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11 vehicles broken into
Two take plea deals in 2013 murder of Fairmont teenager

Two take plea deals in 2013 murder of Fairmont teenager

LUMBERTON — Two people have pleaded guilty in connection with the 2013 shooting death of Fairmont High School student Daquan Stephens, doing so ...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Fire victim identified; help needed

Fire victim identified; help needed

LUMBERTON — A man killed in a fire at his Lumberton home on Monday night has been identified as 73-year-old Andrew Sherman Denish.Denish had liv...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsSamuel Smith, of West 26th Street, Lumberton, reported Monday that a $200 LED light was stolen from his car at his residence, according to a pol...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Two take pleas in murder of Fairmont High student

Two take pleas in murder of Fairmont High student

LUMBERTON — Two people have pleaded guilty to killing Fairmont 16-year-old Daquan Stephens in 2013, doing so just as jury selection for the tria...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


House fire kills 1, injures 1

House fire kills 1, injures 1

LUMBERTON —A fire at a Lumberton mobile home killed one man and injured his brother on Monday night.Few details, including the identity of the m...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Former athlete at Purnell Swett shot to death

Former athlete at Purnell Swett shot to death

MAXTON — A 22-year-old shot and killed at a party in Maxton this weekend was a former standout football player and basketball player at Purnell ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa
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Playing with an edge

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 |  


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 |  


LIFE


Is water now safe to drink?

Is water now safe to drink?

Recently the state epidemiologist resigned over a disagreement with state administration as to whether the water is safe to consume for residents near...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Savorflavors ofsummer

Savorflavors ofsummer

August is winding down to its final weeks, but we’re still savoring the flavors of summer harvests.I was thrilled at the green beans, sweet corn...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Triathlon opportunity to transition into triathlete

Triathlon opportunity to transition into triathlete

Triathlons are all about transitions. During a typical race you transition from the swim to the bike and the bike to the run and you spend a lot of ti...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Nurse Practitioner Erica Peacock joins Lumberton Children’s Clinic

Nurse Practitioner Erica Peacock joins Lumberton Children’s Clinic

LUMBERTON — Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Erica Peacock has joined the staff at the Lumberton Children’s Clinic.“We are ext...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Saksith Smithason joins Southeastern Spine and Pain

Saksith Smithason joins Southeastern Spine and Pain

LUMBERTON — Dr. Saksith Smithason has joined Southeastern Health’s Southeastern Spine and Pain.He will practice alongside Dr. Virgilio Mat...

August 15th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Student insurancecost going up

Student insurancecost going up

If you have a child in college, I know you share my relief that tuition increases have slowed down recently. This fall, however, brace yourself.Fayett...

August 6th, 2016 |  


Dollar General buys former Walmart Express in Red Springs

Dollar General buys former Walmart Express in Red Springs

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — The former Red Springs Walmart Express at 908 E. Fourth Ave. is among 41 stores that have been purchased by Dollar Gener...

August 1st, 2016 |  


The Depot Hot Dog Shop opens in Pembroke

The Depot Hot Dog Shop opens in Pembroke

PEMBROKE — The Depot Hot Dog Shop in Pembroke lives up to its name in more ways than one. Located near the old railroad depot station, the windo...

August 1st, 2016 |  


Freeman takes helm at UNCP’s Entrepreneurship Incubator

Freeman takes helm at UNCP’s Entrepreneurship Incubator

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Entrepreneurship Incubator has a new front man.James Freeman recently took the p...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Renovated Rue21 opens in Lumberton with record sales

Renovated Rue21 opens in Lumberton with record sales

LUMBERTON — Rue21 is boasting more than a newly-expanded store in its Biggs Park Mall location — the local store also has bragging rights ...

July 18th, 2016 |  


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