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Unemployment numbers at record high

At the state and national level, unemployment claims reached a record high this week, with 3.3 million Americans out of jobs amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. ... Read more

2 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Manufacturers find new purpose in COVID-19 crisis

With approximately 80 companies employing close to 3,800 people, Beaufort County’s manufacturing sector has a strong capability to make things during normal times. Now, with ... Read more

3 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Health director: close, not casual, contact spreads COVID-19

A Walgreens employee was one of two people in Beaufort County whose COVID-19 tests returned positive on Tuesday, Walgreens corporate office in Deerfield, Illinois, confirmed ... Read more

4 days ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Beaufort County Register of Deeds office abides by CDC recommendations

From the Office of the Beaufort County Register of Deeds   Jennifer Leggett Whitehurst, Beaufort County Register of Deeds, announced temporary changes in all in-person ... Read more

4 days ago by The Daily News.

Golden LEAF deploys $15 million in funding to launch NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan Program

ROCKY MOUNT — The Golden LEAF Foundation announces $15 million in funding to launch a rapid recovery loan program in response to economic losses related ... Read more

5 days ago by Golden LEAF Foundation.

Gyms, salons, movie theatres ordered closed

A variety of businesses, including gyms, hair salons, movie theatres and other facilities have been ordered to close as of 5 p.m. Wednesday under a ... Read more

6 days ago by Matt Debnam.

Some businesses still hiring, unemployment claims soar

It’s been a hard week for local businesses in Beaufort County. From small retailers temporarily closing their doors to restaurants and bars having to lay ... Read more

1 week ago by Matt Debnam.

Economic Development Partnership shares business resources

The North Carolina Economic Development Partnership has is offering assistance for businesses experiencing hardships due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Is your business experiencing supply chain disruptions due ... Read more

1 week ago by The Daily News.

North Carolina jobless claims surge from virus layoffs

By GARY D. ROBERTSON RALEIGH — Unemployment benefit requests in North Carolina surged this week due to the new coronavirus as business activity slowed and ... Read more

1 week ago by The Associated Press.

Small Business Centers offer additional resources for business owners

The North Carolina Small Business Center Network is offering additional resources to business owners to navigate the unprecedented circumstances surrounding COVID-19. “Your safety, health and ... Read more

1 week ago by The Daily News.

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