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Accident kills 2 children, injures 9
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 updated: 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 |  


Southside Ashpole among final 4 for state takeover

Southside Ashpole among final 4 for state takeover

ROWLAND — Southside Ashpole Elementary School is one of four schools remaining as candidates for inclusion in the Innovative School District, a ...

October 5th, 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
NC must be wary of California’s path

NC must be wary of California’s path

In February 2013, I wrote a column about the city of Lumberton’s unfunded liabilities. These are the promises made to employees about future ben...

July 1st, 2017 |  


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. |  


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