GOP rolls out plan for $1B in new tax cuts

RALEIGH — Republicans at the North Carolina legislature have started rolling out their tax cut ideas, and Senate finance chiefs offered more inc...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Cooper vetos bill making judicial elections partisan

Cooper vetos bill making judicial elections partisan

RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a measure to make elections for local trial judges officially partisan races again.“No...

March 17th, 2017 |  


‘Dreamcoat’ previews Saturday in Fairmont

FAIRMONT — Purple Door Productions is partnering with The Stage – Fairmont Arts and Culture Center to present a preview performance of ...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Tuscarora chief among 6 facing drug charges

Tuscarora chief among 6 facing drug charges

LUMBERTON — A clan chief of the Tuscarora Indian Nation is among six people arrested today for allegedly operating a drug trafficking organizati...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Woman undergoes surgery after attack by 2 pit bulls

PEMBROKE — A 63-year-old woman underwent surgery Thursday after she was attacked by two pit bulls inside the town limits of Pembroke, according ...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 17th, 2017. |  


Bill seeks $2.1M for optometry school

Bill seeks $2.1M for optometry school

RALEIGH — Freshman Sen. Danny Britt introduced a bill Wednesday that seeks more than $2 million for the construction of a school of optometry at...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Blue nominated for UNC board

Blue nominated for UNC board

LUMBERTON — The current chairman of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke board of trustees has been nominated to serve on the University...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Grant puts Matthew victims to work

Grant puts Matthew victims to work

LUMBERTON — Grant money that helps victims of Hurricane Matthew find temporary employment is still available through the Lumber River Council of...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Six come up short in drug delivery at jail

Six come up short in drug delivery at jail

LUMBERTON — Major league scouts looking for a big arm could not have been impressed with the failed attempts of six men to hurl drugs into the r...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Manager shuts down senator’s twitter

CHARLOTTE (AP) — A North Carolina state senator who’s running for mayor of Charlotte has had his Twitter use restricted by his campaign ma...

March 16th, 2017 |