Special events St. John Baptist Church in Shannon will have a black history program at 3 p.m. on Sunday featuring World War II Tuskegee airman, the Re...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Edward Jones, of East Sixth Street in Lumberton, reported Friday that someone broke into his residence and stole a Model 1938 Luger handgun, a fire sa...

February 20th, 2017 |  


UNC Pembroke staff recognized for service

UNC Pembroke staff recognized for service

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke recently recognized 63 employees for their years of service.The annual Service Awards Lu...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Stand fast in liberty given by Jesus Christ

Galatians 5:1-17At the end of the fourth chapter, Paul gives an allegory explaining the freedom Christians have in Christ Jesus. There are two covenan...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Looking for members of ‘Young Leaders’

Looking for members of ‘Young Leaders’

Social media is a wonderful place for ideas, and thoughts that may have never crossed your mind. Recently, I read a post concerning the aftermath of H...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Highlander Academy holds homecoming Saturday

RED SPRINGS — Highlander Academy, a private school in Red Springs, will hold its homecoming on Saturday for interested alumni.The academy, which...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Robeson Countyman dies in fire

LUMBERTON — A Robeson County man was killed and his wife was injured Friday in a fire at their home on U.S. 301 between Lumberton and Rowland.Ac...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Incubator to hold start-up competition

PEMBROKE — The Thomas Center for Entrepreneurship and UNC Pembroke Incubator will hold a Chancellor’s Challenge start-up competition on Ap...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Split Robeson board begins search for superintendent

Split Robeson board begins search for superintendent

LUMBERTON — At least two members of the Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education are skeptical that a fair, open and honest search fo...

February 18th, 2017 |  


A Robeson County native who confronted the Holocaust as a teen and was a key person in UNC’s history has died

A Robeson County native who confronted the Holocaust as a teen and was a key person in UNC’s history has died

The following is republished with the permission of the Charlotte Observer. Jesse Oxendine, a Robeson County native and key person in the history of T...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |