NEWS


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11 vehicles broken into
House fire kills 1, injures 1

House fire kills 1, injures 1

LUMBERTON —A fire at a Lumberton mobile home killed one man and injured his brother on Monday night.Few details, including the identity of the m...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Former athlete at Purnell Swett shot to death

Former athlete at Purnell Swett shot to death

MAXTON — A 22-year-old shot and killed at a party in Maxton this weekend was a former standout football player and basketball player at Purnell ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Dancers pair up for the Stars

Dancers pair up for the Stars

LUMBERTON — Faline Dial and Owen Thomas, freshly paired for the 2017 Dancing with the Robeson County Stars competition, have issued a challenge ...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsEddie Tart, of Brooke Lane, Lumberton, reported Sunday that someone broke into his home and stole $826 worth of items including a television, tw...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Man dies after being shot at Maxton party

Man dies after being shot at Maxton party

MAXTON — A 22-year-old Maxton man has died after a shooting at a party early Sunday morning, according to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Off...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Road work may cause water outages for some in Red Springs

RED SPRINGS — Some Red Springs residents may be without water today and Aug. 29 while the North Carolina Department of Transportation makes chan...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


9:54 am
Updated: 9:54 am. |    
Playing with an edge
9:35 am
Updated: 9:35 am. |    
Rising to the occasion

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 |  


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 |  


Lady Pirates win, boys lose at Richmond

Lady Pirates rout RichmondROCKINGHAM — The Lumberton High School girls basketball team claimed a 58-38 win over Richmond on Tuesday, improving t...

January 20th, 2016 |  


NC State races by Pitt for 1st ACC win

PITTSBURGH — Even as the losses mounted during a brutal opening stretch to start conference, N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried kept telling his pl...

January 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Is water now safe to drink?

Is water now safe to drink?

Recently the state epidemiologist resigned over a disagreement with state administration as to whether the water is safe to consume for residents near...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Savorflavors ofsummer

Savorflavors ofsummer

August is winding down to its final weeks, but we’re still savoring the flavors of summer harvests.I was thrilled at the green beans, sweet corn...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Triathlon opportunity to transition into triathlete

Triathlon opportunity to transition into triathlete

Triathlons are all about transitions. During a typical race you transition from the swim to the bike and the bike to the run and you spend a lot of ti...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Nurse Practitioner Erica Peacock joins Lumberton Children’s Clinic

Nurse Practitioner Erica Peacock joins Lumberton Children’s Clinic

LUMBERTON — Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Erica Peacock has joined the staff at the Lumberton Children’s Clinic.“We are ext...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Saksith Smithason joins Southeastern Spine and Pain

Saksith Smithason joins Southeastern Spine and Pain

LUMBERTON — Dr. Saksith Smithason has joined Southeastern Health’s Southeastern Spine and Pain.He will practice alongside Dr. Virgilio Mat...

August 15th, 2016 |  


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