Sunday, January 19, 2020
Saturday, January 18, 2020

A longtime Rocky Mount business has for slightly more than the past six months been prospering in relocated larger space in a popular retail area on the northwest side of the city.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Rocky Mount and Twin Counties residents eager to purchase helpings of chicken at the new Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen will get the chance starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery is going to begin a $19.8 million expansion of the company’s plant just off U.S. 258 southwest of Tarboro that is going to create 108 new jobs.

Monday, January 13, 2020

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Plans are in the works for a kickoff gathering later this month for the future state Division of Motor Vehicles headquarters north of downtown.

Ricky Parks said he is in a state of disbelief and shock since Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce President and CEO David Farris recently informed him he is the local business booster organization’s distinguished citizen of the year.


A Pinetops native who once played professional basketball internationally has a place downtown where people can, after a long day late in the week, unwind or watch their favorite sporting events on one of some 20 screens or televisions.


A New York-based tire sales and service chain apparently is in business in a new building on the northwest side of Rocky Mount.

First Carolina Financial Services Inc., parent company of First Carolina Bank, recently announced the completion of a private placement of $32 million in aggregate principal amount of fixed-to-floating rate subordinated notes due December 2029.

Gov. Roy Cooper and scores of other VIPs and residents gathered on a sunny and humid day on April 24 on the lawn of N.C. Wesleyan College for a ceremony signaling the start of construction of the future CSX intermodal rail facility.


A Jamaican native has opened a new restaurant and bar in the heart of Rocky Mount so people can not only eat Jamaican cuisine but also unwind in an establishment designed in tribute to the Caribbean island nation.

First Carolina Bank has received regulatory approval to activate its trust powers as a state-chartered bank and has entered the wealth management business through the launch of First Carolina Wealth.

Launched on Giving Tuesday, U.S. Cellular’s The Future of Good program returned for its fifth consecutive year to champion and invest in young people who are bringing fairness to their communities.

Doug Sauls’ BBQ and Seafood may be reopening soon, but the owner now faces a misdemeanor public health violation charge for catering a wedding in Wilson after his restaurant was closed due to the presence of salmonella.