City officials say levee not breached

City officials say levee not breached

LUMBERTON — City officials are denying reports that the levee near West Fifth Street in Lumberton has breached or failed from the heavy rains of Hur...

October 10th, 2016 updated: October 11th, 2016. |  


The Robesonian office floods, paper production on hold

The Robesonian office floods, paper production on hold

LUMBERTON — Heavy rainfall from Hurricane Matthew has flooded the office of The Robesonian newspaper and it’s unclear when production of t...

October 8th, 2016 |  


Flash flood warning in effect for Robeson, residents asked to leave low-lying areas

Flash flood warning in effect for Robeson, residents asked to leave low-lying areas

LUMBERTON — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Robeson County and residents of low-lying areas are being asked to hea...

October 8th, 2016 updated: October 8th, 2016. |  


UPDATED: Matthew could drop near 10 inches of rain in Robeson

UPDATED: Matthew could drop near 10 inches of rain in Robeson

LUMBERTON — With Hurricane Matthew slowing down and its track shifting north, Robeson County could be drenched in more than 8 inches of rain by Sund...

October 7th, 2016 updated: October 7th, 2016. |  


Shelters to open in Robeson during Hurricane Matthew

Shelters to open in Robeson during Hurricane Matthew

LUMBERTON — Emergency shelters will be located at three Robeson County schools for residents displaced by Hurricane Matthew, Robeson County Emergenc...

October 6th, 2016 updated: October 6th, 2016. |  


As threat lessens, Robeson emergency personnel plan

As threat lessens, Robeson emergency personnel plan

LUMBERTON — Despite a diminishing threat, Robeson County Emergency Management and Emergency Services met today to discus their readiness and pre...

October 5th, 2016 |  


A Trump makes quick stop

A Trump makes quick stop

LUMBERTON — Lara Trump campaigned for her father-in-law across her home state of North Carolina on Friday, stopping in Robeson County to shake h...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Pipeline bypass done

ATLANTA — Robeson residents panicking over the prospect of a gasoline shortage can exhale.Gasoline should begin flowing again today through a te...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Robeson legislators see no quick end to HB2 damage

Robeson legislators see no quick end to HB2 damage

RALEIGH — Two legislators who represent Robeson County say House Bill 2 is hurting North Carolinians’ pocketbooks and will continue to do ...

September 17th, 2016 updated: September 19th, 2016. |  


Robeson gets early voting hours

Robeson gets early voting hours

LUMBERTON — Local elections officials on Tuesday received a state-approved plan for early voting in Robeson County for the November General Elec...

September 14th, 2016 |