NEWS


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Homeowners seek relief
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Man charged with thefts

Schools job advertised

LUMBERTON — The Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County has started advertising for a new schools superintendent, doing so a...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Schools hire state group to aid search

Schools hire state group to aid search

LUMBERTON — The Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County on Tuesday hired the North Carolina School Boards Association to con...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Fairmont OKs bid for sewer work

FAIRMONT — The Board of Commissioners unanimously accepted on Tuesday a bid of more than $1 million to make repairs to the town’s sewer sy...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Graham first to announce run for sheriff

Graham first to announce run for sheriff

LUMBERTON — The Internal Affairs investigator for the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office has become the first candidate to officially enter t...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Maxton to spend $12K to demolish eyesore

Maxton to spend $12K to demolish eyesore

MAXTON — The Maxton Board of Commissioners moved forward Tuesday with its long-range goal of making entryways into the the community attractive....

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Fairmont moves meeting to Heritage Center

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Board of Commissioners has moved tonight’s meeting to accommodate a class of students that is expected to attend.K...

February 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


1:40 pm
Updated: 2:27 am. |    
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


10:31 am |    
Doo Wop concert rescheduled
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Design meets downward dog in new yoga mats

While comfortable clothes and the right teacher are important, a cool mat can make yoga more enticing and enjoyable.Forget that plain, boring slab of ...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Angela O. LocklearEmail [email protected] Prospect Rd Maxton910-827-3986NC STATE ROTC COMMISSIONS Twin Lumbee Indians in December ...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


LUMBERTON — A fundraiser for families displaced by flooding will be held at the Carolina Civic Center on Feb. 24 from 7 to 9 p.m.“After th...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Kenneth Turner and Joy Noack Turner of Ledyard, Connecticut, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Devyn Turner to Coyou...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


CelebratingValentine Daywith Rotary

RED SPRINGS — Tickets for a Valentine’s dinner hosted by the Red Springs Rotary Club are on sale.The dinner will be held on Feb. 11 at 6:3...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


3:51 pm |    
Jackson joins Century 21
Money flows out of, not into, rural counties

Money flows out of, not into, rural counties

Donald Trump’s election has moved the national dialogue to the topic of jobs. This is great news for Robeson County and all of the other places ...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


UNCP incubator holds program for entrepreneurs

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke soon will be the newest home of a national program to engage, educate and connect local ...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Jackson joins Century 21

Jackson joins Century 21

LUMBERTON — Hester Jackson has joined the Century 21 — The Real Estate Center as a sales associate. Jackson will specialize in residential...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Chick-fil-A opens at UNC Pembroke

Chick-fil-A opens at UNC Pembroke

PEMBROKE — Students at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke began lining up a half hour before the doors opened at Chick-fil-A. The sign...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Registration deadline is Friday for cotton program

​RED SPRINGS — Cotton growers are invited to a program on Tuesday to learn more about production.Guy Collins, Extension cotton specialist ...

February 1st, 2017 |  


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