Lumber River Day mixes history, nature and family fun

Lumber River Day mixes history, nature and family fun

ORRUM — As Cindy Williamson and Nancy Jacobs sat overlooking the Lumber River on Saturday, they didn’t just see the families paddling cano...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Robeson deputy shot at while pursuing 5 for attempted burglary

Robeson deputy shot at while pursuing 5 for attempted burglary

PEMBROKE — Five people have been charged after breaking into a Pembroke home and leading a deputy on a brief car chase during which shots were f...

July 15th, 2016 |  


McCrory signs budget; plan contains several items for Robeson

McCrory signs budget; plan contains several items for Robeson

MONROE (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory signed a budget Thursday that he says fulfills his promise to increase average teacher salaries above $50,000. McC...

July 15th, 2016 updated: July 15th, 2016. |  


Lumber River Day festival set for Saturday

Lumber River Day festival set for Saturday

ORRUM — Lumber River State Park will celebrate itself with a day of family fun and activities during the seventh annual Lumber River Day Festival at...

July 15th, 2016 updated: July 15th, 2016. |  


Construction begins on Lumberton roundabout; portion of Water Street closed

Construction begins on Lumberton roundabout; portion of Water Street closed

LUMBERTON — Robeson County motorists may want to look for an alternate route through downtown Lumberton as construction on a roundabout gets underwa...

July 14th, 2016 updated: July 14th, 2016. |  


UNCP, NC State announce joint engineering program

UNCP, NC State announce joint engineering program

RALEIGH — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and North Carolina State University announced on Tuesday a joint program that will allow aspi...

July 13th, 2016 updated: July 14th, 2016. |  


RCC’s interim president, new trustee introduced

RCC’s interim president, new trustee introduced

LUMBERTON — The college’s interim president and a new Robeson Community College trustee were welcomed to the RCC family during the trustee board...

July 12th, 2016 updated: July 12th, 2016. |  


Lumberton drowning victim remembered

Lumberton drowning victim remembered

LUMBERTON — A 22-year-old man who drowned Saturday at Luther Britt Park has been identified. Nathan Jenkins has been described by his wife, Britt...

July 12th, 2016 updated: July 12th, 2016. |  


Man drowns at Lumberton lake

Man drowns at Lumberton lake

The following is an updated version of a previous story and includes some minor corrections — editor.LUMBERTON — A 22-year-old man died Sa...

July 9th, 2016 updated: July 10th, 2016. |  


Squirrel no longer a mangy mutt

Squirrel no longer a mangy mutt

LUMBERTON — After a month of plenty of food, rest, and extra tender care, Squirrel is starting to look like a dog again.“She looks 200 per...

July 9th, 2016 |