Tribal Council picks Blanks as speaker

Tribal Council picks Blanks as speaker

PEMBROKE — Anita Hammonds Blanks is the new speaker of the Lumbee Tribal Council, taking the position in a split vote Thursday night during s me...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 18th, 2018. |  


NC snowed under, but not here

NC snowed under, but not here

LUMBERTON — Robeson County residents, to the displeasure of snow lovers, dodge the brunt of a winter storm that left parts of North Carolina cov...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 18th, 2018. |  


LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County will operate on its regular schedule on Friday, according to Superintendent Shanita Wooten, but...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Crime report

LaTonya McKinnon reported to the Lumberton Police Department that someone broke into her house and stole a 28-inch television valued at about $150.Adr...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Grants available for Matthew repairs

LUMBERTON — Housing recovery grant money remains available to Robeson County residents whose homes were damaged by Hurricane Matthew.The money i...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 18th, 2018. |  


$30,000 reward offered in 3 deaths

$30,000 reward offered in 3 deaths

LUMBERTON — The FBI says there is a reward of up to $30,000 for information that helps investigators determine the circumstances that led to the...

January 18th, 2018 |  


RCC to open at 10 a.m. Thursday

LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday for students, faculty, and staff.Classes will begin at 10 a.m.The delay i...

January 17th, 2018 |  


No school on Thursday

LUMBERTON — Students in the the Public Schools of Robeson County will get a second straight day of no classes because of the winter storm.Superi...

January 17th, 2018 |  


County, courthouse to open on two-hour delay Thursday

LUMBERTON — Robeson County office and the county courthouse will operate on a two-hour delay on Thursday at 10 a.m.Also, according to Gwen Chavi...

January 17th, 2018 updated: January 17th, 2018. |  


Man charged with December double-murder

Man charged with December double-murder

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with double-murder in December.Cody Alan Locklear, 26, of East Powersvill...

January 17th, 2018 |