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Edge confident pipeline will get permit

Court: State illegally took money from schools

RALEIGH — North Carolina legislators violated the state constitution by diverting traffic fine revenues to pay for jails instead of schools, but...

July 19th, 2017 |  


Pipeline permit delayed

Pipeline permit delayed

LUMBERTON — Although they previously passed a resolution supporting the construction of the proposed 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline, Robeson C...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Tourism officials have no thirst for more alcohol on Sundays

Tourism officials have no thirst for more alcohol on Sundays

LUMBERTON — Some key players in Lumberton’s tourism industry are shrugging their shoulders at the new brunch law that allows restaurants t...

July 18th, 2017 updated: July 18th, 2017. |  


Hearings delayed on Duke energy hike request

RALEIGH (AP) — Utility regulators are postponing until Thanksgiving a hearing to decide whether to allow a 15 percent increase in the electricit...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Cooper vetoes legal-notice bill specific to Guilford

Cooper vetoes legal-notice bill specific to Guilford

RALEIGH — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed legislation Monday that would have allowed local governments and attorneys in an urban county to...

July 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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...

January 21st, 2016 |  


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 updated: 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 |  


McGirt off to best start of PGA Tour career

McGirt off to best start of PGA Tour career

William McGirt is off to the best start of his PGA Tour career as he continues his sixth full season.Despite a lack of practice and time away from the...

January 20th, 2016 |  


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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 |  


Music dominates Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater’s schedule

Music dominates Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater’s schedule

LUMBERTON — The stage has been set for a year of entertainment to appeal to a variety of music fans.Everything from bluegrass to Motown, old-sty...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Library’s Summer Reading Program offers a variety of fun, educational events

Library’s Summer Reading Program offers a variety of fun, educational events

I am thrilled to start my second year as the Youth Services librarian at Robeson County Public Library this week.I have had a wonderful year of growth...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Ransom and Morketter

Ransom and Morketter

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

June 19th, 2017 |  


Fairmont’s Fantastic Fourth on tap

FAIRMONT — Fairmont’s annual Independence Day celebration that will feature music, food and fireworks will mark the nation’s birthda...

June 19th, 2017 |  


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