Godwin frustrated by council’s inaction, says projects risked

Godwin frustrated by council’s inaction, says projects risked

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council’s decision not to approve a budget amendment has put programs and projects on hold that will improve ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Maxton steps up tax collections

Maxton steps up tax collections

MAXTON — The town manager told Maxton commissioners Wednesday that an emphasis is being placed on increasing the town’s tax collection rat...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Police identify 2 women found dead last week

Police identify 2 women found dead last week

LUMBERTON — The two women whose bodies were found last week in Lumberton have been identified, but one mystery endures — how they died.Acc...

April 26th, 2017 |  


4 charged in plot to kill prosecutor, agent

4 charged in plot to kill prosecutor, agent

LUMBERTON — Four people are being held at undisclosed jails after being charged with conspiring to kill a Robeson County prosecutor and a federa...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Tribal court denies petitioner election rolls

Tribal court denies petitioner election rolls

PEMBROKE — A petition arguing that the Lumbee Tribe’s Board of Elections should be ordered to release voter information, including enrollm...

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 |  


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. |  


Cantey: ‘Our citizens have to come first’

Cantey: ‘Our citizens have to come first’

LUMBERTON — The city councilman who represents an area where two decomposing bodies were found last week says the grisly discoveries are emblema...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Pierce wants NC study on homelessness

Pierce wants NC study on homelessness

RALEIGH — State Rep. Garland Pierce is calling for the establishment of a legislative task force to study what he says is a growing homeless pop...

April 22nd, 2017 |