March 28, 2017 - 33 minutes ago

RALEIGH — Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” isn’t hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.


Entrepreneur aims to put spark back in marriages

March 27, 2017

A local woman believes she has a way for people to put together the perfect date or provide the right gift to a significant other.

Lenette Britt calls her “Secret Rendezvous,” a unique invitation for someone to plan an intimate dinner for two or an extravagant getaway for that…

Employ the power of personalization

March 27, 2017

Every customer or donor wants to feel valued and have their unique wants, needs and concerns addressed. One way to strengthen your customer relationships is to help them feel like you’re talking specifically to them.

After all, we all pay more attention to something that “speaks”…

Insurance agent receives award

March 26, 2017

Stacey Wise, Nash County agent for the North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co., was named among the Top 75 agents for 2016 by Steven D. Carroll, executive vice president and general manager of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co.

Agent Wise was selected for this honor…