July 02, 2016 - 8 minutes ago

WASHINGTON  — American manufacturing expanded for the fourth straight month in June, hitting the strongest reading in 16 months as the outlook for new orders and production improved.

The Institute for Supply Management said Friday its manufacturing index rose to 53.2 last month from 51.3…

Chamber honors homegrown bank

July 01, 2016

NASHVILLE — Small businesses are often known as the main driver of smaller economies, especially in areas such as the Twin Counties.

The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce again rewarded several local small businesses for their success and positive impact in the community during the 2016…

Five basic steps for legacy planning

July 01, 2016

What long-term impact do you want to have on the people and causes that are important to you? Legacy questions are tough, and estate planning, an essential part of documenting your intentions, can be complex. Consider the following basic steps:

— An updated will — Your will is…

Bunting earns two Edward Jones award

July 01, 2016

A Rocky Mount financial adviser has earned two honors from Edward Jones.

C.B. Bunting III was presented the Century Award and the Edward Jones Sr. Founders Award.

Bunting was one of only 369 of the firm's more than 14,000 financial advisers to receive the Century Award, a release says.

"I am…