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November 13, 2017

The Nash Community College Small Business Center is providing technical assistance to applicants entering the DreamFest 2018 Business Plan Competition.

The competition hosted by the Upper Coastal Plain Business Development Center is open to prospective business start-ups as well as existing…

November 13, 2017

A local car dealership has reached a milestone.

Don Bulluck Chevrolet at 1920 N. Wesleyan Blvd. in Rocky Mount recently celebrated its 100th anniversary in business.  The dealership held a big event on Nov. 4 in honor of the achivement and gave away several prizes, including TVs and IPads.…


November 13, 2017

First South Bank recently announced Frank Etheridge to be the new senior vice president and market executive for the Washington/Beaufort County Community.

Prior to joining First South Bank, Etheridge worked at Southern Bank in Rocky Mount as the vice president of Regional Business…

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November 13, 2017

The internet is constantly evolving, as are the devices used to access it.

High-tech smartphone and tablet users need to know how to avoid compromising their business’s information online. Thus, there are many ways that Nash County businesses can safely use today’s technology.

As people…

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November 12, 2017

Economists believe Rocky Mount will still be a desirable area for industry or business expansions, even if CSX decides to stop plans to build its intermodal terminal in the area.

Reports have surfaced that CSX is taking a hard look at all of its intermodal facilities and reassessing its traditional…

November 12, 2017

Through the combined efforts of the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region volunteers and parents, the city of Rocky Mount and many great volunteers, $500 and two computers will be donated to The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region.…


November 11, 2017

The current status of the building that once housed the longtime Carleton House restaurant and hotel on North Church Street is a microcosm of where downtown Rocky Mount was and the positive vibe and redevelopment happening in the central section of the city.

After 40 years of operation, the…


November 11, 2017

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits edged up slightly to a still-low 239,000 last week. Meanwhile, the four-week average fell to a fresh 44-year low, evidence that the job market remains healthy.

THE NUMBERS: Applications for jobless aid rose by…

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November 10, 2017

NEW YORK  — Before the holiday season, employees at Andrea Correale’s catering business get an email reminder that in December, “we need all hands on deck.”

Elegant Affairs Caterers often has 12 events in a single day during the holidays, so Correale needs her staff of…

SmallBiz-Small Talk-Holiday Issues

November 09, 2017

People familiar and fans of Lou Reda’s: An American Table will notice a completely different atmosphere at the recently opened Tap@1918 on the campus of the Rocky Mount Mills.

That is what local restaurant partners Lou Reda and Justin Gaines, partners also at Lou Reda’s: An American…

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