Tuesday, October 19, 2021

A Chipotle Mexican Grill is going to be opening in the future at the edge of the Sutters Creek Plaza shopping center in the northwestern part of the city, a company spokeswoman told the Telegram.

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Bulluck Furniture will host Vietri Inc. founder and CEO Susan Gravely during a special event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct 30 in the store at 124 S. Church St. in downtown Rocky Mount.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

An Indiana-based company specializing in selling products in connection with aquatics, landscaping and ornamental horticulture is expanding operations in Rocky Mount, the Carolinas Gateway Partnership said in a news release.

Monday, October 11, 2021

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The nation’s largest beauty products retailer is going to open a store in a busy shopping area in the northwestern part of the city on Nov. 12, a spokeswoman for the company said.

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Rocky Mount is going to have the latest in a chain of quick-lube locations featuring a unique drive-up concept so that customers do not have to leave their cars.

As Rocky Mount area schools welcome students back to in-person classes and learning, athletic teams, after-school STEM programs and organizations are looking for ways to continue their respective programming.

Roy Jones, CEO of ElectriCities of North Carolina, testified Thursday as part of a national panel of experts convened by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to discuss challenges to the reliability of the nation’s electric grid.

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Altice USA, parent company of Suddenlink, donated over $12,500 worth of iPads to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region to increase access to virtual classroom opportunities, connectivity and online curriculum for students.

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TARBORO — Data included in an early release of the 2020 U.S. Census confirmed what anyone looking for affordable, livable housing in Edgecombe County already knew.

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TARBORO — The first Live, Work, Play Chamber Expo held Thursday on the Tarboro Town Common appeared to be a success based on the number of people who milled about the 25 or so vendors’ tents during the five-hour event.

TARBORO — Years of frustration over the lack of customer service — real or perceived — from Suddenlink has led Tarboro town staff members to seek out an alternative.

Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce officials are hopeful the 40 percent rain forecast for Thursday comes up dry as they try for a second time to host the “Live, Work, Play, Chamber Expo” at 10 a.m. at the Tarboro Town Common.

Tarboro Edgecombe Chamber of Commerce officials are hopeful large turnout from vendors will mean a strong response from the community when the “Live, Work, Play, Chamber Expo!” will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Thursday at the Tarboro Town Common. Admission is free.

Edgecombe County’s unemployment rate climbed for the second straight month in June after hitting a 12-month low in April, according to data released by the state Department of Commerce.

Ashley Marie Hall was ready to complete her classes and sit for her licensure test to become a massage therapist when COVID-19 hit and delayed the whole process by shutting down in-person training.

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