Leach: I would have kneeled

Leach: I would have kneeled

LUMBERTON — More than 200 NFL players protested on Sunday as national anthems echoed in stadiums across America.Vonta Leach, who spent a decade ...

September 25th, 2017 updated: September 25th, 2017. |  


County to pressure wash to restore Confederate monument

County to pressure wash to restore Confederate monument

LUMBERTON — County Manager Ricky Harris said Monday that a pressure washer will be used this weekend in an attempt to erase vandalism that was d...

September 25th, 2017 updated: September 25th, 2017. |  


Confederate soldier in downtown Lumberton vandalized

Confederate soldier in downtown Lumberton vandalized

LUMBERTON — The monument of the Confederate soldier in front of the Robeson County courthouse is the latest target of a rash of vandalism that h...

September 24th, 2017 updated: September 24th, 2017. |  


Book ‘Em promotes literacy, nourishes dreams

Book ‘Em promotes literacy, nourishes dreams

LUMBERTON — Children gobbled up free books provided by the United Way, Kiwanis of Robeson and Communities in Schools on Saturday during the sixt...

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. |  


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 |  


Tribal Council wants Lumber River renamed to honor Lumbee

Tribal Council wants Lumber River renamed to honor Lumbee

PEMBROKE — For the second time in eight years the Lumbee Tribal Council is calling on the state General Assembly to change the name of the Lumbe...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Cooper comes to comfort

Cooper comes to comfort

LUMBERTON — North Carolina’s governor pledged Thursday to do everything he can to get all the people displaced by Hurricane Matthew back i...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Sixth chapter of Book ‘Em Saturday

Sixth chapter of Book ‘Em Saturday

LUMBERTON — Jill McCorkle, an award-winning novelist born and raised in Lumberton, will speak Saturday at the sixth annual Book ‘Em when t...

September 21st, 2017 |  


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 |