Crime report

Denis Powers, of West 34th Street in Lumberton, reported Tuesday that someone broke into his garage and stole a 10-inch chop saw, valued at $300....

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Schools job advertised

LUMBERTON — The Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County has started advertising for a new schools superintendent, doing so a...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Medical course called life-saver

Medical course called life-saver

LUMBERTON — Medical residents, medical students, paramedics in training and doctors received on Wednesday training on the importance of collabor...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Bill attempts to untangle HB2 knot

RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers filed bipartisan legislation Wednesday aimed at breaking an impasse over the state’s “bathroom bi...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Bojangles to quit chickens fed antibiotics

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Bojangles’ has announced it will be phasing out chicken raised on antibiotics following protests from activists.The Charl...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Mayor puts brakes on erratic driver

GREENVILLE (AP) — The mayor of Greenville turned traffic cop last weekend after he helped keep a motorist driving erratically from getting back ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Witness: Shooting victim had gun

DURHAM. (AP) — A witness has told investigators that a black man fatally shot last week by North Carolina police had a gun.A police report relea...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Nominee’s no-show angers Senate Republicans

RALEIGH — The legal fight over whether Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s Cabinet choices can be confirmed resurfaced Wednesday as angry Senate ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Man charged with thefts

Man charged with thefts

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man was jailed Tuesday after being charged with a string of break-ins.Dakota Lee McDonald, 20, of Howell Road in Lumbert...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Employees at the T-mobile store on Fayetteville Road in Lumberton reported a Galaxy S7 Edge cellphone valued at $780 was stolen.Jason Jenkins of Grey ...

February 22nd, 2017 |