March 20, 2018

A former PNC bank building in Rocky Mount that has been vacant is in the process of being renovated for a call center and other uses by the second-largest natural member credit union in the United States.

The State Employees’ Credit Union purchased the 20,000-square-foot building at 1480…

Robots break new ground in construction industry

March 20, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — As a teenager working for his dad’s construction business, Noah Ready-Campbell dreamed that robots could take over the dirty, tedious parts of his job, such as digging and leveling soil for building projects.

Now the former Google engineer is turning that dream into a…

Home sales dip boosts some small businesses

March 19, 2018

NEW YORK — A slowdown in home sales is creating opportunities for small businesses like home renovators and appliance dealers.

Business is up at Brad Beldon’s home exterior renovation company, which does roofing, windows, siding and other work in 15 markets across the country. Many of…

Merrick named Wells Fargo business banking manager

March 19, 2018

Wells Fargo has named Keith Merrick market president and senior business banking manager for the Rocky Mount and Wilson markets, which include Wilson, Nash and Edgecombe counties.

He will be working out of Wells Fargo’s offices in Wilson and Rocky Mount and can be reached at 252-972-4244 or…