May 22, 2017

A slew of city and county officials, business leaders and dignitaries came out Thursday for the ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of Cargo Transporters’ Rocky Mount terminal facility.

The Claremont-based truckload carrier company’s $6 million local terminal facility has been…

Christian groups honor local businessmen

May 22, 2017

Two local businessmen recently were honored by a pair of Christian business groups.

Doug Ezzell with Freedom Industries was named the 2016 C12 Member of the Year for the Rocky Mount C12 Group 1, which meets monthly at Benvenue Country Club.

Todd Hinson with Allegra Marketing Print Mail was named…

Five helpful concepts new investors should understand

May 22, 2017

If you are just getting started on investing, it’s important to get a grasp on the basics. A proper perspective from the beginning may improve your opportunities for long-term investment success. Here are five concepts that can be helpful for new investors to understand:

■ If you are…

CenturyLink awards grant to Edgecombe Early College High School

May 21, 2017

CenturyLink recently announced that Edgecombe Early College High School was among the recipients of the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program.

The program, which began in 2008, awards grants of up to $5,000 to schools in CenturyLink’s…