Projects could help downtown Lumberton reclaim glory

Rediscover Downtown Lumberton, an eclectic and not-always-easy-to-please bunch, appears satisfied today, fresh off a meeting with the City Council dur...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Power struggle keeps Porter on tribe’s sidelines

When this newspaper a week ago today learned that the Lumbee Tribal Council, by a vote of 12-6, had rejected Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr.’s recomm...

August 24th, 2016 |  


If there is will, there’s a way to up supplements

If talk could be converted into dollar bills, then teachers everywhere would be well-paid.While it’s not that easy, paying teachers better throu...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Sagging pants bothering Maxton officials

The Maxton Board of Commissioners, frustrated by what it characterizes as young people in that town leaving too little to the imagination in how they ...

August 18th, 2016 |  


Leaders showed the way at Northeast Park

Leadership isn’t always doing what’s popular.Often it’s risky politically, which explains why Robeson County is plodding into the fu...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Enforcement is the easy solution for transfer issue

We strongly support school choice, rejecting the notion that a student’s home address or the size of his or her parents’ bank accounts should be d...

August 13th, 2016 updated: August 15th, 2016. |  


Will fresh ideas emerge, or will ship keep sinking?

On Saturday school officials did five hours of talking during an annual retreat, identifying problems that plague the Public Schools of Robeson County...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Bruce Barton: Historian made some of his own

Bruce Barton, who in the early 1970s established the Carolina Indian Voice and was its long-time editor, was never reluctant to use its pages to direc...

August 6th, 2016 |  


UNC finally goes on offense against NCAA

The University of North Carolina this week signaled to the NCAA that six years of taking a knee is enough, and sent a warning shot over Indianapolis t...

August 3rd, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


County can put BB&T building back to work

Now that the county has been relieved of its promise to dedicate millions of dollars a year for the noble purpose of placing our children into shiny, ...

August 3rd, 2016 |