News: Business

Sep. 20, 2014 @ 01:37 PM

Open houses promote Manufacturing Awareness Week

Local businesses will be offering open houses, tours and networking opportunities during Manufacturing Awareness Week, which runs from Sept. 30 through Oct. 2.


Sep. 20, 2014 @ 01:31 PM

Lost Parrot offers a laid-back atmosphere

As business continues to pick up, co-owners Wendell Helms and Lynn Zook look to continue offering a laid back, fun and family friendly environment at their new business.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 12:57 PM

County show appreciation for local industry

A special reception, dinner and banquet took place Thursday night following a lunch and golf tournament earlier in the day as part of the 16th Annual “Hook & Slice” Industry Appreciation Day.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

Drew Boggs pleads guilty to two felonies

Carl "Drew" Boggs, CEO of Boggs Paving, entered a plea of guilty to two felony counts in U.S. District Court Thursday morning.


Aug. 15, 2014 @ 10:58 AM

Harris Teeter to expand distribution center

 Gov. Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Harris Teeter, LLC will expand the perishable facility of its existing Indian Trail Distribution Center in Union County. 


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

Lawmakers weigh ban on teen use of tanning beds

A ban on teens 18 and younger using tanning beds will be decided this week in the N.C. General Assembly.