Educators worry about class-size mandate

RALEIGH (AP) — School systems say they may have to cut arts and physical education in elementary schools this fall if North Carolina lawmakers d...

January 20th, 2017 |  


EPA cites concerns about NC hog farms

RALEIGH (AP) — The civil rights office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has sent a “letter of concern” to North Carolina ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Navy says NC wind farm not threat to radar

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon says it disagrees with Republicans in North Carolina who claim a $400 million clean energy project slated to power dat...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Cooper tabs Hamilton to manage parks

RALEIGH — New Gov. Roy Cooper plucked up another legislator to serve in his Cabinet, naming a House member Thursday to lead the department that ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Board decision won’t end lawsuit

Board decision won’t end lawsuit

LUMBERTON — The decision by the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County to begin a public process to select a new superinten...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Lumbee getinvitation toTrump parade

Lumbee getinvitation toTrump parade

WASHINGTON, D.C. — History will be made Friday when for the first time members of the Lumbee Tribe will be marching in a presidential inaugurati...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Sanderson off to good start

Sanderson off to good start

ST. PAULS — Sanderson Farms began full operations at its St. Pauls processing plant on Jan. 10 and the company’s director of development a...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Fire chief wants pumper truck

Fire chief wants pumper truck

FAIRMONT — With two fire trucks in need of costly repairs, the town’s top fireman wants to buy a new pumper truck estimated at $300,000.Fi...

January 18th, 2017 |  


DOT official updates county on ongoing road repairs

DOT official updates county on ongoing road repairs

LUMBERTON — There are still plenty of road repairs to make as a result of flooding from Hurricane Matthew, a N.C. Department of Transportation o...

January 18th, 2017 |  


United Way fundraiser gives car away Thursday

United Way fundraiser gives car away Thursday

LUMBERTON — Thursday will be someone’s lucky day.The last person standing in the annual United Way Fair Share Car Giveaway will win either...

January 18th, 2017 |