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June 19, 2018 - 56 minutes ago

DETROIT — Every workday, about 7,400 trucks mostly loaded with automotive parts rumble across the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Canada, at times snarling traffic along the busy corridor.

But if President Donald Trump delivers on threats to slap 25 percent tariffs on imported…


State group honors Tolson

June 18, 2018

The man in charge of the local public-private economic development recruitment agency for Nash and Edgecombe counties was recently honored for his role in attracting new industries into the Twin Counties.

Norris Tolson, president and CEOof the Carolinas Gateway Partnership, was named the…


Women team up to launch new venture

June 18, 2018

Two local women business owners have come together to run separate businesses under one roof.

A grand opening celebration was held recently for the opening of Inner Vixen Boutique and Polished by Koya at 1633 Thomas A. Betts Parkway in the Hampton Village Center. 

Sherica Roberts, 38, from Red…


Food truck owners strategize as novelty wears off

June 18, 2018

NEW YORK — Starting a food truck to sell tacos or barbecue on downtown streets may seem easy or fun, but owners are finding they need more sophisticated plans now that the novelty has worn off.

A culinary fad a decade ago, food trucks have lost some luster and even new ones may not draw a…