Top teacher takes the field

Top teacher takes the field

Lori Locklear, the Public Schools of Robeson County Teacher of the Year, was honored Sept. 16 at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Two students win Ronald McDonald scholarships

Two students win Ronald McDonald scholarships

LUMBERTON — Two Robeson County high school students recently were named recipients of Ronald McDonald House Charities scholarships.Kindly Hagans...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


R.B. Dean and Southside Ashpole both low-performing

R.B. Dean and Southside Ashpole both low-performing

LUMBERTON — Two Robeson County public elementary schools, R.B. Dean and Southside Ashpole, are among the remaining six being considered for incl...

September 23rd, 2017 updated: September 23rd, 2017. |  


Key support lacking in request to change river’s name

Key support lacking in request to change river’s name

PEMBROKE — Lumbee Tribe Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. and three members of Robeson County’s state legislative delegation said Friday they are...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Time to again fall in love with county fair

Time to again fall in love with county fair

Bright lights, deep-fried foods, and the inherent fun of the fair always made it a special treat for me as a child. My mother would carve out an after...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Market dominance endures despite Sherman Act

Market dominance endures despite Sherman Act

I’m old enough to remember when corporate monopolies were a major societal concern. In 1969, the U.S. Department of Justice sued IBM and argued ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Seven join bid for Tribal Council

Seven join bid for Tribal Council

PEMBROKE — Seven people filed this week for the Lumbee Tribal Council election, the final opportunity to do so.That brings to 15 the number of c...

September 22nd, 2017 updated: September 23rd, 2017. |  


Gov. Cooper to join rebuild effort, calls for volunteers

Gov. Cooper to join rebuild effort, calls for volunteers

LUMBERTON — Gov. Roy Cooper was in Lumberton on Thursday, promising victims of Hurricane Matthew that they will not be forgotten.Cooper will ret...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Pittinger: Graham-Cassidy good for NC

Pittinger: Graham-Cassidy good for NC

CHARLOTTE — U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger gave his enthusiastic endorsement on Friday to the latest Republican health-care bill, saying North Carol...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Vehicle strikes, kills 79-year-old

LUMBERTON — A 79-year-old Robeson County woman was killed Thursday when she was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross the road near her home...

September 22nd, 2017 |