Physical therapist named new chairman of Robeson DSS board

Physical therapist named new chairman of Robeson DSS board

LUMBERTON — A physical therapist from Lumberton was unanimously elected Tuesday as chairman of the Robeson County Department of Social Services ...

August 31st, 2016 |  


August rainfall helps, but problems persist in western NC

ASHEVILLE (AP) — While August rainfall has eased drought conditions in western North Carolina, hot and dry weather has already taken its toll on...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Man who played Santa sentenced to 30 years for child porn

WILMINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors say a man who played Santa Claus and did magic for children has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for making po...

August 31st, 2016 |  


USDA to reopen offices closed after email threats

WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department will reopen some offices Wednesday that were closed after an unspecified email threat.USDA spokesman Mat...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Repair work to close Lumberton bridge

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton bridge will be closed for several months for repairs, according to the Department of Transportation.The bridge over Gum ...

August 31st, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsMonique Taylor, of Old Whiteville Road, Lumberton, reported Monday that a $1,300 air-conditioning unit was stolen from her home, according to a ...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Ex-judges offer nonpartisan NC congressional map

RALEIGH — An exercise to draw North Carolina’s congressional boundaries while bypassing political data hopefully will increase interest in...

August 30th, 2016 |  


NC warily watching 2 tropical weather systems

BUXTON — A tropical weather system off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks is expected to strengthen in the next day, bringing winds...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Sky ride to make its debut at NC State Fair

RALEIGH (AP) — Crews are finishing up construction on a new sky ride that will give people an aerial view of the North Carolina State Fair this ...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Pence to hold Winston-Salem rally

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence is returning to North Carolina to rally supporters, this time in Winston-Sa...

August 30th, 2016 |