After 24 years as Robeson County district attorney, Johnson Britt now on the other side of the aisle

When he was in law school Johnson Britt turned down opportunities to work in district attorneys’ offices because he thought prosecutors were the bad guys. Eight years later he successfully ran for DA of Robeson County, an office he held for 24 years. He inherited 81 pending murder cases and 14 capital resentencing cases on his first day. Throughout his career, Britt remembers four cases …Read more Continue reading After 24 years as Robeson County district attorney, Johnson Britt now on the other side of the aisle

‘Strong human capital and innovation:’ How Bladen County has created plans for future development

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories that provide an overview of the economies of Bladen, Columbus, Robeson, and Scotland counties in southeastern North Carolina. Bladen County has been trying to develop its economy through workforce training, revitalization projects, and partnerships with nonprofit real estate organizations. These efforts have been working and have brought in both large companies and the average …Read more Continue reading ‘Strong human capital and innovation:’ How Bladen County has created plans for future development