The passing of the gavel took place during the Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce’s gala on Jan. 26. Suzanne Abbott, middle, owner of Abbott Ins...

February 10th, 2018 |  


UNCP honors staff for service

UNCP honors staff for service

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke recently honored staff members for their years of service.The universsity recognizes all...

February 9th, 2018 updated: February 10th, 2018. |  


ACP to send $7.7M for Robeson schools

ACP to send $7.7M for Robeson schools

RALEIGH — The Public Schools of Robeson County stands to receive a $7.7 million windfall from the builders of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, altho...

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


Project to offer affordable housing

Project to offer affordable housing

LUMBERTON — Customers at Aaron’s Furniture on Roberts Avenue will be greeted by the sounds of construction for the next few months.An eigh...

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


Schools probe violent acts at LHS, Piney Grove

LUMBERTON — A parent is speaking out about one of two violent acts that occurred at a public school in the past eight days.Meghan, who asked tha...

February 9th, 2018 |  


Crime report

Sean Chavis, of East Fourth Street in Lumberton, reported Thursday that someone assaulted him on Watauga Street in Lumberton.Cecilio Alvarez, of First...

February 9th, 2018 |  


St. Pauls gives auto shop needed permit

St. Pauls gives auto shop needed permit

ST PAULS — The St. Pauls Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved a conditional-use permit for an auto service station at 129 E. Broad St.The...

February 8th, 2018 updated: February 9th, 2018. |  


Break gets parts of Fairmont wet

Break gets parts of Fairmont wet

FAIRMONT — What was supposed to be prep work for a road project set to start Monday became a job to restore water service on Thursday.A water ma...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Accused cop killer goes to trial Feb. 19

Accused cop killer goes to trial Feb. 19

LUMBERTON — The man accused in the 2012 shooting death of a Lumberton police officer took one step closer to trial on Thursday.Marques Brown, 33...

February 8th, 2018 |  


Hunt faces murder charge

Hunt faces murder charge

LUMBERTON — A Robeson County man injured during a gun battle that left two people dead on Sunday has been charged with murder.Jody Lee Hunt, 21,...

February 8th, 2018 |