Work continues on new DMV headquarters

Work continues on new DMV headquarters

William F. West Staff Writer May 8, 2020 Has the coronavirus put on hold the transformation of the former Hardee’s corporate headquarters complex into the future state Division of Motor Vehicles headquarters? If your answer is no, then you are correct. “The work never...
New pharmaceutical firm set to locate in area

New pharmaceutical firm set to locate in area

By WILLIAM F. WEST Staff Writer A startup nationwide pharmaceutical business has selected a shell building in the West Nashville Commerce Park as a base of operations — and crews are at work readying the location. Joe Cascone, a co-founder of Asterra Labs, told the...
Golden LEAF loans available to small businesses

Golden LEAF loans available to small businesses

By Travis Fain, WRAL statehouse reporter ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Small businesses in North Carolina can apply for loans up to $50,000, with no interest and no payments due for six months, to help them stay afloat as the COVID-19 pandemic shuts down large swaths of the...
Crews work on new site for DMV

Crews work on new site for DMV

By WILLIAM F. WEST Staff Writer The entrances to the future state Division of Motor Vehicles headquarters on Church Street are ribboned off from public entry because crews are inside upfitting buildings on the property, more commonly known locally as the former...
Corning posts jobs ads for new facility

Corning posts jobs ads for new facility

By JOHN H. WALKER Staff Writer Nothing shows up for a Tarboro location yet on the Corning website, but indeed.com has a number of jobs listed for the yet-to-open warehouse facility located directly across from what once was Hart’s Chapel Road on U.S. 64 Alternate....