PEMBROKE — Longtime Pembroke Mayor Milton Hunt died Wednesday after a long struggle with complications stemming from heart surgery. He was 71 years old.
LUMBERTON — Lumberton's City Council on Wednesday approved an application to rezone property on N.C. 41 that Sanderson Farms is considering for the site of a 65,000-square-foot hatchery.
PEMBROKE — Six area animal hospitals will offer rabies vaccinations at a discount on Friday and Saturday as part of a semi-annual clinic sponsored by the Robeson County Veterinary Medical Association.
RALEIGH — Attorney General Roy Cooper said Wednesday he supports requiring North Carolina police to wear body cameras and rejects proposals allowing public officials and potentially businesses to cite religion for declining to serve gay...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A deep-sea treasure hunter who spent years as a fugitive after refusing to testify about gold he discovered in a historic shipwreck pleaded guilty Wednesday to contempt of court.
FAYETTEVILLE — A year after Americans recoiled at new revelations that sick veterans were getting sicker while languishing on waiting lists — and months after the Department of Veterans Affairs instituted major reforms — government...
TheftsRuby Canady, of East Main Street, Lumberton, reported Tuesday that her $299.99 cell phone was stolen at Golden Living on Willis Avenue, according to a police report.
PEMBROKE — Hayes Pond will not be sold by the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina — at least anytime soon.
ELIZABETHTOWN — A Lumberton man has been sentenced to at least 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to comitting felony sexual assault and attempted forcible rape nearly two decades ago.
LUMBERTON — Franny's Friends is holding a pet adoption from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, weather permitting, at Frank's Furniture at 2400 Fayetteville Road.
FAIRMONT — Fairmont is one of 10 North Carolina municipalities that will receive a grant from the state Department of Transportation for pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure planning.
RED SPRINGS — The new headmaster of Highlander Academy says he wants his school and his students to strive toward excellence — a quality that made Red Springs an educational “powerhouse” when he was a boy.
LUMBERTON —Additional dates have been announced for Southeastern Health's Community Health Services and United Way's “Stuff the Mobile” food drive, which begins Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service issued a new limited edition “Forever” stamp Tuesday, honoring the late poet, author and civil rights champion Maya Angelou, but it carries a quote that apparently originated...
MARION (AP) — Investigators in McDowell County say someone tampered with the equipment at a local fish hatchery, killing approximately 150,000 rainbow trout.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline through Virginia are pressing Gov. Terry McAuliffe to join forces with them.
LUMBERTON — A 7-year-old girl is in stable condition after being struck by a bullet on Monday afternoon, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.
TheftsLiem Nguyen, of Amberleaf Drive, Lumberton, reported Monday that a $200 iPod and $600 worth of speakers were stolen from his car, according to a police report.Vandalism
LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday unanimously approved incentives for Campbell Soup Company to build a 200,000-square-foot facility in Maxton on the site where the company has existed since 1979.
Duke University's basketball team celebrates Monday night after defeating Wisconsin, 68-63, to win the national championship. The title was Coach Mike Krzyzewski's fifth as the coach of the Blue Devils. For more on the game, see Page...
DURHAM — When he was arrested, prosecutors say the man charged with killing three North Carolina college students had possession of the murder weapon, gunshot residue on his hands and blood from one of the victims splattered on his...
LUMBERTON — Principal photography for a faith-based film about high school football has kicked off, though the first scene of “Shake Off the World” was shot in a place more synonymous with endings.
LAURINBURG — A Maxton police officer has been suspended without pay after unlawfully firing shots into two unoccupied vehicles during an altercation on Sunday, authorities say.
PEMBROKE — The Pembroke Town Council voted Monday to renew its yearly contract with Scotland Correctional Institute, which supplies the town with up to eight inmates to perform roadside cleanup and other labor.
RALEIGH. (AP) — Some General Assembly members say it's time North Carolina native Rev. Billy Graham is honored with a statue inside the U.S. Capitol. His likeness would replace a statue remembering a former governor with links to the white...