NEWS


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Fairmont sees delay in receiving FEMA money
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Man charged in 2014 murder
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Florita demoted as chief of Pembroke police
Local doctor among finalists for state award

Local doctor among finalists for state award

LUMBERTON — A local physcian is one of 10 finalists for North Carolina Doctor of the Year.Dr. Katie Lowry, a pediatrician and owner of Robeson P...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Crime report

Anthony Anderson, of West 27th Street in Lumberton, reported Tuesday that someone broke into his residence and stole a 50-inch flat screen television,...

March 21st, 2017 |  


‘SATW! ends 10-year absence

‘SATW! ends 10-year absence

PEMBROKE — “Strike at the Wind!” is returning after a 10-year hiatus, this time to the stage at Givens Performing Arts Center on the...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


Campbell chastises pair on school offer

Campbell chastises pair on school offer

LUMBERTON — County Commissioner Berlester Campbell criticized a fellow commissioner and a member of the Board of Education on Monday for sharing...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


No charges in police shooting death

DURHAM (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says no charges will be filed against three police officers involved in a fatal shooting in 2016.News ...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Tuesday’s Local Roundup

Tuesday’s Local Roundup

Red Springs baseball tops FairmontRED SPRINGS — The Red Springs baseball team earned a 4-3 win over Fairmont on Tuesday, rallying from a two-run...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Hunt helps Rams down Scots

Hunt helps Rams down Scots

PEMBROKE — Opening up conference play oftentimes feels like a new season, and after a rocky non-conference schedule a fresh start is just what t...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Monday’s Local Roundup

Monday’s Local Roundup

Lumberton tops Hoke in OT LUMBERTON — Brittany Ward netted the game-winning goal to lead the Lumberton girls soccer team to a 1-0 overtime win o...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Local Roundup: Errors prove costly for St. Pauls in loss at Whiteville

Local Roundup: Errors prove costly for St. Pauls in loss at Whiteville

WHITEVILLE — Errors are costly in any game, and in a meeting of two of the top baseball teams in the Three Rivers Conference St. Pauls coach Kel...

March 18th, 2017 |  


Alexander, Lambert sign to play for Hudson Valley CC

Alexander, Lambert sign to play for Hudson Valley CC

PEMBROKE — It was a family affair for Ron Alexander and Kanyon Lambert’s signing ceremony on Friday.Although they are not related, the two...

March 18th, 2017 |  


AP source: NC State has deal with Keatts to be next coach

AP source: NC State has deal with Keatts to be next coach

GREENVILLE, S.C. — North Carolina State didn’t have to look very far to find its next men’s basketball coach.The Wolfpack have reach...

March 17th, 2017 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


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Pembroke native wins crown
Music, dialogue reveal past and help plan future

Music, dialogue reveal past and help plan future

PEMBROKE — Sociology, social work, history and psychology have been the traditional vehicles for discussing social justice, but two musicians ha...

March 20th, 2017 |  


UNC Pembroke guest artists to hold free concert

UNC Pembroke guest artists to hold free concert

LAURINBURG — A variety of music spanning several centuries will be presented next month when Chris Foster and Mark Andersen, guest artists at Th...

March 20th, 2017 |  


‘Dreamcoat’ coming to RCC

‘Dreamcoat’ coming to RCC

LUMBERTON — Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is coming to the A.D. Lewis Theatre on the campus of Robeson Community College from Thu...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Morrow and Madden

Morrow and Madden

Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Madden of Lumberton announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Leigh Madden of Longs, South Carolina, to Sean Michael Morr...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Ballen and Jones

Ballen and Jones

Luis Gutierrez Delgado of Dosquebradas, Colombia, and Maria Ballen, of Pereira, Colombia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their dau...

March 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Schools require leadership

Prospect Tuscororas not connected to Maxton group

To the Editor,The Prospect Community Longhouse would like to express our thoughts concerning the most recent events of federal agencies conducting a j...

March 21st, 2017 |  


A tale of two NC leaders

A tale of two NC leaders

Two different visions for North Carolina were prominently on display last week in Raleigh, both in terms of policy and also in tone, how political lea...

March 21st, 2017 |  


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March 21st, 2017 |  


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March 20th, 2017 |  


Lumbee again allowing wrong people to lead

To the Editor,There are folks who led the Lumbee Tribe to the Lewin Catastrophe and then said in the newspaper, “we didn’t read what we vo...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Courts need to catch up

Courts need to catch up

By JOHN HOODRALEIGH — Do you keep up with your friends and family by typing personal letters and dropping them in the mailbox? Do you do all you...

March 20th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Edwards Jones makes ‘best’ list

ST. LOUIS — Financial services firm Edward Jones, which has a branch in Lumberton, ranks fifth on the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work Fo...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Metcon honored for 2 school projects

PEMBROKE — A Robeson County-based construction firm has earned recognition for its joint venture with another North Carolina firm.Engineering Ne...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Walter attends Edward Jones workshop

Walter attends Edward Jones workshop

LUMBERTON — Mary Jo Walter, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Lumberton, recently attended the Edward Jones second annual Women’s Confe...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Jimmy John’s provide another deli choice

Jimmy John’s provide another deli choice

LUMBERTON — Fans of deli styled sandwiches have another dining choice in the area, Jimmy John’s Sandwiches, and the restaurant will bring ...

March 4th, 2017 |  


Lawyers partner on long-term care

Lawyers partner on long-term care

LUMBERTON — Two attorneys specializing in issues affecting the elderly have established a partnership. Diane Surgeon, who has represented people ...

March 4th, 2017 updated: March 4th, 2017. |  


SOCIAL MEDIA