NEWS


6:36 pm |    
Man charged with thefts
Grant sought to expand Family Treatment Court

Grant sought to expand Family Treatment Court

LUMBERTON — Robeson County’s successful Family Treatment Court could become even better if a federal grant to expand the program is awarde...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Cleanup planned Saturday in South Lumberton

LUMBERTON — Helping hands are being sought for work on Saturday that is intended to clean up and beautify one of the areas hit hardest by Hurric...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Special events St. John Baptist Church in Shannon will have a black history program at 3 p.m. on Sunday featuring World War II Tuskegee airman, the Re...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Robeson Countyman dies in fire

LUMBERTON — A Robeson County man was killed and his wife was injured Friday in a fire at their home on U.S. 301 between Lumberton and Rowland.Ac...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Incubator to hold start-up competition

PEMBROKE — The Thomas Center for Entrepreneurship and UNC Pembroke Incubator will hold a Chancellor’s Challenge start-up competition on Ap...

February 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


7:24 am
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 |  


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LIFE


10:31 am |    
Doo Wop concert rescheduled

Design meets downward dog in new yoga mats

While comfortable clothes and the right teacher are important, a cool mat can make yoga more enticing and enjoyable.Forget that plain, boring slab of ...

February 4th, 2017 |  


Deese joins staff of Lumberton Children’s Clinic

Deese joins staff of Lumberton Children’s Clinic

LUMBERTON — Dr. Adrian Jacobs Deese has joined the staff of the Lumberton Children’s Clinic, according to a news release from ChildrenR...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Quaker group marks centennial with ‘Waging Peace’ exhibit

PHILADELPHIA — The American Friends Service Committee is celebrating 100 years of nonviolent activism with an exhibition, “Waging Peace,&#...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Robeson County native joins dance troupe on GPAC stage

Robeson County native joins dance troupe on GPAC stage

PEMBROKE — A hometown girl will be among those tapping their way across the stage at Givens Performing Arts Center when young dancers perform th...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Kiwanis schedules pancake festival for Jan. 20, 21

LUMBERTON — The Kiwanis Club of Robeson-Lumberton will hold its 54th annual Pancake Festival on Jan. 20 and Jan. 21 at the Bill Sapp Recreation ...

January 8th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


3:53 pm
Updated: 2:28 pm. |    
Jackson joins Century 21
3:51 pm |    
Jackson joins Century 21
Money flows out of, not into, rural counties

Money flows out of, not into, rural counties

Donald Trump’s election has moved the national dialogue to the topic of jobs. This is great news for Robeson County and all of the other places ...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Jackson joins Century 21

Jackson joins Century 21

LUMBERTON — Hester Jackson has joined the Century 21 — The Real Estate Center as a sales associate. Jackson will specialize in residential...

February 3rd, 2017 updated: February 6th, 2017. |  


Locklear new chairman of Lumberton chamber

Locklear new chairman of Lumberton chamber

LUMBERTON — The gavel was passed during the recent gala of the Lumberton Chamber of Commerce as Al Locklear became the chairman of its board of ...

February 3rd, 2017 updated: February 6th, 2017. |  


Chick-fil-A opens at UNC Pembroke

Chick-fil-A opens at UNC Pembroke

PEMBROKE — Students at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke began lining up a half hour before the doors opened at Chick-fil-A. The sign...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Registration deadline is Friday for cotton program

​RED SPRINGS — Cotton growers are invited to a program on Tuesday to learn more about production.Guy Collins, Extension cotton specialist ...

February 1st, 2017 |  


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