December 11, 2018

SpringBoard NC recently hired Leah Easterlin as its new chief entrepreneurship officer.

SpringBoard, an entrepreneurial resource hub designed to connect with small businesses, startups, service providers and community partners, was founded in 2012 by Phil Dixon, CEO of ZynBit, a software…

Family-owned businesses face unique challenges

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…