Pipeline push hits clog

Pipeline push hits clog

RALEIGH — The effort to get approval for the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline through North Carolina has hit a clog.The North Carolin...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Local legislators get committee assignments

Local legislators get committee assignments

RALEIGH — The members of Robeson County’s five-member delegation to the state General Assembly have been appointed to various committees a...

September 14th, 2017 |  


Council denies bid for downtown car wash

Council denies bid for downtown car wash

LUMBERTON — A bid to establish a car wash in the B-1 central business zone was denied Monday by Lumberton City Council.Council members voted not...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Local teacher picked for advisory panel

Local teacher picked for advisory panel

RALEIGH — Dee Grissett, the career and technical education coordinator for the Public Schools of Robeson County, has been appointed by Gov. Roy ...

September 10th, 2017 |  


Hearings on car washing, grant on city council agenda

Hearings on car washing, grant on city council agenda

LUMBERTON — A public hearing on a request to pursue a Community Development Block Grant that would fund sewer expansion at Rosewood Mobile Home ...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Strickland seeks re-election on Tribal Council

PEMBROKE — A single candidate filed for the Lumbee Tribal Council during the second week of the filing period.Incumbent Shelley Strickland filed...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Walk aims to keep alive memory of first responders who died in 9/11 attacks

Walk aims to keep alive memory of first responders who died in 9/11 attacks

LUMBERTON — More than 150 walkers, including firefighters in full turnout gear, took part Saturday in the inaugural 9/11 Remembrance Walk at Lut...

September 9th, 2017 |  


Britt won’t seek 7th term as county district attorney

Britt won’t seek 7th term as county district attorney

LUMBERTON — Johnson Britt, the district attorney for Robeson County for 23 years, will not seek re-election, and will leave that office on Dec. ...

September 9th, 2017 |  


United Way takes aim at $580,000

United Way takes aim at $580,000

LUMBERTON — The United Way of Robeson County took the first steps in its annual fundraising campaign on Thursday at Biggs Park Mall in Lumberton...

September 7th, 2017 |  


County schools show improvement in grade

County schools show improvement in grade

LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County mirrored the state trend and saw an increase in its school performance grades during the 2016-1...

September 7th, 2017 |