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Accident kills St. Pauls man

FAYETTEVILLE — A St. Pauls man was killed Tuesday in an accident while working for the Public Works Commission in Fayetteville.James W. Ivey, 40...

December 1st, 2016 |  


DSS has help for energy bill

LUMBERTON — Beginning today, Robeson County residents needing help paying their heating bills will be able to apply for federal money.The Robeso...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Fairmont’s Christmas parade is Friday

FAIRMONT — Holiday revelers will find plenty of reasons to celebrate on Friday as the Fairmont parade is next in line.Festivities begin at 6 p.m...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Break-insThe following break ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office:Austin Thompson of Huggins Road, Lumberton; Timothy McCorm...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Funeral on Thursday for Pembroke police dog

Funeral on Thursday for Pembroke police dog

PEMBROKE — Fallen Pembroke Police K9 officer Payne will be laid to rest Thursday at the home of his partner and handler Jason Hunt.Payne, who sp...

November 30th, 2016 |  


No changes as local election results certified

LUMBERTON — Local election officials canvassed and certified voting results of the November General Election on Tuesday, making official the res...

November 30th, 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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Sons of the American Revolution

Sons of the American Revolution

William Ronald “Pete” Bell, of St. Paulsm was sworn into the Sons of the American Revolution, Le Marquis de Lafayette Chapter on Nov. 3 at...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Pope honored

Pope honored

Brenda Pope, left, immediate past President of the Robeson County Republican Women’s Club, received a Tribute to Women award from Zan Bunn, righ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Smell the Revolution: Rum-scented mug among museum’s items

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — History buffs will be able to peer into the eyes of a “most excellent likeness” of George Washington and get an ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


‘They’re a lot like us’: Program pairs inmates, wild horses

ELK GROVE, Calif. — Jail inmates and wild horses are helping each other learn to adapt through a California program aimed at preparing both for ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


‘Jurassic World’ comes alive at Philadelphia exhibit

PHILADELPHIA — Dinosaurs in museums tend to be of the fossilized variety, but a new exhibit in Philadelphia is bringing the creatures and their ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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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 |  


Consider expert predictions with skepticism, inquiry

Consider expert predictions with skepticism, inquiry

When a major league baseball player is at bat, all eyes are on that isolated performance by one person. His strikeout or double will be recorded and a...

October 3rd, 2016 |  


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