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RALEIGH — If you are checking your list twice this week, small businesses across the state are ready for you to stop by. With national supply chain problems plaguing online retailers, small brick and mortars say that last minute gifts are on their shelves, giving them an edge over online retailers.

Published in Local News
Monday, 22 November 2021 14:23

How inflation may gobble up Thanksgiving budgets

RALEIGH — As we sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, many of us will give thanks for the chance to spend time with family and friends, and for the indulgent meal. But inflation will take the first bite, making Thanksgiving 2021 the most expensive in history.

Published in Local News

"I’m a small business owner," someone identified as "Andy" writes to syndicated advice columnists J.T. and Dale, "and I can’t believe how many people just don’t want to work anymore. ... my business is suffering, because I can’t get employees."

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 12 May 2021 14:38

OPINION: Enforce rules to end labor shortage

President Joe Biden wants you to believe that there is no relationship between the extra $300 a week many are receiving in enhanced unemployment-insurance benefits and the shortage of workers now manifest in stores, restaurants, hotels, and other businesses here in North Carolina and across the country.

Published in Opinion
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HAMLET — Richmond Community College is partnering with VBC Manufacturing, a division of the Volumetric Building Companies, to connect skilled people with stable work, excellent benefits and bonus opportunities.

Published in Local News
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 18:53

FirstHealth offering new women, children’s classes

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital’s Women & Children’s department is offering new educational classes for expecting patients and their families.

Published in Lifestyle