HB 343 protects public’s right to know on government notices

We could set the calendar by it as every year there is another push of legislation that would relieve local governments of the legal requirement of pu...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Tearing down isn’t only answer, build up too

Two women are dead, and although their identities and how they came to die are not yet public information, we expect that this tragedy will only becom...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Lumbee Homecoming worthy of county’s support

A representative of Lumbee Regional Development Association on Monday asked the county commissioners for $10,000 to help pay for security for Lumbee H...

April 20th, 2017 |  


No more excuses: Time for horse stalls at ag center

What was intended as the most recent update on the progress of the installation of horse stalls at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Event ...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


GOP lawmakers pick loser in battle with ACC

Republicans in Raleigh for some reason insist on picking losing hands.The party, which controls both chambers with veto-proof majorities, is well posi...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


Retreads push to roll back 2015 tribal election

Last night an effort to replace Harvey Godwin as the chairman of the Lumbee Tribal Government continued with those seeking change trying to get posses...

April 12th, 2017 updated: April 12th, 2017. |  


Six months later, Robeson continues Matthew rebound

Six months ago today, which was also a Sunday, thousands of Robeson County residents, dazed and confused tip-toed outside on what was a pleasant and s...

April 8th, 2017 |  


City need more things for young people to enjoy

To the Editor,I am writing this letter to fulfill a Boy Scout merit badge requirement. My letter has to be about something that interests or concerns ...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Robeson lags on tax collections, but rate is improving

Robeson County’s property tax collection rate is woefully behind the state average for counties of comparable size, but there is some good news:...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Hopefully HB142 will end the bathroom talk

At this point we aren’t convinced that most North Carolinians understand what House Bill 2 did before last week’s “reset,” or ...

April 1st, 2017 |