Mason’s Big League Pizza is a major hit

BELLAIRE - Roger and Terry Mason can't believe it's been a year since they opened Mason's Big League Pizza in Bellaire. It has been a labor of love and commitment to providing the best quality product to their customers.The carryout and delivery business is located...

HEALTH CARE: The price of happiness

What would make you really happy? Do you think earning a six-figure income would make you happy? Would an expensive car make a difference? How about a second home?You might think these things would make you happy, but think again before you make your wish....

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Rhonda Nugent has the World on a Platter

FRANKFORT - Combine equal parts location and creativity with solid experience and an appreciation for good food. Add the willingness to work 80 or more hours per week in the summer and a hardworking, knowledgeable staff, and you have Rhonda Nugent's recipe for restaurant success.Last...

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Sewing up the deal

TRAVERSE CITY - As little girls do, I spent hours making doll clothes out of whatever was available. When I couldn't get fabric scraps from my aunt, I'd improvise and create wedding dresses out of toilet paper, space suits out of aluminum foil, and coats...

TC State Bank starts ‘a new tradition’

TRAVERSE CITY - Locally-owned Traverse City State Bank opened on July 18 on the first floor of the new office building at 310 W. Front Street.The bank is operated by president and CEO Peter A. Correia, who has 28 years of experience in the banking...

WOMEN IN BUSINESS: Travel industry veteran launches her own school

TRAVERSE CITY - Tammy Ensman saw a niche and decided to fill it. That's how the Great North Travel School came into being. Located in Traverse City, the school will open on Sept. 13, and already has potential students from Pakistan, Oregon and northern Michigan.A...