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 |  


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 |