RED SPRINGS — Renat McQueen's electric bill was $384 in September, but has been as high as $735.Although the Red Springs resident has pleaded for relief from town officials, she has received none and paid her bill.
LUMBERTON — Robeson County's attorney has decided that a grievance filed against Commissioner Raymond Cummings by an employee of the county Department of Social Services is not strong enough to pursue.
PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will display 11 contenders for its new logo across campus during its Homecoming week.
LUMBERTON — More 50 local models played the part of iconic characters and authors as part of “Fashion in Literature: An Evening with Alexander Julian,” which raised $98,000 for the Robeson County Public Library.
LUMBERTON — Almost half of all eligible Robeson County residents signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act — the highest percentage of enrollment in the state.
LUMBERTON — Two men are facing drug charges after one was pulled over while driving and the other's home was searched, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office's Narcotics Division.
TheftsTiffany Hardin, of Bucket Road, Lumberton, reported Thursday that her $300 Droid cell phone was stolen at Super 8 on Jackson Court, according to a police report.Vandalism
PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution urging that the official logo for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke continue to include Old Main, the oldest brick building on the campus and a symbol of...
LUMBERTON — Halloween is two weeks away, but it was dress-up night on Thursday at the Carolina Civic Center — for adults.More than 50 local folks played the part of iconic characters and...
LUMBERTON —Beauty queens, barbecue and beach music will fill downtown Fairmont on Saturday during the 28th annual Fairmont Farmers Festival.
LUMBERTON — A motorcyclist was killed this week when his vehicle rear-ended a box truck on Interstate 95, according to the state Highway Patrol.
GOLDSBORO — The U.S. Senate needs Thom Tillis because of leadership skills he exhibited as North Carolina House speaker, John McCain said Thursday while later criticizing colleague Kay Hagan for missing key Armed Service Committee meetings as...
BLADENBORO (AP) — An attorney representing the family of a Bladen County teenager says they have hired an independent investigator to look into his death after an autopsy report said he died because of hanging.
Break-insThe following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office:
LUMBERTON — October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and organizations across Robeson County have events lined up to coincide with the national health campaign.
LUMBERTON — The 2014 Robeson County Alzheimer's Walk for Memory will be held on Saturday in the Wesley Pines Retirement Community.
LUMBERTON — Robeson County Sheriff Ken Sealey passed on a chance Wednesday to tout his accomplishments during a candidates forum, but his Republican challenger told Lumberton business and civic leaders why a change in leadership is...
CONCORD – U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson is asking the Department of Homeland Security to put a freeze on travel from West Africa to the United States as a precaution against the spread of Ebola.
TheftsLumberton Chevrolet, on Linkhaw Road, reported Tuesday that four tires, four wheels, four hubcaps and 20 lug nuts were stolen off of a vehicle at the dealership, according to a police report.
LUMBERTON — No one was injured when a school bus was rear-ended Wednesday morning near Pembroke, according to the state Highway Patrol.
RALEIGH — In a trans-Atlantic debate over cigarette packaging, North Carolina's governor poses a rhetorical question to the Irish and French governments: Would Guinness be recognizable labeled simply as “beer?” Or would...
CHARLOTTE — Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan stepped up attacks Wednesday on Republican rival Thom Tillis' stand on issues she believes most important to women, saying his policies as state House speaker hurt them in seeking health care and...
BEAUFORT (AP) — A Newport woman has been convicted of embezzling more than $150,000 from the medical office where she worked.
RALEIGH — North Carolina government took in slightly less than what state officials projected during the first quarter of the fiscal year, and questions persist about whether broad tax changes will crimp the state budget for a second year in a...
RAEFORD (AP) — Raeford police say a man riding his bicycle to work was killed when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.