Saturday, October 17, 2020

On Jan. 1, 1980, a small business opened on Fairview Road in Rocky Mount. As the company celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, founder and chief sunshine officer Skip Carney looks at the history and future plans of Carney & Co.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Monday, October 12, 2020

The NC Rural Center is urging qualifying businesses to apply for COVID-19 Rapid Recovery loans through the program with the deadline set for Oct. 15.

To better serve the Rocky Mount community, U.S. Cellular has reopened and renovated the company’s retail store at 2520 Sunset Ave.

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The Chick-fil-A at Cobb Corners in the northwestern part of the city is closed and the Atlanta-based restaurant chain gave a brief prepared statement saying the coronavirus pandemic is the reason.

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The vacant former Rite Aid Pharmacy building along Benvenue Road in the northwestern part of the city is going to be replaced by a relocated CVS Pharmacy.

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Nashville-based George’s BBQ Sauce is one of four finalists in a statewide contest sponsored by the N.C. Chamber, the state’s leading business advocacy organization.

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The Westridge Grill, which closed temporarily after an employee tested positive for COVID-19, now is back open for business, and owner Michael Wise recently discussed the negative and positive effects COVID-19 has had on his business.

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Nashville-based George’s BBQ Sauce is seeking the help of local residents in wining a statewide contest sponsored by the N.C. Chamber, the state’s leading business advocacy organization.

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Signage is in place at a North Church Street location that is going to be the retrofitted Rocky Mount distribution facility of a temperature-controlled food products motor carrier — and the building at that location also now has a fresh exterior coat of paint.

Future industrial sites in Edgecombe and Nash counties have made a list of six properties Duke Energy has selected in North Carolina for participation in the company’s 2020 Site Readiness Program.

The Small Business Center at Nash Community College in partnership with TenBiz will continue to provide Mindspark Live and Smart Start webinars through September.

The Nash County Travel and Tourism Board earlier this week voted to issue a letter of concern to the state Local Government Commission about the City of Rocky Mount’s proposed downtown development project.