BB&T’s CEO Kelly King creates a merger of equals with SunTrust Banks — the biggest U.S. bank deal in a decade.
Native sons instill art and entrepreneurship in, Farmville, a Pitt County town built on tobacco.
State agencies and leaders want North Carolina’s least-populous regions to share in the state’s growth. A Wilson school offers a hopeful sign.
Wilson’s Cherry Hotel, built in 1917, was a respite for rail travelers and motorists. City leaders are seeking to redevelop the downtown property.
Providence Bank of Rocky Mount plans to buy CB Financial, owner of Wilson-based Cornerstone Bank, for $11.2 million. Providence CEO Ted Whitehurst discusses the deal.