NEWS


Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Dingo is a playful and affectionate German Shepherd Terrier mix. He is up to date on all vaccinations, de-wormed and will be neutered. His adoption fe...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Fairmont celebrates Fourth on Sunday

FAIRMONT — The town of Fairmont will light up the night sky during its annual July Fourth celebration and fireworks show Sunday. The free event ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


SB554 survives committe reviews

SB554 survives committe reviews

RALEIGH — The CEO of an architecture firm proposing will spend the rest of his weekend crunching numbers after a heavily-revised version Senate ...

June 24th, 2016 |  


McCrory, Cooper clash on HB2

McCrory, Cooper clash on HB2

CHARLOTTE — North Carolina’s law limiting protections for LGBT people took center stage Friday in the state’s first gubernatorial de...

June 24th, 2016 |  


$5 million for domestive violence fight survives

RALEIGH — Millions of dollars in funding for domestic violence programs in North Carolina narrowly survived a legal fight over a law limiting pr...

June 24th, 2016 |  


‘Top Gun’ actress McGillis attacked at NC home

‘Top Gun’ actress McGillis attacked at NC home

HENDERSONVILLE (AP) — An apparently shaken and frantic Kelly McGillis could be heard on a recorded 911 call screaming about a woman who broke in...

June 24th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Playing with an edge

Pirates, Rams win wrestling events

LUMBERTON — Robeson County had all three of its wrestling teams in action on Wednesday night, with Lumberton and Purnell Swett earning top honor...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

ROWLAND — With his team facing a deficit heading into the fourth quarter, Red Springs coach Steve Sinclair pulled his starting guards to the sid...

January 21st, 2016 |  


McGirt off to best start of PGA Tour career

McGirt off to best start of PGA Tour career

William McGirt is off to the best start of his PGA Tour career as he continues his sixth full season.Despite a lack of practice and time away from the...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Robeson County Schools postpone Friday basketball games

Jeff Fipps, Robeson County’s director of athletics, announced on Wednesday that all high school basketball games scheduled for Friday have been ...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Lady Pirates win, boys lose at Richmond

Lady Pirates rout RichmondROCKINGHAM — The Lumberton High School girls basketball team claimed a 58-38 win over Richmond on Tuesday, improving t...

January 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Health briefs

Breakfast at Biggs seriesto discuss prostate healthLUMBERTON — Enjoy a healthy breakfast and learn about prostate health on Monday during the Br...

June 20th, 2016 |  


Southeastern Wound Healing Center marks Wound Care Awareness Week

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Wound Healing Center, an affiliate of Southeastern Health and member of the Healogics network, is raising awareness of ...

June 13th, 2016 |  


No equipment needed for these bodyweight workouts

No equipment needed for these bodyweight workouts

On Memorial Day, I got to take part in a CrossFit workout entitled “Murph.” It is named for Lt. Michael P. Murphy, a Navy Seal who was kil...

June 13th, 2016 |  


Health briefs

Lunch and Learn to discussdiabetic food managementLUMBERTON — Learn about managing diabetes and enjoy a healthy lunch on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in S...

June 11th, 2016 |  


Robeson County to expand testing, treatment help for Hepatitis C

Robeson County to expand testing, treatment help for Hepatitis C

Recently, a federal judge ruled that the state of Washington’s Medicaid program must pay for the treatment of all of its Hepatitis C cases ̵...

June 6th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


A hard day’s Knight

A hard day’s Knight

LUMBERTON — Ed Knight has been responsible for the delivery of more than 100 million newspapers to the doorsteps and driveways of Robeson County...

March 21st, 2016 |  


Director named for visitors bureau

Director named for visitors bureau

LUMBERTON — Angela Sumner, who served as tourism director for the Lumberton Visitors Bureau in the days when the bureau was part of the Lumberto...

March 6th, 2016 |  


Panera Bread, Mattress Firm heading to Lumberton

Panera Bread, Mattress Firm heading to Lumberton

LUMBERTON — Local folks won’t have to travel outside Robeson County for a toasty sandwich or a new pillow-top mattress.City officials last...

February 29th, 2016 |  


Downtown funeral home a family business once again

Downtown funeral home a family business once again

LUMBERTON — After almost 25 years of being owned by an out-of-state corporation, the former Biggs Funeral Home is once again family-owned.Last m...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Newly opened Jade Vine offers classics with a twist

Newly opened Jade Vine offers classics with a twist

LUMBERTON — For chef Jelisa Montalvo, good food runs in the family.“My dad is Puerto Rican, my mother is African-American and Jamaican and...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


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