May 24, 2017

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks rose for the fourth day in a row Tuesday as they continued to recover the ground they lost last week. Major indexes approached record highs again.

Most of the gains went to banks, which surged as bond yields jumped. That will allow them to charge higher rates on loans.…

Lidl plans summer opening

May 23, 2017

Local residents will soon have another grocery shopping option in the Twin Counties.

Lidl, a Germany-based discount supermarket chain and leading European retailer with nearly 10,000 stores in 26 countries throughout Europe, recently announced the new Rocky Mount Lidl grocery store at 940 N.…

Stocks bounce back as tech, defense companies climb

May 23, 2017

NEW YORK — Strong gains for technology companies like software and chip makers helped lead U.S. stocks higher Monday. Defense contractors also climbed as the market continued to bounce back from a bout of turbulence last week.

Stocks rose for the third day in a row. Technology companies are…

Ceremony officially welcomes Cargo Transporters

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…