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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Edgecombe County’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 percent in November, according to statistics released by the state Department of Commerce, but that number is certain to go up following the Dec. 18 fire that destroyed more than 70 percent of the QVC Distribution Center and resulted in its…

Saturday, January 15, 2022

A downtown restaurant and grill is being sued in federal court by a Pennsylvania company claiming to have been the victim of satellite piracy or cable television piracy by the restaurant and grill allegedly having shown patrons a program of a boxing match without the company’s approval.

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QVC will be closing and ceasing all operations at its Rocky Mount Distribution Center and laying off more than 1,900 employees following the Dec. 18 fire that destroyed more than 70 percent of the facility.

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Lynn Jones, owner of the Washington Street Cigar Bar and Lounge, said that people have the wrong impression about her business.

Flagship Healthcare Trust, a Charlotte-based outpatient health care real estate investment trust, has acquired English Road Medical Center in Rocky Mount, a Class A and 96 percent leased medical office building.

A 1950s-style restaurant open since 1999 just off the busy U.S. 64 interchange for Winstead Avenue is going to be serving customers for the last time in a couple of weeks, the owners said.

Robert Burns V is a second-generation, North Carolina-based insurance agent who has recently joined the John Hackney Agency as a commercial lines account manager.


The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual economic summit Thursday morning included PNC Financial Services Group’s chief economist, who told a gathering at the Rocky Mount Event Center he believes the outlook nationally is for continued and solid improvement in the economy the next c…

In anticipation of a busy holiday season and the opportunity to serve customers in 2022 and beyond, US Cellular is hiring an additional 27 retail store associates across North Carolina, part of nearly 200 sales positions available across the country.


Gov. Roy Cooper was among the several state and local dignitaries present Thursday at the official opening ceremony of the CSX Carolina Connector intermodal terminal in Edgecombe County.

The Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce, with PNC Bank as presenting sponsor, is going to hold the annual local economic summit the morning of Dec. 2 at the Rocky Mount Event Center.


An area landmark has been transformed by a local fitness community into a place where people of all walks of life and fitness levels can go to improve their lives.

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