NEWS


9:03 pm |    
Parker earns RE/MAX award
7:12 pm |    
Taking a cruise in Pembroke

Florita now a senior officer for Pembroke

PEMBROKE — Former Pembroke Police Chief Grant Florita reported back to work Friday after a suspension and demotion.Florita was suspended without...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Drug drop-off set for Friday

LUMBERTON — In an effort to keep children, family, friends and the community safe, anyone with expired or unused prescription or over-the-counte...

March 24th, 2017 |  


RCC, count enjoy dinner date

RCC, count enjoy dinner date

LUMBERTON — Robeson Community College President Kimberly Gold knew exactly what to say Thursday to make the Robeson County commissioners feel we...

March 24th, 2017 |  


County wins $1M to expand water plant to serve St. Pauls

County wins $1M to expand water plant to serve St. Pauls

LUMBERTON — Robeson County has received a $1 million state grant to help pay for an expansion of the water treatment plant in St. Pauls that ser...

March 24th, 2017 |  


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March 24th, 2017 |  


Bill puts Carolina bay in park system

Bill puts Carolina bay in park system

RALEIGH — An ecologically important site in Robeson County could come under the protection of the state park system if a bill sponsored by a rep...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Updated: 2:27 am. |    
Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa
McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Jason Dufner had a good feeling when he made the turn Saturday at La Quinta Country Club in the third round of the CareerBui...

January 24th, 2016 |  


Playing with an edge

Playing with an edge

RED SPRINGS — Whether he’s snatching rebounds, diving on loose balls, or powering his way to the basket, Eric Graham is relentless on the ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Fairmont boys stay perfect, Lady Mustangs bounce back

Williams posts double-double as Fairmont boys stay perfectBehind a double-double from Alshaquan Williams, the Fairmont boys basketball team claimed an...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina got away with Marcus Paige having one of his lowest-scoring games because Brice Johnson came through with one of hi...

January 21st, 2016 updated: January 21st, 2016. |  


Pirates, Rams win wrestling events

LUMBERTON — Robeson County had all three of its wrestling teams in action on Wednesday night, with Lumberton and Purnell Swett earning top honor...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

ROWLAND — With his team facing a deficit heading into the fourth quarter, Red Springs coach Steve Sinclair pulled his starting guards to the sid...

January 21st, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


2:55 pm |    
Pembroke native wins crown
Music, dialogue reveal past and help plan future

Music, dialogue reveal past and help plan future

PEMBROKE — Sociology, social work, history and psychology have been the traditional vehicles for discussing social justice, but two musicians ha...

March 20th, 2017 |  


UNC Pembroke guest artists to hold free concert

UNC Pembroke guest artists to hold free concert

LAURINBURG — A variety of music spanning several centuries will be presented next month when Chris Foster and Mark Andersen, guest artists at Th...

March 20th, 2017 |  


‘Dreamcoat’ coming to RCC

‘Dreamcoat’ coming to RCC

LUMBERTON — Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is coming to the A.D. Lewis Theatre on the campus of Robeson Community College from Thu...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Morrow and Madden

Morrow and Madden

Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Madden of Lumberton announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Leigh Madden of Longs, South Carolina, to Sean Michael Morr...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Ballen and Jones

Ballen and Jones

Luis Gutierrez Delgado of Dosquebradas, Colombia, and Maria Ballen, of Pereira, Colombia announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their dau...

March 20th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


9:03 pm |    
Parker earns RE/MAX award
Small farms keep agriculture moving forward

Small farms keep agriculture moving forward

Agriculture is the leading industry in Robeson County. Many county residents think of large-scale contract hog or poultry farms or large row-crop farm...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Edwards Jones makes ‘best’ list

ST. LOUIS — Financial services firm Edward Jones, which has a branch in Lumberton, ranks fifth on the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work Fo...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Metcon honored for 2 school projects

PEMBROKE — A Robeson County-based construction firm has earned recognition for its joint venture with another North Carolina firm.Engineering Ne...

March 11th, 2017 |  


Economics different in rural areas

Economics different in rural areas

The election of President Trump reminded the elite in major cities that places like Robeson County do exist. The election focus was on the working peo...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Walter attends Edward Jones workshop

Walter attends Edward Jones workshop

LUMBERTON — Mary Jo Walter, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Lumberton, recently attended the Edward Jones second annual Women’s Confe...

March 6th, 2017 |  


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