UNCP to hold free forum offering finanical advice

PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke’s School of Business, with the Pembroke Area Chamber of Commerce and Southeastern Community and Family Services In...

November 25th, 2015 |  


NC insurance agents elect Danny Cook to board of directors

NC insurance agents elect Danny Cook to board of directors

LUMBERTON — Danny Cook, owner of Cook Insurance Services in Lumberton, was recently elected to the board of directors for Independent Insurance ...

November 10th, 2015 |  


Sanderson Farms holding 3-day jobs fair at RCC

LUMBERTON — The search for people to fill the more than 100 salaried positions needed to operate the Sanderson Farms processing plant in St. Pau...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Lumberton hotel makes itself at home

Lumberton hotel makes itself at home

LUMBERTON — Road-weary travelers will find an array of amenities at the newly opened SpringHill Suites by Marriott.Located near Exit 22 in Lumbe...

October 26th, 2015 |  


Red Springs fair helps ex-inmates find employment

RED SPRINGS — Their resumes overshadowed by their rap sheets, many former inmates struggle to find employment after they’ve been released....

October 26th, 2015 |  


Dent: For-profit companies outperform nonprofits

Dent: For-profit companies outperform nonprofits

Here’s a research finding that I find counterintuitive: A for-profit company can deliver products and services at a lower price than the governm...

October 13th, 2015 |  


County unemployment sees slight decrease

LUMBERTON — Robeson County’s unemployment rate fell slightly to 9.3 percent in August, according to information released recently by the N...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Local jobseekers flock to fair

Local jobseekers flock to fair

LUMBERTON — The long line of people waiting to get into the job fair at the Pine Street Senior Center on Wednesday said it all. Jobs are needed ...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Rodd Baxley made Robesonian sports editor

Rodd Baxley made Robesonian sports editor

LUMBERTON — After covering sports for more than a year at The Robesonian, Rodd Baxley has been named the newspaper’s sports editor.The Bla...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Dent: Remove regulation to help the poor

Dent: Remove regulation to help the poor

My college students have grown up mostly unfamiliar with the concept of the “free market.” For their lifetimes, markets have become heavil...

September 7th, 2015 |