NEWS


10:25 am |    
‘I think these are Jews’
9:03 am |    
5:26 pm
Updated: 4:50 pm. |    
RCC instructor honored for trauma work

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 |  


Pair produce for affected families

Pair produce for affected families

LUMBERTON — Two producers working with “Good Morning America” who came to help tell the world the story of Hurricane Matthew and Lum...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Democrats pick Pierce as party whip

Democrats pick Pierce as party whip

RALEIGH — The senior member of Robeson County’s legislative delegation has been elected to a leadership position by fellow Democrats, a po...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Bald eagle recovering after illness

FRISCO — A sick American bald eagle found in a field in Perquimans County is doing much better now, thanks to a local man and a wildlife rehabil...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Josephine Tew, of Willis Avenue in Lumberton, reported Thursday that someone stole from her residence a television valued at $350.Amelia Grissom, of E...

February 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


12:41 am |    
Red Devil redemption
Lady Pirates run through SEC with tourney title

Lady Pirates run through SEC with tourney title

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton girls basketball team is well accustomed to dominating performances in wins this season, but to have another one come ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Triple threat: Lumberton, Fairmont and Red Springs grab conference tourney titles

Triple threat: Lumberton, Fairmont and Red Springs grab conference tourney titles

All three of the Robeson County teams that were playing in tonight’s conference championship games came away victorious.Red Springs’ girls...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Defense ‘lax’ for Fairmont

Defense ‘lax’ for Fairmont

TABOR CITY — For a team that prides itself on its defense, the Fairmont boys basketball team sees improvement needed going forward from its 73-6...

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


Slow start bites Bulldogs in loss

Slow start bites Bulldogs in loss

TABOR CITY — The St. Pauls boys basketball team has been consistently inconsistent this season.On Thursday night, Bulldogs coach Corey Thompson ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Gottfried will not return next season as Wolfpack head coach

Gottfried will not return next season as Wolfpack head coach

RALEIGH — Mark Gottfried will not return as NC State men’s basketball coach following the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, Director of At...

February 16th, 2017 |  


UNCP Hoops Roundup

UNCP Hoops Roundup

Men’s hoops tops Armstrong State SAVANNAH, Ga. — The UNC Pembroke men’s basketball team shot better than 53 percent in the second ha...

February 16th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


10:31 am |    
Doo Wop concert rescheduled
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 |  


Kids enjoy drama at new exhibit

Kids enjoy drama at new exhibit

LUMBERTON — The sounds of children playing and laughing could be heard throughout Exploration Station last week during a celebration of the open...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Love songs, organ music, silent film part of Valentine’s show at Civic Center

Love songs, organ music, silent film part of Valentine’s show at Civic Center

LUMBERTON — Romance and a classic silent film accompanied by organ music and songs of love will entertain Valentine’s Day revelers at the ...

February 6th, 2017 |  


New technology opens up more reading opportunities

New technology opens up more reading opportunities

Robeson County residents can read anytime, anywhere thanks to the recent launch of e-INC Overdrive and North Carolina Kids Digital Library. Robeson Co...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Fairmont man shapes railroad spikes into knives

Fairmont man shapes railroad spikes into knives

FAIRMONT — Knife-making was never on Oliver Schneider’s bucket list — nor was living in the United States.But life had other plans f...

February 6th, 2017 |  


OPINION


3:08 pm |    
Helping vets a priority
4:13 pm |    

Berger again blocks HB2 fix

City Council answers call in crime fight

There are a lot of factors that conspire against Robeson County, and explain why each year we learn again that an SBI county-by-county report on crime...

February 17th, 2017 |  


County swings both ways

County swings both ways

Gov. Roy Cooper will be visiting Robeson within the next couple of months. While it is always an honor to host the sitting governor, understand the re...

February 15th, 2017 |  


DeVos debacle instructive

DeVos debacle instructive

RALEIGH — The recent appointment of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos exhibited much that is destructive, even demented, about our current po...

February 15th, 2017 |  


Revaluation returns, and with it worry

Robeson County’s property tax rate, currently at 77 cents for every $100 worth of property, is about to go down. But that doesn’t mean you...

February 14th, 2017 updated: February 14th, 2017. |  


A vote for Trump can’t be based on Christian values

To the Editor,I do not understand how anyone who is a Christian could vote for Donald Trump. As believers we are told to strive to be like Christ in a...

February 14th, 2017 |  


ACA most helpful to poor

ACA most helpful to poor

North Carolina counties which voted for Donald Trump are exactly the counties that need Obamacare the most. Since Congress and the Trump administratio...

February 14th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


8:28 am
Updated: 9:29 pm. |    
Lumbee Guaranty announces reorganization
Present use value and why it matters

Present use value and why it matters

I often receive calls from private landowners throughout the county who are struggling to pay their tax liability on their agricultural, horticultural...

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 |  


Money flows out of, not into, rural counties

Money flows out of, not into, rural counties

Donald Trump’s election has moved the national dialogue to the topic of jobs. This is great news for Robeson County and all of the other places ...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


UNCP incubator holds program for entrepreneurs

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke soon will be the newest home of a national program to engage, educate and connect local ...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Jackson joins Century 21

Jackson joins Century 21

LUMBERTON — Hester Jackson has joined the Century 21 — The Real Estate Center as a sales associate. Jackson will specialize in residential...

February 3rd, 2017 updated: February 6th, 2017. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA