LHS grad makes career of helping others succeed

LHS grad makes career of helping others succeed

LUMBERTON — Mike Collins describes his personality style as an “F,” which stands for fun in his case.That explains the Hawaiian shir...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Hall’s passion is helping budding entrepreneurs succeed

Hall’s passion is helping budding entrepreneurs succeed

PEMBROKE — Start. Grow. Succeed.This is the life The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s executive director of the Thomas Family Ce...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Employees association meets Thursday

LUMBERTON — The State Employees’ Association of North Carolina District 24, which includes Robeson, Bladen and Columbus counties, will hol...

May 20th, 2017 |  


BB&T to close Liberty Hill branch in August

BB&T to close Liberty Hill branch in August

LUMBERTON — BB&T will close the Liberty Hill branch bank on Aug. 5, according to bank officials, but they say none of the employees there wi...

May 20th, 2017 |  


EPA revision brings big change to the farm

EPA revision brings big change to the farm

The United States Environmental Protection Agency revised the Worker Protection Standard in 2015. The Worker Protection Standard is a federal regulati...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Tribe to hold economic summit at UNCP

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe will hold the 2017 Lumbee Nation Economic Summit on May 24 and May 25 on the campus of The University of North Carol...

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


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 |