Pets of the week for May 8 Babble is a Beagle mix, about 5 months old. She is super sweet and loves to play. Ryker is a Black Lab mix, about 2 years old. He is kind of shy, but loves attention once he gets to know you.
Spay or neuter is mandatory with adoption and is free to Robeson County residents. To see Babble, Ryker or the other animals, please visit the Robeson County Animal Shelter at 255 Landfill Road in St. Pauls or visit the Robeson County Animal Shelter Fa...
St. Pauls native wins leadership award CLEARWATER, Fla. — Judy Smith, a former St. Pauls resident and co-owner of Smith Hager Bajo, a consulting firm that advises health organizations on medical treatment of women and children, recently won an award for her work to improve hospital environments for at-risk infants.
Smith, the daughter of Shirley and Graham Smith, who live near St. Pauls, received the Stanley and Mavis Gravens Award for Leadership in Enhancing the Physical and De...
Engagements for March 21 Locklear-Bell
Brandy Locklear of Shannon and Travis Bell of St. Pauls announce their engagement.
Locklear is the daughter of Denver and Brenda Locklear of Shannon. She works at Southeastern Regional Medical Center as a registered nurse. She attended Red Springs High School and Bladen Community College.
Lockear is the granddaughter of Willie Locklear and the late Saddie Mae Locklear of Shannon; he late Benjamin and Dorthy Chavis of Lum...
A life reinvented: Soldier seeks to cope with injuries FAYETTEVILLE — Willie Stewart has a new home.
He has a new van, designed to carry a new chair. He has a new addition to his household, an assistant who helps him perform daily tasks. He has a scar on his neck that hasn’t been there long.
He has a shiny new Purple Heart — one more thing that he can’t see, or touch with his right hand.
Willie, at age 25, has a new way of life.
The only way Bonnie, Stewart’s mother, knows how to describe...
Couple renews vows on 50th anniversary John and Sharon Santy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on May 5 by renewing their wedding vows at Rex Presbyterian Church, Pastor Bebe Brigss presiding.
A small reception followed the service and was attended by friends, relatives, and members of the congregation. Cake and sparkling cider were served.
St. Pauls native pens Christian novel ST. PAULS — A St. Pauls native and resident of Washington, D.C., has penned a Christian novel.
Vina Blanks McEachern’s latest book, “How Long Shall I Cry,” is the first of a trilogy that tells the story of a black church’s struggle from its humble beginnings in the 1860s, just before the end of slavery, to becoming a “mega church” with a congregation of thousands.
“It gives one an inside view of what happened in this particular church, wh...