September 26, 2017

People in Rocky Mount probably have noticed some construction activity happening around the city.

Exterior and interior work is being done for the new Harbor Freight Tools coming at 538 Sutters Creek Blvd. in the former Rainbow store. Collin Ozar, marketing manager for the California-based…

Target to raise minimum hourly wage to $15 by end of 2020

September 26, 2017

NEW YORK — Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15 by the end of 2020, a move it says will help it hire and keep the best employees and make shopping a better experience for customers.

The initiative announced Monday is part of…

Southern Bank opens new branch in Pinetops

September 25, 2017

Southern Bank has expanded its footprint in the Twin Counties.

The bank with more than 60 locations throughout Virginia and Eastern North Carolina recently opened a branch in an old bank building last month at 102 E. Hamlet St. in Pinetops. The Southern Bank branch in Pinetops has four employees.…

Financial consultants group honors Kornegay

September 25, 2017

The International Association of Registered Financial Consultants has recently awarded Lemuel W. Kornegay III, of Paladin Financial Services Inc. the “Ethics Approved Seal” for his adherence to the IARFC Code of Ethics.

This historical verification includes background checks from the…