Bill ofters options on building schools

Bill ofters options on building schools

RALEIGH — A bill making its way through the General Assembly could resurrect a local effort to build new schools in Robeson County.The head of a...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Knuckles parents hot over cold meals

Knuckles parents hot over cold meals

LUMBERTON — Frustrations over the state of some Robeson County schools are bubbling over six months after Hurricane Matthew left a path of destr...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Bill limits liability for livestock farms

Bill limits liability for livestock farms

RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers decided Thursday that hog and poultry operations should get added protection from lawsuits by neighbors compl...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Lawmen seek drug-dealing suspect

Lawmen seek drug-dealing suspect

WILMINGTON — More than a week after being indicted on federal drug trafficking charges one member of an alleged Maxton-based criminal organizati...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Godwin frustrated by council’s inaction, says projects risked

Godwin frustrated by council’s inaction, says projects risked

PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council’s decision not to approve a budget amendment has put programs and projects on hold that will improve ...

April 27th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


Maxton steps up tax collections

Maxton steps up tax collections

MAXTON — The town manager told Maxton commissioners Wednesday that an emphasis is being placed on increasing the town’s tax collection rat...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Police identify 2 women found dead last week

Police identify 2 women found dead last week

LUMBERTON — The two women whose bodies were found last week in Lumberton have been identified, but one mystery endures — how they died.Acc...

April 26th, 2017 updated: April 27th, 2017. |  


4 charged in plot to kill prosecutor, agent

4 charged in plot to kill prosecutor, agent

LUMBERTON — Four people are being held at undisclosed jails after being charged with conspiring to kill a Robeson County prosecutor and a federa...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


Tribal court denies petitioner election rolls

Tribal court denies petitioner election rolls

PEMBROKE — A petition arguing that the Lumbee Tribe’s Board of Elections should be ordered to release voter information, including enrollm...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Bill limits liability for smelly livestock operations

Bill limits liability for smelly livestock operations

LUMBERTON — A bill to limit the financial liability of hog farms stinks if you ask state Rep. Garland Pierce, the senior member of Robeson Count...

April 23rd, 2017 |