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November 12, 2017

Economists believe Rocky Mount will still be a desirable area for industry or business expansions, even if CSX decides to stop plans to build its intermodal terminal in the area.

Reports have surfaced that CSX is taking a hard look at all of its intermodal facilities and reassessing its traditional…

November 12, 2017

Through the combined efforts of the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region volunteers and parents, the city of Rocky Mount and many great volunteers, $500 and two computers will be donated to The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tar River Region.…


November 11, 2017

The current status of the building that once housed the longtime Carleton House restaurant and hotel on North Church Street is a microcosm of where downtown Rocky Mount was and the positive vibe and redevelopment happening in the central section of the city.

After 40 years of operation, the…


November 11, 2017

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits edged up slightly to a still-low 239,000 last week. Meanwhile, the four-week average fell to a fresh 44-year low, evidence that the job market remains healthy.

THE NUMBERS: Applications for jobless aid rose by…

Unemployment Benefits

November 10, 2017

NEW YORK  — Before the holiday season, employees at Andrea Correale’s catering business get an email reminder that in December, “we need all hands on deck.”

Elegant Affairs Caterers often has 12 events in a single day during the holidays, so Correale needs her staff of…

SmallBiz-Small Talk-Holiday Issues

November 09, 2017

People familiar and fans of Lou Reda’s: An American Table will notice a completely different atmosphere at the recently opened Tap@1918 on the campus of the Rocky Mount Mills.

That is what local restaurant partners Lou Reda and Justin Gaines, partners also at Lou Reda’s: An American…


November 09, 2017

NEW YORK — AT&T’s pending acquisition of Time Warner, an $85 billion media deal that could shake up how Americans watch TV, is being held up by the government. That’s raising red flags for some who worry that the White House is trying to put pressure on CNN, the news network…

AT T-Time Warner

November 08, 2017

WASHINGTON — With U.S. unemployment at a 17-year low and businesses complaining that they can’t fill jobs, you might expect pay to be rising sharply as companies try to attract or keep workers.

It’s not. The October jobs report showed that pay gains remain sluggish, and the…

APTOPIX Economy-Jobs

November 07, 2017

Apple revamped its overseas subsidiaries to take advantage of tax loopholes on the European island of Jersey after a crackdown on Ireland’s loose rules began in 2013, according to The New York Times and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists .

The news outlet and the…


November 06, 2017

A Wilson woman recently opened a new women’s clothing store in Golden East Crossing mall.

Betty Forsythe-Atkinson is the owner of Supreme Boutique that celebrated its grand opening Wednesday in the mall. Atkinson also owns another women’s clothing store in Wilson called Supreme All In…

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