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city (1990 pop. 18,601), seat of Robeson co., S N.C., on the Lumber River; founded 1787, inc. 1852. It is in an agricultural area, with tobacco, grains, soybeans, and livestock. Manufactures include transformers, textiles and clothing, sheet metal, athletic shoes, loudspeakers, and boxes. Nearby Pembroke is a center for the LumbeeLumbee,
descendants of Native Americans whose language belonged to the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). The ancestors of the Lumbee occupied the coast of the SE United States and were part of the Eastern Woodlands
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 tribe and the seat of Pembroke State Univ.
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Lumberton, NC, August 21, 2019 --( On August 16, 2019, Felicia Evans Long, founder of Sweet Candy Cafe located in Lumberton, N.C., awarded the 5th Annual Timothy Rodney Long Memorial Scholarship to senior student Maria Gaillen at Cristo Rey Newark High School, formerly Christ the King Preparatory Catholic School, in Newark, N.J.
The JV will enable AEG to enter the saw logging export market via the commencement of operations at the company's Lumberton Site, in Robeson County, North Carolina and will also provide further revenue opportunities for the company.
Under the terms of the JV, AEG and RLS have incorporated Renewable Energy Systems LLC as an LLC to enter the saw-logging export market and to handle forthcoming logistics operations at Lumberton.
(Alliance News) - Active Energy Group PLC on Thursday said it has appointed engineering & consulting firm, Absolute Welding & Consulting, to install the commercial scale reactors at its industrial site in Lumberton, North Carolina.
Select Bank & Trust Company has 19 offices in Burlington, Charlotte, Clinton, Dunn, Elizabeth City, Fayetteville, Goldsboro, Greenville, Holly Springs, Leland, Lillington, Lumberton, Morehead City, Raleigh, Washington, and Wilmington, North Carolina and Blacksburg, Rock Hill, and Six Mile, South Carolina.
While the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia and Raleigh metro areas have demonstrated a remarkable rebound since the Great Recession, micro areas like Roanoke Rapids, Rockingham, Laurinburg, and Lumberton have seen 13 to 17 percent of their jobs disappear.
James Howell Street was born in Lumberton on October 15, 1903.
The Monroe Journal's Ray Van Dusen recently penned a story about Ausbon and what happened while he was on a mission trip to Lumberton, N.C.
In addition, approximately 1.7 million broiler chickens were destroyed as a result of flooding, and approximately 30 farms, with approximately 211,000 chickens per farm, in the Lumberton, NC area are isolated by flood waters, and the company cannot reach them with feed trucks.
n addition, about 30 farms near Lumberton have been isolated by flood waters, hampering the delivery of feed to animals.