Four locals named to state panels

RALEIGH — Four Robeson County residents were recently appointed by the state General Assembly to fill seats on various state boards and commissi...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Sanderson: No plan for local chicken barns

Sanderson: No plan for local chicken barns

ST. PAULS — The poultry company from Mississippi that is building a chicken processing plant in St. Pauls and a hatchery in Lumberton has no pla...

September 24th, 2015 |  


Bonds plan has $32.9M for Robeson

Bonds plan has $32.9M for Robeson

RALEIGH — Robeson County would get about $32.9 million, including more than $20 million for projects at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke...

September 23rd, 2015 updated: September 23rd, 2015. |  


County OKs incentives

County OKs incentives

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously voted in favor of providing an incentives package for a new business...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


New tax plan worth $1.9M to Robeson

New tax plan worth $1.9M to Robeson

LUMBERTON — Although Robeson County won’t benefit as much under a scaled-down Senate sales tax redistribution plan than it would have unde...

September 20th, 2015 |  


County considers incentives for a $100M industry

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners will be asked Monday to support and provide financial incentives for a new industry planning t...

September 20th, 2015 updated: September 21st, 2015. |  


Fourth candidate files in District 7

Fourth candidate files in District 7

PEMBROKE — On the last day of the four-week candidate filing period for Lumbee tribal elections, only one candidate entered a race for a seat on...

September 19th, 2015 updated: September 19th, 2015. |  


DOT looking to volunteers to clean roads

LUMBERTON — The state’s annual Fall Litter Sweep kicks off today, and the Department of Transportation is urging Robeson County residents to get o...

September 19th, 2015 updated: September 21st, 2015. |  


Tribe OKs budget, mum on details

Tribe OKs budget, mum on details

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council on Thursday approved the tribe’s budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct.1 and is now waiting to see...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Businessman files for District 7 seat

Businessman files for District 7 seat

PEMBROKE — A third person on Thursday entered the race for the District 7 seat on the Lumbee Tribal Council.Alvin John Mercer, a Pembroke busine...

September 18th, 2015 |