June 12, 2019

Teresa Honeycutt wanted to learn about a free online program to help people start their own businesses, so she went to the launching of a collaboration between N.C. Wesleyan College and the foundation of a nationally known philanthropist.

Honeycutt, 56, of Rocky Mount and an N.C. Wesleyan student,…

Furniture store to move downtown

June 10, 2019

Hannah Luther’s start in the furniture and home decor business can be traced to her sister Beth Ann Luther acquiring a house in Rocky Mount.

“And she’s not exactly one for decorating or really girly things,” Hannah Luther, 22, said of the sister, 26, who is a city police…

Area set to welcome DMV staff

June 10, 2019

The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce and the Carolinas Gateway Partnership are going to roll out the red carpet for state Division of Motor Vehicles employees in response to the planned relocation of the agency’s headquarters to the city.

“We felt like once we got it secure, our…

Local law firm welcomes new attorney

June 10, 2019

A local law firm is welcoming a new lawyer.

Alex Urquhart has joined Battle, Winslow, Scott & Wiley. 

"I look forward to serving Nash and Edgecombe counties and the surrounding communities," Urquhart said.

The Edgecombe County native will work primarily in the practice areas of litigation…