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.


Capital Ford of Lillington Open and Ready to Service Harnett County Customers

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Capital family of dealership companies has expanded into neighboring Harnett County, with the addition of a newly purchased dealership. Capital Ford of Lillington is eager to be setting up shop in the former Precision Ford showroom located at 945 N. Main St., Lillington, NC 27546.

Capital Automotive Group Contributes to Local Salvation Army

RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group of Raleigh has once again opened wide its generous arms through their Capital Cares program, a corporate responsibility program generated by the auto group. Between November 1 and December 15, 2020, a portion of all their vehicle sales at 12 participating Capital locations will benefit the local Salvation Army in Raleigh.

Teenage sensation William Cox wins Fall Classic 2020

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 15-year-old William Cox of Chad Bryant Racing is continuing his own personal tradition of excellence in auto racing after recently winning the Fall Classic season finale at Orange County (N.C.) Speedway on Oct. 24, 2020.

Capital Subaru of Greensboro Hosts Triad Golden Retriever Rescue Event

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Subaru of Greensboro is proud to announce that they are celebrating the Subaru Loves Pets Event AND National Make a Dog’s Day by partnering with Triad Golden Retriever Rescue for a day of totally PAWSOME fun for all pets!

Berico Fuels Appoints Fourth Generation Company President

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Founded by W.N. Berry in 1924, Berico Fuels recently named its sixth Berry to be the company’s president. Will Berry is fourth generation and does not take the position for granted.

‘Finishing Touches’ Closes the Gap Between Estate Plans and the Details of Everyday Life

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Katrina Bragg, owner of Task Mania, a leading virtual administrative assistant service, today launches “Finishing Touches,” a living document designed to capture and organize an individual’s most important personal information.

Asheville Cooking Classes – A Fun and Educational Alternative to Dining Out

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After being closed for several months, Cottage Cooking Asheville has re-opened, but classes look a little different now. They’re even more intimate and guests will enjoy more of a demo versus hands-on experience.

Capital Pre-owned Opens New Location in Leland, North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Pre-owned of Wilmington, ventured into the inception of another new location, this time in Leland, North Carolina.

Sokal to Sponsor Greg Biffle’s Return to NASCAR

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a leader in the advertising world, will sponsor the long-awaited return of Greg Biffle to NASCAR. Sokal, a long-time supporter and avid fan of NASCAR, will be the proud sponsor of this event.

New Book: ‘Morning Glory 2’ – 366 Conversations to Inspire and Offer Hope

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 31, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What A Word Publishing and Media announces the paperback print and ebook release of “Morning Glory 2” (ISBN: 978-1732824034), with 366 daily conversations for an entire year. Written by Sheila Hayford, this book is inspiring, thought provoking and refreshingly honest. It is an easy read and highly recommended.

Open Book Extracts Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer and Just Hand Sanitizer that are Labeled to Contain Methanol

ROXBORO, N.C., Aug. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Open Book Extracts (OBX) is voluntarily recalling to the consumer level all lots of Always Be Clean Hand Sanitizer and Just Hand Sanitizer that are labeled to contain methanol.

Bituminous Press Publishes New Book, ‘Loud and Sure of Myself’

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bituminous Press is pleased to announce the completion of the latest book by author Gerry Stanek. At once humorous and heartfelt, “Loud and Sure of Myself” (ISBN: 979-8668873326) is a rambling and luminous childhood journey through a simpler time – the 1970s – and a loving look at a place they once called Coal Country, a pocket of small towns in Western Pennsylvania.

Money Flows to Talent: Why HBCUs Must Fight to Attract More Top Ranked Black Student-Athletes

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In this third installment of the BWC Consulting’s series, the North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, with a history of working with black institutions of higher learning, discusses the significance of closing the economic gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Historically White Institutions (HWIs) by leveraging athletic programs.

Groundbreaking New Book Transforms the Death Process for Terminally Ill, Families

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Individuals who are living with a terminal illness and the people who love them can now deeply transform their shared experience of the dying process, thanks to a new book released today by author Melody LeBaron, “Transforming Death: Creating Sacred Space for the Dying” (ISBN: 978-1733477123).

Facilities Planning Services Group Creates Re-Shoring Team Plan to Help Re-establish Manufacturing in the USA

WILMINGTON, N.C., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Facilities Planning Services Group has announced the formation of the FPS Re-shoring Team. This team of specialist will help USA companies relocate their manufacturing operations back to the mainland to lessen their dependency on offshore outsourcing.

Sokal Signs the Leader Automotive Group

RALEIGH, N.C., July 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Auto dealer marketing firm, Sokal, recently signed as the agency of record for the Leader Automotive Group. As a growing dealership group, Leader Automotive Group is the U.S. Division of AutoCanada Inc.

New Agile Virtual Conference Sets Out To Make Carolinas The Next Agile Hotspot!

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — What do you get when you combine a week full of entertaining Agile Great Debates each morning, 6-dynamic speakers each day representing some of the region’s leading Fortune 500 Employers and 24-Agile Industry hot topics followed by live Q&A opportunities in a virtual green room? You get, The Ultimate Virtual Conference by Agile Week Carolinas.

University Kia of Durham Donates Face Shields to Duke-Health

DURHAM, N.C., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A donation of Personal Protective Equipment assembled at Kia’s U.S. plant is the latest element of Kia Motors’ “Accelerate The Good” program. To aid in the fight against COVID-19, University Kia of Durham has donated more than 100 face shields for medical worker use at Duke.

Black-Owned Private Equity Firm Offers Zero-Percent Interest Loans to Businesses of Color Impacted by COVID-19, Civil Unrest

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, North Carolina-based, black-owned private equity firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Capital, announced the launch of the BWC+invest Zero-Percent Interest Loan Program. Developed for small, emerging businesses of color across the country.

Bunk 57 Ministries Receives a $40,126 grant to reshape the lives of Minority Young Men

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bunk 57 Ministries has received a $40,126 grant from the Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council to fund its Youth Discipleship Program for minority youth, young men ages 12-17.

Part 1 of 4: COVID-19 and the Future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For over 15 years, Bridget Chisholm and her team at North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Consulting, LLC has had first-hand experience with providing high-level financial solutions to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Celebrating International Tea Day, Specialtea Gifts Announces Their New Product to Fight the Quarantine Blues

RALEIGH, N.C., May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The global pandemic has impacted many facets of American life, causing stress and uncertainty. Specialtea Gifts today announced the launch of their new product, the “Dunk A Trump” Tea Infuser. This tea infuser was designed as both a humorous gift and an actual tea infuser.

The Devil is in the Details: Black-owned BWC Capital Works to Demystify Federal Stimulus PPP Loan Forgiveness

GREENSBORO, N.C., May 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black-owned North Carolina-based investment firm, BWC Capital secured a Payroll Protection Program (PPP) forgivable small business loan during the first round of available funds several weeks ago.

Emergency Transportation Associates Launches New Emergency Vehicle Marketplace

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three weeks ago ETA challenged WiT Group to develop an online marketplace for buyers and sellers of emergency vehicles. WiT Group, a Charlotte, N.C. based marketing agency, completed a full website redesign including the development of custom-designed responsive web pages, a fully functional online marketplace, and a search engine optimized web platform that will lead the way for the emergency vehicle industry.

Bob Karney pledges $25,000 to biker families affected by COVID-19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bob Karney, a motorcycle accident attorney, donated $25,000 directly to biker families in need, The Karney Law Firm announced today. The requests poured in and over 80 families received immediate aid.

Unlikely North Carolina Companies Partner Together to Produce Reusable Masks

RALEIGH, N.C., April 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EHOP Health, a chronic disease reversal company headquartered in Apex, NC and Harriss & Covington, a hosiery mill headquartered in High Point, NC, recently delivered reusable face masks to customers across North Carolina and the United States. The first business to receive the Easy Masks reusable masks was Weaver Street Market.

Scopedive Launches and Disrupts Cyber Security Talent Market

RALEIGH, N.C., April 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scopedive, Inc. announces the official launch of its novel cyber security talent marketplace, matching top cyber security freelancers and consulting firms with businesses for any cyber security or compliance project scope.

Capital Automotive Group Shows Sensitivity to Their Customers During COVID-19 Threat

RALEIGH, N.C., March 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading the way in prioritizing the health and safety of their customers, the Capital Automotive Group has taken the initiative to offer a variety of services during the ever-changing circumstances surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic.

Crumley Roberts Reaffirms Its Commitment To Stand Up for Clients, Employees and Communities During the COVID-19 Outbreak

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 25, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crumley Roberts is a 30-year-old consumer-based law firm with offices, partnerships and affiliations throughout the United States. Led by President and CEO Chris Roberts, along with a team of Vice Presidents and Attorney Shareholders, the law firm remains committed to STANDING UP for its clients, for its communities and for its employees.

Sokal Joins CDK Global Partner Program

RALEIGH, N.C., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a full service automotive advertising agency announced today that it has become a participant in the CDK Global Partner Program, the largest marketplace of third-party automotive applications and integrations. CDK Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDK) is the largest provider of integrated information technology solutions to the automotive retail industry.

Crumley Roberts Begins Its Roar Into the 20s With Its New Vice President of Technology Darrin Edwards

GREENSBORO, N.C., March 5, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Crumley Roberts Executive Strategic Planning Team led by President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Roberts is setting new and aggressive growth goals for the law firm. It is expected that these growth goals will take Crumley Roberts into new areas geographically and into new areas also legally.

Crumley Roberts Moving Forward Together with Community Partnerships for Bicycle Safety

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wednesday of this week President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Roberts along with Chief Marketing Officer Kim Roberts and several members of its marketing team celebrated Crumley Roberts’ seventh year as the lead sponsor of the Charlotte-based Carolina Cycling Team, an organization founded in 2011 and comprised of Masters-level competitive cyclists.

Crumley Roberts is a Proud Presenting Sponsor and Chris Roberts is a Proud Model for The Men’s Fashion Show Benefitting The Black Suit Initiative

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crumley Roberts and The Roberts Center for Leadership, Education, Advancement and Development with their mission to develop, promote, and support programs that provide lifelong learning opportunities for individuals, business, and communities are thrilled to be one of the presenting sponsors for this event benefitting the young men who are members of The Black Suit Initiative!

This Valentine’s, Experience Paris in a ‘Novel’ Way

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With Valentine’s Day around the corner, how does a romantic trip to Paris with your lover sound? If the bank account isn’t quite up to that dream getaway, YourNovel.com offers an armchair escape to the City of Love, where you and your sweetheart become the hero and heroine of your own personalized romance novel.

Deacon Jones Acquires Lee Hyundai of Goldsboro

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deacon Jones Auto Group recently acquired Lee Hyundai of Goldsboro and will rename the store “Deacon Jones Hyundai.” This location, at 304 N Oak Forest Rd. in Goldsboro, NC, will continue the growth and the investments that Deacon Jones has made to this area of the Goldsboro community.

New Year! New Look! As of Jan. 1, Fuzzy’s Empanadas is now The Naked Empanada

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Jan. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Year! New Look! As of January 1, 2020, Fuzzy’s Empanadas is now The Naked Empanada. We’re not going anywhere – just shaking things up a bit. Fuzzy will still be the master mind behind your favorite empanadas.

Sokal Opens Spacious New Office in Charlotte NC Area

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sokal, a leader in automobile advertising in North Carolina, opened a new, cutting-edge office space in the Charlotte area. Sokal has been a long-time frontrunner in the competitive automobile marketing business.

Drop-In Daycare Grand Opening in Ballantyne Neighborhood in Charlotte, NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Although many parents enroll their children in traditional daycare facilities and schools, there is a large gap when it comes to finding part-time childcare for working parents, stay-at-home moms, and after hours. Giggles Drop-In Daycare addresses those needs and is excited to announce the opening of their Charlotte location in the Ballantyne neighborhood on December 29, 2019.

Capital Automotive Group Donates $26,050 to Local Susan G. Komen Affiliate

RALIEGH, N.C., Dec. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Automotive Group has generously donated $26,050 to the Susan G. Komen(R) NC Triangle to the Coast (Komen NCTC) local affiliate. The campaign, which was designated “Share the Awareness Breast Cancer Campaign” in October of this year, enabled the dealership to donate a portion of their proceeds for the month.

Cottage Cooking Adds Baking Class to its Schedule Lineup

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 9, 2019 SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking, known for their dinner-party style cooking classes, has recently expanded into offering daytime baking classes. Founders, John Godts and Liisa Andreassen, recently attended some baking classes at the King Arthur Flour Baking School in Norwich, Vermont, and are excited to share what they learned.