Business happenings/events, and related coverage for Eastern North Carolina and beyond.

Source: NC Small Business Center Network/Community Colleges. Free Small Business Seminars at NashCC in May 2017 (5/8/2017) - By Jo Anne Cooper, Nashville Chamber of Commerce A reminder that Nash Community College (NashCC) offers free Small Business Seminars throughout the year, with several coming up this Spring. The seminars listed below are held at the community [...]
$135,000 Grant to Aid Eastern NC Healthcare Clinics (12/30/2016) - NC Association of Free & Charitable Clinics awarded $135,000 grant to aid in Hurricane Matthew recovery at Eastern NC healthcare clinics Grant will help clinics return to full strength in serving the uninsured By Randy [...]
Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount NC holds programs for all ages. Source: Braswell Facebook page. Upcoming SCORE Business Tax Workshop at Braswell Memorial Library (12/15/2016) - By Joetta L Pittman, Braswell Memorial Public Library SCORE and Braswell Memorial Library will be hosting seminars geared toward small business owners, nonprofit managers, ENC Small Business Centers, and schools. Registration is open for “Tax Implications [...]
Source: Nashville NC Chamber of Commerce. Don’t Miss Nashville’s Last “First Friday Coffee” of 2016! (11/30/2016) - The Nashville Chamber of Commerce invites local residents and public servants to join its members for a cup of coffee on the first Friday of each month. The final “First Friday Coffee” of the year is Friday, [...]
Knightdale Chamber of Commerce Logo, Knightdale NC. Knightdale Chamber of Commerce Gearing Up for “2017 Economic Forum & Forecast” (11/17/2016) - By Patrice Bayyan, Across the nation and North Carolina there are key trends of technological unemployment, globalization, aging and the changing skill needs of the workforce. It opens up the question: What’s the impact? [...]
Zebulon Next crowd settling in for the presentations. Photo: Kay Whatley. Zebulon Next Conference Spotlights Growth Potential (10/7/2016) - By Kay Whatley, Editor Did you miss it?  The first Zebulon Next — an Economic Growth Conference — was held on October 6, 2016, by the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce. Business managers, bank representatives, town commissioners, the Mayor, sponsor [...]
Downtown with lights. Source: Zebulon Chamber of Commerce, Zebulon NC. Zebulon Next Conference Invites Public to Hear the Future (9/21/2016) - Registration is open for the inaugural Zebulon Next — an Economic Growth Conference organized by the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce.  This one-day event is scheduled for Thursday, October 6, 2016, 7:45am to 10:30am. Denise Nowell of the Zebulon Chamber [...]
Creative Startups Southeastern Creative Entrepreneurs Compete For $50,000 In Funding (5/23/2016) - Released by Siobhan Olson (Feisty PR) and Margaret Collins (Center for Creative Economy) Creative Startups, the world-class program that helps creative entrepreneurs develop business models and identify venture capital funding, has launched its newest business accelerator program for [...]