Democrats on decline, unaffiliated surging in Robeson

Democrats on decline, unaffiliated surging in Robeson

LUMBERTON — Vigorous recruiting efforts can reverse the trend of fewer Robeson County residents registering as Democrats, the county Democratic ...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Fairmont police ID hit-and-run victim

Fairmont police ID hit-and-run victim

FAIRMONT — Fairmont police have the identity of the person whose body was found last week beside a roadway, and say the person died after being ...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Rain falls on county fair’s last day

Rain falls on county fair’s last day

LUMBERTON — The 10-day run of the annual Robeson Regional Agricultural Fair had perfect weather — almost.“We almost made it,” ...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Pittenger Robeson in line for $71M from HUD

Pittenger Robeson in line for $71M from HUD

LUMBERTON — Robeson County is in line to receive as much as $71 million of the nearly $237 million in U.S. Housing and Urban Development money t...

October 7th, 2017 |  


Schools get $2.6M from Golden LEAF

Schools get $2.6M from Golden LEAF

LUMBERTON — More than $3 million is coming to Robeson County to fund Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts, with the biggest chunk going to the cou...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Southside Ashpole among final 4 for state takeover

Southside Ashpole among final 4 for state takeover

ROWLAND — Southside Ashpole Elementary School is one of four schools remaining as candidates for inclusion in the Innovative School District, a ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Funds approved to finish rehab work

Funds approved to finish rehab work

LUMBERTON — The City Council approved on Wednesday giving $13,775 to one of the several nonprofits that are helping renovate homes in Lumberton ...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Body found in Fairmont, police suspect hit-and-run

Body found in Fairmont, police suspect hit-and-run

FAIRMONT — Police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found beside a road on Wednesday as a hit-and-run, but they have a coupl...

October 5th, 2017 |  


Puerto Rico resident asks Red Springs to help her country

Puerto Rico resident asks Red Springs to help her country

RED SPRINGS — Red Springs commissioners promised to help a young woman from Puerto Rico get badly needed supplies to her family who stayed in he...

October 4th, 2017 |  


Governor needs helping hands for Matthew rebuild

Governor needs helping hands for Matthew rebuild

LUMBERTON — Gov. Roy Cooper will be in Lumberton on Saturday to work hand-in-hand with volunteers to repair homes damaged last year when Hurrica...

October 2nd, 2017 |