Salute to the veterans

Salute to the veterans

Gabrielle Isaac | The Robesonian Noah Polega places a flag beside the grave of Sgt. John Robert Edge in Oak Ridge Cemetery in St. Pauls on Friday. Pol...

May 27th, 2016 |  


LUMBERTON — Lumberton police are hoping to help residents of the city’s public housing developments take back their neighborhoods from cri...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Car linked to Proctorville homicide, kidnapping found

Car linked to Proctorville homicide, kidnapping found

LUMBERTON — Robeson County authorities have found a vehicle stolen by two men who fatally shot a Lumberton man Thursday morning.The white Honda ...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Maintenance causes brief power outage

LUMBERTON — A brief power outage around Fayetteville Road in Lumberton was caused by a breaker that went offline during maintenance work on Frid...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Crime report

TheftsCatherine Johnson reported Thursday that someone broke into her vehicle while it was parked on Fayettville Road in Lumberton, causing $500 in da...

May 27th, 2016 |  


UNC Pembroke chancellor ‘optimistic’ about bill that would cut tuition

UNC Pembroke chancellor ‘optimistic’ about bill that would cut tuition

PEMBROKE — After meeting this week with legislators, the chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is optimistic about a bill t...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Prisons moving away from solitary confinement

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina prison officials over the past year have cut the number of inmates in solitary confinement in half.The News & ...

May 27th, 2016 |  


NC man pleads guilty after fatal silicone butt injection

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to receiving and selling misbranded silicone for buttock injections that led to a ...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Crowd thins slightly at NC furniture market after LGBT law

RALEIGH — Attendance dipped slightly for North Carolina’s world-renowned furniture market this year in an early test of business reaction ...

May 27th, 2016 |  


Bill would end NC’s electronics recycling program

RALEIGH (AP) — Some lawmakers say a program designed to keep computers, printers and televisions out of North Carolina landfills should be repea...

May 27th, 2016 |