City officials watching, don’t expect major flooding issues

City officials watching, don’t expect major flooding issues

LUMBERTON — City officials this afternoon were monitoring the conditions after several inches of rain fell overnight and through the afternoon, ...

April 24th, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Two charged with trying to cash forged check

Two charged with trying to cash forged check

RED SPRINGS — Two men have been arrested for trying to cash a forged check in the amount of $4,100, according to the police chief.Michael John H...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Jasean McArn, of Walnut Street in Lumberton, reported Saturday that someone shot at him and stole a .40-caliber handgun, valued at $400, an iPhone, va...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Bill limits liability for smelly livestock operations

Bill limits liability for smelly livestock operations

LUMBERTON — A bill to limit the financial liability of hog farms stinks if you ask state Rep. Garland Pierce, the senior member of Robeson Count...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Robeson could see up to 8 inches of rain through Tuesday; flood watch in effect

LUMBERTON — With Hurricane Matthew still fresh in their minds, Robeson County residents are a bit weary when they hear heavy rain is in the fore...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Speed cited as factor in deadly accident

Speed cited as factor in deadly accident

SADDLETREE — A St. Pauls woman and a passenger in her vehicle were killed this weekend when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving and ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Man charged with robbing Red Spring jewelry store

Man charged with robbing Red Spring jewelry store

RED SPRINGS — Red Springs police have arrested a 33-year-old man charged with robbing a local jewelry last week.Police are looking for a second ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 23rd, 2017. |  


Freeman to attend economics institute

Freeman to attend economics institute

PEMBROKE — The director of the Entrepreneurship Incubator at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has been selected to attend the 2017 R...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Wild mustangs look for home

Wild mustangs look for home

LUMBERTON — Up for adoption at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Event Center this weekend were 80 mustangs and burros — animal...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Cantey: ‘Our citizens have to come first’

Cantey: ‘Our citizens have to come first’

LUMBERTON — The city councilman who represents an area where two decomposing bodies were found last week says the grisly discoveries are emblema...

April 22nd, 2017 |