Weinstein name goes up at UNCP

Weinstein name goes up at UNCP

PEMBROKE — David Weinstein, former Lumberton mayor and state senator, watched on Friday as a banner dropped to reveal the new name of a building...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


Black bear found dead beside I-95

ST. PAULS — A black bear was found dead Thursday off Interstate 95, near Exit 36, but it’s unclear what killed it — and unknown if i...

May 26th, 2017 |  


2-year-old drown in Clayton pond

CLAYTON (AP) — A 2-year-old girl has died after she was pulled from a pond in North Carolina.The Johnston County Sheriff’s Office told loc...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Council votes to impeach Cherokee chief

CHEROKEE (AP) — A tribal council in North Carolina has voted to remove its chief for only the second time since the early 1800s.The Eastern Band...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Man shot in leg during armed robbery

Man shot in leg during armed robbery

LUMBERTON — A juvenile is one of two people charged in connection with a shooting Thursday during which a Lumber Bridge man was injured, accordi...

May 26th, 2017 |  


An employee of Scottish Packing Company, on Kinlaw Street in Lumberton, reported Thursday that someone broke into the business and stole a laptop comp...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Summit focuses on economic growth

Summit focuses on economic growth

PEMBROKE — Dozens of local and state business leaders and entrepreneurs converged and exchanged ideas at the second annual Lumbee Nation Economi...

May 26th, 2017 updated: May 26th, 2017. |  


House brings forth budget plan

RALEIGH — Republican House budget committee members made it clear Thursday that they disagree with several spending cuts and policy provisions t...

May 26th, 2017 |  


St. Pauls teacher charged with misdemeanor

LUMBERTON — A St. Pauls High School teacher and coach was arrested this week on a charge that he asked a teenager student to expose herself.Nich...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Blue Cross seeks 23 percent rate hike

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s largest health insurer said Thursday it wants to increase the average price for heavily subsidized policies cre...

May 26th, 2017 |