Sarah Willets | The RobesonianRodd Baxley | The Robesonian Older folks waiting on the results of a raffle at Senior Day on Wednesday at the Robeson County Fair.
ST. PAULS — The town is spending more than it is taking in.That was the gist of Town Administrator J.R. Steigerwald's report Thursday on St. Pauls' first quarter of its new fiscal year.
RALEIGH(AP) — A gun-rights group asked a North Carolina court on Thursday to prevent the state from enforcing a ban on concealed weapons at the State Fair.
RALEIGH (AP) — State health officials say a child has died from complications from the flu, the first death of the 2014-15 season.
RALEIGH — A federal judge overseeing a pair of challenges to North Carolina's gay marriage ban denied a motion late Thursday from lawyers for Republican legislative leaders seeking more than a weeklong delay in the case.
ST. PAULS — A St. Pauls toddler died after falling into some liquid soap and choking to death, according the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.
FAYETTEVILLE — Fayetteville police are looking toward Robeson County for two people they believe have burglarized homes in that city.
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Break-insThe following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office:
LUMBERTON — The boyfriend of a 21-year-old woman found beaten to death last month has been charged with murdering her and her unborn child, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.
ELIZABETHTOWN — A former Robeson County educator accused of misusing funds while working in Bladen County will only be required to pay his court costs.
LUMBERTON — A former chief of the Deep Branch Volunteer Fire Department has been sentenced to between four years and five years and seven months in prison for embezzling money from the department.
RALEIGH (AP) — Statistics from the State Bureau of Investigation show overall crime in North Carolina fell by 7 percent in 2013, continuing a six-year downward trend.
LUMBERTON — Anyone wanting to vote in the Nov. 4 General Election must register by Friday as there will be no same-day registration and voting during the early voting period that runs from Oct. 23 through Nov. 1.
LUMBERTON — There's a new addition to this year's Robeson County Fair, and it's sure to make locals swell with patriotic pride.
LUMBERTON — Following a recent rash of shootings, Lumberton Police Chief Michael McNeill says his department will be stepping up patrols in the city.
FUQUAY-VARINA — Police mistook a black teenager for a burglar and pepper-sprayed him inside the home of his white foster parents.
LUMBERTON — Two years after an investigation was launched, a former jailer at the Robeson County Detention Center has been arrested for accepting bribes and providing contraband to inmates, according to the State Bureau of...
FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Police Department is working to put a dent in a growing stack of unserved warrants.
MAXTON — A fire at a Maxton home early Wednesday killed a 48-year-old woman, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.
MAXTON — The Maxton Board of Commissioners on Tuesday decided against turning over police dispatching services to Robeson County, and voted unanimously to look for other ways of saving money that could be used to hire a full-time town...
LUMBERTON — The director of the Robeson County Housing Authority has resigned amid allegations of wrongdoing at the authority, including that he used federal money for his own benefit.
LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Humane Society is inviting animal lovers to tour its facility and meet a few of its furry denizens during the second annual Bark at the Moon event on Thursday.
RED SPRINGS — The Red Springs Board of Commissioners on Tuesday agreed to accept a $240,000 grant from the state help to catch drunken drivers.