SeHealth makes right call reopening clinic

Last week and without a lot of fanfare, Southeastern Health announced a decision that was the right thing to do, but might not have been best for the ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


School board can lead by getting out of way

The surprise would have been had the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County and the county Board of Commissioners on Thursday put...

November 11th, 2017 updated: November 11th, 2017. |  


Ten percent will decide who governs locally

The first Sunday of every November during odd-numbered years we express our confusion here: Why it is that only 10 percent or so of eligible voters in...

November 4th, 2017 updated: November 4th, 2017. |  


Unanswered tax question complicates school board’s decision

The Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County will meet tonight during a special meeting that is expected to be brief and during whi...

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


Cummings will exit difficult job on a high note

The man with arguably the most difficult job in Robeson County and certainly among the most important will be exiting it on Dec. 31.Greg Cummings, who...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Judge finally rules to benefit of half-brothers

When two half-brothers from Red Springs were released from prison after spending three decades there for a rape and murder that they didn’t comm...

October 24th, 2017 |  


State provides hope for Southside-Ashpole community

“Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”— UnknownIf you were adrift alone and in the mi...

October 21st, 2017 updated: October 21st, 2017. |  


RDL aims high with 10-point downtown plan

Lumberton’s is like a lot of downtowns in North Carolina, certainly those in rural and impoverished areas, gasping for its next breath during a ...

October 19th, 2017 updated: October 20th, 2017. |  


School system faces tough call on central office

It might be a head-scratcher as to why the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County appears to racing toward the purchase of about ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


NCAA follows own rules, accepts that UNC athletics didn’t break theirs

There was a mix of celebration and a sigh of relief emanating from Chapel Hill on Friday when news at last arrived that UNC’s vaunted athletics ...

October 13th, 2017 updated: October 16th, 2017. |