New funeral home opens in city

New funeral home opens in city

LUMBERTON — The city’s newest funeral home intends to celebrate life.A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently for Celebrations Of Life ...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Job fair slated for Wednesday

FAIRMONT — The South Robeson Heritage Center is the place to be Wednesday if you are looking for a job.The town of Fairmont and N.C. Works Caree...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Cook honored as top insurance agent

Cook honored as top insurance agent

CARY — The Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina recently presented a Lumberton resident it highest award.IIANC named Danny Cook, princ...

September 30th, 2017 |  


NC economic association launches new website

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Economic Development Association recently launched a new website.The website, which can be seen at https://nceda.or...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Time to again fall in love with county fair

Time to again fall in love with county fair

Bright lights, deep-fried foods, and the inherent fun of the fair always made it a special treat for me as a child. My mother would carve out an after...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Market dominance endures despite Sherman Act

Market dominance endures despite Sherman Act

I’m old enough to remember when corporate monopolies were a major societal concern. In 1969, the U.S. Department of Justice sued IBM and argued ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Pepsi to hold job fair Friday

FAIRMONT — Pepsi will in Fairmont on Friday looking for employees for a facility it is opening near St. Pauls.Pepsi Bottling Ventures will hold ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Chief justice honors Arrowood

Chief justice honors Arrowood

CHARLOTTE — Lumberton native Catharine Arrowood recently received the Amicus Curiae Award from the chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme C...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Census provides county of US farms

Census provides county of US farms

Just about everyone knows about the United States census, which is conducted every 10 years by the United States government to try to get an accurate ...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Pepsi to hold job fair Friday

FAIRMONT — Pepsi is one of the companies looking to hire during two jobs fairs scheduled in Fairmont in the coming weeks.The jobs fair for Pepsi...

September 16th, 2017 |