Defacing of war monument a cowardly, disrespectful act

To the Editor,Defacing a monument to a cause which men gave their lives is a cowardly act. Would these people deface WWI or WWI soldiers’ graves...

September 25th, 2017 |  


LREMC candidate says Hunt disingenuous on COMtech role

To the Editor,I am appalled at the disingenuous story by Mr. Ronnie E. Hunt to get votes at LREMC member consumers Oct. 12 annual meeting.Mr. Hunt has...

September 6th, 2017 |  


We can’t allow ‘peaceful fantatics’ to dictate the fate of monuments

To the Editor,In regard to Our View in the Sept. 3 newspaper, I see no reason for the Historical Commission to vote to remove Silent Sam nor any other...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


Irma threat recalls the fears that Hurricane Matthew produced

To the Editor,Even before Hurricane Harvey landed, I found myself thinking about our county’s experience of Hurricane Matthew and the ongoing re...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Councilman thanks officers for work in making break-in arrests

Councilman thanks officers for work in making break-in arrests

To the Editor,Recently the Lumberton Police Detective Division began surveillance in the Tanglewood area due to several break-ins over the past month....

August 25th, 2017 |  


Council candidate commends lawmen for arrests in break-in

Council candidate commends lawmen for arrests in break-in

To the Editor,As a Tanglewood resident and candidate for the Precinct 8 seat on City Council, I write today to applaud the members of the Lumberton Po...

August 25th, 2017 |  


Be cautious when considering gifts to charitable organizations

To the Editor,Everyone has a cause they care about. And with more than 1.2 million charitable organizations to choose from, finding one aligned with y...

August 17th, 2017 updated: August 17th, 2017. |  


Robeson County Humane Society’s drive nets $1,200 in cash, supplies

To the Editor,I just wanted to share our results after the “Christmas in July” supply drive. First, I would like to thank Lowes Food for s...

August 9th, 2017 |  


Ex-senator wants Rainy Day Fund tapped for Hurricane Matthew

Ex-senator wants Rainy Day Fund tapped for Hurricane Matthew

To the Editor,I have been very disappointed that the NC Legislature has not appropriated enough money for Hurricane Matthew recovery. Eighteen years a...

August 8th, 2017 |  


School board chairman picks all white men to head panels

To the Editor,On July 11, our school board elected our 2017-2018 chairperson, Mrs. Peggy Wilkins Chavis. Not long after taking her position, she chose...

August 4th, 2017 |