns, who has been serving as the interim director of the Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce, has officially been named as the director.

Chamber President Donna Dew notified the chamber membership of the selection committee’s recommendation and board decision in a Facebook post…


August 28, 2019

The Rocky Mount City Council gave the green light to the local business and industrial recruiter to go ahead with an agreement to help persuade a prospect to locate on the north side of the city.

Carolinas Gateway Partnership President and CEO Norris Tolson told the council the prospect, code named…

August 26, 2019

The future Panera Bread is rapidly taking shape on the northeast side of the Sunset Avenue and Wesleyan Boulevard interchange.

Charles Childs, superintendent for Florida-based Bay to Bay Properties, which is the contractor, told the Telegram late last week that crews are approximately halfway…

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