Schools honor 3 employees

Schools honor 3 employees

LUMBERTON — Employees of the month for the Public Schools of Robeson County were recognized last week during the montly meeting of the Board of ...

March 18th, 2017 |  


2015 marijuana seizure triggered probe

LUMBERTON — All seven members of an alleged drug trafficking organization led by Tuscarora Clan Chief Mitchell Locklear were refused bond by a f...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Pell Grants help defray high cost of education

Pell Grants help defray high cost of education

The rising cost of education has been a hot topic in the media for several years now. The cost of education has outpaced the rate of inflation several...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Pittenger: Trump didn’t mean an actual wall

Pittenger: Trump didn’t mean an actual wall

LUMBERTON — When is a wall not a wall? When it is a euphemism.Speaking at Lumberton High School earlier this week, U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger to...

March 17th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Book smart

Book smart

Assistant Superintendents Elizabeth Younce and Robert Locklear award the first place medallions to members of the Deep Branch Elementary Battle of the...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Woman attacked by 2 dogs at UNC Hospitals

PEMBROKE — A 63-year-old woman who was attacked by two pit bulls on Thursday has been transferred to UNC Hospitals for treatment of her injuries...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Tribe-owned business inks deal with Marine Corps

Tribe-owned business inks deal with Marine Corps

PEMBROKE — The chief operating officer of Lumbee Tribal Enterprises, a tribe-owned company, told members of the Lumbee Tribal Council on Thursda...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Man guilty of UNC professor’s murder

CHAPEL HILL (AP) — An Orange County jury has found a Chapel Hill man guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a professor at the University...

March 17th, 2017 |  


20 more flu deaths reported

RALEIGH (AP) — Health officials in North Carolina report 20 people died from the flu last week, the second highest death toll for one week this ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Choice advocate joins UNC board

RALEIGH (AP) — A longtime North Carolina school choice advocate is joining the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.The Senate voted ...

March 17th, 2017 |