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Audit: Schools misspent Medicaid dollars

RALEIGH — The Public Schools of Robeson County unknowingly misspent about $3 million in Medicaid reimbursements intended for students with …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Chase ends when patrol car struck

Chase ends when patrol car struck

RED SPRINGS — A Maxton man has been jailed after leading Red Springs police on a long car chase that …

July 27th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

North Carolina to offer virtual gym class

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s Virtual Public School will be launching an online high school physical education class this fall. …

July 26th, 2015 |  

CDC info suggests low mercury risk

CDC info suggests low mercury risk

LUMBERTON — Mercury found in the gym floor at Purnell Swett High School, although in high concentration, likely doesn’t pose …

July 26th, 2015 |  

Crime report

Thefts Wendy Britt, an employee at Lowes Home Improvement on Fayetteville Road, reported Thursday that someone stole a brushless hammer …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Duck race makes record haul

Duck race makes record haul

LUMBERTON — The Lumber River became duck soup Saturday, when 600 multi-colored mallards were dropped in the water to raise …

July 25th, 2015 |  

Man charged with torching neighbor’s home

ST. PAULS — A St. Pauls man has been charged with setting a fire that destroyed his next-door neighbor’s home, …

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Robeson second in DWI arrests during Fourth

LUMBERTON — Law enforcement arrested 115 people for driving while impaired in Robeson County during the Fourth of July holiday …

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Brooks announces bid for re-election

Brooks announces bid for re-election

PEMBROKE — Lumbee Tribal Chairman Paul Brooks has launched a bid for re-election, doing so even though some question whether …

July 25th, 2015 updated: July 25th, 2015. |  

Mom charged in drowning death

Mom charged in drowning death

WHITE OAK — The mother of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in White Lake last month has been charged with …

July 24th, 2015 |  

4 new trustees join board at UNC Pembroke

4 new trustees join board at UNC Pembroke

PEMBROKE — Four new people joined The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s board of trustees on Thursday, and Kellie …

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Student charged in wreck that killed 3

HILLSBOROUGH — Authorities say second-degree murder charges have been filed against a 20-year-old UNC student accused in a wrong-way crash …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Gun-control bill moving through Senate

RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina gun-control bill that prompted testy exchanges and a back-and-forth of amendments in the House …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Expert: Voter fraud rare in NC

WINSTON-SALEM (AP) — North Carolina had only two cases of verified voter fraud between 2000 and 2014 among the 35 …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Senate bill could clear way for state executions to resume

RALEIGH — Opponents of the death penalty and the sponsor of a bill changing North Carolina’s execution laws on Thursday …

July 24th, 2015 |  

NC Supreme Court upholdsuse of private school grants

RALEIGH — A divided state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a Republican-backed program that spends taxpayer money on …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Man’s 1972 disappearance may be solved

SAWMILLS — Forty-three years ago, Pamela Shook Kolbe’s father went out one night for a date and never came home. …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Noted education judge retiring

RALEIGH (AP) — Wake County Superior Court Judge Howard E. Manning Jr. will retire at the end of this month, …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Spring Lake man electrocuted

SPRING LAKE (AP) — A worker has been electrocuted while trying to reconnect a transformer at a site in Harnett …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Bill eliminatesemissions testsin Robeson Co.

LUMBERTON — Robeson County’s required vehicle emissions testing could be eliminated with the passing of a bill moving through the …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Bladen benefit to aid withailing child’s medical bills

BLADENBORO — Bladenboro residents are coming together to help a 5-year-old boy who is battling lymphoma and leukemia. The Bladenboro …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Bill protecting monuments become law

Bill protecting monuments become law

RALEIGH — Under pressure to take action from groups on both sides of the Confederate symbols debate, North Carolina Gov. …

July 24th, 2015 |  

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