NEWS


Donations needed for rehab work

Donations needed for rehab work

LUMBERTON — A group of unpaid volunteers is asking the public’s help in renovating a home for a woman who has been wheelchair bound since ...

January 15th, 2018 updated: January 15th, 2018. |  


King’s contributions celebrated

King’s contributions celebrated

LUMBERTON — Words, songs and a march were among the ways Robeson County residents celebrated the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Crime report

An employee of Palmer Prevention Inc., located at 3460 Capuano Road in Lumberton, reported the to Lumberton Police Department that a 2017 white Dodge ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Snow, ice, cold back in local forecast

LUMBERTON — Snow is back in the local forecast, with a chance for it and ice on the two-week anniversary of when the white stuff blanketed Robes...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Events today, Monday to celebrate King’s legacy

Events today, Monday to celebrate King’s legacy

LUMBERTON — County residents wanting to celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and honor him will have multiple op...

January 14th, 2018 |  


City officer recovering from gunshot

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton police officer is recovering at Southeastern Regional Medical Center after suffering an accidental gunshot wound on Frid...

January 13th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Local Roundup: Swett wrestlers win close matches

Local Roundup: Swett wrestlers win close matches

LUMBERTON — Purnell Swett wrestling coach Nicky Barnes saw his team do Monday what it had failed to do in many tight matches throughout the seas...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Red Devils win ‘ugly’ at St. Pauls

Red Devils win ‘ugly’ at St. Pauls

ST. PAULS — The trash-talking started Sunday between Glenn Patterson and Glenn Patterson Jr. ahead of Monday’s matchup between St. Pauls a...

January 15th, 2018 updated: January 16th, 2018. |  


Shinnick earns coach of the year award

Shinnick earns coach of the year award

CHARLOTTE — After serving on Pete Shinnick’s staff at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke from 2006 to 2014, current UNCP coach S...

January 15th, 2018 |  


Tarleton State’s Reisman to receive leadership award

Tarleton State’s Reisman to receive leadership award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Former Lumberton resident Lonn Reisman has been selected to receive the 2018 Guardians of the Game Award presented by TallOrd...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Lumberton’s Allen gets 2nd NFL playoff assignment

Lumberton’s Allen gets 2nd NFL playoff assignment

LUMBERTON — In September, referee Brad Allen was announced as one of 21 full-time hires by the NFL.On Sunday, the Lumberton native will take par...

January 14th, 2018 |  


Braves alone atop PBC standings

Braves alone atop PBC standings

COLUMBUS, Ga. — The UNC Pembroke men’s basketball team matched a Peach Belt Conference record with 14 blocks and scored six unanswered poi...

January 13th, 2018 |  


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LIFE


Public library is ready to rock

Public library is ready to rock

The Robeson County Public Library is ready to start this year out with a bang, or maybe a thawing out.The recent snow and ice have caused a slow start...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Well strung performs at GPAC Jan. 23

Well strung performs at GPAC Jan. 23

PEMBROKE — The Well Strung quartet is performing Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Givens Performing Arts Center on the campus of The University of No...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Magazine awards Pembroke author

Magazine awards Pembroke author

PEMBROKE — Rebecca Owens, a Pembroke resident, has received the 2017 Donna Lynn Quill Award for Prose Exploring Relationships.Focus of Women Mag...

January 12th, 2018 |  


County fair wins media award

County fair wins media award

The 71st annual Robeson County Agricultural Fair won the State Media Award at the State Fair Convention in Raleigh. Allen Faircloth, center, the presi...

January 12th, 2018 |  


What’s happening

Jan. 17 - 21Menopause musical: The comedy musical, “Menopause the Musical,” will play at the Legends in Concert Theater, located at 2925 H...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Museum exhibits native art

PEMBROKE — The Museum of the Southeast American Indian will showcase an exhibition titled “Return from Exile: the Exhibition” on Thu...

January 12th, 2018 |  


OPINION


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Moving ahead at Southside-Ashpole

Sam’s Club’s closing opens door for next opportunity

When news broke on Thursday that the Sam’s Club in Lumberton would be closing, possibly putting as many as 150 people in the unemployment line, ...

January 13th, 2018 updated: January 13th, 2018. |  


Mayor details Matthew recovery

Mayor details Matthew recovery

The following is a speech that Lumberton Mayor Bruce Davis before the 12th Night Concert of Healing and Hope at First Baptist Church, which was held t...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Pakistan undeserving of our aid

Pakistan undeserving of our aid

Actions speak much louder than words. This is common-sense. Yet it seems to have been lost on some of the Americans responsible for foreign diplomacy ...

January 12th, 2018 |  


Addition of Tyson at SeHealth a real boon for Lumberton area

To the Editor,Recently, Dr. Archie “Zan” Tyson joined the medical staff at Southeastern Health. Having worked very closely with Dr. Tyson ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Cooper and ‘corporate giveaways’

Cooper and ‘corporate giveaways’

It’s a pretty safe bet that most N.C. voters dislike “corporate giveaways.”If politicians did a better job distinguishing those R...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Independent panel needed to draw new district maps

The General Assembly, which is controlled by Republicans, has a little less than two weeks to redraw maps that are used to elect U.S. House of Represe...

January 10th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


BUSINESS


RCC seminars focus on entrepreneurship

LUMBERTON — The time for action has come for anyone who has dreamed of owning his or her own business.The 12th annual Entrepreneur Academy has b...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Grants available from tobacco commission

RALEIGH — Applications for grant money are being accepted by the NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.The grants to fund innovative agricultural pro...

January 6th, 2018 |  


Life of Christmas tree, poinsettia need not end in January

Life of Christmas tree, poinsettia need not end in January

January does not have to be the end of your beautiful poinsettia or fresh-cut Christmas tree.To renew your poinsettia, prune the plant back to about 8...

December 30th, 2017 |  


Lumberton native gives $500K for UNCP Business School

Lumberton native gives $500K for UNCP Business School

PEMBROKE — UNCP Trustee Mary Ann Elliott is an internationally renowned satellite communications entrepreneur.As one of the nation’s top f...

December 23rd, 2017 |  


Price is right for attending 4-H camp

Price is right for attending 4-H camp

I know, I know! You are trying to get those last-minute Christmas presents wrapped and making sure everyone has what they need under the tree. You are...

December 23rd, 2017 |