Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Mikey, a Labrador retriever and basset hound mix, was rescued from the pound. He is about 1 year old. To see Mikey and other animals available for ado...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Charlotte police to release footage of fatal shooting

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte’s police chief announced Saturday that he would release body and dashboard camera footage of the shooting of a black...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Drugs seized from Shannon home, 1 charged

SHANNON — More than 4 ounces of marijuana were seized from a Shannon home on Friday, morning according to Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey....

September 24th, 2016 |  


Robeson fair-goers should heed detour

LUMBERTON — There is plenty of fun to be found at the Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair, which will celebrate its 70th year beginning Thursday ...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

Break-insThe following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office:Daylon Spivey, of Bailey Road, Fairmont; Janet Locklear, o...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Teacher who stepped on flag faces 10 days of unpaid leave

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — A North Carolina school district superintendent recommends 10 days of unpaid leave for a high school teacher who stepped on ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Video shows deadly encounter between black man, Charlotte police

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Video of a deadly encounter between Charlotte police and a black man shows his wife repeatedly telling officers he is not...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Train hits, kills Maxton man

MAXTON — A Maxton man was struck by a train and killed Friday afternoon, according to Police Chief Tammy Deese.Frankie Braddy, 55, of Croom Road...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


A Trump makes quick stop

A Trump makes quick stop

LUMBERTON — Lara Trump campaigned for her father-in-law across her home state of North Carolina on Friday, stopping in Robeson County to shake h...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Woman gets prison on DOT worker’s death

GOLDSBORO (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to more than five years in prison in connection with the death of a Department of Transportation wor...

September 23rd, 2016 |