North Carolina Business News

North Carolina Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from North Carolina, U.S.A. (N.C., NC), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


New study by UNC-CH researchers finds that walking while listening to Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning, retention, and mood

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Walking Classroom Institute has released results of a research study conducted in spring 2018 by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and funded by the Oak Foundation, confirming that walking while listening to The Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning as well as retention of information, student mood, and attitudes toward learning.

Sokal Media Group Signs Nissan of Stanhope

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group signs Nissan of Stanhope and will act as agency of record for the dealership. Starting in mid-November of 2018, Sokal Media Group will begin a program to launch new websites for the Nissan store, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in a variety of other areas of dealership business.

Sokal Media Group Signs Nissan of Atlantic City

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group company signs Nissan of Atlantic City as agency of record. Beginning in mid-November 2018, Sokal Media Group will start a program to launch new websites for the dealership, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of advertising.

Sokal Media Group Signs Freehold Nissan

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Auto dealer marketing firm, Sokal Media Group, signs as agency of record for Freehold Nissan. By mid-November 2018, Sokal Media Group will begin launching new websites for the store, create new advertising campaigns including digital and traditional ads, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Steve Harvey’s ‘STEVE’ and Capital Ford of Rocky Mount surprise local woman with a new car

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Oct. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Steve Harvey’s “STEVE” and Capital Ford of Rocky Mount give the surprise of a lifetime to local Rocky Mount woman, Jaylesya Corbett. Capital Ford of Rocky Mount teamed up with Steve Harvey’s hit syndicated daytime show, “STEVE” to donate a New 2019 Ford Fiesta to help Corbett get to work easier.

University Kia and Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro Join Forces

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — University Kia and Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro are joining forces to help feed the elderly and homebound in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro area. With the generous donation of a New 2019 Kia Soul by University Kia, Meals on Wheels Chapel Hill-Carrboro will be able to continue to provide hot, nutritious meals and personal visits to more than 180 recipients who are unable to prepare meals for themselves.

Sokal Media Group Signs Dan Cava’s Toyota World and Dan’s Car World

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Automobile dealer marketing firm, Sokal Media Group, will act as agency of record for Dan Cava’s Toyota World and Dan’s Car World dealerships in West Virginia. Starting in November 2018, the marketing agency will launch new websites for the dealerships, create advertising campaigns, and assist in digital and traditional media.

Sokal Media Group Signs Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Indian Trail for Automotive Marketing Campaign

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is now the agency of record for Capital Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Indian Trail, the newest member of the widely growing Capital Automotive Group. The Capital group has been a client of Sokal Media Group for over a decade while they continue to grow and thrive in various locations throughout North Carolina.

Capital Auto Group Acquires Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Indian Trail

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The rapidly growing Capital Auto Group recently acquired Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Indian Trail as their newest store addition. Capital Auto Group has been a thriving brand since 1985, boasting 17 impressive stores, reaching communities throughout North Carolina.

Medical Practice Consulting Services Expands Billing Operations in North Carolina

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH, N.C., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical Practice Consulting Services (MPCS), a leading national group of practice growth consultants offering revenue cycle management services today announce the strategic expansion and opening of their billing operations, with offices at 2000 New River Inlet, Suite 1001.

Parkway Ford Lincoln Certified as a J.D. Power 2018 Dealer of Excellence

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Aug. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Demonstrating its commitment to exceeding customer expectations, Parkway Ford Lincoln has been certified in the J.D. Power 2018 Dealer of Excellence Program(SM) which recognizes a select number of vehicle dealerships throughout the United States that provide exceptional customer service.

Sokal Media Group Signs Magic City Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group, an automotive advertising agency, is proud to be named the agency of record for Magic City Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM. Starting in August 2018, Sokal Media Group will launch new digital advertising for the store, in addition to TV and direct mail campaigns.

Sokal Media Group Signs Magic City Chevrolet Buick GMC

RALEIGH, N.C. and COVINGTON, Va., Aug. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group, a thriving automotive advertising agency, is proud to be named the agency of record for Magic City Chevrolet Buick GMC of Covington, Virginia. Effective Immediately, Sokal Media Group will launch new digital advertising for the store, in addition to TV and direct mail campaigns.

Advalent Corporation Completes Acquisition of Medvensys Analytics

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Advalent Corporation, a claims administration and medical management platform for complex value-based care products and Medvensys, a leading cloud-based analytics technology in clinical and financial outcomes for healthcare organizations announced today that they have entered a definitive agreement whereby Advalent has agreed to acquire Medvensys.

Pinehurst Surgical Clinic Calls for Expansion of Affordable Medical Access in Richmond County Area

PINEHURST, N.C., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pinehurst Surgical Clinic (PSC) has served Richmond County and its surrounding areas since 1946 as a reliable and trustworthy provider of affordable surgical services. Offering a number of medical services, from a Urological Surgical Center and a Women’s Care Center, Pinehurst Surgical Center has proved itself a valuable and necessary surgical resource in Richmond County.

Cottage Cooking Launches YouTube Channel as Part of Marketing Strategy

ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking, a cooking class business in Asheville, North Carolina, has recently launched a YouTube Channel to showcase a series of topics, including a behind-the-scenes peek into what happens before a cooking class, how the company got started, tips for making a tomato basket and more.

Sokal Media Group Signs Stevenson Kia of Jacksonville to Assist and Expand Brand

RALEIGH, N.C., May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group, automobile marketing agency, becomes the agency of record for Stevenson Kia of Jacksonville, North Carolina. Starting in May, 2018, the agency will launch new websites and assist the dealership in digital and traditional media.

Sokal Media Group Signs Stevenson Hyundai to Refine and Expand Brand at Jacksonville, NC Dealership

RALEIGH, N.C., May 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Auto dealership marketing firm, Sokal Media Group, signs Stevenson Hyundai. Starting in May, 2018, the group will handle their website along with digital and traditional media.

Sokal Media Group Signs Nissan of Sumter to Assist South Carolina Auto Dealership to Refine and Expand Brand

RALEIGH, N.C., May 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Auto dealer marketing firm, Sokal Media Group signs Nissan of Sumter. Starting in April 2018, Sokal Media Group began program to launch new websites for the store, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Sokal Media Group Signs Nissan of Orangeburg

RALEIGH, N.C., May 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media signed Nissan of Orangeburg and will act as their agency of record. Sokal Media Group will launch new websites for the store, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Capital Subaru of Greensboro Share the Love Event to Support ‘Now What?’ Charity

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Subaru of Greensboro will generously present a check for $16,369.56 to the “Now What?” charity, a network for widows, at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018, at the Share the Love event. “Now What?” is a non-profit, compassionate organization dedicated to helping widows find help and support.

Sokal Media Group Signs Myrtle Beach Mitsubishi

RALEIGH, N.C., April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is the proud new agency of record for Myrtle Beach Mitsubishi. Serving the Conway, North Myrtle Beach, and Surfside Beach areas of South Carolina, Myrtle Beach Mitsubishi surpasses expectations in customer care.

Sokal Media Group Signs Island Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

RALEIGH, N.C., April 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is now the agency of record for Island Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Conveniently located in Pawley’s Island, South Carolina, Island Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is dedicated to serving their customers with the full attention they deserve.

Sokal Media Group Signs Cheraw Chevrolet Buick

RALEIGH, N.C., April 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to announce they are the agency of record for Cheraw Chevrolet Buick. Starting in April 2018, Sokal Media Group will launch new websites for the store, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Sokal Media Group Signs Douglas Jeep Chrysler Dodge RAM

RALEIGH, N.C., April 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is pleased to announce becoming the agency of record for Douglas Jeep Chrysler Dodge RAM. Located in Venice, Florida, Douglas JCDR is stocked with new and preowned vehicles and a staff that is truly customer-friendly. Recently receiving the esteemed DealerRater award for customer satisfaction, this dealership lives up to its remarkable reputation.

Sokal Media Group Signs Magic City Ford Lincoln

RALEIGH, N.C., April 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to be the new agency of record for Magic City Ford Lincoln. Starting in May, 2018, Sokal Media Group will create new advertising campaigns for the group and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Capital Mazda in Cary, N.C. Named 2018 Mazda Gold Cup Winner

RALEIGH, N.C., April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Mazda of Cary, N.C. is proud to announce winning the coveted Mazda Gold Cup award. Their commitment to improving customer service along with targeting new vehicle sales made them one out of the five Gold Cup winners in the state of North Carolina.

Deacon Jones Acquires Dan Wise Chevrolet of La Grange Dealership

LA GRANGE, N.C., March 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deacon Jones began acquiring the Dan Wise Chevrolet of La Grange dealership beginning on March 1, 2018. Johnathan Johnson will be the new General Manager and the location of the new Deacon Jones Chevrolet of La Grange will be 6595 US Highway 70 West, La Grange, NC 28551.

Capital Chevrolet Goes to Bat for The Salvation Army

RALEIGH, N.C., March 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chevrolet is partnering with The Salvation Army in Raleigh. Capital Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, invitations to FREE instructional clinics, and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their league via a Test Drive fundraiser.

Capital Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM Teams Up with Cause for Paws, Project Bark

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM will be hosting Cause for Paws for their Project Bark pet adoption event on Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 12-4. Come and join the team at Capital CJD for the opportunity to adopt a precious pet in need of a forever home.

Sokal Media Group Signs Maguire Automotive

RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is pleased to announce that they are the agency of record for the Maguire Family of Dealerships. Maguire is driven by values such as loyalty, trust, commitment, security, and support for their customer base. The Maguire Family of Dealerships guarantees you will leave their showroom as a satisfied customer.

Deacon Jones Chrysler operations resume after driver crashes into building

SMITHFIELD, N.C., Dec. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Police in Smithfield are still working with the Johnson County District Attorney’s Office to determine what led a man to drive his truck through the side of the building at Deacon Jones Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram on Tuesday, December 26. The incident occurred at 1109 N Brightleaf Blvd. in Smithfield.

Sokal Media Group Signs Faith’s Ford

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is proud to announce that they are the agency of record for Faith’s Ford. Located in Brattleboro, Vermont, Faith’s Ford stocks an outstanding inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles.

Hillsborough Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Now Open For Business

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group recently partnered with Sport Durst Automotive Group to launch the opening of their new store, Hillsborough Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Enjoying continued success in the Hillsborough market, the partnership feels confident the momentum will continue as they deliver this new CDJR store to the area.

Sokal Media Group Signs Vehicles Direct

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group announced that they are now the agency of record for Vehicles Direct in North Charleston. Starting in November, 2017, Sokal Media Group will launch a new website for the dealership, create new advertising campaigns, and assist in many other areas of dealership business.

Thread.Legal – the Missing piece of Microsoft Office 365 for Lawyers

DUBLIN, Ireland and CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you are a law firm using Microsoft Office 365 and need something extra to complete your document and case management, then Thread is for you. Built in Microsoft Office 365, it gives you a practice management solution with software you already know. Thread is the latest case management software from eXpd8 Ltd, harnessing 30 years’ legal IT industry experience and specifically designed for lawyers and paralegals.

Tri at the Trump Fundraiser Will Continue in 2018 to Benefit Children with Cancer

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amid controversy over an event name and outspoken public opinion, a Charlotte N.C. based charitable organization, Tri at the Trump was forced to cancel their annual charity race for 2017 due primarily to threats of physical harm.

Sokal Media Group Signs Victory Chevrolet

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group is the new advertising agency of record for Victory Chevrolet, a family owned Chevrolet dealership with new and used inventory. With a convenient location in Charlotte, N.C., this dealership desires to exceed customer expectations and deliver the best service possible, along with making the car shopping experience fun again.

30+ Vehicles on Display at the 2017 Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together in Asheville, NC for 76th Jeep Anniversary

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Old Willys Jeeps from 1941-1964 will be on display at the 2017 Southeast Willys Jeep Get Together including military, CJs, wagons, truck, and forward control. More than 30 Willys Jeeps will be on display representing originals, restorations and modified in varying conditions from “rust buckets to trailer queens.” (*UPDATED*)

Sokal Media Group Signs Toyota of Dartmouth

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal Media Group has signed as agency for record for Toyota of Dartmouth. Toyota of Dartmouth is a full-service automobile dealership that boasts of 25+ years of excellent service and sales. Located in North Dartmouth, Mass., they offer buying and leasing options, all available through their online inventory or browsing through their pristine showroom.