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 |  


Food service training classes offered

LUMBERTON — Food safety training for food service employees is available in May and June.ServSafe food safety certification training will be hel...

April 29th, 2017 |  


It’s berry picking time again

It’s berry picking time again

I absolutely love springtime when plants in the garden are beginning to grow. I especially love when it’s time for strawberries. Nothing beats t...

April 29th, 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 |  


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 |  


Garden workshop is Saturday

LUMBERTON — Registration continues through Wednesday for a gardening workshop to be held Saturday.Brie Arthur will present “The Foodscape ...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


It could be another good year for growth

It could be another good year for growth

Robeson County made national news for increasing jobs. Please reread that line again.According to Site Selection magazine, Lumberton ranked ninth in t...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Between flood, late freeze, plants may be stressed

Between flood, late freeze, plants may be stressed

Hurricane Matthew’s ravaging waters hit Robeson County residents hard just a few short months ago. Slowly, we are starting to rebuild the floode...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Parker earns RE/MAX award

Parker earns RE/MAX award

LUMBERTON — Deborah Parker, an agent with RE/MAX Real Estate Exchange, for the third straight year has earned the company’s Executive Club...

March 25th, 2017 |