Lumbee filing period ends Friday

Lumbee filing period ends Friday

PEMBROKE — With today and Friday remaining in the four-week candidate filing period, barring a last-minute rush, the pickings will be a bit slim...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Two file for Tribal Council

PEMBROKE — Two candidates filed Tuesday for seats on the 21-member Lumbee Tribal Council.Lakisha Spaulding Sweat is seeking the District 1 seat,...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Sanderson Farms’ water quality issues subject of hearing

ST. PAULS — State officials are holding a public hearing in St. Pauls on Thursday to hear comments about Sanderson Farms’ plans to constru...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


City councilman’s home burglarized

City councilman’s home burglarized

LUMBERTON — Lumberton City Councilman John Cantey is offering a $1,500 reward for the arrest of intruders who broke into his home Monday night and s...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


Maxton told of voting change

MAXTON — Voters from Scotland Forest can participate in Maxton’s municipal elections in November, but must cast their ballots in their hom...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Second person seeking District 7 seat

PEMBROKE — The final week of the filing period for Lumbee Tribal Council began Monday with a second person filing for the District 7 seat that e...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Food-stamp work requirement returning

Food-stamp work requirement returning

LUMBERTON — Two Robeson County legislators say they have some concerns about the reinstatement of federal requirements mandating able-bodied adu...

September 13th, 2015 updated: September 13th, 2015. |  


Scott files for District 5 seat

PEMBROKE — One candidate filed Friday to run for a seat on the Lumbee Tribal Council.Don Allen Scott is seeking the District 5 seat. District 5,...

September 12th, 2015 |  


City pauses inhonor of thoseslained on 9/11

City pauses inhonor of thoseslained on 9/11

LUMBERTON — In a brief memorial ceremony in front of the Central Fire Station on Friday, about 75 emergency responders, public officials and loc...

September 12th, 2015 |  


Barker, civic leader, philanthropist, dies at age 70

Barker, civic leader, philanthropist, dies at age 70

LUMBERTON — John Barker, a Lumberton businessman and civic leader, is being remembered for his philanthropy, humility and love for all things Caroli...

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |