Nash Community College’s Small Business Center was among the recipients of the 2019 N.C. Community College System Small Business Center Network Innovation Award for its programs and seminars.

Thursday, December 05, 2019
Wednesday, December 04, 2019

The chief economist for the PNC Financial Group told the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’s economic summit his forecast for next year is continued expansion nationwide, although not at the same current pace.

Friday, November 29, 2019

A group of civic boosters, downtown merchants and Rocky Mount’s municipal government want residents to patronize businesses in the heart of the city — and to keep going back.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Dr. Allan Barker, the optometrist who helped make eyecarecenter of North Carolina in Wilmington and Rocky Mount a success, recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn.

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The Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina recently announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Innovative Young Farmer of the Year Award given by the Tobacco Farm Life Museum and sponsored by the Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina.

NEW YORK — While the 2020 presidential election is still a year away, some business owners see their customers already becoming more cautious because of the unknowns about who will be the next president, and which party will control the Senate.

The upcoming Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual economic summit is going to be a panel discussion including PNC Financial Services Group’s expert in analyzing the production, distribution and use of goods and services.

Christy Warrick, a local Edward Jones financial advisor, is supporting the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program by using her office as a drop-off location for this year's toy drive.

Ted E. Whitehurst, president and CEO of PB Financial Corp., the holding company of Providence Bank, has announced the Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share on common stock outstanding to shareholders of record at the close of business on Nov. 4. The dividen…

Keihin Carolina System Technology LLC, which has operated in Tarboro since 1998 and employs more than 400 people, is one of three Honda-owned businesses that will be merged with Hitachi Automotive Systems to create a components supplier with almost $17 billion in sales.

Christy Warrick of the financial services firm Edward Jones will host a grand opening celebration of her new office at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 12 at 3709 Westridge Circle Drive, Suite B.

The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce has two more signature events coming before the close of the year — the Economic Summit and the 115th Anniversary Chairman’s Ball.

Building on recent digital developments in charitable giving, WoodmenLife has put its own spin on the community support and created Impact, an online fundraising tool dedicated to expanding the ability of local organizations to fundraise for projects that enhance their communities.

Ted E. Whitehurst, president and CEO of PB Financial Corp., the holding company for Providence Bank, reported net income for the quarter ended Sept. 30 of $1,905,743, compared to $1,604,240 for the same period in 2018, an increase of 18.79 percent.