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Power deal near approval in Senate


RALEIGH — The state Senate is expected to pass on final reading today a bill that could lead to lower electric bills in Lumberton and Red Springs as early as this fall, as well as boost economic development throughout Eastern North Carolina. The bill ...

Danger lurks to the west


A crime is a crime, and HSS took both violent and property crimes into account when compiling the list of North Carolina’s most dangerous cities. Lumberton’s statistics are staggering. Keep in kind that Robeson County is one of the country’s heaviest ...

Sunshine Week workshop focuses on public access


Heading up the discussion were Jonathan Jones, director of the Sunshine Center of the North Carolina Open Government Coalition ...
and reporters from the Daily Journal and The Robesonian newspaper in Lumberton. Doug Carter, an introduction to ethics ...

Lawmakers clear way for rate relief


This proposal is going to remove a significant economic hindrance to eastern North Carolina and our entire state ...
Laurinburg, Louisburg, Lumberton, New Bern, Pikeville, Red Springs, Robersonville. Rocky Mount, Scotland Neck, Selma, Smithfield, Southport ...

Joseph Manning Travis


Joe was born on May 6, 1945 in Lumberton, North Carolina to Norman and Celia Travis. Norm was stationed overseas, but shortly after returning stateside, moved his family to Prosser, Washington. Joe would spend the remainder of his life as a Prosser resident.

Senator: Lower energy bills could come in months


The agreement also needs approval of the North Carolina Utilities Commission. Newton said the measure essentially lays the groundwork for the panel's OK. Other large cities comprising Electricities include Greenville, Lumberton and Elizabeth City.

Senator: Lower eastern NC energy bills could come in months


Some of the cities that could pay less include: Lumberton, Laurinburg, Red Springs, Monroe, Pineville, Southport. See a full list of the North Carolina cities.

Police in NC push back against human traffickers


In North Carolina, investigators say they see more cases of sex trafficking ...
and Roberto Carlo Morales-Rivera, 30, of Lumberton. Also this month, Derek Wayne McKoy of Fayetteville was sentenced to a minimum of five years in prison after pleading guilty ...

Clemson Trio Commits To RBC Heritage


McGirt was born in Lumberton, North Carolina and played golf for Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He will be making his fifth start at the Harbour Town Golf Links and will be trying to better his 2014 ninth place finish.

Cape Fear Arsenal Inc. Invests $15.2 Million In Lumberton, North Carolina Ammunition Production Plant


Ammunition manufacturer, Cape Fear Arsenal Inc., will invest $15.2 million to locate a production facility in Lumberton, North Carolina, with plans to create 150 jobs in Robeson County. Cape Fear Arsenal is a privately-held corporation focusing on ...

Continuing to move east...
still in TX...
.Meeting RV friends


WOW, it takes a long time to cross the state of Texas. We are now in our 4th park in this state. In my last post we were in Van Horn, TX then we did a short stay in Junction, TX at a Good Sam park bec…

Cover Receptionist, Lumberton NJ


Our client in Lumberton, NJ is looking for someone to cover their busy front desk. This person will be answering phones and dealing with scanning. This position is full time and temporary. For consi…

FEMA Dome Taking Shape in Lumberton, Texas


FEMA HOLDING, PROCESSING AND DEATH DOMES TAKING SHAPE ACROSS TEXAS Remember those recently published 'arrest lists', and Americans being led to believe those to be arrested were 'elitists' for treaso…

Scotland Tennis Demolished by Lumberton Pirates


Contributor, Blake Ellis Senior, Scotland High School Scotland High School’s tennis team was slaughtered by Lumberton Senior High School in the first home match of the season on Tuesday. Scotland’s …

Carpenter Lumberton (TX) – Lumberton Carpenters


Carpenter Lumberton (TX) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Lumberton (TX). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Lumberton, Texas work with, builds and fixes items and structures m…

Carpenter Lumberton (NC) – Lumberton Carpenters


Carpenter Lumberton (NC) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Lumberton (NC). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Lumberton, North Carolina work with, builds and fixes items and str…

The Haves and Have Nots: Lumberton's Truth Decay


Despite the rain, I managed to get up early so I could stock up on the Smithfield's bacon that's on sale at Ramey's. Afterwards, I stopped by the library to look for some books. It's been a while sinc…

Lumberton removes Haynes as football head coach


Lumberton quarterback Stephen Yarbro confirmed to the Enterprise via text today. After not renewing his contract at a board meeting in February, Lumberton ISD has elected  to remove Larry Haynes as he…

Robeson Community College in Lumberton, NC, Offers Arts Entrepreneurship Summit – Mar. 20, 2015


Robeson Community College in partnership with the Robeson County Arts Council and the Lumberton Area Visitor’s Bureau in Lumberton, NC, will host the Arts Entrepreneurship Summit, “Thriving in the Bus…

School Bus Overturns On Its Side Following Crash In South Jersey


LUMBERTON, N.J. (CBS) — Police are investigating a crash that caused a school bus to overturn on its side in South Jersey Monday afternoon. The crash happened at about 2:30 p.m. in the 300 block of M…




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Domestic violence in LUMBERTON NORTH CAROLINA

Does your partner ever….

> Embarrass you with put-downs?

> Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?

> Look at you or act in ways that scare you?

> Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?

> Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?

> Control the money in the relationship? Take your money or Social Security check, make you ask for money or refuse to give you money?

> Make all of the decisions?

> Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?

> Prevent you from working or attending school?

> Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your own fault?

> Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?

> Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?

> Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?

> Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

If you answered ‘yes’ to even one of these questions, you may be in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. Don’t hesitate to chat or call to 1-800-799-SAFE if anything you read raises a red flag about your own relationship or that of someone you know.

For over 17 years, the National Domestic Violence Hotline has been the vital link to safety for women, men, children and families affected by domestic violence. With the help of our dedicated advocates and staff, we respond to calls 24/7, 365 days a year.

We provide confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety. Our database holds over 5,000 agencies and resources in communities all across the country. Bilingual advocates are on hand to speak with callers, and our Language Line offers translations in 170+ different languages.

The Hotline is an excellent source of help for concerned friends, family, co-workers and others seeking information and guidance on how to help someone they know. We work to educate communities all over through events, campaigns, and dynamic partnerships with companies ranging from The Avon Foundation to Verizon. Today, The Hotline is continuing to grow and explore new avenues of service.

http://www.thehotline.org/

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Seven steps to keep your phone number when changing provider in LUMBERTON NORTH CAROLINA

With a simple phone call you can reach someone who has not contacted in a while. This is one reason why many people prefer to keep their telephone number when they change provider or telephone company.

You can keep your local phone number or mobile if it remains within the United States. But before finalizing any changes, you should follow some suggestions:

1. Verify that you have completed your contract , if you have one supplier. Otherwise, the current company may charge you a penalty.

2. Contact the new provider to start the transfer number.

3. Make sure the provider can keep your current phone number.

4. Verify that there are no additional charges for service change. If so, try to reach an agreement with the supplier.

5. Read through the terms and conditions of the new contract before signing.

6. Provide the new phone company your 10-digit number and any other required, as your customer account number, access code and your 5-digit zip code information.

7. Cancel the previous service after obtaining the service with your new provider. Try to do the day of your closing date to avoid monthly outstanding balance.

Note: You can also transfer a local phone number to a mobile phone, but this process can take longer. Check with your supplier before making the change.

What can you do if you have some problems to transfer your number

If the provider can not solve it, you can file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission by calling 1-888-225-5322 (English) 1-888-835-5322 (TTY for hearing impaired), or through Internet (in English).

This issue of keeping the phone number is known as Number Portability (keeping your number if you change providers). [26]




There are more opportunities than ever for those receiving benefits from Social Security Disability Insurance [Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)] and SSI [Supplemental Security Income (SSI)] to learn job skills and find permanent employment in LUMBERTON NORTH CAROLINA.

If you are looking for work, or are new to the workforce, familiarize yourself with the Americans with Disabilities Act [Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)] of 1990 , a federal civil rights law designed to prevent discrimination and enable people with disabilities to participate fully in all aspects of society.

A fundamental principle of the ADA is that people with disabilities who want to work and are qualified to do so should have equal employment opportunities.

This booklet answers questions you may have about your employment rights under the ADA.

How do I know if I am protected by the ADA?

To be protected, you must be a qualified individual with a disability. This means you must have a disability as defined by the ADA. Under the ADA, you have a disability if he has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity such as hearing, seeing, speaking, thinking, walking, breathing, or performing manual tasks. You must also be able to perform the job for which you want to be hired, or for which you have been hired, with or without reasonable accommodation.

What are my rights under the ADA?

The ADA protects you from discrimination in all employment practices, including: job application procedures, hiring, firing, training, pay, promotions, benefits and licenses. You are also right not to be harassed because of your disability and your employer can not fire or discipline you for asserting your rights under the ADA. More importantly, you have the right to request reasonable for the hiring process and employment functional adaptations.

What is a "reasonable accommodation"?

A reasonable accommodation is any modification or adjustment to a job, work environment or how they usually do things that would allow you to apply for a job, work, or enjoy equal access to the benefits available to others in the workplace. There are many things that can help people with disabilities work successfully. Some of the most common types of accommodations are:

  • physical changes, such as installing a ramp or modifying the workspace or services;
  • sign language interpreters for the deaf or blind readers;
  • provide a quiet space or other changes to reduce noise distractions for someone with mental disabilities;
  • training and written materials in accessible formats such as Braille or audio cassette or computer discs;
  • TTY for deaf can use the telephone, and computer hardware and software to facilitate computer access for people with visual impairments or who have difficulty using their hands; and
  • licenses disability who needs treatment.

    What should I do if I think I need a reasonable accommodation?

    If you think you need a reasonable accommodation for the job application process or at work, you must apply. You may request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the job application, or any time before or after starting work. How do I request a reasonable accommodation? Just let your employer who needs an adjustment or change because of their disability. Needless to complete special forms or use technical language to do so. For example, if you use a wheelchair and it does not fit under your desk, you should talk to your supervisor. This is a request for a reasonable accommodation. A doctor´s note requesting disability leave or saying that you can work with certain restrictions is also a request for reasonable accommodation. What happens after making a request for a reasonable accommodation? Once you have made the request for reasonable accommodation, the employer must discuss the options available to you. If you have a disability that is not obvious, the employer may require documentation that demonstrates and explains why you need a reasonable accommodation. You and your employer must work together to determine an appropriate accommodation.

    For more information on labor support, contact the Social Security Administration [Social Security Administration] to:

    1-800-772-1213 (voice)

    1-800-325-0778 (TTY) www.ssa.gov/work [2]










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