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No drug tests yet in Work First program

LUMBERTON — Although drug testing became a requirement for some applicants and recipients of Work First benefits on Aug. 3, …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Crime report

Vandalism Anthony Anderson, of West 27th Street in Lumberton, reported Thursday that someone broke into his home, causing $300 in …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Firefighters get oxygen masks to save pets

Firefighters get oxygen masks to save pets

LUMBERTON — Contrary to the popular fantasy of a firefighter retrieving a kitten from a tree, it’s more common for …

August 29th, 2015 |  

A year later, Lacy death still a mystery

A year later, Lacy death still a mystery

BLADENBORO — A year ago today Lennon Lacy was found hanged in a Bladenboro mobile home park, a death that …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Man seekingelection went toprison for murder

Man seekingelection went toprison for murder

LUMBERTON — Three people who are running for municipal office in Robeson County in November have been convicted of felonies, …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Pridgen: Register now to be safe

Pridgen: Register now to be safe

LUMBERTON — The director of the Robeson County Board of Elections is recommending that anyone who is not registered to …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Campbell fulfilling promise, sharing monthly stipend

Campbell fulfilling promise, sharing monthly stipend

LUMBERTON — Frances Cummings says that a $100 donation from Robeson County Commissioner Berlester Campbell will help place a state …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Vandalism Shane Clark reported Wednesday that someone broke into his vehicle on Lackey Street in Lumberton, causing $1,575 in damages …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Jobless bill heads to McCrory

RALEIGH (AP) — Changes to unemployment insurance laws that require more job search activities by benefit recipients are now headed …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Cumberland representative exits early

RALEIGH (AP) — A Cumberland County House member just can’t stay on the job any longer at the North Carolina …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Officer’s trial causes rift in Charlotte department

CHARLOTTE (AP) — The recent trial of a white police officer accused in the shooting death of an unarmed black …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Rules approved for ride-sharing companies

RALEIGH — The North Carolina legislature gave its final OK to state regulations Thursday for ride-sharing companies such as Uber, …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Vets says rabies turnout down

Vets says rabies turnout down

PEMBROKE — The Robeson County Veterinary Medical Association says a week-long clinic to keep rabies at bay received a lukewarm …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Christian center near completion

Christian center near completion

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton Christian Care Center is nearly ready to provide food and shelter to those in need. The …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Officer who killed unarmed man won’t face retrial

Officer who killed unarmed man won’t face retrial

RALEIGH — North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t retry a white police officer who fatally shot an …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Pet adoption set for Saturday

LUMBERTON — Franny’s Friends is holding a pet adoption from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Frank’s Furniture at …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Fire chief charged with embezzlement

FAIRMONT — The former president of Fairmont Rural Fire Department has been charged with embezzlement. According to a statement from …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Erika’s threat reduced

Erika’s threat reduced

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A killer storm that lashed Puerto Rico and caused devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean …

August 28th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

NY man drowns at Outer Banks

DUCK (AP) — A New York businessman has drowned while swimming in the ocean while on vacation on North Carolina’s …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Legislators adopt stopgap spending plan again

RALEIGH — The General Assembly quickly passed another temporary spending measure Thursday directing how North Carolina government should operate while …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Brooks make official re-election bid

PEMBROKE — With his eligibility as a candidate undecided, Lumbee Tribal Chairman Paul Brooks filed Wednesday to run for re-election …

August 27th, 2015 |  

Crime report

Thefts Wanda Cintron, of Jacobs Street, Lumberton, reported Tuesday that someone broke into her car and stole a $150 Goodyear …

August 27th, 2015 |  

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