City tables requests for gaming permits

City tables requests for gaming permits

LUMBERTON — Two attempts to bring electronic gaming to Lumberton were stalled Wednesday.City Council members, meeting as the Council Policy Comm...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Pet adoption at Petsense on Saturday

LUMBERTON — Franny’s Friends has scheduled a pet adoption for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Petsense.Kittens, cats and dogs will be availa...

September 7th, 2017 |  


City officials: Keep yard debris away from gutters

LUMBERTON — City officials are asking the help of residents in anticipation of Hurricane Irma and the possibility of flooding.They want resident...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Zoning change green lights LREMC on new headquarters

Zoning change green lights LREMC on new headquarters

LUMBERTON — The zoning on a piece of land was changed Tuesday from Residential/Agricultural to Heavy Industrial months after construction on the...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Smithsonian puts spotlight on Lumbee

Smithsonian puts spotlight on Lumbee

PEMBROKE — A national spotlight will be cast this week on the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina at the nation’s capital.The tribe is being sh...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Maxton man charged in stabbing

Maxton man charged in stabbing

MAXTON — A 56-year-old Maxton man has been charged with stabbing a man on Sunday and causing severe injuries, according to Police Chief Tammy De...

September 5th, 2017 |  


County gets LREMC’s zoning request

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners has several public hearings on the agenda when it meets tonight.The commissioners usually ...

September 5th, 2017 |  


All eyes remain on Hurricane Irma, now a Cat 4

LUMBERTON — While Robeson County residents went about enjoying the three-day weekend that Labor Day provided to mark the end of summer, in the b...

September 4th, 2017 |  


Schools seek way forward on construction

Schools seek way forward on construction

LUMBERTON — Getting a central office up and running and looking at options for dealing with the loss of West Lumberton Elementary School have be...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


Hunt resigns as chair at COMtech, will make run at LREMC seat

Hunt resigns as chair at COMtech, will make run at LREMC seat

LUMBERTON — Ronnie Hunt, the longtime chairman of the COMtech Board of Directors, has resigned his position to seek election to the board for th...

September 2nd, 2017 |