January 17, 2017

FARMVILLE — Business owners in Farmville now have more options to improve their storefronts, thanks to action by the town’s board of commissioners.

Commissioners voted unanimously earlier this month to tweak the town’s façade grant program by eliminating the $5,000 match…

January 16, 2017

Herb L. Ormond III, president and chief investment officer of the independent investment services firm H.L. Ormond & Co. LLC, recently was named a member of the 2017 Raymond James Leaders Council.

This marks the fifth consecutive year that Ormond has qualified for this recognition.

Ormond, who…


January 16, 2017


The City of Greenville inspections department issued the following building permits from Jan. 4-10:

• Dewitt Newkirk Jr., 411 Greenfield Drive, single-family alteration, $25,000.

• Cypress Glen Retirement Community, 201 John Wesley Road, garage/carport, $15,500.

• Marvin…

January 16, 2017

• 2G Waterfowl LLC, agent Michael D. Sadler, 613 Crabtree Road, Belhaven.

• Anderson’s A/C and Heating LLC, agent Mahmoud Atiyha, 1101 Evans St., Greenville.

• CTTFM Inc., agent Carey Turner, 200 Washington St., Williamston.

• Davenport Insurance Agency LLC, agent Entity…

January 16, 2017

Randon Summers recently was announced as the recipient of the first Penco Humanitarian Award.

The idea of the award originated from Tom Kulikowski, president and CEO of Greenville-based Penco Products Inc., to annually recognize one Penco team member for his or her commitment to service.

The award…


January 16, 2017

Bailey celebrates 25 years with CopyPro

Brent Bailey, IT field service supervisor, recently celebrated his 25-year anniversary with CopyPro.

Bailey started his career at CopyPro as a liquid copier technician and moved to the position of blended technician, then to team leader before moving into his…


January 16, 2017

East Carolina University’s Office of Innovation and Economic Development (OIED) will receive nearly $500,000 for a project that will accelerate and expand commercialization, leading to a broader innovation and technology network in eastern North Carolina.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny…

January 16, 2017

The Hammock Source has named Maurice “Primo” Brown as its 2016 Employee of the Year.

Brown previously had been named Employee of the Month. He has been employed by The Hammock Source since 2003 and recently was promoted to receiving dock manager.

“Primo has done a lot for the…


January 16, 2017

The North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation recently announced two recipients for the Going Local grant program.

Eric Godwin, Future Farmers of America (FFA) adviser at Washington High School, received a $500 grant for his project titled “Hydroponics Lab Greenhouse.” Mike Godley,…


January 16, 2017

FARMVILLE — Carolina Poultry Power is eyeing Farmville to open a regional waste steam facility on Marlboro Road, between Natural Blend and Southern States.

The facility uses poultry waste, which is converted into a fuel that can be used as a substitute for natural gas to produce energy with a…

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