NEWS


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Speed cited as factor in deadly accident
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Man charged with robbing Red Spring jewelry store
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Wild mustangs look for home

Hash browns could contain golf ball chunks

MATTHEWS(AP) — A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in t...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


NC’s long summer vacation being challenged

RALEIGH — Some folks can’t get enough of summer. Others see it as a problem that needs fixing.For more than a dozen years, North Carolina ...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Family Dollar to open in Elrod

MATTHEWS — A Family Dollar store will open to the public on Thursday in Elrod, a small community in southwestern Robeson County, according to a ...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


For 50 years, Koonce and Noble kept the faucet on

For 50 years, Koonce and Noble kept the faucet on

LUMBERTON — If you’ve had a drink of clean, clear tap water in Robeson County, you undoubtedly have engineering firm Koonce, Noble & A...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Volunteers key to the success at 4-H

Volunteers key to the success at 4-H

Ready for something that sounds impressive? In 2016, adult 4-H volunteers gave 3,066 hours of their time to the Robeson County 4-H Program. When you r...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


SC judge to deliver keynote addresses at UNCP

SC judge to deliver keynote addresses at UNCP

PEMBROKE — Judge James Lockemy, a UNCP alumnus, will serve as the keynote speaker for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke during the sp...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Braves win track title
Phil Wallace staying the course

Phil Wallace staying the course

LUMBERTON — Phil Wallace had to pull out his calculator.The 67-year-old Lumberton native was trying to figure out the number of golfers he’...

April 21st, 2017 |  


ACC legends hit close to home

ACC legends hit close to home

PEMBROKE — Basketball season ended at the English E. Jones Center on The University of North Carolina at Pembroke campus in February, but basket...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Five takeaways from the Panthers’ 2017 schedule

Five takeaways from the Panthers’ 2017 schedule

Two seasons removed from their loss in Super Bowl 50, the Carolina Panthers will return to Levi’s Stadium in 2017 when they open the season on t...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 20th, 2017. |  


Bulldogs party like it’s 1998

Bulldogs party like it’s 1998

FAIRMONT — After giving up a lead-off hit to former teammate Chay Lockler in the first inning, St. Pauls pitcher J.J. Oxendine settled in and sh...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Pirates sail to new shores

Pirates sail to new shores

FAIRMONT — Mackie Register knew something was missing.As he prepared the Lumberton softball team for the 2017 Robeson County Slugfest tournament...

April 18th, 2017 |  


2017 Robeson County Slugfest All-Tournament teams

2017 Robeson County Slugfest All-Tournament teams

2017 Robeson County Slugfest All-Tournament teamsBASEBALLMVP: J.J. Oxendine, St. PaulsJeremiah Locklear, St. PaulsTed McNeill, St. PaulsEthan Chavis, ...

April 18th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Book fair a success, career fair ahead

Book fair a success, career fair ahead

Robeson County Public Library’s first spring book sale last week was a great success. The sale raised $550, which will be used to purchase new c...

April 21st, 2017 |  


What’s Happening

• April 20Exhibit opens: An opening reception for “The Life of the Theater” exhibit will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Carolina Civic ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Howington-Musselwhite

Howington-Musselwhite

Tomalita and Darryl Howington, of Lumberton, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Morgan Ashleigh Howington ,to Jordan ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Ivey-Owens

Ivey-Owens

Stephen Ivey and Betty Ivey, of Fairmont, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Laura Ann Ivey, to David Anthony Alexand...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Steele-Reisman

Steele-Reisman

Charlie and Kathleen Steele, of Myrtle Beach, S.C, and Patrick and Sherri Prevatte, of Holden Beach, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage ...

April 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Say no to new import tax
US facing China decision

US facing China decision

This column first appeared on Fox News Opinion — editor.Over the past several decades, American foreign policy towards China has been primarily ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


How low can they go?

How low can they go?

The wisdom of the plan by Senate leaders to cut taxes by $839 million was called into question this week by an important source, the nonpartisan legis...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Lumbee Homecoming worthy of county’s support

A representative of Lumbee Regional Development Association on Monday asked the county commissioners for $10,000 to help pay for security for Lumbee H...

April 20th, 2017 |  


No more excuses: Time for horse stalls at ag center

What was intended as the most recent update on the progress of the installation of horse stalls at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Event ...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Local GOP getting attention

Local GOP getting attention

Political parties generally work in two-year cycles. Odd numbered years start in the spring with party organization at all levels. With teams organize...

April 18th, 2017 updated: April 18th, 2017. |  


Judicial restraint not always noble

RALEIGH — During a March 27 talk at North Carolina State University, Georgetown University law professor Randy Barnett told the assembled facult...

April 17th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Entrepreneurship summit this week at UNCP

Entrepreneurship summit this week at UNCP

PEMBROKE — If you are a budding entrepreneur or have dreams of becoming an entrepreneur, you don’t want to miss UNC Pembroke’s ninth...

April 15th, 2017 |  


BioAg symposium at UNCP Thursday

PEMBROKE — The eighth annual Farm Bureau BioAg Symposium will be held at UNC Pembroke’s Biotechnology Research and Training Center on Thur...

April 14th, 2017 |  


A soil test can help manage fertility in grasses

RALEIGH — Knowing what type of grass is in your yard, coupled with the scientific results of a soil test, can help homeowners know when is the b...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Farmers need detailed marketing plans

Farmers need detailed marketing plans

Many farmers are looking toward the 2017 spring planting season with some hope and optimism. Last year, farmers endured record flooding from Hurricane...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Matthew helps feed recycling business

Matthew helps feed recycling business

LUMBERTON — Recycling is a scrappy business even on a sunny day, but Hurricane Matthew brought major challenges to this business sector in Lumbe...

April 8th, 2017 updated: April 10th, 2017. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA