Sick of the heat

Sick of the heat

LUMBERTON — Emergency room visits for heat-related illnesses are up as near triple-digit temperatures show no sign of leaving Robeson County.Sou...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Lumberton veterans attend national convention, hear speeches from Trump and Clinton

Lumberton veterans attend national convention, hear speeches from Trump and Clinton

LUMBERTON — For the first time perhaps ever, Lumberton Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8969 has been represented at a national VFW convention. “W...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Lumberton Housing Authority awarded $1M grant to improve Mohr Plaza

Lumberton Housing Authority awarded $1M grant to improve Mohr Plaza

LUMBERTON — The Housing Authority of the City of Lumberton has received a $1 million grant to renovate Mohr Plaza, which houses seniors and people w...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


GateHouse buys Fayetteville Observer

FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville Publishing Co. is selling The Fayetteville Observer and other businesses to GateHouse Media LLC, the newspaper announced...

July 28th, 2016 updated: July 28th, 2016. |  


Man charged in wreck that killed 5

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Authorities say a man who caused a wreck that killed five people in Fayetteville last month has been arrested after spending...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Man drowns at Atlantic beach

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a father from Tennessee has drowned after trying to save his three daughters from a rip current off ...

July 28th, 2016 |  


$10M grant to upgrade short rail to Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A $10 million federal grant will go toward upgrading a short line railroad that connects Myrtle Beach to rural areas o...

July 28th, 2016 |  


‘Chlorine jolt’ planned to kill amoeba at Whitewater

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The water at a North Carolina whitewater recreation center will be treated with 10 times the amount of chlorine typically neede...

July 28th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsMelinda Chavis, of East 11th Street, Lumberton, reported Tuesday that her $200 push mower was stolen from her storage shed, according to a polic...

July 28th, 2016 |  


DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

DNC 2016: Ohio delegate, 19, calls nomination night ‘electric’

Things came full circle for Spencer Dirrig as he watched Hillary Clinton receive the Democratic nomination for president.Dirrig, 19, is an Ohio deleg...

July 27th, 2016 |