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Duke Energy Wants to Help Their Customers Move Forward

Our communities have been working hard to rebuild business as usual, and as exciting as the prospect of reopening is, we also recognize that plenty of uncertainties remain. Count on us to provide the tips, products and resources you need to help your business reopen as confidently as possible. Get Billing and Payment Assistance As…

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Lowe’s Donation Provides Help for Fire Departments

Lowe’s has already been making a difference in our community by generously donating face masks to the Partnership for Children of Johnston County. Now, once again, they are reaching out to support workers in our region. We have partnered with Lowe’s to distribute masks to every fire department in Johnston County. Mike Mancuso has visited…

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Simple Twist Celebrates Newest Location

Chef Nathan and Colleen Roby opened the first Simple Twist at the 4042 location in June of 2014. They filled a niche in the area for fresh, farm to table meals with cocktails, craft beer and excellent service. Since then, the Simple Twist family has grown with multiple locations in Clayton and Smithfield. The newest…

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Guide to Responsible Re-entry

Guide to Responsible Re-Entry What does the new “norm” look like?  This is your guide to thinking about Re-Entry and what steps you need to take now to get ready.  These tips are not designed to replace any official direction from State or Federal guidance.  Responsible re-entry for a business should be as personalized as…

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Best Practices For Working From Home

Resources for Working From Home As a country and as a local community, we are all doing our part to slow the spread of COVID-19. For many of us, that means our new normal (for at least a little while) is working remotely from home and attending virtual meetings, conferences, and events. We are learning…

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SBA Loans & New NC Unemployment Guidelines

SBA Loans to Help Your Business & New Unemployment Guidelines Unemployment Applications: https://des.nc.gov/apply-unemployment/ FAQ for COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance: https://des.nc.gov/need-help/covid-19-information U.S. Small Business Administration Loans: https://www.sba.gov/disaster-assistance/coronavirus-covid-19 We will send an update as soon as North Carolina is added to the list of eligible areas. Please reach out if you have any questions!

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Resources for COVID-19

2021 Updated Resources Current Guidelines From Governor Cooper  Shuttered Venue Operators Grant  Updated Workplace Compliance  Small Business Update: More on PPP Loans and the Employee Retention Tax Credit North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Vaccine Information  US Chamber Guide to Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Loans Connect to Recovery Triangle East Chamber’s Guide and Tips…

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