N.C. 71 stretch now honors Goins

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Sinclair, Tomeka. "N.C. 71 stretch now honors Goins." Robesonian [Lumberton, NC]. October 11, 2017.


“Former Lumbee Tribal Chairman Jimmy Goins’ name will be in easy sight for those traveling a stretch of N.C. 71, near where he lost his life two years ago” (para. 1). More than 200 people were a the ceremony for the naming of the highway. Goins had served two three-year terms as tribal chairman. Goins also owned an insurance business in Red Springs and was a farmer. Many people from the community spoke in memory of Goins. “'Mr. Jimmy was a trailblazer, a one-of-a-kind, a husband, a father, a Christian, a businessman, a farmer, a disabled veteran, a leader, Lumbee tribal chairman and more importantly, a friend to all,' said Anthony Dial, a son-in-law of Jimmy” (para. 16).

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