Local man puts time, attention, heart into crafting wooden ship models

Local man puts time, attention, heart into crafting wooden ship models

LUMBERTON — David Bullock has spent thousands of hours meticulously crafting parts for and constructing model ships since retiring from his engi...

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 |  


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 |  


Lumbee recognition effort gets a boost

Lumbee recognition effort gets a boost

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe may have won a victory in its long fight to gain full federal recognition.The U.S. House gave voice approval on Wedn...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


City man charged with murder

City man charged with murder

WILMINGTON — A Lumberton man who survived an attempt to kill himself is now charged with first-degree murder in the death of a Wilmington woman ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Commissioners lining up against tax increase

Commissioners lining up against tax increase

LUMBERTON — Robeson County commissioners are determined there will be no increase in property taxes during the next fiscal year even though the ...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Cummings: Building is good bait

Cummings: Building is good bait

‘LUMBERTON — After every storm there’s sure to be some sunshine..That’s what Greg Cummings, Robeson County’s economic de...

May 20th, 2017 |