Cooper to speak at Committee of 100 event

Cooper to speak at Committee of 100 event

LUMBERTON — Gov. Roy Cooper will be the featured speaker when the Robeson County Committee of 100 holds it annual meeting on April 11 at the Sou...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Students earn honors for spelling

Students earn honors for spelling

PEMBROKE — The fifth annual Robeson County Invitational Spelling Bee was hosted by Pembroke Elementary on Thursday. Fifteen students from six sc...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Bass published in national journal

Bass published in national journal

PEMBROKE — Research by James Bass about American Indian college success was published March 21 in the national publication The American Journal ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


UNC Pembroke’s ‘Day of Giving’ nets record 567 donations in 24 hours

UNC Pembroke’s ‘Day of Giving’ nets record 567 donations in 24 hours

PEMBROKE — Thanks to support from the Brave Nation family, the We Are UNCP Day of Giving smashed last year’s mark.In 24 hours, the campaig...

March 25th, 2017 |  


West Lumberton Elementary gets $10K gift to restock library

West Lumberton Elementary gets $10K gift to restock library

LUMBERTON — A national retailer that specializes in selling items for a dollar donated 10,000 of them Friday so West Lumberton Elementary School...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Cooper restores state benefits

Cooper restores state benefits

RALEIGH — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has essentially reversed an order by his Republican predecessor that scaled back benefits for North Carolin...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Matthew victims struggle to find rental housing

LUMBERTON — Hundreds of families displaced by Hurricane Matthew still are looking for homes in Robeson County, and local officials are worried t...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Murder suspect caught after high-speed chase

Murder suspect caught after high-speed chase

LUMBERTON — A 27-year-old Lumberton man was captured on Thursday after a high-speed chase and is charged with a murder that occurred in Robeson ...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Florita now a senior officer for Pembroke

PEMBROKE — Former Pembroke Police Chief Grant Florita reported back to work Friday after a suspension and demotion.Florita was suspended without...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Drug drop-off set for Friday

LUMBERTON — In an effort to keep children, family, friends and the community safe, anyone with expired or unused prescription or over-the-counte...

March 24th, 2017 |