County resident gets scholarship

RALEIGH — A Parkton resident recently received a scholarship from The Education Foundation of the North Carolina Pest Management Association.Cry...

September 9th, 2017 |  


A grape with a future

A grape with a future

“Local” and “native” are two buzz words that can easily be overused and overlooked in conversation when referring to the plant...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Realtor earns top designation

Realtor earns top designation

LUMBERTON — Lisa Smith Little, a real estate agent with Century 21 — The Real Estate Center, recently completed the curriculum required to...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Regulations shackle the economy

Regulations shackle the economy

In this column in November 2015 I noted that many U.S. economic trends were turning ominous. I still think so.Our leaders have added $10 trillion to t...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Local car dealer wins top award

LUMBERTON — A local auto dealership recently received the Carolinas Independent Auto Dealers Association’s top award.M&M Auto, located...

August 26th, 2017 |  


Retired lieutenant colonel gives cooking lesson

Retired lieutenant colonel gives cooking lesson

PEMBROKE — A former U.S. Air Force officer who uses her culinary skills to help military veterans recently shared her knowledge with area women ...

August 19th, 2017 |  


Jam packed and growing roots

Jam packed and growing roots

If you follow us on Facebook, you may have noticed a new feature posted on Fridays called “Extension Friday Follow-Up.” It features highli...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Lowery, Harrell join housing authority

Lowery, Harrell join housing authority

LUMBERTON — Two new faces are joining the leadership staff at the Housing Authority of the city of Lumberton.Adrian E. Lowery has been named as ...

August 12th, 2017 |  


Food-safety certification available

LUMBERTON — ServSafe food safety certification training has been scheduled for August and September by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension....

July 29th, 2017 |  


Capitalism’s benefits exceed just profits

Capitalism’s benefits exceed just profits

I recently attended a Conscious Capitalism conference.Conscious capitalism is “a way of thinking about capitalism and business that better refle...

July 29th, 2017 |