Edgecombe declares state of emergency

RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina county declared a state of emergency Wednesday because flooding closed a number of roads and led to evacuations,...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Campbell recalls mislabeled soup

MAXTON — About 4,185 pounds of soup made at the Campbell Soup plant here is being recalled because of misbranding and undeclared allergens, acco...

April 27th, 2017 |  


GOP slaps Cooper, appeals court to shrink

GOP slaps Cooper, appeals court to shrink

RALEIGH — The North Carolina legislature on Wednesday seized the initiative in a monthslong effort to weaken Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper, overrid...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Beetrice Purdie, of East Fifth Street in Lumberton, reported Tuesday someone entered her residence and stole a Rossi shotgun. Purdie also told officer...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Police identify 2 women found dead last week

Police identify 2 women found dead last week

LUMBERTON — The two women whose bodies were found last week in Lumberton have been identified, but one mystery endures — how they died.Acc...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Two men charged in armed robbery

Two men charged in armed robbery

LUMBERTON — Two men have been arrested and charged with the armed robbery of a retail store this week, according to a Robeson County SheriffR...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Persistence pays off in owner-dog reunion

Persistence pays off in owner-dog reunion

LUMBERTON — “You don’t give up on a dog,” said Clay Rozier.After a six-month dog rescue story came to a happy end last weekend...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Cold snap, recent rain damage crops

LUMBERTON — Area crops have been damaged by recent weather events, but it is too early to tell how extensive the damage is or to put a dollar am...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 26th, 2017. |  


Tribe tweaks economic board’s makeup

Tribe tweaks economic board’s makeup

PEMBROKE — A resolution reorganizing the board of directors of Lumbee Tribe Holdings Inc. passed Tuesday by the Lumbee Tribal Council.The reorga...

April 26th, 2017 |  


NC residents keep watch on rising waters

RALEIGH — People in North Carolina were paying attention to rising rivers Tuesday after storms gave the state its worst drenching since a damagi...

April 26th, 2017 |