Ms. Necoal Wearnes, a resident of the Fairmont community and represented by Tribal Councilwoman Janie McFarland, District 2, is the latest recipient of down payment assistance through the Lumbee Tribe's Home Ownership Program. Ms. Wearnes is in the final stages of the loan closing process with plans to start building as soon as the loan documents are finalized. Ms. Wearnes is a disabled army veteran with 10 years of military service to our country. Congratulations, Ms. Wearne
Law Day is a national day to celebrate the rule of law and its contributions to the freedoms Americans enjoy. Law Day had its origin in 1957 when American Bar Association (ABA) President Charles S. Rhyne envisioned a special day for celebrating our legal system. In honor of this day, members of the Robeson County Bar Association scheduled visits with all 7 of the Tribe's Boys & Girls Clubs. They talked with students about careers, careers in law, and offered advice to those w
Staff Report by Grace Kelly Deese-Oxendine (5/2017): Residents came together for their first on-site Bible study. Staff and residents would like to give a big “THANK YOU” to Pastor Craston Chavis of Fairmont for taking time out of his schedule to lead the Bible study. Bible Study classes will be offered twice a month to residents. This is yet another effort showcasing staff’s commitment to “building communities and relationships” within our tribal housing sites.