NEWS


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McCrory concedes, Cooper wins governor’s race
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Pet of the week
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Sanderson eyes Jan. 9 opening
Brayboy, Bourquin to speak at UNCP ceremony

Brayboy, Bourquin to speak at UNCP ceremony

PEMBROKE — Dr. Bryan Brayboy, senior advisor to the president for American Indian Affairs at Arizona State University, and Dr. Steven Bourquin, ...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Hearing Thursday on coal-ash permits

LUMBERTON — The state Department of Environmental Quality will hold a hearing at 6 p.m. Thursday to get public comments related to permits relat...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Maynor certified in immigration law

Maynor certified in immigration law

RED SPRINGS — Attorney Stacy J. Maynor was recently recognized by the North Carolina State Bar as a board certified specialist in immigration la...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Up to $7,500 pledged as a match

Up to $7,500 pledged as a match

There is singular gift to The Empty Stocking Fund today, for $100, so that will provide Christmas for two needy children.But the news is good.Once aga...

December 2nd, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


Two highway patrol honored for service

RALEIGH — Two North Carolina highway patrolmen with links to Robeson County were honored this week at a ceremony in Raleigh.According to a state...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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From the Fringe
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Hoops Preview: Red Springs
Hoops Preview: Purnell Swett Rams

Hoops Preview: Purnell Swett Rams

PEMBROKE — Without the size and experience it has had in the past, the Purnell Swett boys basketball team knows what it has to do to find succes...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Lumberton High School receives $15,000 grant from Carolina Panthers for Hurricane Matthew relief

Lumberton High School receives $15,000 grant from Carolina Panthers for Hurricane Matthew relief

LUMBERTON — Lumberton High School was one of 23 high schools in North and South Carolina to receive grants from the Carolina Panthers after Hurr...

December 2nd, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


McCrory pardons man falsely convicted of rape

McCrory pardons man falsely convicted of rape

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday pardoned an innocent man who spent nearly 25 years in prison until after the FBI admi...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Local Roundup: Pirates hold on for 65-64 win over Pine Forest

Local Roundup: Pirates hold on for 65-64 win over Pine Forest

FAYETTEVILLE — Behind Jordan McNeil’s 23 points and eight rebounds, the Lumberton boys basketball team claimed its fourth straight win to ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Hoops Preview: Lumberton Pirates

Hoops Preview: Lumberton Pirates

LUMBERTON — Danny Graham can’t help but think about the possibilities surrounding the 2016-17 Lumberton girls basketball team.With a slew ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


NCHSAA approves baseball pitch count, football offseason changes

NCHSAA approves baseball pitch count, football offseason changes

Members of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Board of Directors met in Chapel Hill on Thursday, approving a pitch count for high sch...

December 1st, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Sons of the American Revolution

Sons of the American Revolution

William Ronald “Pete” Bell, of St. Paulsm was sworn into the Sons of the American Revolution, Le Marquis de Lafayette Chapter on Nov. 3 at...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Pope honored

Pope honored

Brenda Pope, left, immediate past President of the Robeson County Republican Women’s Club, received a Tribute to Women award from Zan Bunn, righ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Smell the Revolution: Rum-scented mug among museum’s items

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — History buffs will be able to peer into the eyes of a “most excellent likeness” of George Washington and get an ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


What’s Happening

COMMUNITY• Nov. 29Lighting of Old Main: Old Main at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will light up for Christmas at 6:30 p.m. Light ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


‘They’re a lot like us’: Program pairs inmates, wild horses

ELK GROVE, Calif. — Jail inmates and wild horses are helping each other learn to adapt through a California program aimed at preparing both for ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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Burr win deserves spotlight
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Legislation is a lifesaver
GOP suffers power loss

GOP suffers power loss

That sound you hear from Raleigh these days is coming from leading North Carolina Republicans, astonished that their iron grip on state government is ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


GOP factions can unite

GOP factions can unite

WASHINGTON — The first time I lived in the nation’s capital, Ronald Reagan was president. The conservatives I knew there were proud of the...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Expect modest DPI changes

Expect modest DPI changes

The election of Donald Trump and the drama surrounding North Carolina’s gubernatorial race have overshadowed down-ballot, comparatively low-prof...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Burning the flag disrespects, but also honors it

Is it possible to at once and with the same action honor and disrespect a singular entity?We believe so.Hopefully we can all agree that the burning of...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Obama goes soft in judging Castro

A lot more sand will have to fall in the hourglass before there can be a fair judgment of Barack Obama’s presidency, but what can be said with c...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Robeson now a battleground

Robeson now a battleground

Robeson County garnered statewide attention by voting strongly Republican this election. Though Democratic registration has dropped to 67 percent coun...

November 28th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Perfect NC peaches

USDA begins annual crop survey

RALEIGH — USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service began mailing the annual Row Crops County Agricultural Production and December A...

November 29th, 2016 |  


RALEIGH — Across the country, small businesses and consumers alike are getting excited to support their favorite local, independent businesses o...

November 29th, 2016 |  


LUMBERTON — After its longtime location near Interstate 95 was flooded by Hurricane Matthew, newly named Adelio’s Ristorante Downtown is s...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Young entrepreneurs bake up a business

Young entrepreneurs bake up a business

LUMBERTON — Two young entrepreneurs have launched a business that offers sweet treats that are colorful and playful. Sugar Art Custom Cakes and S...

November 14th, 2016 updated: November 14th, 2016. |  


Matthew brings changes

Matthew brings changes

It seems like an obvious statement to make, but things have changed since the storm. It could be something as simple as a downed tree to something as ...

November 14th, 2016 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA