June 18, 2018

The man in charge of the local public-private economic development recruitment agency for Nash and Edgecombe counties was recently honored for his role in attracting new industries into the Twin Counties.

Norris Tolson, president and CEOof the Carolinas Gateway Partnership, was named the…

Women team up to launch new venture

June 18, 2018

Two local women business owners have come together to run separate businesses under one roof.

A grand opening celebration was held recently for the opening of Inner Vixen Boutique and Polished by Koya at 1633 Thomas A. Betts Parkway in the Hampton Village Center. 

Sherica Roberts, 38, from Red…

Food truck owners strategize as novelty wears off

June 18, 2018

NEW YORK — Starting a food truck to sell tacos or barbecue on downtown streets may seem easy or fun, but owners are finding they need more sophisticated plans now that the novelty has worn off.

A culinary fad a decade ago, food trucks have lost some luster and even new ones may not draw a…

Handley joins Express Employment Professionals

June 18, 2018

The Rocky Mount/Wilson/Tarboro Express Employment Professionals office welcomes Paul Handley as business development representative.

In this position, Handley will communicate with local businesses to find good jobs for good people.

“Handley is a very dedicated individual and will be a great…