MAXTON — A former chief of the Pembroke Rural Fire Department has been charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from the department, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office and the State Bureau of Investigation.
SHANNON — A 17-year-old has died after shots were fired into his Shannon home, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.
RAEFORD — An effort by some Lumbee Tribal Council members Thursday to push through a moratorium on any foreclosures “until further notice” fell short of needed votes.
RALEIGH (AP) — A North Carolina agency wants more information from a company co-owned by Sen. Kay Hagan's husband about a federal stimulus grant it received and became an issue in Hagan's unsuccessful re-election bid.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — This is a story about a journalist who turned a school project into a mission to honor the memory of a fallen Vietnam War veteran from Maxton — and it ends happily.
PEMBROKE — Mike Chavis used to be a drug addict, now he's doing all he can to help those who suffer from the affliction he overcame.
LUMBERTON — East Carolina University officials are looking to fill a few cavities before opening their dental care facility in Lumberton.
UMBERTON — Lumberton, as is the local holiday tradition, will kick off the cavalcade of Christmas parades across Robeson County with its big event on Saturday.
RALEIGH — North Carolina legislators aren't required to give up emails with other lawmakers and staff to those suing over the state's election-overhaul law, but correspondence with third parties is largely fair game, a federal judge...
RALEIGH — Solar energy advocates urged North Carolina legislators on Thursday to resist pressure from big energy interests and leave in place incentives that have sprouted an industry that employs 3,000 statewide.
LUMBERTON — Trinity Episcopal Church has a trio of weekly concerts scheduled during December at part of its Advent Concert Series.
Break-insThe following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office:
NEW YORK — NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of “The Cosby Show,” moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had...
FAIRMONT — If you were meeting them for the first time, you might have assumed Kashawn Leonard and Tylek McNair were brothers.
BLADENBORO — Leaders of the North Carolina NAACP have hired a pathologist to perform an independent medical exam of Lennon Lacy, a Bladenboro 17-year-old who was found hanged in August. The organization also is asking for a federal investigation...
MONROE (AP) — Authorities say a Union County sheriff's deputy was killed when a tractor-trailer overturned onto his car in Monroe.
RALEIGH (AP) — The General Assembly is revisiting whether three substance abuse treatment centers run by North Carolina state government should be managed differently.
PEMBROKE — Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina voters Tuesday ousted two incumbents in the three contested races for Tribal Council and brought back a former councilman.
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — A dean and religion professor at Duke University in North Carolina known as a translator of classic Indian Sanskrit texts is going to become the next president of Middlebury College, trustees announced...
LUMBERTON — Four firearms were found in what remained of a vehicle that four Robeson County teenagers were riding in on Monday when it struck a bus, killing them all, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.
LUMBERTON — Families who would like their children to benefit this year from the Empty Stocking Fund during Christmas have one shot on Thursday to register at the Department of Socials Services.
FAIRMONT — Fairmont residents lined up Tuesday night in opposition to a proposed temporary shelter, which they felt could endanger their neighborhood.
LUMBERTON — Two Lumberton police officers now have a chance to win a free car in United Way of Robeson County's ninth annual fair share giveaway.
MAXTON — The Maxton Board of Commissioners decided on Tuesday to begin closing down one of the CSX railroad crossings in town and used money that will save to upgrade other crossings.