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  • Brokers offer retirement, health seminar

    From Staff Reports | January 16, 2015 - 6:09pm

    Two local brokers for Edward Jones will present a retirement planning seminar later this month.

  • Bank uses social media for cash giveaway

    From Contributed Reports | January 9, 2015 - 6:20pm

    Southern Bank has turned to social media for a competition to present two cash gifts to someone who “needs help lightening their load,” a release says.

  • Survey again honors Edward Jones

    From Staff Reports | December 12, 2014 - 7:25pm

    Edward Jones again has taken the top spot in a survey of stock brokers’ opinions of services offered within the industry.

  • Brokerage offers mutual fund program

    From Staff Reports | October 3, 2014 - 4:48pm

    An Edward Jones seminar later this month will offer guidance on mutual fund investing.

  • Red Lobster earns corporate honor

    From Staff Reports | September 19, 2014 - 5:17pm

    Rocky Mount’s Red Lobster was one of only a handful of restaurants in the seafood chain to receive the company’s Team Excellence Award this year.

  • Seminar addresses Social Security issues

    From Staff Reports | September 12, 2014 - 5:21pm

    An Edward Jones seminar will offer guidance on how investors can gain the most from their Social Security benefits.

  • Edward Jones earns two honors

    From Staff Reports | August 29, 2014 - 6:47pm

    Financial services firm Edward Jones again has earned national recognition through its advisers and from Fortune magazine.

  • Program connects businesses, funding

    From Staff Reports | August 22, 2014 - 6:48pm

    An official with the U.S. Small Business Administration will be the featured speaker for an upcoming free program in Rocky Mount.

  • State offers business operations class

    From Staff Reports | August 8, 2014 - 6:19pm

    The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services will offer a free workshop, “The Business of Being in Business,” from 8:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 27 at the McKimmon Center at N.C. State University.

  • College schedules business seminars

    From Staff Reports | July 25, 2014 - 7:03pm

    The Small Business Center at Nash Community College will offer a series of free seminars from in August.

  • Hudson receives SECU Foundation scholarship

    From Staff Reports | July 25, 2014 - 6:56pm

    A North Edgecombe High School graduate has been presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship by the State Employees Credit Union Foundation.

  • SECU Foundation awards scholarship to Abrams

    From Staff Reports | July 25, 2014 - 6:55pm

    A SouthWest Edgecombe High School graduate has been presented a $10,000 four-year college scholarship by the State Employees’ Credit Union Foundation.

  • Business-mentoring group schedules workshops

    From Staff Reports | July 14, 2014 - 9:58am

    A nonprofit business mentoring group will offer a series of monthly workshops beginning in August at Braswell Memorial Library.

  • Keihin grants fund school projects

    From Staff Reports | June 27, 2014 - 7:11pm

    TARBORO – Keihin Carolina System Technology recently awarded grants totaling $5,000 to music and arts projects proposed by Edgecombe County Public Schools teachers.

  • Firm advances in Fortune 500

    From Staff Reports | June 20, 2014 - 3:07pm

    Financial services firm Edward Jones moved higher this year on the annual Fortune 500 list, jumping 47 spots to No. 444.

  • Stifel Financial buys Legg Mason division

    From Staff Reports | June 13, 2014 - 6:07pm

    Stifel Financial has acquired the customized trust and investment advisory division of Legg Mason.

  • Award recognizes Edward Jones

    From Staff Reports | May 2, 2014 - 7:44pm

    Edward Jones recently was presented the 2014 TNS Choice Award for its work with high-dollar households.

  • College offers business seminars

    From Staff Reports | March 28, 2014 - 8:19pm

    The Edgecombe Community College Small Business Center will hold a series of free seminars through April.

  • Carrier plans N.C. capital projects

    From Staff Reports | March 24, 2014 - 11:07am

    Communications provider Suddenlink will spend $25 million on capital projects in 2014, including equipment for its Internet service in Tarboro.

  • Jeweler raises thousands for charity

    From Staff Reports | February 21, 2014 - 6:08pm

    Bailey’s Fine Jewelry donated more than $7,800 to local charities in 2013 through its A Time to Give program, raising the most funds in the program’s history.

  • Chamber enlists new members in January

    From Staff Reports | February 14, 2014 - 7:14pm

    January brought five new members to the rolls at the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • Magazine recognizes Edward Jones

    From Staff Reports | January 17, 2014 - 7:28pm

    Fortune has ranked financial services firm Edward Jones fourth on the magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For 2014.”The listing is the firm’s 15th appearance on the register, which has been released on fortune.com and will be published in the magazine’s Feb. 3 edition.

  • Chamber honors bank's work

    From Staff Reports | January 10, 2014 - 6:35pm

    A revitalized and growing local bank has been presented the Small Business of the Month Award for December by the Rocky Mount Area Chamber of Commerce.

  • Survey again honors Edward Jones

    From Staff Reports | December 6, 2013 - 5:07pm

    WealthManagement.com/REP magazine again has ranked Edward Jones as No. 1 among the nation’s six largest financial firms.

  • Printer brings new digital press online

    From Contributed Reports | November 15, 2013 - 6:10pm

    A Rocky Mount printer has expanded its capability with the addition of a new color press.