July 02, 2018

For an idea of how novel Starbucks is to the Twin Counties, look no further than the new storefront’s enthused, if inexperienced, employees.

Normally, said store manager Megan Cherrier, who lives in Raleigh and commutes to Rocky Mount, there is a by-the-book procedure when a new Starbucks…


June 22, 2018

Chazz Oesch and his cousin, Matt Nichols, plus his dad, Ken Oesch — the "loud silent partner" — are all set to open their new brewery in the storefront next to the beer garden at the Rocky Mount Mills.

They had a soft opening a few months ago and have been open on weekends selling…


June 01, 2018

Running swag, breakfast food trucks, live music, money raised toward a good cause — and, of course, beer, will all be part of this weekend’s Rocky Mount Mills 5K, the third annual iteration of the event, which will begin early Saturday morning.

As it stands right now, about 97 percent…

May 27, 2018

From the long-awaited official launch of a new brewery to the usual range of options, the Rocky Mount Mills will have a lot to offer and do this June and throughout the rest of the summer.

BDD Brewing Co., which has opened on select weekends teasing samples of their upcoming beers for the past few…

May 13, 2018

A 20- through 40-year-old in the Rocky Mount area will be the recipient of a new honor this summer as the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced its People’s Choice Award for an Outstanding Young Professional.

It’s the first time the organization has given out such an…

April 28, 2018

Close your eyes at Trax Coffee Bar and your mind might wander to somewhere other than downtown Rocky Mount.

A colorful ice cream cooler aside, the 900-foot stow away in Station Square has a rustic feel; a mellow hardwood finish with similarly brown-shaded shelves, well-thought out seating areas and…

6 stories in Millennials. Viewing 1 through 6.
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