Applications being accepted for Ag Biz Planner

FAYETTEVILLE — Applications are being accepted until July 31 for the ninth class to participate in an e-learning financial and business planning...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Keeping it simple and fresh

Keeping it simple and fresh

I don’t know about you, but I have thoroughly enjoyed the abundance of locally grown, fresh fruits and vegetables during the past few weeks. Loc...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Pesticide certification courses planned

LUMBERTON — Opportunities for certification in the proper handling of pesticides are upcoming.Pesticide recertification credit opportunities are...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Banquet honors business students, leaders

Banquet honors business students, leaders

PEMBROKE — Robin Crump’s pursuit of a postgraduate degree at UNC Pembroke was met with hardship and adversity.Her business courses were a ...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Blueberries a healthy, tasty treat

Blueberries a healthy, tasty treat

July is National Blueberry Month. Did you know that North Carolina is the seventh largest blueberry growing state in the country? We produce 48.5 mill...

July 8th, 2017 |  


NC must be wary of California’s path

NC must be wary of California’s path

In February 2013, I wrote a column about the city of Lumberton’s unfunded liabilities. These are the promises made to employees about future ben...

July 1st, 2017 |  


Woodell promoted at The Robesonian, Bradley joins staff

Woodell promoted at The Robesonian, Bradley joins staff

LUMBERTON — One person has been promoted and another hired into management positions at The Robesonian.Brittney Woodell has been promoted to reg...

July 1st, 2017 |  


Fairmont sets two job fairs

FAIRMONT — Job fairs have been scheduled for Wednesday and Aug. 2 in Fairmont.M.J. Soffe will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesd...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Workshop is Thursday for poultry farmers

LUMBERTON — A workshop for new and existing poultry farmers is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultura...

June 24th, 2017 |  


It’s a summertime deal

It’s a summertime deal

Did you hear the squeals of joy when school let out?Every child in the county was overjoyed that his or her summer vacation was beginning. If you miss...

June 23rd, 2017 |