October 16, 2017

A historic venue in Nash County recently received a distinguished honor.

Rose Hill Plantation in Nashville was chosen as one of the top 10 most romantic wedding venues in North Carolina in the September issue of Southern Bride & Groom magazine, which is known as the state’s leading…

Opioid abuse threatens finances, retirement plans

October 16, 2017

Imagine your retirement dreams put on hold or compromised, your savings and investment accounts reduced and your loved ones incommunicative or at odds with each other.

This terrible state is reality for families ravaged by addiction.

OxyContin, heroin and other opioids can cost an addict hundreds…

Businesses work to fix workspace issues

October 15, 2017

NEW YORK — Triangle Pest Control’s original workspace was a 2,000-square-foot garage housing 25 people — the technicians who did the bug control work, as well as all the sales and support staffers. It was hard for employees to handle phone calls when everyone sat so close together.…

Gains for tech help push stocks higher, but insurers skid

October 14, 2017

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Friday to wrap up a subdued week, and technology companies did most of the heavy lifting. Investors were also pleased to see that shoppers spent more money in September.

Printer and PC maker HP sent technology companies higher after releasing a…