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August 11, 2019

Amanda Bell, the incoming chairwoman of the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce, is gearing up to welcome about 250 women to the upcoming Chamber’s 2019 Women’s Conference.

The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 26 at the Rocky Mount Mills.

Bell, who will be the third…


August 05, 2019

Construction of a Mavis Discount Tire store and service center is underway off Benvenue Road, just on the south side of Cobb Corners Drive and just on the north side of Southern Bank.

Rocky Mount Planning Administrator JoSeth Bocook told the Telegram the Mavis Discount Tire building is going to be…


August 05, 2019

NASHVILLE — For the first time in years, Nashville is going to have a hardware store and the place also is going to be flying the flag of a major brand.

Construction crews are working to build the future home of Bell’s Ace Hardware & Outdoor Power Equipment off East Washington…


August 03, 2019

Yolanda Evans wanted to express appreciation to leaders now that her family’s restaurant at the edge of downtown Rocky Mount has undergone an upgrade.

So the Taste of Paradise Jamaican and soul food restaurant today will host a first-ever “Evening of Gratitude.”

Evans, who is a…


August 02, 2019

North Carolina’s chief economic development official on Thursday used the speaker’s podium at Nash Community College to make clear his belief in having well-schooled residents to ensure commitments from business and industrial prospects.

State Commerce Secretary Anthony Copeland told…


July 31, 2019

A line formed around the new Rocky Mount Dairy Queen Grill & Chill off Benvenue Road on a sunny and humid Tuesday morning for the opening of the restaurant.

Dana Lynch, 35, of Enfield, was the first one to position herself just outside the door. Lynch, a longtime fan of the fast-food chain,…


July 28, 2019

The future state-of-the-art Corning warehouse rapidly is taking shape along Alternate U.S. 64 at the Hartsease community in rural Edgecombe County.

Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David Farris told the Telegram of the construction work at the site that, “If you blink…


July 22, 2019

A future Fairfield by Marriott is taking shape in an area of Rocky Mount filled with lodging establishments and with more to come.

The structure, which is five stories high, is being built off Wellspring Drive, just north of the U.S. 64 and Winstead Avenue interchange.

The work site is off English…


July 22, 2019

On a hot day a few months ago on the lawn of N.C. Wesleyan College, Gov. Roy Cooper and fellow officials ceremonially began the start of construction of the nearby future multi-million dollar CSX intermodal rail facility.

Now, the state Transportation Department is telling the Telegram that…


July 21, 2019

A Rocky Mount-based bulk hauler of petroleum has signed a deal with a Tennessee-based ethanol trader to haul the grain-based compound that eventually is mixed with gasoline.

Eagle Transport Corp., which is celebrating being in business for half a century, has acquired trucks belonging to and hired…

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