March 25, 2019

With smartphone usage becoming more prevalent in our daily lives, approximately 68 percent of consumers between 18 and 38 years old think that it is OK for employees to use their phone during the work day, according to a U.S. Cellular survey.

Smartphones are becoming our way of life, so much so…

Tarboro Market to open in April

March 18, 2019

It’s springtime, which means it’s a great time to discover fresh produce grown by local area farmers.

This season, check out unique local, handmade, homegrown, and vintage products and more at the Tarboro Market.

Starting on April 6, you can find the Tarboro Market under the portico at…

Helpful money lessons I learned throughout life

March 18, 2019

I grew up in a loving and encouraging family.

But we lacked financial knowledge and budgeting management. I fortunately met great money examples along the way.

My first great example was my grandfather “Pop Pop.” He came from meager means. The great depression caused him to…

Downtown investor receives award

March 17, 2019

Rocky Mount real estate investor Ben Braddock has been named an N.C. Main Street Champion.

"I am honored to receive the 2018 Main Street Champion Award for Downtown Rocky Mount," Braddock said. "It’s wonderful to be a part of such a great community that believes in the future of our historic…