Goodman: HB2 repeal uphill battle

Goodman: HB2 repeal uphill battle

LUMBERTON — State Rep. Ken Goodman knows it’s a political risk for him to be a primary sponsor of bipartisan legislation aimed at breaking...

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 |  


‘GMA’ shoutout pays off big for Second Harvest

‘GMA’ shoutout pays off big for Second Harvest

FAYETTEVILLE — A 20-second mention on ABC’s “Good Morning America” broadcast that featured the local recovery from Hurricane M...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Sheriff uses newsletter to blast protesters

HENDERSONVILLE (AP) — The sheriff of Henderson County is using his official newsletter to issue sharp criticism of protesters across the country...

February 24th, 2017 |  


I-40 billboard message prompts protest

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Women are planning this weekend to protest a North Carolina billboard with a message they say is a slam on gender equality,...

February 24th, 2017 |  


GOP up ante, subpoenas absentee nominee

GOP up ante, subpoenas absentee nominee

RALEIGH — The tug of war over whether North Carolina’s GOP-led legislature can subject the new Democratic governor’s Cabinet secreta...

February 24th, 2017 |  


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 |