NEWS


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Judge issues order blocking hiring of Graves
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Locals weigh in on Obama

Fairmont honors King on Monday

FAIRMONT — Robeson County residents on Monday have the chance to honor the life of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King during a nat...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Ruling means tribe can seek recognition through Interior Department

Ruling means tribe can seek recognition through Interior Department

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe can now pursue federal recognition through the federal Department of Interior’s petition process, but the chai...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Crime report

Break-insDarrin Locklear, of Booker Street in Lumberton, reported his home was broken into and $800 worth of electronics were stolen.Ray Locklear, of ...

January 13th, 2017 |  


$2.2B available to vets for toxic-water claims

WASHINGTON — After years of waiting, veterans who were exposed to contaminated drinking water while assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina m...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Cooper makes pick to manage Medicaid

Cooper makes pick to manage Medicaid

RALEIGH — A top administrator of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul will lead the department that manages Medicaid in North Car...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Suspected bank robber jailed

Suspected bank robber jailed

ROWLAND — A Fairmont man wanted for robbing a bank earlier this month in his hometown is in the county jail today after being caught shortly aft...

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


SPORTS


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Updated: 9:54 am. |    
Playing with an edge

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 updated: 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 |  


Robeson County Schools postpone Friday basketball games

Jeff Fipps, Robeson County’s director of athletics, announced on Wednesday that all high school basketball games scheduled for Friday have been ...

January 20th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


You should never say you wish for more time to read

You should never say you wish for more time to read

How many times have you used the phrase “I wish I had more time to (fill in the blank)”? In my case, I frequently say, “I wish I had...

January 6th, 2017 |  


Resolutions for new year about change for the better

Resolutions for new year about change for the better

With this being New Year’s Day, 45 percent of Americans will make resolutions. But only 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals. Since...

December 31st, 2016 |  


Red Springs Rotary donates toys to children in ER

Red Springs Rotary donates toys to children in ER

Representatives from Southeastern Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department are pictured with toys donated recently by the Red Springs Rota...

December 31st, 2016 |  


Robeson County Bridges for Families program honored for excellence

PINEHURST — Robeson County’s Bridges for Families program, a function of Eastpointe, recently was recognized with a Programs of Excellence...

December 31st, 2016 |  


Concert to benefit arts in local schools to feature renown gospel singer Kelle Brown

Concert to benefit arts in local schools to feature renown gospel singer Kelle Brown

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Arts Council will present a special concert on Friday to benefit the arts in the county schools after Hurricane M...

December 30th, 2016 |  


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