NEWS


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Storm leaves a mess
Bombs found in Hoke mailboxes

Bombs found in Hoke mailboxes

SHANNON — Improvised chemical pressure bombs were placed in two mailboxes in Hoke County, near the Robeson County line, according to a statement...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsJames McDonald, of Coleman Street, Lumberton, reported Monday that someone broke into his house, causing $50 in damage to the lock, and stole hi...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Storm roughs up Robeson County

Storm roughs up Robeson County

LUMBERTON — More than a thousand customers are still without power after a thunderstorm toting wind gusts as strong as 46 mph downed trees and u...

July 20th, 2016 |  


St. Pauls man pleads guilty to sex offenses in Bladen County

St. Pauls man pleads guilty to sex offenses in Bladen County

ELIZABETHTOWN — A St. Pauls man has pleaded guilty to sex offenses in Bladen County.Stevie Earl Bullard Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to first degre...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Maxton plans public hearing on sagging pants

Maxton plans public hearing on sagging pants

MAXTON — Maxton officials want young men to pull up their pants.At the recommendation of Mayor Emmett “Chip” Morton, the town board ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


9:54 am |    
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

Tuesday talkon skin cancerLUMBERTON — Learn about skin cancer and enjoy a healthy lunch on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Com...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Robeson County health briefs

Workshops on Wheelsoffers camp at UNCPPEMBROKE — W.O.W. Workshops on Wheels will be offering four summer camps this year at The University of No...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Olympic events invirtual reality forSamsung users

NEW YORK (AP) — Athletes in Rio will compete to be the fastest sprinter and highest jumper at the Olympics this August. But there’s anothe...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Lions Club installs new officers

Lions Club installs new officers

ST. PAULS — The St. Pauls Lions Club installed new officers and honored its Member of the Year Monday.Vince Schimmoller, the outgoing district g...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Engagements

Engagements

Gibson - HeisingerSteve and Patricia Gibson, of Vass, announce the engagement of their daughter Stephanie Grace Gibson to Joseph Kelly Heisinger, the ...

July 5th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Lumberton Agricultural Events Center expansion coming soon

Lumberton Agricultural Events Center expansion coming soon

LUMBERTON — Long-awaited barns and horse stalls at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center could start to go up as early as n...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Coldwell Banker’sCarroll receives‘sterling’ status

Coldwell Banker’sCarroll receives‘sterling’ status

LUMBERTON — Janell Carroll, an associate with Coldwell Banker Premier Team Realty in Lumberton, was recently invited to join the company’s...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Social science helps us understand economy

Social science helps us understand economy

Intuitively, it makes sense to me that if our country wants to make housing more affordable we should impose rent limits, that if we want to help the ...

July 2nd, 2016 |  


Smithfield’s restaurant reopens in Lumberton

Smithfield’s restaurant reopens in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — After being on hiatus since the beginning of the year, Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q in Lumberton will reopen Tuesday....

May 31st, 2016 |  


Grants fund renovations at Alamac American Knits, Speech N Progress

Grants fund renovations at Alamac American Knits, Speech N Progress

RALEIGH — Two grants totaling $540,000 have been awarded to renovation projects in Lumberton and Pembroke.Gov. Pat McCrory recently announced th...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Robeson Community College to hold event for small businesses

LUMBERTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration will provide a financing event for small businesses on April 26 at Robeson Community College....

April 11th, 2016 |  


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