NEWS


‘Lucky for him, things worked out’

‘Lucky for him, things worked out’

LUMBERTON — Burnis Wilkins is grateful for his law enforcement experience and training, and feels his educated eye stopped him from killing or s...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Superintendent interviews begin Monday

LUMBERTON — The Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County will begin the next phase in its search for the system’s next ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Plan strips food stamps from 2,100 in county

Plan strips food stamps from 2,100 in county

RALEIGH — Tucked almost 150 pages into the Senate’s budget proposal is a measure that would strip more than 2,000 Robeson County residents...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Tribal Council nixes resolution blaming Godwin, Porter

Tribal Council nixes resolution blaming Godwin, Porter

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council on Thursday rejected a resolution to reprimand the tribe’s chairman, administrator, and finance direc...

May 19th, 2017 updated: May 19th, 2017. |  


Fairmont board float pay hike

Fairmont board float pay hike

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Board of Commissioners worked on the budget for the next fiscal year on Thursday with two goals in mind — finding ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Black Caucus to discuss Matthew

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County chapter of the Black Caucus will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at Greater New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church at 172 ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa
McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Jason Dufner had a good feeling when he made the turn Saturday at La Quinta Country Club in the third round of the CareerBui...

January 24th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


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Lip sync challenge on
Beautiful Baby contest returns

Beautiful Baby contest returns

LUMBERTON — For one lucky Robeson County baby, getting the most votes will be beautiful.Registration is underway for the Beautiful Baby Contest ...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Glenn Miller Orchestra to play May 19

LUMBERTON — The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater welcomes back a favorite touring big band that complements the setting of a historic thea...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Friends of the Library elect new officers, board

Friends of the Library elect new officers, board

LUMBERTON — The Friends of the Robeson County Public Library elected new officers and members to its board of directors last week at it annual m...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


New bookmobile is on the road

New bookmobile is on the road

“The Robeson County Public Library’s bookmobile is back. The original bookmobile was a 1968 Ford model and began serving the community in ...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Fowler-Locklear

Fowler-Locklear

Chris Fowler of Elizabethtown and Lena Langley, of Roseboro, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Caitlin Renee Fowler,...

May 2nd, 2017 |  


Last orca born at a SeaWorld park

MIAMI — The last orca has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park in San Antonio just over a year after the theme park decided to stop breedin...

April 21st, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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UNCP’s Visions Awards banquet Thursday

PEMBROKE — The Division of Engaged Outreach and the Office for Regional Initiatives at UNC Pembroke will hold its 20th annual Business Visions A...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Food service training classes offered

LUMBERTON — Food safety training for food service employees is available in May and June.ServSafe food safety certification training will be hel...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Volunteers key to the success at 4-H

Volunteers key to the success at 4-H

Ready for something that sounds impressive? In 2016, adult 4-H volunteers gave 3,066 hours of their time to the Robeson County 4-H Program. When you r...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Farmers need detailed marketing plans

Farmers need detailed marketing plans

Many farmers are looking toward the 2017 spring planting season with some hope and optimism. Last year, farmers endured record flooding from Hurricane...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Matthew helps feed recycling business

Matthew helps feed recycling business

LUMBERTON — Recycling is a scrappy business even on a sunny day, but Hurricane Matthew brought major challenges to this business sector in Lumbe...

April 8th, 2017 |  


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