Lumberton man charged in 2015 homicide

CHARLOTTE (AP) — A Lumberton man has been arrested and charged in the 2015 shooting death of a man in Charlotte.Charlotte police spokesman Keith...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Missing engagement ring found in Georgia

ASHEVILLE (AP) — An engagement ring that a man lost before proposing has been found in Georgia.Daniel Frye of Rock Hill, South Carolina, was set...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Cooper halts payments to Cabinet secretaries

RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration has stopped payments that Republican predecessor Pat McCrory ordered before leav...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Baxley’s fair share wins a car

Baxley’s fair share wins a car

LUMBERTON — One by one, they took a seat.And when 24 had, the one left standing, Tonya Baxley, had won — a brand new car during the United...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Oxendine named as new speaker

Oxendine named as new speaker

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council on Thursday elected Bobby Oxendine to serve as speaker for the coming year. Oxendine replaces Bill James Br...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Crowd angrily calls for the ouster of the ‘Six’

Crowd angrily calls for the ouster of the ‘Six’

LUMBERTON — Some called for their resignations, others for their firings, and still others for impeachment, but all had the same message: The si...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Educators worry about class-size mandate

RALEIGH (AP) — School systems say they may have to cut arts and physical education in elementary schools this fall if North Carolina lawmakers d...

January 20th, 2017 |  


EPA cites concerns about NC hog farms

RALEIGH (AP) — The civil rights office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has sent a “letter of concern” to North Carolina ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Navy says NC wind farm not threat to radar

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power dat...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Cooper tabs Hamilton to manage parks

RALEIGH — New Gov. Roy Cooper plucked up another legislator to serve in his Cabinet, naming a House member Thursday to lead the department that ...

January 20th, 2017 |