Five gifts add $400 to Stocking Fund

The cold and rain put a damper on Empty Stocking Fund collections on Friday as folks didn’t want to get out in the miserable weather.The forecas...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Cummings named chairman of county commissioners

Cummings named chairman of county commissioners

LUMBERTON — Raymond Cummings was elected chairman of the Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday, and Berlester Campbell was elected vic...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Maxton man found dead in home

Maxton man found dead in home

MAXTON — Maxton police are investigating the shooting death of a man who was found dead in his home on Thursday.According to a statement from th...

December 7th, 2017 updated: December 8th, 2017. |  


County gets $2M in LEAF funds

County gets $2M in LEAF funds

ROCKY MOUNT — Robeson County has received nearly $2 million in disaster relief funds from the Golden LEAF Foundation for projects in St. Pauls ...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Empty Stocking passes $15,000 mark

Empty Stocking passes $15,000 mark

Seven new gifts add $2,225 to the Empty Stocking Fund, pushing its total to $15,375.Each of the gifts will be matched with a $50 donation from an anon...

December 7th, 2017 |  


Fiery crash kills 2, chemical spill possible

Fiery crash kills 2, chemical spill possible

LUMBERTON — A fiery crash on N.C. 72 West on Thursday killed two people, including a child. There was also the possibility of a toxic chemical s...

December 7th, 2017 updated: December 7th, 2017. |  


Meares family wants tougher charges against Bass

Meares family wants tougher charges against Bass

LUMBERTON — The family of a 17-year-old who was shot to death last week is asking the district attorney to reconsider his decision to charge the...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Final Matthew dog finds a home

Final Matthew dog finds a home

ST. PAULS — After 14 months at the Robeson County Animal Shelter, the last of the Hurricane Matthew dogs is heading to a new home.Knox, a shepar...

December 6th, 2017 |  


City tries to clear way for Godwin office

City tries to clear way for Godwin office

LUMBERTON — After a lengthy public hearing Wednesday, the Lumberton City Council rejected a Planning Board recommendation to deny the rezoning o...

December 6th, 2017 |  


Fund has best day, grows by $3,100

Fund has best day, grows by $3,100

Wednesday was the best day so far for the Empty Stocking Fund with six new gifts adding $3,100 to the total.The largest gift, for $2,000, is offered a...

December 6th, 2017 |