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Crash kills Hamlet woman

LUMBERTON — A Hamlet woman was killed Sunday after a vehicle she was riding in struck a utility pole on …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

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Thefts Michael Kennedy, of Godwin Avenue, Lumberton, reported Sunday that someone broke into his car and stole a $1,300 Asus …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Joe Sugar’s kicks off centennial

Joe Sugar’s kicks off centennial

ST. PAULS — Joe Sugar’s of St. Pauls will mark its 100th anniversary on June 9, 2016. But the centennial …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

More residents jobless in June

LUMBERTON — Robeson County’s unemployment rate increased to 9.1 percent in June, according to county unemployment figures released Tuesday by …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Beginning to evaluate the ACA: Medicaid expansion

Beginning to evaluate the ACA: Medicaid expansion

As human beings, we must be more wired to think about ideas, visions, plans and imaginings than we are to …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Sealey honored for serving 10 years as county sheriff

SUNSET BEACH — Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey was recently honored by the North Carolina Sheriff’s Association for his 10 …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Four towns mark National Night Out Tuesday

LUMBERTON — Several Robeson County towns will come alive with music, games, food and fun for National Night Out on …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

Methodist nears $35M fundraising goal

FAYETTEVILLE — Methodist University recently announced a major gift from an alumnus that pushed the campaign over the $34 million …

August 2nd, 2015 |  

County wants new method of tax distribution

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners will consider a resolution Monday that calls for a new redistribution system …

August 2nd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Suspended officer clocked at 106 mph

Suspended officer clocked at 106 mph

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton police officer who is under suspension is now facing charges of driving in excess of 100 …

August 1st, 2015 |  

New officer breaks language barrier

New officer breaks language barrier

ST. PAULS — When Officer Javier Lopez came to America, he spoke no English. But now, he’s helping the St. …

August 1st, 2015 |  

BB pellets cause scattered damage

LUMBERTON — Residents in all corners of Lumberton awoke on Friday to a mess of shattered glass after someone apparently …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Crime report

Break-ins The following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office: Bionkia McLellan, of Justin Road, Rowland; Curtis Sinclair, …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Local businessman announces bid for Lumbee chairman

Local businessman announces bid for Lumbee chairman

PEMBROKE — Businessman Harvey Godwin Jr. will enter the race for Lumbee tribal chairman, and has placed an advertisement in …

August 1st, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Watkins’ credentials clarified

Watkins’ credentials clarified

LUMBERTON — After a member of the county Board of Education said Tuesday night that Rick Watkins does not have …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Private vouchers get mixed reaction

RALEIGH — A school voucher program that uses taxpayer dollars to help low-income students attend religious and private schools is …

August 1st, 2015 updated: August 2nd, 2015. |  

School bus ready for stuffing

School bus ready for stuffing

LUMBERTON — BreAnna Branch knows how important Stuff the Bus can be for poverty-stricken schoolchildren across Robeson County. “I have …

August 1st, 2015 |  

RCC weighs energy-efficiency upgrades

RCC weighs energy-efficiency upgrades

LUMBERTON — Robeson County Commissioner David Edge said Thursday that he believes that energy performance contracting may be the best …

July 31st, 2015 |  

County to improve access for disabled

LUMBERTON — The U.S. Justice Department has announced the signing of a settlement agreement with Robeson County that calls for …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Attorneys rest case in lawsuit challenging NC election law

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — Attorneys defending North Carolina’s new elections law rested their case in federal court Thursday after presenting evidence …

July 31st, 2015 |  

NC education lottery nets $522M

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Education Lottery surpassed records in sales and profits for the state, bringing in $522 million …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Fort Bragg clinic patients to be reassigned

FORT BRAGG (AP) — About a quarter of the patients at Fort Bragg’s Clark Health Clinic will be reassigned to …

July 31st, 2015 |  

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