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 |  


Henderson takes oath as new Red Springs mayor

Henderson takes oath as new Red Springs mayor

RED SPRINGS — Edward “Chub” Henderson was sworn in Tuesday as Red Springs newest mayor before an overflow crowd of family and friend...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Body found near Maxton is identified

Body found near Maxton is identified

MAXTON — The body found Monday night in woods off Alma Road has been identified as Braxton Chavis Jr.The investigation, which will include an au...

December 5th, 2017 updated: December 6th, 2017. |  


Britt defends voluntary manslaughter call

Britt defends voluntary manslaughter call

LUMBERTON — District Attorney Johnson Britt acknowledges the charge of voluntary manslaughter brought against the person accused of fatally shoo...

December 5th, 2017 updated: December 6th, 2017. |  


Protest causes stir in Trump land

Protest causes stir in Trump land

ROWLAND — They put down their pompoms and lined up along the football field behind their tiny high school in their tiny town.Their classmates ma...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Body found near Maxton

Body found near Maxton

MAXTON — Robeson County deputies were investigating a possible homicide and a possible kidnapping, both in the Maxton area, late Monday evening,...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 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 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |  


Ag event kick up Christmas cheer

Ag event kick up Christmas cheer

LUMBERTON — Five families will have part of their Christmas paid for thanks to the horsing around of some strangers.Money raised during the Worl...

December 4th, 2017 updated: December 4th, 2017. |