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 |  


SECU moving branch off West Fifth Street

SECU moving branch off West Fifth Street

LUMBERTON — The State Employees Credit Union will moved its West Fifth Street branch to a site on N.C. 711 and Nigel Road, near Pinecrest Countr...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Entrepreneurship summit this week at UNCP

Entrepreneurship summit this week at UNCP

PEMBROKE — If you are a budding entrepreneur or have dreams of becoming an entrepreneur, you don’t want to miss UNC Pembroke’s ninth...

April 15th, 2017 |  


BioAg symposium at UNCP Thursday

PEMBROKE — The eighth annual Farm Bureau BioAg Symposium will be held at UNC Pembroke’s Biotechnology Research and Training Center on Thur...

April 14th, 2017 |  


A soil test can help manage fertility in grasses

RALEIGH — Knowing what type of grass is in your yard, coupled with the scientific results of a soil test, can help homeowners know when is the b...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Farmers need detailed marketing plans

Farmers need detailed marketing plans

Many farmers are looking toward the 2017 spring planting season with some hope and optimism. Last year, farmers endured record flooding from Hurricane...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Matthew helps feed recycling business

Matthew helps feed recycling business

LUMBERTON — Recycling is a scrappy business even on a sunny day, but Hurricane Matthew brought major challenges to this business sector in Lumbe...

April 8th, 2017 updated: April 10th, 2017. |  


Lumber River Park gets new ranger

RALEIGH — A new ranger was sworn in recently for Lumber River State Park.David Brooks Nobles is one of five new state park rangers who recently ...

April 8th, 2017 |