Space heater blamed in second fire death

LUMBERTON — Small heaters are being blamed in the deaths of two Robeson County residents who died in house fires this week.The latest was 61-yea...

December 7th, 2016 |  


The following break ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office:David Locklear of Milk Dairy Road, Red Springs; Rhonda Dial of N.C....

December 7th, 2016 |  


Six gifts check 32 off Santa’s list

There are six more gifts to The Empty Stocking Fund, including two for $500 each, adding $1,600 to the total, and checking 32 needy children off of Sa...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Red Springs Fire Department gets thumbs up

Red Springs Fire Department gets thumbs up

RED SPRINGS — Mayor John McNeill told town commissioners on Tuesday that the town’s lengthy fight with the state Fire Marshal’s Offi...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Trump includes NC in his victory lap

FAYETTEVILLE — President-elect Donald Trump promised to “heal our divisions and unify our country” as he prepares to meet with some ...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Second person dies in fire

LUMBERTON — A second person has died in two days from a fire in Robeson County.Robeson County Fire Marshal Stephanie Chavis confirmed the second...

December 7th, 2016 |  


State’s sale of surplus property put on hold

RALEIGH — State-owned property sitting on one of Raleigh’s original squares won’t be sold for now, despite outgoing North Carolina R...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Cooper finally gets to celebrate election win

Cooper finally gets to celebrate election win

RALEIGH — Democrat Roy Cooper finally on Tuesday got to bask in his victory in the close race for North Carolina governor, telling supporters hi...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Forest City lands 600 jobs

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina beat two of the Western Hemisphere’s poorest countries to land a Taiwanese textile plant employing about 600...

December 7th, 2016 |  


Schools event to distribute items Friday

LUMBERTON — Those who are able to give are being asked to donate to families in need when the Public Schools of Robeson County Parent-Student Ce...

December 7th, 2016 |