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N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent increase in auto insurance rates

February 2nd, 2023  · BIZ
N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent increase in auto insurance rates

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Thursday announced that the North Carolina Rate Bureau has submitted a rate filing with the N.C. Department of Insurance, requesting an increase for auto policies. In the filing, the bureau has requested an overall average statewide increase in private passenger auto insurance rates of 28.4 percent, which would become effective…Read More from N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent increase in auto insurance rates

Currituck Extension hosts workshop on pruning ornamental trees and shrubs for pros, homeowners

February 1st, 2023  · BIZ  · Community
Currituck Extension hosts workshop on pruning ornamental trees and shrubs for pros, homeowners

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both professionals and homeowners who want to learn how to properly prune their ornamental trees and shrubs. Join us on Wednesday, February 22nd from 1:00 to 2:45 P.M. Register online for this free workshop at https://pruning.eventbrite.com. The workshop will cover when, why, and how…Read More from Currituck Extension hosts workshop on pruning ornamental trees and shrubs for pros, homeowners

VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

January 31st, 2023  · BIZ  · GOV  · Multimedia
VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

Most people know that the U.S. Census Bureau measures the nation’s population once every 10 years. But fewer know that every five years, it conducts another important survey that measures the nation’s businesses to give us a comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity across more than 21,000 geographic areas. Letters for the 2022 Economic Census…Read More from VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

2023 Albemarle Area Landscape School scheduled for Feb. 27

January 31st, 2023  · BIZ
2023 Albemarle Area Landscape School scheduled for Feb. 27

This year’s Albemarle Area Landscape School will be held on February 27, from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Pasquotank County Extension Center, 1209 McPherson St., Elizabeth City. N.C. Landscape Contractors will receive 1B and 3L credits, and N.C. Pesticide Applicators will receive 2 hrs of N, L, D, & X credits. Schedule of…Read More from 2023 Albemarle Area Landscape School scheduled for Feb. 27

North Carolina among strongest domiciles in the world for captive insurers

January 30th, 2023  · BIZ
North Carolina among strongest domiciles in the world for captive insurers

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey says the state’s Captive Insurance Program remains among the world’s strongest domiciles as it enters its second decade of operation. “We are excited by the continued success of our captive program here in North Carolina as we approach the 10th anniversary of the passage of the Captive Insurance Act…Read More from North Carolina among strongest domiciles in the world for captive insurers

Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

January 30th, 2023  · BIZ  · GOV
Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

Family Dollar stores in six northeastern N.C. communities and a pair of Dollar General stores have been fined a total of nearly $72,000 by state regulators because of excessive price-scanner errors. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division announced Monday the fines were assessed to Family Dollar stores in Ahoskie, Aulander, Edenton,…Read More from Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

January 30th, 2023  · BIZ  · GOV  · Real Estate
Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

The Duck Town Council will be appointing a Planning Board member to fill the vacancy at the March 1, 2023 meeting. The Town of Duck Planning Board is an advisory board that performs core responsibilities set forth by state law to advise on matters pertaining to comprehensive and land use planning; zoning; zoning amendments and…Read More from Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

Award winners honored at Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and reception

January 29th, 2023  · BIZ  · Community
Award winners honored at Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and reception

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting and Awards Reception on Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk. The event featured a Winter Wonderland theme and included a prime rib and lobster buffet, music with Howell & Caswell, and highlighted the accomplishments and successes of 2022 and looked ahead to…Read More from Award winners honored at Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and reception

CRMP Inc.’s new trucks used to haul concrete to Carova featured in Bulldog Magazine

January 28th, 2023  · BIZ
CRMP Inc.’s new trucks used to haul concrete to Carova featured in Bulldog Magazine

When truck driver Cliff Davis hauls ready-mix concrete for Commercial Ready Mix Products Inc., he’s likely to encounter famous Corolla wild horses, sea birds and swirling sand obstacles as he travels along 12 miles of exposed beaches in the northernmost part of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The remote route is only accessible by boat or…Read More from CRMP Inc.’s new trucks used to haul concrete to Carova featured in Bulldog Magazine

N.C.-based Nucor Steel tops full-year earnings record in 2022

January 27th, 2023  · BIZ
N.C.-based Nucor Steel tops full-year earnings record in 2022

Nucor, the steelmaker based in Charlotte with a plate plant in northeastern North Carolina, earned a record $7.6 billion in 2022, or $28.79 per share. NASDAQ reports the Q4 profit at the largest U.S. steelmaker beat estimates but lower volume and prices cut earnings from a year ago. Nucor soared 66 percent last year, best…Read More from N.C.-based Nucor Steel tops full-year earnings record in 2022

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BIZ February 2nd, 2023

N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent increase in auto insurance rates

Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey on Thursday announced that the North Carolina Rate Bureau has submitted a rate filing with the N.C. Department of Insurance, requesting an increase for auto policies. In the filing, the bureau has requested an overall average statewide increase in private passenger auto insurance rates of 28.4 percent, which would become effective…Read More from N.C. Rate Bureau requests 28.4 percent increase in auto insurance rates

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BIZ Community February 1st, 2023

Currituck Extension hosts workshop on pruning ornamental trees and shrubs for pros, homeowners

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will present a workshop for both professionals and homeowners who want to learn how to properly prune their ornamental trees and shrubs. Join us on Wednesday, February 22nd from 1:00 to 2:45 P.M. Register online for this free workshop at https://pruning.eventbrite.com. The workshop will cover when, why, and how…Read More from Currituck Extension hosts workshop on pruning ornamental trees and shrubs for pros, homeowners

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BIZ GOV Multimedia January 31st, 2023

VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

Most people know that the U.S. Census Bureau measures the nation’s population once every 10 years. But fewer know that every five years, it conducts another important survey that measures the nation’s businesses to give us a comprehensive measure of U.S. economic activity across more than 21,000 geographic areas. Letters for the 2022 Economic Census…Read More from VIDEO: Economic Census will survey more than 4 million U.S. business locations starting this week

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BIZ January 30th, 2023

North Carolina among strongest domiciles in the world for captive insurers

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey says the state’s Captive Insurance Program remains among the world’s strongest domiciles as it enters its second decade of operation. “We are excited by the continued success of our captive program here in North Carolina as we approach the 10th anniversary of the passage of the Captive Insurance Act…Read More from North Carolina among strongest domiciles in the world for captive insurers

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BIZ GOV January 30th, 2023

Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

Family Dollar stores in six northeastern N.C. communities and a pair of Dollar General stores have been fined a total of nearly $72,000 by state regulators because of excessive price-scanner errors. The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division announced Monday the fines were assessed to Family Dollar stores in Ahoskie, Aulander, Edenton,…Read More from Family Dollar, Dollar General fined nearly $72K for price-scanner errors in northeast N.C. stores

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BIZ GOV Real Estate January 30th, 2023

Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

The Duck Town Council will be appointing a Planning Board member to fill the vacancy at the March 1, 2023 meeting. The Town of Duck Planning Board is an advisory board that performs core responsibilities set forth by state law to advise on matters pertaining to comprehensive and land use planning; zoning; zoning amendments and…Read More from Town of Duck seeking new member for Planning Board

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BIZ Community January 29th, 2023

Award winners honored at Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and reception

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Meeting and Awards Reception on Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk. The event featured a Winter Wonderland theme and included a prime rib and lobster buffet, music with Howell & Caswell, and highlighted the accomplishments and successes of 2022 and looked ahead to…Read More from Award winners honored at Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and reception

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BIZ January 28th, 2023

CRMP Inc.’s new trucks used to haul concrete to Carova featured in Bulldog Magazine

When truck driver Cliff Davis hauls ready-mix concrete for Commercial Ready Mix Products Inc., he’s likely to encounter famous Corolla wild horses, sea birds and swirling sand obstacles as he travels along 12 miles of exposed beaches in the northernmost part of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The remote route is only accessible by boat or…Read More from CRMP Inc.’s new trucks used to haul concrete to Carova featured in Bulldog Magazine

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BIZ January 27th, 2023

N.C.-based Nucor Steel tops full-year earnings record in 2022

Nucor, the steelmaker based in Charlotte with a plate plant in northeastern North Carolina, earned a record $7.6 billion in 2022, or $28.79 per share. NASDAQ reports the Q4 profit at the largest U.S. steelmaker beat estimates but lower volume and prices cut earnings from a year ago. Nucor soared 66 percent last year, best…Read More from N.C.-based Nucor Steel tops full-year earnings record in 2022