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Taylor tabbed board chair

Audit shows Pembroke in good shape financially

PEMBROKE — The town of Pembroke has received “the best opinion that a CPA can give on audited financial statements” for its financia...

December 6th, 2016 |  


TheftsAstron General Contracting of Dallas High Shoals Road in Dallas, N.C., reported a commercial compressor had been stolen from a construction site...

December 5th, 2016 |  


Sealey unsure, others eyeing sheriff’s seat

Sealey unsure, others eyeing sheriff’s seat

LUMBERTON — Although Sheriff Ken Sealey has yet to say publicly if he will seek re-election to that office in 2018, there is a line forming of t...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Schools’ Finance Committee meets Tuesday

LUMBERTON — The Finance Committee of the Robeson County Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m...

December 4th, 2016 |  


4 commissioners sworn in Monday

LUMBERTON — The four Robeson County commissioners re-elected in November will be sworn-in for four-year terms when the board meets Monday for it...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


SBI still mum on identities in police shooting

LUMBERTON — The State Bureau of Investigation still has not released the names of the woman shot or the Lumberton police officer who shot her du...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


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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Food for the needy
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Choir celebrates Christmas
Library staff has reasons to be thankful

Library staff has reasons to be thankful

It’s the season of being thankful. Many of us are wondering what to be thankful for after Hurricane Matthew left us. So, on behalf of Robeson Co...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Anderson appointed to task force

Anderson appointed to task force

LUMBERTON — The American Hospital Association has unveiled a report outlining a menu of options for communities, hospitals and policymakers to e...

December 6th, 2016 |  


LUMBERTON — Patients in need of medical care have another access point in the community through the Southeastern Family Medicine Residency Clini...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Board of Healthrecognizes ASPCAfor Matthew efforts

Board of Healthrecognizes ASPCAfor Matthew efforts

At the dinner meeting held November 17 the Robeson County Board of Health awarded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Church events

Special eventsFaith Tabernacle Christian Center, located at 3744 N.C. 20, St. Pauls, will conclude its anniversary conference tonight featuring the mi...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


After Hurricane Matthew, Southeastern Health starts staff relief fund

After Hurricane Matthew, Southeastern Health starts staff relief fund

LUMBERTON — In the middle of Hurricane Matthew’s devastating aftermath, Southeastern Health and the Southeastern Health Foundation Board r...

November 29th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Perfect NC peaches
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ACA hurts,not helpsthe poor

ACA hurts,not helpsthe poor

Imagine that you’re a contestant on “Let’s Make a Deal.” Behind Door No. 1 is a bill for $695, and behind Door No. 1 is a bene...

November 6th, 2016 |  


Candy Sue’s sweet return

Candy Sue’s sweet return

LUMBERTON — It may be in a smaller building, but the newly opened Candy Sue’s Cafe has the same popular chicken salad, Boston butts and is...

November 6th, 2016 |  


IRS extends tax filing deadline in wake of Matthew

WASHINGTON — Hurricane Matthew victims in much of North Carolina and parts of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida have until March 15 to file ce...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Safeguarding pecan trees from pests

Safeguarding pecan trees from pests

This time of year our thoughts usually turn to the sights, tastes, and aromas of autumn, such as the beautiful fall foliage and pumpkin pie or sweet p...

October 14th, 2016 |  


New owners, same favorites: Pair buys Tyson’s Diner

New owners, same favorites: Pair buys Tyson’s Diner

LUMBERTON — Just because Tyson’s Diner is under new ownership doesn’t mean customers will miss the food they’ve always enjoyed...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


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