NEWS


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LUMBERTON — A fifth suspect in the Jan. 24 armed robbery of the PNC Bank has been identified by law enforcement.Demetris Smith is in a jail unde...

January 29th, 2018 |  


County to negotiate to buy Native Angels, land

County to negotiate to buy Native Angels, land

Story No. 1LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to buy the Native Angels building and the 29 acres of land that co...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Teachers honored for attendance

Teachers honored for attendance

Thomas Benson, assistant superintendent of Human Relations, and Superintendent Shanita Wooten stand with Matthew Hill, of Lumberton High; Stephanie Lo...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Second man charged in bank robbery

Second man charged in bank robbery

LUMBERTON — A second man has been arrested in connection to Tuesday’s armed robbery of PNC Bank in Lumberton.Rashad Donavan Young, 26, of ...

January 25th, 2018 |  


Lawmen, bank robbery suspects in standoff

Lawmen, bank robbery suspects in standoff

LUMBERTON — No arrests had been made as of 9:30 p.m. Tuesday in connection with a bank robbery earlier in the day, and a standoff had developed ...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Edge: ‘I thought … it’s a joke’

Edge: ‘I thought … it’s a joke’

LUMBERTON — What was Commissioner David Edge’s first reaction to hearing that his fellow commissioners had voted Monday to buy the Native ...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa
McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Jason Dufner had a good feeling when he made the turn Saturday at La Quinta Country Club in the third round of the CareerBui...

January 24th, 2016 |  


Playing with an edge

Playing with an edge

RED SPRINGS — Whether he’s snatching rebounds, diving on loose balls, or powering his way to the basket, Eric Graham is relentless on the ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Fairmont boys stay perfect, Lady Mustangs bounce back

Williams posts double-double as Fairmont boys stay perfectBehind a double-double from Alshaquan Williams, the Fairmont boys basketball team claimed an...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

UNC beats Wake despite poor shooting

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina got away with Marcus Paige having one of his lowest-scoring games because Brice Johnson came through with one of hi...

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Pirates, Rams win wrestling events

LUMBERTON — Robeson County had all three of its wrestling teams in action on Wednesday night, with Lumberton and Purnell Swett earning top honor...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

ROWLAND — With his team facing a deficit heading into the fourth quarter, Red Springs coach Steve Sinclair pulled his starting guards to the sid...

January 21st, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Happy 50th anniversary

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July 20th, 2017 |  


Summer programs booming at the library

Summer programs booming at the library

Summer reading is booming at the library. All ages can “Build a Better World” through reading. Come into your local branch of Robeson Coun...

July 8th, 2017 |  


‘Camelot’ on stage in Wilmington

‘Camelot’ on stage in Wilmington

WILMINGTON — Theater enthusiasts are invited to fall in love all over again with Broadway’s sweeping tale of passion, chivalry, and betray...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Smith-Brewer

Smith-Brewer

Douglas and Charlene Smith of Elm City announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Melissa Leighanne Smith, to Howard Patrick ...

July 1st, 2017 |  


It’s a gift to children to instill a love of reading

It’s a gift to children to instill a love of reading

There was a time in my early childhood that I disliked reading. I struggled with reading assignments in elementary school and dreaded mandatory class ...

June 30th, 2017 |  


Ransom and Morketter

Ransom and Morketter

Mike and Darlene Ransom of Fayetteville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hillary Holmes Ransom, to Michael Timmons ...

June 24th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Keeping it simple and fresh
Blueberries a healthy, tasty treat

Blueberries a healthy, tasty treat

July is National Blueberry Month. Did you know that North Carolina is the seventh largest blueberry growing state in the country? We produce 48.5 mill...

July 8th, 2017 |  


NC must be wary of California’s path

NC must be wary of California’s path

In February 2013, I wrote a column about the city of Lumberton’s unfunded liabilities. These are the promises made to employees about future ben...

July 1st, 2017 |  


Fairmont sets two job fairs

FAIRMONT — Job fairs have been scheduled for Wednesday and Aug. 2 in Fairmont.M.J. Soffe will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesd...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Workshop is Thursday for poultry farmers

LUMBERTON — A workshop for new and existing poultry farmers is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Southeastern North Carolina Agricultura...

June 24th, 2017 |  


It’s a summertime deal

It’s a summertime deal

Did you hear the squeals of joy when school let out?Every child in the county was overjoyed that his or her summer vacation was beginning. If you miss...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Change is continuous in farming.Prices, farm programs, trade policies, technology, markets, and consumer preferences all change continuously, just to ...

June 16th, 2017 |  


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