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STATESVILLE — Carolina Farm Credit is now accepting applications for the 13th year of the Ag Biz Planner program and the 6th year of the Ag Biz Basics program.

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RALEIGH — Several bills to help N.C. distillers and to loosen alcohol regulation in the state are moving through the General Assembly. Some have progressed to the floor, of both or one of the bodies, while others are mired in committee.

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ROCKINGHAM — The sign on the door reads “Opening Soon!”

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RALEIGH ― The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina today launched a national advertising campaign focused on increasing awareness and choice of North Carolina as a place where diverse businesses and workforce talent can thrive.

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PEMBROKE — Dr. Suzanne Altobello has been named the William Henry Belk Distinguished Professor Chair in Business Administration at UNC Pembroke. 

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RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation is encouraging disadvantaged businesses to compete for state transportation contracts.

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ROCKINGHAM — Speckled Paw Coffee will open its Richmond County location on Friday.

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When it comes to our business climate and economic prospects, North Carolinians are used to receiving accolades. Let’s add another to the list. The Cato Institute just released a study of regulatory barriers facing entrepreneurs. North Carolina fared well in the analysis, ranking 12th-best in the nation.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina is among the top five states in the nation on metrics such as tax rates, size of state government, and income transfer programs, according to a new report from the American Legislative Exchange Council.

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Thursday, 06 May 2021 12:15

OPINION: Small towns

I was born May 4, 1963 in Wadesboro, North Carolina, in Anson County. My father was born there and so was his father and his father before him. My mother’s people settled in Anson County for about a hundred years before moving to points west in the late 1800s. I say all of that to show that I’m a product of the small towns that make up rural North Carolina.

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