Jailbirds bond to defeat cancer

Jailbirds bond to defeat cancer

LUMBERTON — The stage at Biggs Park Mall was dominated Wednesday by a chain-link fence containing unsuspecting prisoners who had to raise money ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Devane, daughter of slave, Civil War soldier, dies at 111

Devane, daughter of slave, Civil War soldier, dies at 111

ST. PAULS — The youngest daughter of Civil War veteran Henry Johnson has died.Maggie Devane, who lived independently until just recently, was 11...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |  


Tribe gets hearing Tuesday

Tribe gets hearing Tuesday

PEMBROKE — Supporters of Lumbee recognition are banking on next week’s hearing before a U.S. House subcommittee to move the proposed Lumbe...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |  


Scott will make run at DA’s Office

Scott will make run at DA’s Office

LUMBERTON — Matt Scott has become the second assistant district attorney with the Robeson County District Attorney’s Office to enter the r...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Irma evacuees’ missing dog found dead

FAIRMONT — The story of Lady Girl the missing dog did not have the happy ending everyone had envisioned.On Wednesday afternoon Sarah Dial, Lady ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Tammy Cox, of Oxton Church Road in Fairmont, reported Tuesday that someone stole her two headlights, valued at $535, and one Chevy grille, valued at $...

September 20th, 2017 |  


House panel to take up Lumbee recognition

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House subcommittee is set to debate federal recognition of the Lumbee Tribe.The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indi...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Red Springs man faced burglary charges

Red Springs man faced burglary charges

RED SPRINGS — A 25-year-old Red Springs man has been charged with multiple crimes in connection with a burglary that occurred in Onslow County, ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Filing period ends Thursday for Lumbee election

PEMBROKE — Today and Thursday remain for those interested in filing as candidates in the Lumbee Tribal Council elections being held on Nov. 14.C...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Developer: Exit 10 project ‘not a done deal’

Developer: Exit 10 project ‘not a done deal’

FAIRMONT — The people who want to build the world’s largest truck stop and travel center on land near Interstate 95’s Exit 10 told F...

September 19th, 2017 |