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Recognition eludes tribe
Four-wheelers testing county’s patience

Four-wheelers testing county’s patience

LUMBERTON — Robeson County Commissioner Roger Oxendine is calling a growing problem with four-wheelers an “epidemic.”“It used ...

July 23rd, 2016 |  


St. Pauls man charged in armed robbery

LUMBERTON — A St. Pauls man has been arrested and charged with using a weapon while robbing a Dollar General store on Wednesday, according to a ...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


City officers’ efforts to save man’s life earns praise

City officers’ efforts to save man’s life earns praise

LUMBERTON — In his nearly three years with the Lumberton Police Department, Officer Joe Butler IV has responded to 27 calls involving a death.Ca...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Waste spills reported in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — Excessive rainfall and a faulty pump caused more than 7,000 gallons of waste to overflow in Lumberton this week, according to a stat...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


NC Civil Air Patrol to conduct statewide search and rescue exercise

BURLINGTON — The North Carolina Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting a major statewide search and rescue training exercise on Saturday.Dur...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Tribal Council falls short of quorum

Tribal Council falls short of quorum

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council of North Carolina’s regular monthly meeting was cancelled Thursday after not enough members of the 21...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Playing with an edge
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UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

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 |  


McGirt off to best start of PGA Tour career

McGirt off to best start of PGA Tour career

William McGirt is off to the best start of his PGA Tour career as he continues his sixth full season.Despite a lack of practice and time away from the...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Robeson County Schools postpone Friday basketball games

Jeff Fipps, Robeson County’s director of athletics, announced on Wednesday that all high school basketball games scheduled for Friday have been ...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Lady Pirates win, boys lose at Richmond

Lady Pirates rout RichmondROCKINGHAM — The Lumberton High School girls basketball team claimed a 58-38 win over Richmond on Tuesday, improving t...

January 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


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Writing‘From MyBasket’
Preserving the pipe organ

Preserving the pipe organ

LUMBERTON — Organist and composer Mark Andersen’s agile fingers will once again bring the Carolina Civic Center’s pipe organ to life...

July 24th, 2016 |  


UNCP, SCC offer nursing scholarships

UNCP, SCC offer nursing scholarships

PEMBROKE — Nursing graduates of Sandhills Community College will receive a guaranteed $1,000 scholarship if they pursue a bachelor’s degre...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Health briefs

Diet program set forMonday at Biggs ParkLUMBERTON — Nutritionist Cameron Karrenbauer will present a program on the neutropenic diet on Monday at...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Artist passes on traditions, history

Artist passes on traditions, history

PEMBROKE — When Gloria Tara Lowery leads a workshop at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, the local artist is teaching more than a cr...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Health briefs

Tuesday talkon skin cancerLUMBERTON — Learn about skin cancer and enjoy a healthy lunch on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Southeastern Health’s Com...

July 11th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


RE/MAX in Lumberton announces new hire, broker award

RE/MAX in Lumberton announces new hire, broker award

LUMBERTON — RE/MAX Real Estate Exchange recently announced the hiring of a new broker and an award for broker Deborah Parker.Parker was granted ...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Lumberton Agricultural Events Center expansion coming soon

Lumberton Agricultural Events Center expansion coming soon

LUMBERTON — Long-awaited barns and horse stalls at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Events Center could start to go up as early as n...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Coldwell Banker’sCarroll receives‘sterling’ status

Coldwell Banker’sCarroll receives‘sterling’ status

LUMBERTON — Janell Carroll, an associate with Coldwell Banker Premier Team Realty in Lumberton, was recently invited to join the company’s...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Social science helps us understand economy

Social science helps us understand economy

Intuitively, it makes sense to me that if our country wants to make housing more affordable we should impose rent limits, that if we want to help the ...

July 2nd, 2016 |  


Smithfield’s restaurant reopens in Lumberton

Smithfield’s restaurant reopens in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — After being on hiatus since the beginning of the year, Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q in Lumberton will reopen Tuesday....

May 31st, 2016 |  


Grants fund renovations at Alamac American Knits, Speech N Progress

Grants fund renovations at Alamac American Knits, Speech N Progress

RALEIGH — Two grants totaling $540,000 have been awarded to renovation projects in Lumberton and Pembroke.Gov. Pat McCrory recently announced th...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


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