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Small Business Association approves disaster loans for NC businesses

The United States Small Business Administration has approved an a disaster declaration for the state of North Carolina, opening the way for business owners affected ... Read more

1 week ago by Matt Debnam.

Help available for struggling businesses, laid off employees

Facing unprecedented closures and having to make alternative arrangements to serve customers and keep employees on the clock, there are resources available to help local ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

A cruel paradox: Beating virus means causing US recession

By PAUL WISEMAN AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON, DC — No one knows how long it will last or how much it will hurt. But the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

SBA updates criteria on states for requesting disaster assistance loans for small businesses impacted by COVID-19

From U.S. Small Business Administration   WASHINGTON, DC — As part of the Trump Administration’s aggressive, whole-of-government efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak and minimize economic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Daily News.

Governor’s order closes local restaurants, bars

All weekend, Backwater Jack’s and Highwater Social co-owner Laura Scoble was seeing signs that her businesses might have to close down for a while. First, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Officials discourage over-buying, hoarding supplies

As the number of cases of COVID-19 have grown in the U.S., so have the number of empty shelves in local grocery stores, pharmacies and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Vail Stewart Rumley.

Executive order stops restaurant dine-in services, loosens unemployment requirements

Food service at restaurants will be limited to curbside and takeout services effective at 5 p.m. today, according to N.C. Governor Roy Cooper. The Governor ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Governor to close restaurants and bars, curbside and takeout still allowed

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper will announce a new executive order this afternoon closing all North Carolina restaurants and bars for dine-in customers. The order ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Business owners face tough decisions responding to COVID-19

As health officials make tough decisions at the local, state and federal level to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, area business owners are also ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Matt Debnam.

Stock market losses accelerate past 10% on coronavirus fears

By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK — The stock market’s losses are accelerating past 10% in late trading Monday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by The Associated Press.

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