4,000 have applied for jobs at Sanderson plant

4,000 have applied for jobs at Sanderson plant

LUMBERTON — More than 4,000 people have applied to work at one of Poultry giant Sanderson Farms Inc. facilities in Robeson County.Sanderson Farm...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Fair in 10-day forecast

Fair in 10-day forecast

LUMBERTON — The Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair is as old as Tide detergent, the CIA and bikinis.The fair returns on Thursday for its 70th ye...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Discounted tickets available for United Way event

LUMBERTON — There are two days left to get discounted tickets for United Way of Robeson County’s first ever Lip Sync Battle.Coming to The ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Documents: Scott had threatened wife

CHARLOTTE — A restraining order filed against a North Carolina man killed by police last week shouldn’t matter because officers who confro...

September 28th, 2016 |  


NC Man bitten by cobra gets probation for state charge

HILLSBOROUGH (AP) — An Orange County man who was bitten by a king cobra earlier this year has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of violatin...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Spike in Carolinas gas prices among nation’s highest

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The recent spike in gasoline prices in the Carolinas because of the Colonial Pipeline spill are among the highest weekly increa...

September 28th, 2016 |  


More than 100 animals taken from Cabarrus County puppy mill

CONCORD (AP) — More than 100 animals have been seized from what law enforcement officials call an illegal puppy mill in Cabarrus County.Local me...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Fort Bragg soldier ordered to carry photo of puppy he drowned

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — A judge has ordered a Fort Bragg soldier to keep a picture of the puppy that he drowned in his wallet while he’s on pr...

September 28th, 2016 |  


NC Sen. Hartsell indicted for misuse of campaign money

RALEIGH — A longtime North Carolina state senator was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges stemming from allegations he spent mor...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsMorgan Hunt, of Myrtle Court, Lumberton, reported Monday that a Roku streaming device and two televisions, one valued at $3,500 and the other at...

September 27th, 2016 |