November 23, 2017

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks mostly slipped away from their latest record highs Wednesday as the two former halves of Hewlett-Packard both tumbled, while falling interest rates helped phone companies but hurt banks.

The price of oil jumped on reports OPEC and a group of other countries might extend…

Entrepreneur toasts brew mill

November 21, 2017

Cameron Schulz left a successful, high-paying job in the corporate world in search of another challenge.

Schulz, a graduate of Duke University, spent six years in Columbus, Ohio, working as a senior merchant for well-known upscale clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch. Although Schulz said he…

Couple opens new fitness center

November 20, 2017

Jay and Tara Whaley were looking for more space to train several of their fellow church members other than their home garage in Wilson.

After searching for different locations, the couple settled on a space in Rocky Mount. On Oct. 21, the Whaleys, who operate as trainers and coaches, held a grand…

Is a lack of sleep killing your career?

November 19, 2017

According to the National Sleep Foundation, many workers do not get proper sleep and feel tired throughout the day. Chronic drowsiness and sleep deprivation cause many people issues at work, and many say they feel their work is “sub-par” because of it.

A 2008Sleep in Americapoll…