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.

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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)
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 
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