Law firm joins NCServes Central Carolina

LEXINGTON — Brinkley Walser Stoner, a law firm with offices in Lexington and Greensboro, announced it has joined NCServes Central Carolina, a branch of AmericaServes, which is a network of organizations that provide a broad range of coordinated assistance to veterans and their families. Brinkley Walser Stoner specializes in a wide array of areas, including business, real estate, litigation, elder, estate planning, injury and disability, criminal defense, traffic and DWI, banking, family, municipal, governmental and education law.


VF named one of the world’s most ethical companies

GREENSBORO — VF Corp. (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, has been recognized as one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. VF is the only apparel company to make the list, underscoring the company’s commitment to leading its industry through ethical business standards and practices. This year, 135 honorees were recognized, spanning 23 countries and 57 industries.


EnPro raises quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE — EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NPO) declared a quarterly dividend of 24 cents per share, which is a 9 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividends of 22 cents per share paid. The dividend is payable March 21 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 7. The company also announced its financial results for the 3- and 12-month periods ended Dec. 31, 2017. The company experienced strong fourth quarter and full year sales and earnings performance across each segment. A full report is available at


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