One Million Cups gathers Wednesday at RCC

LUMBERTON — The next meeting of One Million Cups will be held Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m. at Robeson Community College.The meeting will be held i...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Theos provides a West Indian flavor

Theos provides a West Indian flavor

PEMBROKE — Chef Theo Gumbs has brought back flavors of West Indian food to this university town and serves up those flavors with a variety of de...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Small farms keep agriculture moving forward

Small farms keep agriculture moving forward

Agriculture is the leading industry in Robeson County. Many county residents think of large-scale contract hog or poultry farms or large row-crop farm...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Edwards Jones makes ‘best’ list

ST. LOUIS — Financial services firm Edward Jones, which has a branch in Lumberton, ranks fifth on the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work Fo...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Metcon honored for 2 school projects

PEMBROKE — A Robeson County-based construction firm has earned recognition for its joint venture with another North Carolina firm.Engineering Ne...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Economics different in rural areas

Economics different in rural areas

The election of President Trump reminded the elite in major cities that places like Robeson County do exist. The election focus was on the working peo...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Walter attends Edward Jones workshop

Walter attends Edward Jones workshop

LUMBERTON — Mary Jo Walter, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Lumberton, recently attended the Edward Jones second annual Women’s Confe...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Jimmy John’s provide another deli choice

Jimmy John’s provide another deli choice

LUMBERTON — Fans of deli styled sandwiches have another dining choice in the area, Jimmy John’s Sandwiches, and the restaurant will bring ...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Lawyers partner on long-term care

Lawyers partner on long-term care

LUMBERTON — Two attorneys specializing in issues affecting the elderly have established a partnership.Diane Surgeon, who has represented people ...

March 2nd, 2017 |  


Make healthy lifestyle changes

Make healthy lifestyle changes

If you are like me, there are many things we need to work on — things like eating healthier, exercising regularly, writing thank-you notes, and ...

March 1st, 2017 |