Councilman believes truck being torched was payback

Councilman believes truck being torched was payback

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton councilman’s towing company is operating at half-speed after fire destroyed one of its trucks on Saturday. Councilman J...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsMaggie Spears, of Crandlemire Road, Lumberton, reported Tuesday that someone broke into her house, causing $200 in damage to the door and window...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Zoe Locklear, UNCP provost, announces 2017 retirement

Zoe Locklear, UNCP provost, announces 2017 retirement

PEMBROKE — Zoe Woodell Locklear, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, announces tod...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Robeson Community College has 30 applicants for presidency

Robeson Community College has 30 applicants for presidency

LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College’s interim president says that 30 candidates showing an interest in becoming RCC’s next full-ti...

August 24th, 2016 |  


11 vehicles broken into

11 vehicles broken into

LUMBERTON — Eleven vehicles located within a two-mile stretch in Lumberton were reportedly broken into early Monday.According to police reports,...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Lumberton OKs 3 projects for downtown

Lumberton OKs 3 projects for downtown

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council changed the landscape of downtown Lumberton in about an hour and a half on Tuesday morning.The council, d...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Two take plea deals in 2013 murder of Fairmont teenager

Two take plea deals in 2013 murder of Fairmont teenager

LUMBERTON — Two people have pleaded guilty in connection with the 2013 shooting death of Fairmont High School student Daquan Stephens, doing so ...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Fire victim identified; help needed

Fire victim identified; help needed

LUMBERTON — A man killed in a fire at his Lumberton home on Monday night has been identified as 73-year-old Andrew Sherman Denish.Denish had liv...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsSamuel Smith, of West 26th Street, Lumberton, reported Monday that a $200 LED light was stolen from his car at his residence, according to a pol...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Man gets 36 years in murder of 4

DURHAM (AP) — A Superior Court judge has sentenced a man to at least 36 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to the 2005 shooting deaths of f...

August 24th, 2016 |