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9-year-old reminded to register to vote

9-year-old reminded to register to vote

LUMBERTON — Zain Patel has been reminded to register to vote with plenty of time to spare.Nine years.Zain, a Lumberton resident who is 9 years o...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsBobby Sherrill, of Douglasville, Ga., reported Thursday that someone broke into his car at Red Roof Inn on Capuano Road in Lumberton, causing $3...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Robeson dodges damage from heavy rains

Robeson dodges damage from heavy rains

LUMBERTON — Robeson County was spared by the damage of heavy rains this week that caused flooding, washed out roadways and even caused a sinkhol...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Felon facing weapons, robbery charges

LUMBERTON — A Maxton man previously convicted of manslaughter is facing federal firearms and robbery charges, according to court documents.Accor...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Lumbee tribal administrator position in limbo

Lumbee tribal administrator position in limbo

PEMBROKE — When the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will have a full-time tribal administrator to oversee daily operations of the tribal governme...

September 29th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 2:27 am. |    
Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa
Playing with an edge

Playing with an edge

RED SPRINGS — Whether he’s snatching rebounds, diving on loose balls, or powering his way to the basket, Eric Graham is relentless on the ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Fairmont boys stay perfect, Lady Mustangs bounce back

Williams posts double-double as Fairmont boys stay perfectBehind a double-double from Alshaquan Williams, the Fairmont boys basketball team claimed an...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina got away with Marcus Paige having one of his lowest-scoring games because Brice Johnson came through with one of hi...

January 21st, 2016 |  


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 |  


LIFE


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Engagements
Local organizations earn Arts Council grants

Local organizations earn Arts Council grants

LUMBERTON — The North Carolina Arts Council has awarded a total $18,416 in Grassroots Grants to four nonprofits in Robeson County as part of its...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Activities abound at Robeson County Public Library

Activities abound at Robeson County Public Library

One of my greatest joys has been watching my daughter’s excitement for the library grow as she gets older. Without fail, when someone mentions s...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Clive King drawings come to UNCP

Clive King drawings come to UNCP

PEMBROKE — Visual artist Clive King is bringing his larger-than-life drawings to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s A.D. Galle...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Southeastern Health doctor turns to yoga after wife’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Southeastern Health doctor turns to yoga after wife’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Everyone deals with stressors at some point in their lives, whether it be emotional, physical or mental. For Dr. Somnath Naik, a physician who has wor...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Alzheimer’s walk set for Oct. 15 in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — The 2016 Robeson County Alzheimer’s Walk will be held at Wesley Pines Retirement Community on Oct. 15.The annual walk raises m...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Health briefs

Nutrition, cancerprograms at CHECLUMBERTON — Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center, located next to Shoe Show at Biggs P...

September 26th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Testing soil can save money, optimize yields

Testing soil can save money, optimize yields

In today’s economy, consumers are always looking for ways to save money. One of the most practical ways to save money is to have your soil teste...

September 19th, 2016 |  


Woody’s Bar-B-Q to open in Lumberton

Woody’s Bar-B-Q to open in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — Barbecue enthusiasts have another choice to look forward to when Woody’s Bar-B-Q opens next month.A year ago, husband-wife tea...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Rouzer to co-host economic summit

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The North Carolina congressional delegation will co-host the 2016 North Carolina Business & Economic Development Summit t...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Rice celebrates 30 years with company

LUMBERTON — James Otis “Bill” Rice has completed 30 years of service with image supply.Rice joined image supply on April 28, 1986, a...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Artist Market taking applications

Artist Market taking applications

PEMBROKE — The Museum of Southeast American Indians at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Kim Pevia, owner and CEO of K.A.P. Innovati...

August 14th, 2016 updated: August 14th, 2016. |  


Student insurancecost going up

Student insurancecost going up

If you have a child in college, I know you share my relief that tuition increases have slowed down recently. This fall, however, brace yourself.Fayett...

August 6th, 2016 |  


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