March 18, 2019

It’s springtime, which means it’s a great time to discover fresh produce grown by local area farmers.

This season, check out unique local, handmade, homegrown, and vintage products and more at the Tarboro Market.

Starting on April 6, you can find the Tarboro Market under the portico at…

Helpful money lessons I learned throughout life

March 18, 2019

I grew up in a loving and encouraging family.

But we lacked financial knowledge and budgeting management. I fortunately met great money examples along the way.

My first great example was my grandfather “Pop Pop.” He came from meager means. The great depression caused him to…

Downtown investor receives award

March 17, 2019

Rocky Mount real estate investor Ben Braddock has been named an N.C. Main Street Champion.

"I am honored to receive the 2018 Main Street Champion Award for Downtown Rocky Mount," Braddock said. "It’s wonderful to be a part of such a great community that believes in the future of our historic…

CSX to break ground for rail hub in April

March 16, 2019

People are going to start seeing action soon at the site of CSX’s proposed intermodal rail facility across from N.C. Wesleyan College.

“We’ll break ground out there next month,” Carolinas Gateway Partnership President and CEO Norris Tolson said.

State Department of…