Business

May 28, 2016

A company that promised quick DNA testing for area law enforcement among other services has shuttered and its assets are being used to pay down about $500,000 in seed money it owes to Pitt County and Greenville.

ArroGen LLC, which opened The Center for Advanced Forensics across from...

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May 23, 2016

CopyPro recently was recognized by Konica Minolta as a Pro-Tech Service Center for outstanding customer service and support for its 21st consecutive year.

The Pro-Tech Service Center award recognizes Konica Minolta dealers that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to customer support and...

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May 22, 2016

In the investing business the issue of what standard the broker-adviser owes a client has long been a contentious issue. In most professional relationships the provider of advice is held to a very high standard known as a “fiduciary” responsibility. In essence providing fiduciary...

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May 15, 2016

I called my mother last Sunday, not just because it was Mother’s Day, but also because I am concerned how my parents are faring in a near-zero interest rate environment. Retired since the mid-1990s, they rely on their savings to sustain them. Yet, when politicians manipulate our economy,...

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May 09, 2016

Greenville-area printers recently were recognized as winners of the PICA Awards, presented by the Printing Industry of the Carolinas (PICA).

Since 1966, the PICA Awards have been the premier symbol of excellence for the graphics industry in North Carolina and South Carolina. The PICA...

May 09, 2016

The Winterville Chamber of Commerce recently presented five awards, celebrating community leaders, entrepreneurs and helping hands.

Winterville native Tim Avery garnered the highest accolade of the evening as the 2016 Citizen of the Year. Also honored were Full Service Flooring as the...

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May 09, 2016

The N.C. Department of Labor recently honored area employers and employees at the agency’s annual safety awards banquet at Rock Springs Center.

The awards honored on-the-job safety achievements during 2015. Recipients were located in Aurora, Farmville, Grantsboro, Greenville,...

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May 08, 2016

Since the advent of big box stores and warehouse clubs, we have been conditioned to expect that when we buy in bulk, we will pay less per unit, ounce, or pound for our groceries and other household products.

But on a recent trip to the grocery store, I was reminded that bigger isn’t...

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May 05, 2016

Pitt County's March unemployment figures show more people have jobs than a year ago, but the rate of unemployment remains almost unchanged.

The county's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March was 5.8 percent, the same as it was in 2015, according to data released by the U.S....

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May 01, 2016

Countless articles, books, and blogs have been written about the emotional and spiritual toll of adulterous relationships. Most people are unaware, however, that carrying on an affair with a married person can have a financial cost for the non-spousal party.

If a person conducts an affair...

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