NEWS


Compromise bill would eliminate forced teacher cuts

RALEIGH — Republicans late Monday unveiled compromise legislation to prevent North Carolina school districts from potentially having to cut supp...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Bill limits liability for smelly livestock operations

Bill limits liability for smelly livestock operations

LUMBERTON — A bill to limit the financial liability of hog farms stinks if you ask state Rep. Garland Pierce, the senior member of Robeson Count...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Robeson could see up to 8 inches of rain through Tuesday; flood watch in effect

LUMBERTON — With Hurricane Matthew still fresh in their minds, Robeson County residents are a bit weary when they hear heavy rain is in the fore...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Speed cited as factor in deadly accident

Speed cited as factor in deadly accident

SADDLETREE — A St. Pauls woman and a passenger in her vehicle were killed this weekend when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving and ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Man charged with robbing Red Springs jewelry store

Man charged with robbing Red Springs jewelry store

RED SPRINGS — Red Springs police have arrested a 33-year-old man charged with robbing a local jewelry last week.Police are looking for a second ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 25th, 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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Howington-Musselwhite
Ivey-Owens

Ivey-Owens

Stephen Ivey and Betty Ivey, of Fairmont, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Ann Ivey, to David Anthony Alexand...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Steele-Reisman

Steele-Reisman

Charlie and Kathleen Steele, of Myrtle Beach, S.C, and Patrick and Sherri Prevatte, of Holden Beach, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Iconic ‘Strike at the Wind!’ to return to UNCP stage

PEMBROKE — Tickets are now on sale for “Strike at the Wind!”, the story of Lumbee hero Henry Berrie Lowry that will be resurrected a...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Lewis sand Joyce Bruce celebrate 62 years of marriage

Lewis sand Joyce Bruce celebrate 62 years of marriage

Lewis E. Bruce Jr. and Laura Joyce Simpson Bruce of Lumberton celebrated 62 years of marriage on Saturday. They married on April 15, 1955 in San Franc...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Art exhibition featuring UNC Pembroke students’ work begins Thursday

Art exhibition featuring UNC Pembroke students’ work begins Thursday

PEMBROKE — An art exhibition featuring work by students at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will be on display Thursday to May 5.The...

April 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Garden workshop is Saturday

LUMBERTON — Registration continues through Wednesday for a gardening workshop to be held Saturday.Brie Arthur will present “The Foodscape ...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


It could be another good year for growth

It could be another good year for growth

Robeson County made national news for increasing jobs. Please reread that line again.According to Site Selection magazine, Lumberton ranked ninth in t...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Between flood, late freeze, plants may be stressed

Between flood, late freeze, plants may be stressed

Hurricane Matthew’s ravaging waters hit Robeson County residents hard just a few short months ago. Slowly, we are starting to rebuild the floode...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Parker earns RE/MAX award

Parker earns RE/MAX award

LUMBERTON — Deborah Parker, an agent with RE/MAX Real Estate Exchange, for the third straight year has earned the company’s Executive Club...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Cooper to speak at Committee of 100 event

Cooper to speak at Committee of 100 event

LUMBERTON — Gov. Roy Cooper will be the featured speaker when the Robeson County Committee of 100 holds it annual meeting on April 11 at the Sou...

March 25th, 2017 |  


One Million Cups gathers Wednesday at RCC

LUMBERTON — The next meeting of One Million Cups will be held Wednesday from 8 to 9 a.m. at Robeson Community College.The meeting will be held i...

March 18th, 2017 |  


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