NEWS


7:40 pm |    
Homeowners seek relief
3:57 pm
Updated: 3:58 pm. |    
NAACP urges boycott of NC over conservative policies

Chase ends with 1 dead, several hurt

GARNER (AP) — A woman died and a 14-year-old passenger is in critical condition after a crash during a police chase in Garner.Local media outlet...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Suspicious fires investigated

LUMBERTON — The investigation continues into a series of fires set recently in woods along Winston Road near Maxton, fire and law enforcement of...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office:Staley Jackson, of NC 130 East in Fairmont; Katerine Mason, of Tola...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Tuskegee airman to speak Sunday

Tuskegee airman to speak Sunday

SHANNON — A Lumberton native who was part of the historic World War II fighting force of black Americans, the Tuskegee Airmen, will be the featu...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Deadline today for grant app

Deadline today for grant app

LUMBERTON — Today is the last day to apply for a hazard mitigation grant being offered through the state Division of Emergency Management for th...

February 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


12:52 am
Updated: 10:44 am. |    
Lumberton Jr.,Pembroke earnmiddle school titles
Lady Pirates survive against Leesville Road

Lady Pirates survive against Leesville Road

LUMBERTON — After building up an early lead in the first quarter, the Lumberton girls basketball team had to fight off Leesville Road late to ad...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lady Red Devils fall short against Northside-Jacksonville

Lady Red Devils fall short against Northside-Jacksonville

RED SPRINGS — Red Springs girls basketball head coach Steve Sinclair knew his team was in for a challenge when Kayla Stephens and No. 9 Northsid...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Greene Central runs past Bulldogs

Greene Central runs past Bulldogs

SNOW HILL — St. Pauls coach Corey Thompson knew his team would need to put together a complete game in order to win at Greene Central on Thursda...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Four Robeson County basketball teams continue playoff run

Four Robeson County basketball teams continue playoff run

LUMBERTON — Four of Robeson County’s high school basketball teams kept their seasons alive with wins in the NCHSAA state playoffs on Tuesd...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Middle School Roundup

Middle School Roundup

LUMBERTON — Four Robeson County middle school basketball teams earned a chance to win a county championship on Thursday.The Lumberton Junior Hig...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lady Braves fall to hot-shooting Francis Marion

Lady Braves fall to hot-shooting Francis Marion

PEMBROKE — Poor shooting and a sluggish second quarter spoiled senior night for the UNCP women’s basketball team.The Lady Braves (15-11, 1...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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What’s Happening

• Feb. 21Volunteer fire services: Saddletree Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual community meeting at 7 p.m. at the fire station, loc...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Reception on Sunday honors artist

LUMBERTON — A reception for local artist Joan Blackwell will be held Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Robeson County History Museum.The event, which is f...

February 15th, 2017 |  


What’s Happening

COMMUNITY• TodayMusical auditions: Auditions for “Nunsense, The Musical,” will be held at 3 p.m. at the Carolina Civic Center, locat...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Library has something for everyone

Library has something for everyone

“The weather is cold and wet and we just want something fun to do that doesn’t involve leaving the house.”At least that’s what...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Doo Wop concert rescheduled

Doo Wop concert rescheduled

LUMBERTON — A concert that was postponed due to Hurricane Matthew has been rescheduled for next month.The Doo Wop Project concert scheduled for ...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Cooley wins international Shakespeare award

Cooley wins international Shakespeare award

WARRENTON, Va. — An aspiring actress and filmmaker with ties to Robeson County has won an international award for a video she entered in the Sha...

February 13th, 2017 |  


OPINION


UNC faculty needs schooling

UNC faculty needs schooling

RALEIGH — See if you can follow this logic. The Faculty Assembly of the University of North Carolina has just asked a regional accreditation boa...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


‘GMA’ broadcast a reminder that work remains

Last week’s broadcast of “Good Morning America” from Lumberton Junior High devoted a fraction of the two-hour show to Robeson County...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


‘GMA’ show failed to give credit to all deserving volunteers

To the Editor,The excitement behind the “Good Morning America” show coming to Lumberton could be heard all over town, but what a disappoin...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Left frowns on free speech

Left frowns on free speech

Citizens United, or Citizens United v. FEC, is a 2010 case in which the Supreme Court struck down limits to independent political expenditures on Firs...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 21st, 2017. |  


Let’s foster business growth

Let’s foster business growth

RALEIGH — In today’s highly polarized climate, can we get our politicians to agree anything? Well, I can think of at least proposition tha...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Helping vets a priority

Helping vets a priority

Our men and women in uniform have sacrificed dearly to pay freedom’s price and ensure our way of life. The soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marine...

February 18th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


8:28 am
Updated: 9:29 pm. |    
Lumbee Guaranty announces reorganization

Incubator to hold start-up competition

PEMBROKE — The Thomas Center for Entrepreneurship and UNC Pembroke Incubator will hold a Chancellor’s Challenge start-up competition on Ap...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Downtown plan unveiled Feb. 28

LUMBERTON — Anyone wanting to help steer the the future of downtown Lumberton is invited to attend a Feb. 28 meeting at Adelio’s Restauran...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Lumbee Guaranty announces reorganization

Lumbee Guaranty announces reorganization

LUMBERTON — Lumbee Guaranty Bank has announced a new organizational structure that includes the promotion of Larry R. Chavis as executive vice c...

February 11th, 2017 updated: February 11th, 2017. |  


Free tax help is available

LUMBERTON — Free tax filing is available in Robeson County for those needing assistance.The service is being provided by The Benefit Bank, Sacre...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Hall joins Million Dollar Round Table

Hall joins Million Dollar Round Table

ST. PAULS — Thomas Hall, a financial planner, has been approved for membership in the 2017 Million Dollar Round Table and is now a qualifying me...

February 11th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA