May 01, 2017

Frenchy Davis always had a goal of giving back to the community as a person who grew up on the Edgecombe County side of Rocky Mount in the Weeks Armstrong Homes.

The 42-year-old entrepreneur is in the process of opening a local day care center called Foundation Builders Academy Childcare…

Many factors influence whether to incorporate

May 01, 2017

If you start a business, one of the many things you will have to decide is what type of entity you will be: sole proprietor, partnership, corporation or a LLC. In this article, I will briefly cover the corporation.

First, why do you want to incorporate? There are a number of reasons to incorporate…

Bailey's honors local employees

April 30, 2017

Bailey’s Fine Jewelry recently announced the 2016 Employee Award recipients for its West End location in Rocky Mount.

Four employees were recognized from the Rocky Mount store at the company’s annual awards banquet at North Hills Club in Raleigh.

Tammie Hicks received the Core Values…

U.S. economy expands at weakest pace in three years

April 29, 2017

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald Trump’s ambitious growth targets and underscores the challenges of accelerating economic…