April 25, 2017

NEW YORK  — U.S. stocks joined a worldwide surge higher Monday after the first round of France’s presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together.

A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to…

Family-run restaurant honors late mother

April 24, 2017

PINETOPS — The family-run Bone’s Grill restaurant in downtown Pinetops has brought another eatery option to the small Edgecombe County town.

The restaurant opened at 129 Hamlet St. in late February highlighted by a ribbon cutting from the Tarboro-Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce.…

Hodges promoted at Crown LSP Group

April 24, 2017

Crown LSP Group Inc. recently announced that Adam Hodges has been promoted to director of operations.

Hodges’ previous position with Crown was transportation operations manager. In his new role, Hodges  will be responsible for the oversight of all operations — including…

Frohman earns national SCORE recognition

April 24, 2017

Mark Frohman of Rocky Mount was recognized by the national SCORE organization as the Volunteer of the Month for April.

SCORE, a national organization with more than 10,000 volunteer mentors in over 300 chapters, works for the success of small businesses and nonprofit groups by offering free…