June 25, 2018

Several new retail businesses have recently opened or are in the process of becoming operational in the Twin Counties.

A new national chain sandwich shop is coming to the area as Which Wich Superior Sandwiches will be opening its first local shop on July 2 at 130 N. Old Carriage Road.…

Communication helps with young staffers

June 25, 2018

NEW YORK — Rory Carlton is getting used to hearing younger staffers ask, “Why are we doing this?”

It’s a question Carlton would never have asked his boss when he started working nearly 40 years ago. When he was given an assignment, he just completed it. But Carlton, like…

Five ways to avoid the summer slump

June 25, 2018

The dreaded summer slump; when temperatures are at their hottest and many businesses’ sales and marketing efforts can be at their lowest.

It’s easy to find yourself in a summer marketing slump when your mind is distracted by visions of upcoming vacations and creative ways to stay cool.…

State guides development of tire plants

June 24, 2018

Several officials and employees from the state Department of Transportation came down to Edgecombe County this past week for a first-hand look and brief tour of the Kingsboro Megasite that will be the home of Chinese tire manufacturer Triangle Tire’s first plant in the United States.

Gov. Roy…