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Tourism bucks to aid park
Democrats organized, ready for convention

Democrats organized, ready for convention

LUMBERTON — Democratic leaders are happy with the results of the week’s organization of Robeson County precincts and believe that good thi...

August 15th, 2017 |  


NE Park to get $500,000 from tourism tax

NE Park to get $500,000 from tourism tax

LUMBERTON — The Lumberton Tourism Development Authority will give $500,000 to the city of Lumberton on Monday to be used by the Recreation Depar...

August 13th, 2017 updated: August 13th, 2017. |  


Charter school interest sought

Charter school interest sought

LUMBERTON — Local residents wanting more options for educating Robeson County’s young people are looking to establish a new charter school...

August 12th, 2017 |  


City, county getting 911 backup

City, county getting 911 backup

LUMBERTON — Hurricane Matthew delayed establishment of the two state-mandated 911 backup centers for Lumberton and Robeson County, but both faci...

August 12th, 2017 |  


St. Pauls to enforce garbage rule

St. Pauls to enforce garbage rule

ST. PAULS — The St. Pauls Board of Commissioners decided it’s time to enforce town regulations regulating how long roll-out containers can...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Democrats try Saturday to get some traction

Democrats try Saturday to get some traction

LUMBERTON — The hope is that when precincts are organized on Saturday, Robeson County’s Democratic Party will be on the road to recovery.&...

August 11th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Brazil held to 0-0 draw by South Africa
McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

McGirt misses 54-hole cut, finishes 5 under

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Jason Dufner had a good feeling when he made the turn Saturday at La Quinta Country Club in the third round of the CareerBui...

January 24th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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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 |  


Ransom and Morketter

Ransom and Morketter

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

June 24th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Keeping it simple and fresh

Fairmont sets two job fairs

FAIRMONT — Job fairs have been scheduled for Wednesday and Aug. 2 in Fairmont.M.J. Soffe will hold a job fair from 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesd...

June 24th, 2017 |  


It’s a summertime deal

It’s a summertime deal

Did you hear the squeals of joy when school let out?Every child in the county was overjoyed that his or her summer vacation was beginning. If you miss...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Change is continuous in farming.Prices, farm programs, trade policies, technology, markets, and consumer preferences all change continuously, just to ...

June 16th, 2017 |  


ACA cost continues upward spiral

ACA cost continues upward spiral

Let’s start with the basics. I saw a study that suggested many Americans didn’t know that the ACA and “Obamacare” were the sam...

June 3rd, 2017 |  


Tribe to hold economic summit at UNCP

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe will hold the 2017 Lumbee Nation Economic Summit on May 24 and May 25 on the campus of The University of North Carol...

May 13th, 2017 updated: May 13th, 2017. |  


College graduations, high school graduations, the last day of school, and then it is here — the long-awaited break every student looks forward t...

May 13th, 2017 |  


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