Local school selected as candidate for auto competition

CHARLOTTE — The Quaker State, an automotive company, recently selected a Robeson County school as a candidate to compete with 13 others for a ch...

July 16th, 2016 updated: July 16th, 2016. |  


Student finds niche at Campbell, RCC

Student finds niche at Campbell, RCC

Recently, no less than the president of the United States announced that the country needs more college graduates. For students who want the four-year...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Plant disease laurel wilt identified in Robeson

RALEIGH — Laurel wilt, a disease affecting redbay and other plants in the laurel family, was identified in southeastern Robeson County in May, a...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Cummings gives alumni ‘Star Spangled’ celebration

Cummings gives alumni ‘Star Spangled’ celebration

PEMBROKE — Growing up in the Union Chapel community, Chancellor Robin Cummings is no stranger to Lumbee Homecoming.Since 1968, Lumbees have floc...

July 8th, 2016 |  


UNCP tabs Locklear director of Regional Initiatives

UNCP tabs Locklear director of Regional Initiatives

PEMBROKE — Mary Beth Locklear has been named director of the Office for Regional Initiatives. Locklear has served as interim director since May 2...

July 6th, 2016 updated: July 6th, 2016. |  


Alumni group offering scholarships

LUMBERTON — The Redstone-Hayswood Alumni Association is offering scholarships for deserving students who have graduated from the Public Schools ...

July 2nd, 2016 |  


Pembroke native, former UNCP professor Waltz Maynor, remembered as tireless advocate for students

Pembroke native, former UNCP professor Waltz Maynor, remembered as tireless advocate for students

PEMBROKE — Dr. Waltz Maynor came from humble beginnings.Raised in the Red Banks community in the 1930s, he pursued a career in the classroom, li...

June 28th, 2016 |  


RCC graduates law enforcement class of 2016

RCC graduates law enforcement class of 2016

Robeson Community College’s evening Basic Law Enforcement Training class held its graduation ceremony in the BB&T conference room of the Cha...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Smith receives Gates scholarship

Smith receives Gates scholarship

FAIRMONT — Devin Smith, a native of Fairmont, was recently named a 2016 Gates Millennium Scholar. Smith, the son of Kevin and Cynthia Smith, rece...

June 28th, 2016 updated: June 29th, 2016. |  


Accrediting agency warns Elizabeth City State

ELIZABETH CITY (AP) — The agency that reviews accreditation for Elizabeth City State University has warned the historically black college it nee...

June 28th, 2016 |