County: Time of school board to lead

County: Time of school board to lead

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education, not the county commissioners, will have to lead efforts to develop a plan t...

July 9th, 2016 |  


Lumberton officers hold prayer service after Dallas shooting

Lumberton officers hold prayer service after Dallas shooting

LUMBERTON — Within hours of the deadliest day for U.S. law enforcement since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Lumberton police officers joined hands ...

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


Cowell: Robeson can afford $75M in schools

Cowell: Robeson can afford $75M in schools

RALEIGH — State Treasurer Janet Cowell says her staff is available to help Robeson County find a way to build new schools within its “debt capacit...

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


5 Dallas officers killed at protest

5 Dallas officers killed at protest

DALLAS — Gunmen shot and killed five police officers and wounded seven others during a protest over fatal police shootings of black men in other sta...

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


Business brisk at ice plant

Business brisk at ice plant

LUMBERTON — Duane Woodard has a cool job, especially now when temperatures each July day are pushing toward triple-digits. Woodard is a dock chec...

July 7th, 2016 updated: July 8th, 2016. |  


Sheriff’s Office: 2008 Lumberton murder was retaliation for property dispute

Sheriff’s Office: 2008 Lumberton murder was retaliation for property dispute

LUMBERTON — The 2008 murder of John Wesley Faircloth Sr. was retaliation for a dispute over rental property between Faircloth and the parents of the...

July 7th, 2016 updated: July 8th, 2016. |  


Red Springs natives promoted to sergeant major

Red Springs natives promoted to sergeant major

RED SPRINGS — Two Red Spring natives were promoted to the rank of sergeant major on June 15 at the United States Sgt. Maj. Academy in Ft. Bliss,...

July 5th, 2016 |  


String theory

String theory

LUMBERTON — Huadong Lu was 12 when he first drew a bow across the strings of a violin.The first time he heard its soft and silvery song, he fell...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Hillary Clinton wins Democratic presidential primary in North Carolina

Hillary Clinton wins Democratic presidential primary in North Carolina

RALEIGH (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton won her party’s North Carolina presidential primary Tuesday by capturing support from black voters, women,...

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


Balsam Range ready for rain date

Balsam Range ready for rain date

LUMBERTON — Gloomy weather won’t stop a bluegrass band originally slated to play in Robeson County in January from plucking some joyful tu...

February 23rd, 2016 |