Modest drop in gas tax among new NC laws

RALEIGH — Be sure you’re covered if you’re puttering around on a moped. Also get it registered on time or you could be fined. But at...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsCandido Bostrisio and Josa Sanchez, of Summit Avenue, Lumberton, reported Wednesday that someone broke into their home and stole a $600 televisi...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Smith likes proposed budget

Smith likes proposed budget

RALEIGH — Although she voted along party lines in opposition to a proposed state budget on Tuesday, Sen. Jane Smith of Lumberton says the budget inc...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


UNCP’s Cummings reassures “BraveNation” on tuition bill

UNCP’s Cummings reassures “BraveNation” on tuition bill

PEMBROKE — A measure that would cut tuition at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke would further the university’s “mission of chang...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


House is next SB554 hurdle

House is next SB554 hurdle

RALEIGH — Two of Robeson County’s representatives in the House say they most likely will support the Senate version of a bill that would allow sch...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Robeson ready to rock the Fourth

Robeson ready to rock the Fourth

LUMBERTON — Robeson County will let freedom ring with a series of Fourth of July events celebrating our nation’s 240th birthday, with the first ki...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Bill provides less costly path to coal-ash cleanup

RALEIGH — North Carolina legislators offered Duke Energy a cheaper alternative to excavating toxic coal ash from all its unlined pits, but neigh...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Coast Guard rescues sick boater

WILMINGTON (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued an ill man from a fishing boat off the North Carolina coast.The Coast Guard said in a news release...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Senate nixes effort to expand grand jury powers

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Senate has rejected efforts to expand investigative grand juries amid continued concern from some lawmakers who wor...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Longtime senator faces felony charges

Longtime senator faces felony charges

RALEIGH (AP) — A longtime North Carolina state senator misused campaign contributions and falsely labeled the spending as expenses and charitabl...

June 29th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |