Volume 3 Issue 9: Oct 6, 2023


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Oct 12, 2023

First fall festival: RCC to host Fall Festival at COMtech location in Pembroke

To learn more about the continuing education opportunities available, visit RCC’s website at www.robeson.edu. Anyone interested in becoming a vendor at the RCC Fall Festival in Pembroke should contact Terry Jackson at tjackson@robeson.edu or 910-272- ...

Oct 12, 2023

From colleges to headquarters: Park your business in this 700 acres Robeson County hot spot

About 1/3 of the 700 acres have been developed so far with plans for additional construction in the works - Image provided by COMtech Business ParkRobeson County is experiencing high levels of growth thanks to a number of factors such as new business ...

Oct 12, 2023

Workers unite! The Writers Guild of America has secured better pay, better working conditions and safety from AI

MARTIN LOPEZ/PEXELSThe Writers Guild of America (WGA) has just secured massive wins against corporate threats to their livelihoods following a strike that lasted for 148 days, the second longest strike in Hollywood history. As Artificial Intelli ...

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NC Community Alternatives Program Helps Disabled and Elderly Adults Improve Quality of Life

Posted Nov 1, 2023
In North Carolina, the Community Alternatives Program (CAP) is a Medicaid program designed to provide home and community-based care and case management services to individuals who would otherwise require nursing home care. CAP is based on a coll
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Oct 12, 2023

Main Street Lumberton: Downtown Main Street organizations are working to revitalize downtown Lumberton

Downtown Lumberton’s “pocket park” a nice break in the downtown landscape featuring art, nature and a sereneenvironment - Photo by GFBJHosting events and festivals, leading city cleanups, promoting local businesses and spearheading beautification and ...

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In The Current Issue

It’s a deal: Blue Cross NC reaches agreement to acquire FastMed's North Carolina locations

PHOTO PROVIDED BY: FASTMED There are 55 FastMed urgent care walk-in clinics and Family Medicine locations across the state. Blue Cross NC has agreed to acquire only FastMed’s NC locations.On Oct. 20, 2023, Blue Cross NC announced that the compan

Protect, prevent, respond: TeamLogic IT of Eastern North Carolina continues to provide tech guidance for businesses throughout the region

PHOTO PROVIDED BY TEAMLOGIC ITTeamLogic IT’s Eastern North Carolina branch operates in Fayetteville, Raleigh,Greenville and Wilmington, providing information technology (IT) infrastructuremanagement and cybersecurity consulting, to area businesses.Te

Fayetteville eats more chicken: Local Chick-fil-A owner and operator shares about his pleasure in working with one of the south's favorite restaurants

Cody Hopper, owner/operator of the Chick-fil-a on Skibo Rd. - Photo provided by Mr. HopperOne of the south’s most popular franchises is none other than Chick-fil-A. Whether you spring out of bed to make it in time for Chick-n-Minis™, brave the lunch