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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 |  


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 |  


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...

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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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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 |  


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 |  


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