Graham first to announce run for sheriff

Graham first to announce run for sheriff

LUMBERTON — The Internal Affairs investigator for the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office has become the first candidate to officially enter t...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Lowe’s plans corporate layoffs

MOORESVILLE (AP) — Home improvement retailer Lowe’s has announced its second round of layoffs in just over a month, saying more than 500 f...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Maxton to spend $12K to demolish eyesore

Maxton to spend $12K to demolish eyesore

MAXTON — The Maxton Board of Commissioners moved forward Tuesday with its long-range goal of making entryways into the the community attractive....

February 22nd, 2017 |  


GOP pushing to make judicial races partisan

RALEIGH — North Carolina Republican lawmakers pressed ahead Tuesday to make all judicial elections officially partisan again, two months after t...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Cooper, Stein drop push for voter-ID review

Cooper, Stein drop push for voter-ID review

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s new Democratic governor and attorney general say they’re ending state efforts to persuade the U.S. Suprem...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Pittinger to hold telephone town hall

Pittinger to hold telephone town hall

CHARLOTTE — U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger, whose District 9 includes all of Robeson County, will host a live, interactive telephone town hall meeti...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Crime report

David Haywood Jr., of Jordan Drive in Lumberton, reported Monday the theft of $1,200 in cash and a wallet, valued at $50, containing an identification...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Fairmont moves meeting to Heritage Center

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Board of Commissioners has moved tonight’s meeting to accommodate a class of students that is expected to attend.K...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Cause of deadly house fire unknown

Cause of deadly house fire unknown

RAYNHAM — No cause has been determined in a fire that killed a man and sent his wife to the hospital on Friday, according to a Robeson County Sh...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Cooper plans teacher-pay boost

Cooper plans teacher-pay boost

RALEIGH — New North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday his two-year budget proposal will include average 5 percent raises for public scho...

February 21st, 2017 |