County moves meeting to Tuesday

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners will take the day off Monday in recognition of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, an...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Locals weigh in on Obama

Locals weigh in on Obama

LUMBERTON — When President Barack Obama exits the White House on Friday, this nation’s first black president will take with him approval r...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Fairmont honors King on Monday

FAIRMONT — Robeson County residents on Monday have the chance to honor the life of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King during a nat...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Ruling means tribe can seek recognition through Interior Department

Ruling means tribe can seek recognition through Interior Department

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe can now pursue federal recognition through the federal Department of Interior’s petition process, but the chai...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Break-insDarrin Locklear, of Booker Street in Lumberton, reported his home was broken into and $800 worth of electronics were stolen.Ray Locklear, of ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


$2.2B available to vets for toxic-water claims

WASHINGTON — After years of waiting, veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina m...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Suspect in 2 bank robberies captured, jailed

Suspect in 2 bank robberies captured, jailed

ROWLAND — A Fairmont man wanted for robbing a bank earlier this month in his hometown is in the county jail today after being caught shortly aft...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Rowland bank robbed, suspect in custody

ROWLAND — The Lumbee Guaranty Bank in Rowland was robbed this morning and a suspect is in custody follow a chase.Rowland police, sheriff’s...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Hiring violated policy

Hiring violated policy

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County’s Board of Education violated its own policy when members voted to hire a superintendent ...

January 13th, 2017 updated: January 13th, 2017. |  


Chavis urges St. Pauls board to defeat Smith

Chavis urges St. Pauls board to defeat Smith

ST. PAULS — The man who says he was behind the removal of Tommy Lowry as schools superintendent now has a long-time member of the Board of Educa...

January 13th, 2017 |