Pipeline wins key permit in Virginia

Pipeline wins key permit in Virginia

LUMBERTON — The builders of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline moved one step closer on Tuesday to being able to begin construction.The Virginia State ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Suicide suspected in inmate’s death

Suicide suspected in inmate’s death

LUMBERTON — The State Bureau of Investigation is helping investigate the death of an inmate at a Lumberton prison.Gerard Edward Altman, 42, who ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


RCC’s Gold enjoys fine dining to mark anniversary

RCC’s Gold enjoys fine dining to mark anniversary

LUMBERTON — There was a festive feel to Monday’s meeting of the Robeson County Community College board of trustees.Board members celebrate...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Thomas joins City Council

Thomas joins City Council

LUMBERTON — The oath of office was administered Monday to three re-elected City Council members and one newcomer during an induction ceremony ma...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 11th, 2017. |  


New REAL ID provides shortcuts

New REAL ID provides shortcuts

LUMBERTON — Applying for a new form of identification that soon will make it easier to enter federal facilities and to board commercial airplane...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 11th, 2017. |  


Effort to honor editor raises $3,160

Effort to honor editor raises $3,160

It was a surprise — and a happy one.On Monday, Terryn Owens, the younger sister of Donnie Douglas, the editor of The Robesonian, showed up unexp...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 11th, 2017. |  


515 end on high note at UNCP

515 end on high note at UNCP

PEMBROKE — The chair where Troy Love has been receiving dialysis treatments for the past three years was empty Saturday.Love adjusted his schedu...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Two entities make bid to manage Southside-Ashpole

Two entities make bid to manage Southside-Ashpole

LUMBERTON — While the Board of Education of the Public Schools of Robeson County ponders closing the low-performing Southside-Ashpole Elementary...

December 9th, 2017 updated: December 10th, 2017. |  


Deadly accident happened when trucker lost control of rig

Deadly accident happened when trucker lost control of rig

LUMBERTON — A fiery crash that killed two people, injured two and resulted in a chemical spill that closed a major highway for half a day happen...

December 8th, 2017 updated: December 9th, 2017. |  


Meares family wants tougher charges against Bass

Meares family wants tougher charges against Bass

LUMBERTON — The district attorney says there remains a possibility of gun charges related to the shooting death last week of Zachary Meares, but...

December 8th, 2017 updated: December 9th, 2017. |