Lowering juvenile age pushed

Lowering juvenile age pushed

LUMBERTON — Raising the age at which some offenders in North Carolina are considered adults would require programs in Robeson County to beef up,...

August 26th, 2016 |  


New districts in place for tribal election

New districts in place for tribal election

PEMBROKE — With candidates able to begin filing for Lumbee Tribal Council seats on Monday, the tribe’s Board of Elections learned just thi...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Special events Pentecostal United Holy Church will have a pre-pastoral anniversary speaker on Sunday. The speaker will be elder Larry McLean. On Sept....

August 26th, 2016 |  


Squirrel the dog finds a home

Squirrel the dog finds a home

WILMINGTON — How’s this for a doggone, tail-waggin’ happy ending?Squirrel, the once mangy mutt who was nursed back to health at the ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


McCrory touts tuition cut

McCrory touts tuition cut

PEMBROKE — Gov. Pat McCrory touted a plan that will lower tuition at The University of North Carolina Pembroke during a visit to the school on T...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Lumberton man pleads guilty in brother’s stabbing death

Lumberton man pleads guilty in brother’s stabbing death

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man has pleaded guilty to killing his brother after recently being deemed fit for trial, according to Robeson County Dis...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Pembroke police say woman died of natural causes

PEMBROKE — A Pembroke’s woman death has been ruled natural, but a burglary at her home is still under investigation, according to Pembroke...

August 26th, 2016 updated: August 26th, 2016. |  


I-95 reopens after cross-county chase, wreck near St. Pauls

I-95 reopens after cross-county chase, wreck near St. Pauls

ST. PAULS — Southbound Interstate 95 near St. Pauls is open again after a cross-county chase Thursday afternoon that ended with the driver wreck...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsYahya Lasfar reported Thursday that $600 in cash was stolen from Dobb’s Mobile on West Fifth Street in Lumberton, according to a police re...

August 25th, 2016 |  


State to study facility needs

State to study facility needs

LUMBERTON — State lawmakers want to know which counties face the most challenges in providing their students school facilities conducive to lear...

August 25th, 2016 |