Schools close on NC 711 property

Schools close on NC 711 property

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County now owns the 48 acres of land off N.C. 711 on which school board members have discussed buildin...

December 1st, 2017 |  


No decision on charges in Meares case

LUMBERTON — District Attorney Johnson Britt says he expects that the State Bureau of Investigation or St. Pauls police chief will make a decisio...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Three gifts push Fund to $7,600

Three gifts push Fund to $7,600

There are just three new gifts to the Empty Stocking Fund to report today, but two of them were for at least $500, meaning they merited a photograph.W...

December 1st, 2017 updated: December 2nd, 2017. |  


Crime report

Evie Hunt reported Thursday to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office that her vehicle was stolen while it was on Stone Road in Fairmont.The follow...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Applications, donations sought for Loflin-Walker Fund

ST. PAULS — Applications are now being accepted for help from the Loflin-Walker Christmas Fund, which has been spreading Christmas cheer for mor...

December 1st, 2017 updated: December 1st, 2017. |  


Man suffers burns in workplace accident

LUMBERTON — A man who suffered burns on Thursday in a work accident that occurred near a medical clinic for Southeastern Health is expected to m...

December 1st, 2017 updated: December 1st, 2017. |  


Pembroke honored as state’s top small town

Pembroke honored as state’s top small town

PEMBROKE — The town of Pembroke was recently named the 2017 Small Town of the Year at the annual Rural Assembly hosted by the NC Rural Center, a...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Lee retiring as park super

Lee retiring as park super

PRINCESS ANN — When Lumberton native Neill Lee arrived at the new Lumber River State Park in 1994 as a park ranger, it was a notorious party spo...

November 30th, 2017 updated: December 1st, 2017. |  


Sweet potatoes on menu in Rowland today

DURHAM — About 40,000 pounds of sweet potatoes will be dumped today in Rowland as part of an effort to help feed the hungry.“That is a lot...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Ex-senator bumps Fund by $1,000

There are just three new gifts to the Empty Stocking Fund to report today, but one is the largest we have received so far this yearJane Smith, the for...

November 30th, 2017 |