St. Pauls man charged in armed robbery

LUMBERTON — A St. Pauls man has been arrested and charged with using a weapon while robbing a Dollar General store on Wednesday, according to a stat...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


City officers’ efforts to save man’s life earn praise

City officers’ efforts to save man’s life earn praise

LUMBERTON — In his nearly three years with the Lumberton Police Department, Officer Joe Butler IV has responded to 27 calls involving a death.Ca...

July 22nd, 2016 updated: July 22nd, 2016. |  


BLM protests Asheville shooting death

ASHEVILLE (AP) — About 75 people marched in Asheville as part of the Black Lives Matter movement to call attention to a white police officerR...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


July gas prices lowest in 12 years

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Motorists across the Carolinas are heading out on the highway this summer with gas prices the lowest they have been in July in ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Woman dies in waterfall mishap

LAKE TOXAWAY (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a woman plunged 160 feet to her death from a waterfall in the mountains of western North...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Waste spills reported in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — Excessive rainfall and a faulty pump caused more than 7,000 gallons of waste to overflow in Lumberton this week, according to a stat...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Robeson County Community Foundation awards grants to nine nonprofits

LUMBERTON —The Robeson County Community Foundation is awarding grants to nine local nonprofits for 2016.“These grants are important to our...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Robeson County Crime Report

VandalismJenna Allen, an employee at IHOP on Kahn Drive in Lumberton, reported Thursday that someone shot the glass door of the restaurant, causing $1...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


NC Civil Air Patrol to conduct statewide search and rescue exercise

BURLINGTON — The North Carolina Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting a major statewide search and rescue training exercise on Saturday.Dur...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


HB2 costs Charlotte NBA all-star game

HB2 costs Charlotte NBA all-star game

CHARLOTTE — The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrim...

July 22nd, 2016 |