Month: December 2018

One on One: Give them a book

by D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – What is a good book I can give a friend? Every year I get this question from folks who know that I try to keep up with NorthCarolina-related books. First of all, I…

Siler City receives $235,000 RIA grant

Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 19 grant requests totaling $7,275,100. This includes a $235,000 grant for Siler City to support the renovation of a 76,000-square-foot building, where A.D. Tubi will locate its first manufacturing…

Brookwood Farms wins 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Award

Durham, NC – The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), the official representative of the MEP National Network™ and NIST MEP in North Carolina, today announced the winners of its 2018 Manufacturing Leadership Awards at mfgCON in Durham, North Carolina. The NCMEP…

BBB complies list of top 12 Holiday scams of 2018

Raleigh, NC – The National Retail Federation (NRF) expects consumers to spend approximately $1,000 this year leading to $720 billion spent overall for holiday shopping. As shoppers set records on spending Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina (BBB) urges…

2018 NCHSAA football championship game times set

Chapel Hill, NC – The 2018 NCHSAA football playoffs concluded on Saturday and the stage is set for the 105th edition of the NCHSAA Football State Championships is set for this weekend. All championship football games will take place on…

Wintry weather could hit Chatham county this weekend

snow Martha's Chapel Road

Pittsboro, NC – According to the National Weather Service Raleigh Office, all of Chatham County should expect to see cold rain starting late Saturday afternoon, with periods of snow or freezing rain developing overnight. Periods of gusty winds will also…