Black bear found dead beside I-95

ST. PAULS — A black bear was found dead Thursday off Interstate 95, near Exit 36, but it’s unclear what killed it — and unknown if i...

May 26th, 2017 |  


St. Pauls teacher charged with misdemeanor

LUMBERTON — A St. Pauls High School teacher and coach was arrested this week on a charge that he asked a teenager student to expose herself.Nich...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Cooper throw support behind Lumbee recognition

Cooper throw support behind Lumbee recognition

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe won an important ally today when Gov. Roy Cooper officially announced his strong support of the tribe being granted ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Plan drops electric cost, keeps tax rate

Plan drops electric cost, keeps tax rate

LUMBERTON — The city manager says a drop in utility rates in his proposed budget will save residents more money than a slight increase in water ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Farmers market pursuit bears fruit

Farmers market pursuit bears fruit

RED SPRINGS — The long-awaited farmers market in Red Springs officially opened for business Wednesday after a ceremony dedicating the facility t...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Recovery committee gets grant to help Matthew victims

Recovery committee gets grant to help Matthew victims

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Long Term Disaster Recovery Committee has received a grant that will allow some medical-related needs of Hurrican...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Tornado reported near Parkton, damage limited to structures

PARKTON — A tornado touched down near Parkton on Tuesday, causing damage to several structures, uprooting trees, but not causing any injury to a...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Dam in need of $1M in repairs

Dam in need of $1M in repairs

PEMBROKE — The dam system at the Lumbee Cultural Center still is in need of extensive repairs seven months after Hurricane Matthew swept through...

May 24th, 2017 |  


Maxton provides pay hike

Maxton provides pay hike

MAXTON — The property tax rate and fees don’t increase, but town employees’ pay does in the fiscal year 2017-18 budget approved Tues...

May 24th, 2017 |  


LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man is charged with murder after an argument over his mother ended in gunfire and the death of his stepfather.Cortny Dan...

May 24th, 2017 |