Pageant’s director perseveres despite difficult time for family

To the Editor,The E.R. Gause Auditorium was the site another successful Farmers Festival pageant on Oct. 14. Nine young ladies competed and, in the en...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Chairman on spending spree; Lumbee need new leadership

To the Editor,Since Robeson County is North Carolina’s poorest county, decisions in using public funds should optimize greatest service to house...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Bigots, misogynists conspire to tie liberalism with Marxism

To the Editor,This great nation grants us all freedom of speech; it’s a liberty that all of us as Americans share and value. Unfortunately, some...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Thomas has been inspirational for students at Lumberton High

To the Editor,I am writing today regarding personal influences Owen Thomas, a candidate for Lumberton City Council, has had on the students of Lumbert...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Former student praises council candidate for leadership skills

To the Editor,I am writing today regarding my experiences with Owen Thomas, a candidate for Lumberton City Council.During a period in which I underwen...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Join Alzheimer’s walk Saturday to help fight this dreaded disease

To the Editor,Someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. every 66 seconds. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheime...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Duke Energy line technician reflects on Matthew recovery

To the Editor,Growing up in Rowland, I have seen my fair share of hurricanes and tropical storms. There are a few names that I will never forget ̵...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Fairmont out front holding job fairs for the unemployed

To the Editor,Yesterday the town of Fairmont hosted its 12th job/career fair in the past 17 months. According to an official with whom I spoke recentl...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Retired local government employees deserving of a COLA

To the Editor,Our local government retirees are at the heart of communities across North Carolina, keeping us safe, saving lives, maintaining our util...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


Motorcylists raise $6,100 to aid family of child with cancer

Motorcylists raise $6,100 to aid family of child with cancer

To the Editor,What a day the Lord made on Saturday, Sept. 23. Sunshine and blue skies brought motorcyclists together for Izzie Beth Pittman, a 20-mont...

September 28th, 2017 |