May 29, 2017

Senior leaders from Cummins Inc., one of the Twin Counties’ largest employers, and state and local government officials celebrated the production of the plant’s four millionth engine Thursday at the Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant.

This milestone represents the hard work and legacy of…

N.C. Bar Association honors local attorney

May 29, 2017

The N.C. Bar Association has recognized Katherine Wiggins Fisher of Rocky Mount for her dedication to worthy community and civic causes by awarding her the 2017 Citizen Lawyer Award.

Fisher’s past and present extensive community involvement includes serving as a senior youth leader and deacon…

Visual storytelling enhances your messaging ability

May 29, 2017

There is a lot of pressure these days on marketers and companies to produce content that goes viral … and that can be paralyzing to a business owner.

Today’s challenge is finding a messaging tool that helps cut through the barrage of messages consumers receive and keeps their attention…

Durable goods orders fall for first time in five months

May 27, 2017

WASHINGTON  — U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in April for the first time in five months, and a key category that tracks business investment went nowhere for the second straight month.

The Commerce Department said Friday that durable goods orders fell 0.7 percent…