Duke gets $20M for minority scholarships

DURHAM (AP) — Duke University has received $20 million for a scholarship program for first-generation, minority students.The school announced Mo...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Man, wife, mother face sex-trafficking charges

Man, wife, mother face sex-trafficking charges

CHARLOTTE (AP) — A man conspired with his wife and mother to traffic three minors for sex in South Carolina to help him make bail, federal prose...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Compromise bill would eliminate forced teacher cuts

RALEIGH — Republicans late Monday unveiled compromise legislation to prevent North Carolina school districts from potentially having to cut supp...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Openly gay just picked for appeals court

Openly gay just picked for appeals court

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s Democratic governor needed just 15 minutes Monday to replace a resigning Republican judge with an openly gay re...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Bill limits liability for smelly livestock operations

Bill limits liability for smelly livestock operations

LUMBERTON — A bill to limit the financial liability of hog farms stinks if you ask state Rep. Garland Pierce, the senior member of Robeson Count...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Robeson could see up to 8 inches of rain through Tuesday; flood watch in effect

LUMBERTON — With Hurricane Matthew still fresh in their minds, Robeson County residents are a bit weary when they hear heavy rain is in the fore...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Speed cited as factor in deadly accident

Speed cited as factor in deadly accident

SADDLETREE — A St. Pauls woman and a passenger in her vehicle were killed this weekend when she lost control of the vehicle she was driving and ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 24th, 2017. |  


Man charged with robbing Red Springs jewelry store

Man charged with robbing Red Springs jewelry store

RED SPRINGS — Red Springs police have arrested a 33-year-old man charged with robbing a local jewelry last week.Police are looking for a second ...

April 23rd, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Freeman to attend economics institute

Freeman to attend economics institute

PEMBROKE — The director of the Entrepreneurship Incubator at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has been selected to attend the 2017 R...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Wild mustangs look for home

Wild mustangs look for home

LUMBERTON — Up for adoption at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultural Event Center this weekend were 80 mustangs and burros — animal...

April 22nd, 2017 |