July 20, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — Many anxious American farmers are delaying purchases and investment while hoping for a truce in a U.S.-China trade war that has left their crops at a competitive disadvantage overseas.

The longer the Trump administration’s tariffs remain in place, the more China’s…

Eye care center celebrates opening at Mills

July 20, 2018

The Rocky Mount Mills held a ribbon-cutting grand opening celebration on Wednesday for the first non-food or beverage tenant on campus.

Envolve Optical, a locally operated full-service eye care center and eyeglasses store that is owned as a separate component of Envolve Vision, welcomed local…

New eatery seeks to fill need

July 19, 2018

A new local restaurant recently opened up at the corner of Springfield Road and U.S. 64 Alternate West in Rocky Mount.

Owner Jesus Grande, 41, has been serving customers at Brian’s Barbeque Restaurant since July 7 at 14402 U.S. 64 Alt. Grande said the location had been closed for a year…

Auto industry cries foul as Trump moves toward car tariffs

July 19, 2018

WASHINGTON — Having started a trade war with China and enraged U.S. allies with steel tariffs, President Donald Trump is primed for his next fight. He is targeting a product at the heart of the American experience: Cars.

Trump’s latest plan is to consider slapping tariffs on imported…