Alive After 5 tries again Thursday with Rivermist

LUMBERTON — Sunny skies will make way for classic rock band Rivermist to perform Thursday at Alive After 5.The Fayetteville-based band was origi...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Crime report

TheftsDenise Carmichael, of Nelson Way, Lumberton, reported Monday that his $700 iPhone was stolen at Sun Do on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, accordin...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Click It or Ticket campaign underway in NC

RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Transportation annual Click It or Ticket campaign is underway for the 23rd year.The campaign, which k...

May 24th, 2016 |  


UNCP celebrates the careers of 30 retirees during ceremony

UNCP celebrates the careers of 30 retirees during ceremony

PEMBROKE — Dr. Tommy Thompson is a seasoned public speaker.For more than three decades, Thompson gave hundreds of lectures and coached countless...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Pembroke man shot, killed in robbery attempt

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County District Attorney’s Office will decide if charges should be filed in the death of a Pembroke man who allege...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Economics 101: Commerce leaders visit Robeson Community College

Economics 101: Commerce leaders visit Robeson Community College

LUMBERTON — John Skvarla, the state’s secretary of commerce, visited Robeson Community College last week to talk about economic developmen...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Wastewater spills in Fairmont swamp

FAIRMONT — About 1,500 gallons of untreated wastewater discharged into a Fairmont swamp on Sunday, according to a notice from the town. The disch...

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


Victims in human trafficking case with Robeson County link found safe

BURLINGTON — Three girls believed to be victims in a human trafficking case with ties to Robeson County have been found safe, according to the A...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Lumberton City Council reviews $85M budget

Lumberton City Council reviews $85M budget

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council on Monday gave preliminary approval to an $85 million budget that includes no tax increases, gives city emplo...

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


Flight diverted to Wilmington after woman falls ill

WILMINGTON (AP) — Officials say an international flight was diverted to North Carolina after an elderly woman on board became ill.Airport deputy...

May 24th, 2016 |