December 10, 2018

SCORE found that of the 28.8 million small businesses in the U.S., 19 percent are family-owned businesses, defined as any business in which two or more family members operate the company and the majority control lies within the family.

These businesses employ 60 percent of the U.S. workforce…

Effort aims to raise holiday spirits

December 07, 2018

A local restaurant owner and a longtime local tree farm have come together in the hopes of helping people in the Twin Counties get into the Christmas spirit.

People coming to the Westridge Shopping Plaza on Sunset Avenue have probably noticed a tall 12-foot Christmas tree with some ornaments and…

Local site links Cargo Transporters to talent

December 03, 2018

Even though Cargo Transporters Inc. opened its Rocky Mount terminal less than two years ago, the site has already proven itself effective in connecting the company with its main objective: Recruiting and retaining truck drivers.

“The facility has delivered what we hoped it would,” says…

Deadlines for insurance enrollment nearing

December 03, 2018

A few insurance enrollment deadlines are coming up quickly.

The annual enrollment period for individual health insurance ends on Dec. 15. For people receiving Medicare benefits, the enrollment period for a prescription drug plan ends even sooner, on Dec. 7.

Medicare Part D plans are vital for…