Use Lenten season to better yourself

Use Lenten season to better yourself

Today, as I write, is Ash Wednesday. For some Christian denominations, including mine, which is Anglican, it is the start of the Lenten season. Lent i...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Purdue’s action on OxyContin not a selfless action

Purdue’s action on OxyContin not a selfless action

With the recent announcement by Purdue Pharmaceuticals that it will discontinue actively marketing OxyContin, are we seeing a turning of the tide as i...

February 16th, 2018 |  


Robeson County native thrives in Virginia

Robeson County native thrives in Virginia

DUMFRIES, Va. — The sturdiness of Robeson County native Betty DeVane Covington’s legacy in Virginia’s education system is comparable...

February 9th, 2018 |  


RCPL keeps getting better

RCPL keeps getting better

February is a month of growing at Robeson County Public Library.Facilities and people are changing and improving. Our St. Pauls location is getting a ...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Robeson County stars to bust a move

Robeson County stars to bust a move

LUMBERTON — Ten couples are set to swing, sway, step and strut during the United Way of Robeson County’s Dancing with the Robeson County S...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Young Irelanders to take Civic Center stage

Young Irelanders to take Civic Center stage

LUMBERTON — The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early this March with a concert by performers from...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Artists pop-up in show March 3

Artists pop-up in show March 3

LUMBERTON — Robeson County artists will be featured on March 3 at the River Run Pop-up Art Show.From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., local artists will show ...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Lumberton girl to compete for crown

Lumberton girl to compete for crown

LUMBERTON — Lumberton teenager Kimberly Prevatte will compete for the 2018 Miss Junior Teen pageant crown on Feb. 28.Prevatte, 15, took part in ...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Langston Hughes’ work takes The Stage

Langston Hughes’ work takes The Stage

FAIRMONT — The Stage will celebrate prose and poems by Langston Hughes on Saturday as a way to celebrate Black History Month.The adventures of J...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Report: Giving birth in Robeson County risky

RALEIGH — The annual fetal mortality rate was 9.1 per 1,000 live births in Robeson County from 2012 to 2016, and the infant mortality rate was 1...

February 9th, 2018 |