Lone $50 gift for Empty Stocking

There is a single donation today to The Empty Stocking Fund of $50, and it will be matched by $50 from an anonymous benefactor.It comes from the Sayer...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Rowland next in holiday parade lineup

ROWLAND — Rowland is up next in Robeson County’s procession of Christmas parades.The town’s parade is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


A Thanksgiving for generations

A Thanksgiving for generations

PEMBROKE — One-month-old Adalynn Marie Vaught rested peacefully Thursday in the arms of her great-great grandmother, Mary Vivian (Jones) Locklea...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Friend of Fund makes $1,500 gift

Today the many families and children who depend on The Empty Stocking Fund have John Rancke Jr. and his generosity to be grateful for.John Jr. in rece...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Gas price up as holiday packs roads

LUMBERTON — Travelers driving in and out Robeson County for Thanksgiving weekend won’t have a problem finding hotel rooms, but gas prices ...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


LREMC names Dietrich interim CEO

LREMC names Dietrich interim CEO

RED SPRINGS — Carmen E. Dietrich has been named interim chief executive officer of Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation.She replaces Ste...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Shooting leaves 1 dead

Shooting leaves 1 dead

LUMBERTON — A 22-year-old man is dead and a teenager is fighting for his life after a double-shooting late Tuesday in South Lumberton.The Lumber...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Fairmont gets good audit, reserves up

Fairmont gets good audit, reserves up

FAIRMONT — Fairmont’s finances have improved dramatically in just a few years, according to the 2016-17 audit delivered Tuesday to the Boa...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Recount in St. Pauls denied

LUMBERTON — There was no recount Tuesday in a St. Pauls Board of Commissioners race in which the incumbent lost by one vote, and a challenge out...

November 21st, 2017 updated: November 21st, 2017. |  


Man freed after rape conviction dismisses

Man freed after rape conviction dismisses

LUMBERTON —After nearly four and a half years in Scotland Correctional Institution, Timothy Britt is a free man after a sexual offense convictio...

November 21st, 2017 |