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Thefts Michael Bethea, of Shaw Road, St. Pauls, reported Monday that his $475 Samsung cell phone was stolen at Biggs …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Watkins named superintendent

Watkins named superintendent

LUMBERTON — Rick Watkins has been named superintendent of the Public Schools of Robeson County. The Board of Education approved …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Lumbee courtwon’t rule onBrooks’ eligibility

Lumbee courtwon’t rule onBrooks’ eligibility

PEMBROKE — The five-member Lumbee Supreme Court has refused to hear two petitions from tribal members seeking a ruling on …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Expert: New laws didn’tsuppress voter turnout

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — A professor at the University of Georgia says he has found no evidence that the new election …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Senate approves bill thatcould return death penalty

RALEIGH (AP) — The state Senate has given approval to legislation expediting North Carolina’s ability to obtain new drugs for …

July 28th, 2015 |  

NC surplus grows to $445M

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s General Fund has surpassed its expected revenues by about $445 million in the most recent …

July 28th, 2015 |  

NC sued for $8M over Blackbeard ship rights

RALEIGH — The shipwreck-hunting company that found Blackbeard’s flagship that sank off the North Carolina coast nearly 300 years ago …

July 28th, 2015 |  

City man faces drug charges

City man faces drug charges

LUMBERTON — A 22-year-old Lumberton man is facing drug charges after narcotics agents found him with cocaine and prescription pills …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Gun-control bill passeswith bipartisan support

RALEIGH — A gun-control bill won lopsided approval in the North Carolina Senate Monday, a reflection of the bipartisan coalition …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Metcon to hold safety fair Friday

PEMBROKE — Metcon Inc. will hold its 2015 Safety Fair from noon to 3 p.m. Friday. The event will include …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Crime report

Thefts Ricky Clemmons reported Sunday that someone broke into his car on Legend Drive and stole a $580 Tarus Judge …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Schools chief could be named tonight

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County’s Board of Education is expected to name the school system’s next superintendent …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Audit: Schools misspent Medicaid dollars

RALEIGH — The Public Schools of Robeson County unknowingly misspent about $3 million in Medicaid reimbursements intended for students with …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Chase ends when patrol car struck

Chase ends when patrol car struck

RED SPRINGS — A Maxton man has been jailed after leading Red Springs police on a long car chase that …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

North Carolina to offer virtual gym class

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s Virtual Public School will be launching an online high school physical education class this fall. …

July 26th, 2015 |  

CDC info suggests low mercury risk

CDC info suggests low mercury risk

LUMBERTON — Mercury found in the gym floor at Purnell Swett High School, although in high concentration, likely doesn’t pose …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Crime report

Thefts Wendy Britt, an employee at Lowes Home Improvement on Fayetteville Road, reported Thursday that someone stole a brushless hammer …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Duck race makes record haul

Duck race makes record haul

LUMBERTON — The Lumber River became duck soup Saturday, when 600 multi-colored mallards were dropped in the water to raise …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Man charged with torching neighbor’s home

ST. PAULS — A St. Pauls man has been charged with setting a fire that destroyed his next-door neighbor’s home, …

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Robeson second in DWI arrests during Fourth

LUMBERTON — Law enforcement arrested 115 people for driving while impaired in Robeson County during the Fourth of July holiday …

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Brooks announces bid for re-election

Brooks announces bid for re-election

PEMBROKE — Lumbee Tribal Chairman Paul Brooks has launched a bid for re-election, doing so even though some question whether …

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 25th, 2015. |  

Mom charged in drowning death

Mom charged in drowning death

WHITE OAK — The mother of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in White Lake last month has been charged with …

July 24th, 2015 |  

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