45 years later, Washington’s endures downtown

45 years later, Washington’s endures downtown

WASHINGTON — Window shopping has all but disappeared in downtown Lumberton, except for one store.Since 1973, Washington’s Men’s Stor...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


College graduations, high school graduations, the last day of school, and then it is here — the long-awaited break every student looks forward t...

May 13th, 2017 |  


Market should steer economy, not regulations

Market should steer economy, not regulations

Readers who care about the environment have contacted me with questions such as “should I support the natural gas line coming to Robeson County,...

May 6th, 2017 |  


UNCP’s Visions Awards banquet Thursday

PEMBROKE — The Division of Engaged Outreach and the Office for Regional Initiatives at UNC Pembroke will hold its 20th annual Business Visions A...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Food service training classes offered

LUMBERTON — Food safety training for food service employees is available in May and June.ServSafe food safety certification training will be hel...

April 29th, 2017 |  


It’s berry picking time again

It’s berry picking time again

I absolutely love springtime when plants in the garden are beginning to grow. I especially love when it’s time for strawberries. Nothing beats t...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Lumbee Bank announces promotions, transfers

Lumbee Bank announces promotions, transfers

PEMBROKE — Nine employees of Lumbee Guaranty Bank have been promoted or transferred to other positions, according to information provided by the...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Family Dollar to open in Elrod

MATTHEWS — A Family Dollar store will open to the public on Thursday in Elrod, a small community in southwestern Robeson County, according to a ...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


For 50 years, Koonce and Noble kept the faucet on

For 50 years, Koonce and Noble kept the faucet on

LUMBERTON — If you’ve had a drink of clean, clear tap water in Robeson County, you undoubtedly have engineering firm Koonce, Noble & A...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Volunteers key to the success at 4-H

Volunteers key to the success at 4-H

Ready for something that sounds impressive? In 2016, adult 4-H volunteers gave 3,066 hours of their time to the Robeson County 4-H Program. When you r...

April 22nd, 2017 |