Friday, July 30, 2021

Youngsters served by the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region got a technological boost on Thursday when US Cellular donated 115 wireless hotspots valued at more than $75,000 during a ceremony in the technology lab at the club’s Lucy Ann Boddie Brewer Unit.

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The Station Square business and professional complex downtown is the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’s Small Business of the Year.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

In the aftermath of recent media coverage and social media posts about the Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse, the restaurant owner faces a dilemma about how to handle the impact that actions of his employees have had on his business.

Monday, July 26, 2021

New business creations in 2021 are breaking the record set at this point in 2020 and very nearly match all new business creation filings in 2019, according to Secretary of State Elaine F. Marshall.

Sunday, July 25, 2021

As a youngster, Daniel Dupree remembers walking across the street from Roberson & Dupree Shoe Store to make deposits at Tarboro Savings Bank from his parent’s business.

Latest e-Edition

Special Editions


A newly established minority-owned business, Four Seasonal Nursery, opened to the public on June 26 on South Church Street.

In order to win the war on opioids, Ward Specialty Pharmacy is aligning with opioid prescribers on a collaborative care approach using cannabinoids, such as CBD, that is proving to significantly reduce opioid use in their pain patients.

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina has launched a national advertising campaign focused on increasing awareness and choice of North Carolina as a place where diverse businesses and workforce talent can thrive.

Skip Carney, founder of CarneyCo, an innovation-focused marketing communications agency, recently announced that Jessica Carney McKnight has been named president of the 41-year-old company.


With more rain in the forecast into early next week, Edgecombe County farmers, particularly those in the southern part of the county, are praying for some relief.

Quest Diagnostics and Cary Medical Management are teaming up to provide quality and cost-effective diagnostic services at Rocky Mount Family Medical Center, a primary care facility in Rocky Mount.