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October 08, 2018

They are two companies that outwardly share few similarities — one a pharmaceutical manufacturer, the other a maker of diesel engines.

But Pfizer and Cummins are both big publicly-held titans that set the pace in their respective industries. Their operations in Rocky Mount make each…

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October 08, 2018

Consistency is a key ingredient of success in many activities — including investing.

And one technique that can help you become a more consistent investor is paying yourself first.

Many people mistakenly wait until they've got some extra cash before they start investing — but as…


October 04, 2018

A longtime national retail clothing chain that has several stores in the Twin Counties will become a new addition to a revitalized shopping center in Rocky Mount.

Georgia-based Citi Trends, known as a valued-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel, shoes, accessories and home decor, will be…


October 02, 2018

Another national franchise business has started at a site in the Twin Counties touted as the only commercial property along U.S. 64 from the Interstate 95 exit all the way to Raleigh.

A new Burger King opened on Sunday at Nash Crossing on Evans Drive in Nashville. Nashville Mayor Donald Street said…


October 01, 2018

A retail incubator inside a former furniture store along a busy Rocky Mount street attracted several people Saturday to see what its unique concept is all about.

The Small Shops Marketplace held a ribbon-cutting celebration hosted by the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce for the grand opening of…


October 01, 2018

While North Carolina leads the nation in sweet potato cultivation, the crop has been something of an unsung hero in the state’s agribusiness community.

That perception is changing thanks in part to a Nash County company now promoting food and beverage ingredients that align with…

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October 01, 2018

Do our workplaces have an employee friendly culture?

Many of us 45 years or older were raised in authoritarian family and work environments. If we were fortunate, we were guided by good strong leaders with a strong work ethic and vision. But some of us were not always raised in constructive…

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September 28, 2018

A community bank in Rocky Mount that began in 2012 has risen gradually to become a leading financial institution in the Twin Counties.

First Carolina Bank, a state-chartered bank that is headquartered and has a full-service branch at 171 N. Winstead Ave. was listed by the Federal Deposit Insurance…


September 28, 2018

Small Shops Marketplace, which bills itself as the originator of the “micro store” concept, will be celebrating the opening of its first location on Saturday.

The grand opening will start at 11 a.m. and continue until 7 p.m. There will be a live radio remote, prizes, giveaways, a bouncy…

September 26, 2018

Popular national chain sandwich shops in the Twin Counties like Subway and Jersey Mike’s Subs have gotten more competition in the area with the arrival of Which Wich Superior Sandwiches.

The casual restaurant chain was founded in 2003 and specializes in sandwiches and salads with more than…

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