Writing‘From MyBasket’

Writing‘From MyBasket’

Well, hello there. Please, allow me to introduce myself.I am Juanita Lagrone, mom-extraordinaire to four amazing children, Grammy to two little sweeth...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Preserving the pipe organ

Preserving the pipe organ

LUMBERTON — Organist and composer Mark Andersen’s agile fingers will once again bring the Carolina Civic Center’s pipe organ to life...

July 24th, 2016 |  


Fields retires from UNCP after 15-years at GPAC

Fields retires from UNCP after 15-years at GPAC

LUMBERTON — The curtains closed for Janice Fields, director of Givens Performing Arts Center, on Wednesday as she said her goodbyes to The Unive...

July 24th, 2016 |  


A book can open doors to new worlds

A book can open doors to new worlds

I can’t remember the first thing my parents bought me, or what happened to it, but I can remember the things I did with my parents as I was grow...

July 24th, 2016 |  


What’s Happening

THEATER• July 28In the Good Old Summertime: The Carolina Civic Center will present a sing-along and silent movie accompanied by Mark Andersen on...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


UNCP, SCC offer nursing scholarships

UNCP, SCC offer nursing scholarships

PEMBROKE — Nursing graduates of Sandhills Community College will receive a guaranteed $1,000 scholarship if they pursue a bachelor’s degre...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Health briefs

Diet program set forMonday at Biggs ParkLUMBERTON — Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer will present a program on the neutropenic diet on Monday at...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Artist passes on traditions, history

Artist passes on traditions, history

PEMBROKE — When Gloria Tara Lowery leads a workshop at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the local artist is teaching more than a cr...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Tiny tellers welcome

Tiny tellers welcome

Courtesy photo | Eric Sanders, left, Jason King, Phillip Stone, Katie Fountain and Christy Strickland cut the ribbon on the newly-renovated BB&T e...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Feli walks road to fame

Feli walks road to fame

PEMBROKE — Felony Fame, a rapper from Pembroke, stole the spotlight so quick, it should be criminal.The 20-something, also known as Feli Fame, r...

July 17th, 2016 |