PEMBROKE — Having witnessed the civil rights movement from the front lines, Benjamin Chavis says the fight for equality is far from over.
MAXTON — A several-months-long investigation by the Robeson County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division culminated Thursday when three people were arrested and 7 pounds of marijuana seized.
PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's online graduate program in Elementary Education has been recognized for its high quality by U.S. News and World Report, America's leading college rating...
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder has largely prohibited a program that allows local and state law enforcement agencies to seize property without issuing warrants or criminal charges, turn it over to the federal government, and receive a...
Making A's just got a lot easier for high schoolers in Robeson County as did passing a course — at least during the next school year.
LUMBERTON — Four men have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Robeson County cases so far this year, including one who may have otherwise faced a death sentence.
PEMBROKE — A popular hamburger joint on East Third Street in Pembroke is closed for the foreseeable future following a fire that broke out inside the restaurant Friday morning.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Revenue will begin processing individual income tax returns on Tuesday.
CHAPEL HILL — The head of North Carolina's public university system was pushed out of his job Friday by an oversight board that heaped praise on his four years of service but didn't explain the reasons for their move.
TheftsScott Jones, of Bradford Street, Lumberton reported Thursday that $150 worth of medication was stolen from his home, according to a police report.Break-ins
LUMBERTON — The Robeson County chapter of the Black Caucus will hold its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration starting at noon Monday at the Sandy Grove Baptist Church in Lumberton.
PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council on Thursday elected officers and committee chairmen for the new year. This was the first meeting of the council since new members elected to the 21-member council in November were sworn in last...
LUMBERTON — Students and faculty at Robeson Community College enjoyed a blast from the past Thursday when they gathered inside the Fred G. Williams Student Center to pore over the contents of a time capsule that was sealed away 28 years...
RALEIGH — The Department of Health and Human Services would no longer supervise day-to-day operations of North Carolina's Medicaid program under a bill that received key support Thursday.
CHAPEL HIL — North Carolina public universities want to raise tuition and fees by an average of 4 percent next year and 3.5 percent the following year for undergraduate state residents.
LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a domestic shooting involving a health worker at the Robeson County Detention Center. The incident is one of two non-fatal shootings on Monday being investigated, the...
LUMBERTON — Sanderson Farms has notified Fayetteville officials that Cumberland County is no longer being considered in its plans for construction of a $113 million plant that would employ nearly 1,000 workers.
RALEIGH — State Sen. Jane Smith, a Democrat representing Robeson and Columbus counties, found Wednesday's opening session of the General Assembly to be a day she will always remember. She is one of about 20 first-time legislators seated...
CHARLOTTE (AP) — The Carolina Panthers are cleaning house so that a low-income family will have a chance to live in a home of their own.
GASTONIA (AP) — A school bus carrying 45 students from a North Carolina middle school overturned Wednesday on a two-lane road, injuring 15 of the children, authorities said. None of the injuries appeared serious.
RALEIGH — Insurance companies aren't giving up on their quest to raise premiums on North Carolina homeowners by an average of 25 percent, an industry spokesman said Wednesday.
LUMBERTON — With about a month left until United Way of Robeson County's fourth annual Dancing with the Robeson County Stars competition, tickets are still available for the event's first show.
FAIRMONT — As part of an effort to crack down on minor thefts, the Fairmont Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a man who stole from a North Walnut Street store earlier this month.