Quotes of the week


“What we have determined is that we really should make some serious and long-term investments in rural communities. We find that people need access to healthy eating opportunities and active living. — Dr. Laura Gerald, president of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, visiting her hometown of Lumberton.


“We will be able to help members of our community more because now we have more food that we can give them,” Rosemarie Glenn, founder of My Refuge, on Food Lion’s effort to revamp the food pantry.


“When I started my campaign on July 4, 2015, I had no idea it would be 14 months later before it ended. I’m glad this is over and it excites me that I will finally be able to work with the members of the council to move Pembroke forward.” —Greg Cummings, on the state Board of Elections’ decision to certify him as the winner of the Pembroke mayoral race.


“With Trump being elected you’d have someone very close to the Trump circle in the White House that appreciates North Carolina, that has been in Robeson County and understands the issues we deal with in Robeson County.” —Robeson County GOP Chair Phillip Stephens upon the visit of Lara Trump, a Wilmington native and daughter-in-law of the Republican presidential nominee.


“This is a good opportunity for the county. We will be able to combine departments in one building, get some of our people out of the courthouse, and relieve the county of some of the expense of leasing buildings.” —Robeson County Manager Ricky Harris on renovations to the former BB&T building.


“What we have determined is that we really should make some serious and long-term investments in rural communities. We find that people need access to healthy eating opportunities and active living. — Dr. Laura Gerald, president of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, visiting her hometown of Lumberton.

“We will be able to help members of our community more because now we have more food that we can give them,” Rosemarie Glenn, founder of My Refuge, on Food Lion’s effort to revamp the food pantry.

“When I started my campaign on July 4, 2015, I had no idea it would be 14 months later before it ended. I’m glad this is over and it excites me that I will finally be able to work with the members of the council to move Pembroke forward.” —Greg Cummings, on the state Board of Elections’ decision to certify him as the winner of the Pembroke mayoral race.

“With Trump being elected you’d have someone very close to the Trump circle in the White House that appreciates North Carolina, that has been in Robeson County and understands the issues we deal with in Robeson County.” —Robeson County GOP Chair Phillip Stephens upon the visit of Lara Trump, a Wilmington native and daughter-in-law of the Republican presidential nominee.

“This is a good opportunity for the county. We will be able to combine departments in one building, get some of our people out of the courthouse, and relieve the county of some of the expense of leasing buildings.” —Robeson County Manager Ricky Harris on renovations to the former BB&T building.

“What we have determined is that we really should make some serious and long-term investments in rural communities. We find that people need access to healthy eating opportunities and active living. — Dr. Laura Gerald, president of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, visiting her hometown of Lumberton.
http://robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_LGerald_2016-Full_2.jpg“What we have determined is that we really should make some serious and long-term investments in rural communities. We find that people need access to healthy eating opportunities and active living. — Dr. Laura Gerald, president of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, visiting her hometown of Lumberton.

“We will be able to help members of our community more because now we have more food that we can give them,” Rosemarie Glenn, founder of My Refuge, on Food Lion’s effort to revamp the food pantry.
http://robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_refuge.jpg“We will be able to help members of our community more because now we have more food that we can give them,” Rosemarie Glenn, founder of My Refuge, on Food Lion’s effort to revamp the food pantry.

“When I started my campaign on July 4, 2015, I had no idea it would be 14 months later before it ended. I’m glad this is over and it excites me that I will finally be able to work with the members of the council to move Pembroke forward.” —Greg Cummings, on the state Board of Elections’ decision to certify him as the winner of the Pembroke mayoral race.
http://robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_greg-cummings-3.jpg“When I started my campaign on July 4, 2015, I had no idea it would be 14 months later before it ended. I’m glad this is over and it excites me that I will finally be able to work with the members of the council to move Pembroke forward.” —Greg Cummings, on the state Board of Elections’ decision to certify him as the winner of the Pembroke mayoral race.

“With Trump being elected you’d have someone very close to the Trump circle in the White House that appreciates North Carolina, that has been in Robeson County and understands the issues we deal with in Robeson County.” —Robeson County GOP Chair Phillip Stephens upon the visit of Lara Trump, a Wilmington native and daughter-in-law of the Republican presidential nominee.
http://robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_phillip-stephens-1-1-1.jpg“With Trump being elected you’d have someone very close to the Trump circle in the White House that appreciates North Carolina, that has been in Robeson County and understands the issues we deal with in Robeson County.” —Robeson County GOP Chair Phillip Stephens upon the visit of Lara Trump, a Wilmington native and daughter-in-law of the Republican presidential nominee.

“This is a good opportunity for the county. We will be able to combine departments in one building, get some of our people out of the courthouse, and relieve the county of some of the expense of leasing buildings.” —Robeson County Manager Ricky Harris on renovations to the former BB&T building.
http://robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ricky-harris2_cmyk.jpg“This is a good opportunity for the county. We will be able to combine departments in one building, get some of our people out of the courthouse, and relieve the county of some of the expense of leasing buildings.” —Robeson County Manager Ricky Harris on renovations to the former BB&T building.
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