BART holds yard sale Saturday

LUMBERTON — The Borderbelt AIDS Resource Team has scheduled its Spring Yard Sale for Saturday.The sale will be held 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Crime report

Mary Gerald and Reginald Gerald, both of Berry Street in Lumberton, reported Wednesday that someone stole their Buick Century. No value for the vehicl...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Bill puts Carolina bay in park system

Bill puts Carolina bay in park system

RALEIGH — An ecologically important site in Robeson County could come under the protection of the state park system if a bill sponsored by a rep...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Dog-attack victim exits hospital

PEMBROKE — A 63-year-old woman who was attacked by two pit bulls was released Wednesday from UNC Hospitals after five days of treatment, but wil...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Schools get stuck with $15K bill for attorney’s fee

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County will have to pay the $15,000 attorney’s bill for the six members of the Board of Educatio...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Meeting tonight on Matthew recovery

LUMBERTON — A meeting to get public input on creating a state road map for rebuilding and revitalizing communities in the wake of Hurricane Matt...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Woman sentenced for shooting Pembroke police dog

LUMBERTON — A Pembroke woman this week pled guilty to shooting a police dog, but will not spend any time in jail.Marletta Locklear, of Garden St...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Charlotte drops plan for book on cross-dressing

CHARLOTTE (AP) — School officials in Charlotte have dropped plans to have some elementary school students read a book about a boy who likes to d...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Legislators near override of Cooper’s first veto

Legislators near override of Cooper’s first veto

RALEIGH — North Carolina Republican legislators neared canceling new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a measure that makes local trial...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Probe continues of Feb. 25 fires

LUMBERTON — The investigation of the recent fires that torched more than 200 acres of woodlands near St. Pauls has been rolled into an investiga...

March 23rd, 2017 |