Robeson officials watch as GenX threat looms

Robeson officials watch as GenX threat looms

ST. PAULS — While the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality tests wells around the Chemours chemical manufacturing plant, the threa...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Weight maintenance should be holiday goal

Weight maintenance should be holiday goal

The holiday season is upon us, and as we know those calories never take time off.There are so many tasks to complete during the holiday season, and wi...

December 9th, 2017 |  


Two Pembroke incumbents face former councilman, newcomer

Two Pembroke incumbents face former councilman, newcomer

PEMBROKE — The candidates for the Pembroke Town Council are taking a hard look at the town’s assets and shortcomings going into the Nov. 7...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Man severely injured in shooting at hotel

Man severely injured in shooting at hotel

LUMBERTON — Police are looking for the person who shot and severely injured a 26-year-old man on Thursday night at a local hotel.City police Cap...

October 27th, 2017 |  


Maxton’s fiscal health improves by $200K

Maxton’s fiscal health improves by $200K

MAXTON — The Maxton Board of Commissioners were told Thursday night that the town’s General Fund has grown by about $200,000 during the la...

October 27th, 2017 |  


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 |