HUB Business Resource Links

The Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses partners and collaborates with the following public and private agencies to assist historically underutilized businesses in overcoming marketplace barriers.

Business Services

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State Contracting

Federal Contracting

Public Education Contracting

Local Government Contracting

Local M/WBE Offices are available to assist you with the certification process for Statewide Uniform Certification, business development, resources and opportunities.

Certifying Agencies

Minority Print Media

Asian Herald

Dr. Ki-Hyun Chun, Publisher

1339 Baxter Street, Suite 200

Charlotte, NC 28204 County: Mecklenburg Coverage: Mecklenburg and surrounding counties

Phone: (704) 332-5656  Fax: (704) 332-9373 E-mail:, Website:

Advertising Contact: Sunny Chun, Circulation Info: Every other month

Carolina Peacemaker (HUB Certified)

John Marshall Kilimanjaro, Publisher

P.O. Box 20853 - Greensboro, NC 27420

County: Guilford

Coverage: Guilford, Alamance, Davidson, Chatham, Forsyth, Randolph, Rockingham, Stokes

Phone: (336) 274-6210 Fax: (336) 273-5103

E-mail:, Website:

Advertising Contact: Vicki Kilimanjaro, Circulation Info: Weekly; every Thursday

Greater Diversity News (HUB Certified)

Peter Grear

P.O. Drawer 1679

Wilmington, NC 28402-1679

County: New Hanover

Coverage: Statewide

Phone: (910) 762-1337 Toll Free: 1-800-462-0738 Fax: (910) 763-6304

E-Mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Kathy Grear, Circulation Info: Online only 3-4 weeks each month, hard copy edition last week of every month

The County News

Fran Farrer, Publisher/Editor

206 Cooper Street, Suite 112

Statesville, NC 28677

County: Iredell

Coverage: Iredell, Mecklenburg, Catawba, Cabarrus, Rowan Counties

Phone: (704) 450-3368

E-mail: Website:

Circulation: Weekly

La Conexion

Gonzalo Aguirre, Publisher

1215 Jones Franklin Road

Raleigh, NC 27606

County: Wake

Coverage: Triangle Area to Sanford

Phone: (919) 832-1225 Fax: (919) 838-3318

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Gonzalo Aguirre, Circulation Info: Weekly; every Wednesday, online and hard copy

La Noticia (HUB Certified)

Alvaro Guardian Sr, Publisher

5936 Monroe Road

Charlotte, NC 28212

County: Mecklenburg

Phone: (704) 568-6966 Fax: (704) 568-8936

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Alvaro Guardian, Jr., Circulation Info: Weekly

The Carolinian

Adria Jervay, Publisher

1504 New Bern Avenue

Raleigh, NC 27610

P.O. Box 25308

Raleigh, NC 27611

County: Wake

Coverage: Statewide

Phone: (919) 834-5558 Fax: (919) 832-3243

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Paul Jervay, Circulation Info: Weekly (Thursday hardcopy, Sunday online)

The Charlotte Post (HUB Certified)

Gerald Johnson, Publisher

1531 Camden Road - Charlotte, NC 28203

County: Mecklenburg

Phone: (704) 376-0496 Fax: (704) 342-2160

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Linda Johnson, Circulation Info: Weekly; every Thursday

The Chronicle

James Taylor, Publisher

1300 East 5th Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

County: Forsyth

Coverage: Forsyth

Phone: (336) 722-8624 Fax: (336) 723-9173

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Shayna Smith, Circulation Info: Weekly; every Thursday

The Daily Drum

Roger Johnson, Publisher

P.O. Box 965

Greenville, NC 27835

County: Pitt

Coverage: Pitt, Martin, Beafort, Lenoir, Edgecombe, Nash, Wilson

Phone: (252) 917-2159 Fax: (919) 931-0778

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Roger Johnson, Circulation Info: Bi-Weekly (Thursday)

The Fayetteville Press Newspaper

J. J. Jones, Publisher

P.O. Box 9166 - Fayetteville, NC 28311

County: Cumberland

Coverage: Cumberland, Hoke, Harnett

Phone: (910) 323-3120

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Crystal Thomas, Circulation Info: Monthly

The Triangle Tribune

Gerald Johnson, Publisher

115 Market Street - Durham, NC 27701

County: Durham

Phone: (919) 688-9408 Fax: (919) 688-2740

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Linda Johnson, Circulation Info: Weekly, Sunday

The Wilmington Journal

Mary Thatch, Publisher / Editor

P.O. Box 1020 - Wilmington, NC 28402

412 S. 7th Street

Wilmington, NC 28401

County: New Hanover

Coverage: New Hanover, Pender, Columbus, Brunswick, Onslow, Bladen

Phone: (910) 762-5502 Fax: (910) 343-1334

E-mail: Website:

Advertising Contact: Shawn Thatch, Circulation Info: Weekly (Thursday)

The Carolina Times

Kenneth W. Edmonds, Publisher

923 Old Fayetteville Street

Durham, N. C. 27701

P.O. Box 3825

Durham, N.C. 27702

County: Durham

Coverage: Durham, Wake, Orange

Phone: (919) 682-2913 Fax: (919) 688-8434


Advertising Contact: Kenneth Edmonds, Circulation Info: Weekly, Thursday

The Urban News (HUB Certified)

Johnnie N. Grant, Publisher

959 Merrimon Avenue – Suite 3-C

P.O. Box 2038

Asheville, NC 28802

County: Buncombe

Coverage: Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, Yancey, Haywood, Polk, McDowell, Swain, Cherokee, and Clay.

Phone: (828) 253-5585 Fax: (828) 253-5586

E-mail: Website:

Circulation Info: Monthly, active online presence