June 17, 2018

The area’s longtime daily newspaper that began publication in October 1910 will be calling the Rocky Mount Mills its new home this year.

The Rocky Mount Telegram will relocate its editorial and business staff to the 150-acre mixed-use campus on the Tar River. The Telegram is expected to move…

China hikes tariffs on U.S. soybeans, electric cars, fish

June 16, 2018

BEIJING — China fired back Saturday in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey.

The government said it was responding in “equal scale” to Trump’s…

Sears store set to shut down

June 16, 2018

A local small hardware and appliance retail chain store is currently having a store closing liquidation sale on all items.

The Rocky Mount Sears Hometown store at 1214 N. Wesleyan Blvd. in the Tiffany Square Shopping Center is going out of business. Company officials wouldn’t disclose a final…

Development official touts region's progress

June 15, 2018

The person in charge of helping recruit industries to the ever-growing Triangle area and other surrounding counties spoke to local business leaders, community leaders and local officials Thursday in Rocky Mount.

The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce held the second session of its 2018…