Accident victim fondly recalled

Accident victim fondly recalled

ST. PAULS — The family of a local woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed is searching for answers.“Why did it take 45 minutes for th...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Church group putting people back in homes

Church group putting people back in homes

LUMBERTON — Betty Hunt had a single request when work began to repair the damage done to her house by Hurricane Matthew.“I brought a team ...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


No-kill shelter seeking donations

No-kill shelter seeking donations

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Humane Society isn’t looking only for cash during its annual Angel Tree fundraiser.“If people donR...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Crime reports

Willie Clark, an employee of Belk, located at 2750 N. Elm St. in Lumberton, reported Tuesday that someone stole a perfume set valued at $156.Alexis Jo...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Memorials encouraged in Braswell’s honor

Memorials encouraged in Braswell’s honor

Jack Braswell was a legend around Lumberton, both as the life of the party, and for having an oversized heart.So we believe it’s appropriate tha...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Man faces felonies for distributing lewd photos

Man faces felonies for distributing lewd photos

RED SPRINGS — A Laurinburg man faces more than two dozen felony counts after lewd images of his former girlfriend were distributed over the inte...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Rowland yells no to school closure

Rowland yells no to school closure

ROWLAND — Speaker after speaker implored Robeson County Board of Education members on Tuesday to keep Southside-Ashpole Elementary School open d...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Enrollment dip to cost schools $1 million

ROWLAND — Enrollment at the Public Schools of Robeson County has dropped by 516 students this year, and the schools will lose a little more than...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Gary Powers honored with $2,000 gift

There are six more gifts to the Empty Stocking Fund, including a fat $2,000 donation that is made anonymously.The gift is made in the memory of Gary N...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Shooter takes oath as Rowland’s new mayor

Shooter takes oath as Rowland’s new mayor

ROWLAND — A new mayor and two commissioners were sworn in and the sitting mayor pro tem was re-elected, all within 15 minutes during TuesdayR...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |