Sunday, November 29, 2020

A panel of heavy hitters is scheduled to participate Thursday in the 2020 Economic Summit presented by the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce.

Monday, November 23, 2020

The Kingsboro Business Center has received statewide recognition for its positive impact for job creation and superior transportation infrastructure.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

After an unexpected closure in the spring left Pinetops residents without a pharmacy for the first time in more than 35 years, it was a shock.

Monday, November 16, 2020

If you’ve ever gotten an X-ray and had one of those heavy, protective aprons positioned in front of your body, chances are it was made by a business relocating from New York to Edgecombe County’s Fountain Industrial Park.

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The Chick-fil-A at Cobb Corners in the northwestern part of the city is open after having been closed for a time due to the coronavirus pandemic — and business appears to be quite good.

As part of a shared $10 million commitment of State Employees’ Credit Union and the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation to provide COVID-19 disaster relief, an additional grant has been made to support local nonprofit organizations in communities across North Carolina.

While trade wars may be impacting the development of what is promised by Triangle Tire to be its first manufacturing facility outside China, economic growth at the Kingsboro Business Park got another boost Monday night.

Ted E. Whitehurst, president and CEO of PB Financial Corp., the holding company for Providence Bank, has announced that the Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on common stock outstanding to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 2.


On Jan. 1, 1980, a small business opened on Fairview Road in Rocky Mount. As the company celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, founder and chief sunshine officer Skip Carney looks at the history and future plans of Carney & Co.


The Chick-fil-A at Cobb Corners in the northwestern part of the city is closed and the Atlanta-based restaurant chain gave a brief prepared statement saying the coronavirus pandemic is the reason.