Conversation on Lumbee River should be muted

So what’s in a name?Apparently enough substance that the Lumbee Tribal Council, in an odd bit of timing, passed a resolution on Thursday night t...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Official’s DWIs suggest chronic alcohol problem

Thankfully no one was injured on Sunday when a Lumberton city councilman failed to stop in time at an intersection and his vehicle bumped into the one...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Police in need of break in probe of 3 deaths

By many accounts, 32-year-old Christina Bennett, 35-year-old Rhonda Jones and 28-year-old Megan Anne Oxendine had lived difficult lives that included ...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Time to curtail civil forfeiture

Time to curtail civil forfeiture

Under federal civil asset forfeiture, local and state law enforcement officers can take your property, including cash, if they suspect said property w...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 14th, 2017. |  


School board fills up Wooten’s tank

We can imagine the collective groan across Robeson County on Wednesday morning when the headline to our story on the meeting of the Board of Education...

September 13th, 2017 |  


Irma likely to head west, but remain on guard

Hurricane Matthew didn’t do The Robesonian many favors, straining our ability to inform readers while rendering our staff essentially homeless f...

September 9th, 2017 |  


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September 7th, 2017 |  


Duke’s decision to recycle coal ash helps with PR problem

If Christine Ellis and Mac Legerton are pleased with a decision by Duke Energy concerning coal-ash disposal, then so are we.Ellis, of the South Caroli...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Now the time to prepare in case Irma visits

When there is one approaching, we have often used this space to warn readers that the best way to survive a hurricane is to prepare in advance for the...

September 5th, 2017 |  


2015 law provides path forward on Confederate monuments

The front line in the impending battle between those who want Confederate monuments in North Carolina to come down and those who stand opposed is like...

September 2nd, 2017 |