Program to provide economic aid to Lumberton, Pembroke

RALEIGH — Two Robeson County municipalities are among seven in North Carolina getting help over the next two years to rebuild their economies in...

July 26th, 2017 |  


Help save the pollinators

Help save the pollinators

You’ve heard the old saying, “an apple a day will keep the doctor away.” Well, to keep those apples coming, we need to seriously pay...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


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 |