Lawmakers: County did OK during session

Lawmakers: County did OK during session

LUMBERTON — While there was good and bad for Robeson County residents during the eight-month-plus legislative session that ended last week, Robe...

October 4th, 2015 |  


Sanderson on hold, waiting for state’s approval

ST. PAULS — Sanderson Farms representatives met with state officials this week to discuss charges that the company violated environmental law by beg...

October 2nd, 2015 updated: October 5th, 2015. |  


DSS: iPads will enhance safety

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Department of Social Services will roll out a program that uses new technology to enable child welfare and adult ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Police seek 2 suspects in murder

Police seek 2 suspects in murder

ST. PAULS — The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two people of interest in a shooting that left on...

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  


Absentee ballots available for tribal vote

Absentee ballots available for tribal vote

PEMBROKE — Beginning on Monday, voters wishing to vote by absentee ballot in the Nov. 17 election for Lumbee Tribal Council and tribal chairman ...

September 27th, 2015 |  


Primary move a yawner

Primary move a yawner

LUMBERTON — Although it may give an edge to incumbents and cause all candidates to adjust to a shorter campaign timetable, those involved in Rob...

September 27th, 2015 |  


3 times a charm for UNCP prof

3 times a charm for UNCP prof

PEMBROKE — Having been diagnosed with cancer three times, Enrique Porrua had prepared a farewell message for others diagnosed with the kiler disease...

September 26th, 2015 updated: September 28th, 2015. |  


State cites Sanderson, halts work

ST. PAULS — Sanderson Farms was cited Friday by the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality and told to stop some work where a chicken-processing p...

September 25th, 2015 updated: September 28th, 2015. |  


Officials praise bill’s extension of incentives grants

Officials praise bill’s extension of incentives grants

LUMBERTON — Robeson County’s economic developer is looking for good things to happen in Robeson County’s recruitment efforts now tha...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Tribe lands $2.4M grant

Tribe lands $2.4M grant

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will receive $2.4 million in federal money over the next four years to fund the efforts of a Robeson C...

September 25th, 2015 updated: September 25th, 2015. |