‘He had no color in his face’

‘He had no color in his face’

LUMBERTON — Erich Hackney feared the worst when he arrived Friday at the scene where a police officer had been shot when a fellow officer’...

January 16th, 2018 |  


No school for students on Wednesday

No school for students on Wednesday

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County will be closed for students on Wednesday.“However, it will be an optional workday for sta...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Wreck kills Red Springs woman

Wreck kills Red Springs woman

LUMBERTON — A Red Springs woman died this morning in a single-vehicle accident in which the vehicle came to rest on her.The accident happened ab...

January 16th, 2018 |  


Donations needed for rehab work

Donations needed for rehab work

LUMBERTON — A group of unpaid volunteers is asking the public’s help in renovating a home for a woman who has been wheelchair bound since ...

January 15th, 2018 updated: January 15th, 2018. |  


King’s contributions celebrated

King’s contributions celebrated

LUMBERTON — Words, songs and a march were among the ways Robeson County residents celebrated the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on ...

January 15th, 2018 |  


104 years old — and counting

104 years old — and counting

UNION CHAPEL — This was no ordinary birthday party, and the guest of honor had an unusual birthday request — a horse and buggy.“I...

January 13th, 2018 |  


Officer shot in accident

Officer shot in accident

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton police officer who was shot when a weapon discharged accidentally on Friday afternoon is expected to recover from his wo...

January 12th, 2018 updated: January 15th, 2018. |  


Child-labor ring had Lumberton link

Child-labor ring had Lumberton link

LUMBERTON — A Fayetteville businessman charged with forcing children to work at his fish markets for little or no pay had a business in Lumberto...

January 12th, 2018 updated: January 12th, 2018. |  


City officials hoping to play it again Sam

City officials hoping to play it again Sam

LUMBERTON — City officials don’t want a vacant 135,000-square-foot building standing in the way of progress at Exit 22 off Interstate 95, ...

January 12th, 2018 |  


City police officer victim of accidental shooting

City police officer victim of accidental shooting

LUMERTON — A Lumberton police officer was shot accidentally Friday night by another officer, according to multiple sources.The shooting happened...

January 12th, 2018 updated: January 12th, 2018. |