February 21, 2017

NEW YORK — Shares in Unilever, the owner of brands like Hellman’s, Lipton, and Knorr, are down sharply after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer.

The companies said Sunday in a joint press release that Kraft Heinz has “amicably” abandoned the offer.…

Trump's first weeks spawn anxiety, discord at some companies

February 20, 2017

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s first weeks in office have spawned anxiety and even arguments at some workplaces, putting owners — especially at smaller companies — in the position of needing to protect peace and productivity.

At software maker BetterWorks, CEO Kris…

Consider these factors to see if entrepreneurship is for you

February 20, 2017

Starting your own business can be exciting and rewarding.

But it requires planning, creativity and hard work. Consider whether you have the following characteristics commonly associated with successful entrepreneurs:

■ Comfortable taking risks: Being your own boss also means you’re the…

Dental Care Center welcomes new dentists

February 20, 2017

Dr. James Harrold and the Dental Care Center staff welcome to their group practice Dr. Jonathan Hairr, Dr. Brooke Burnette and Dr. Seth Holland.

Hairr, a native of Selma, did his undergraduate studies at East Carolina University His energy is abundant and he continues to share in the workplace…