R.B. Dean and Southside Ashpole both low-performing

R.B. Dean and Southside Ashpole both low-performing

LUMBERTON — Two Robeson County public elementary schools, R.B. Dean and Southside Ashpole, are among the remaining six being considered for incl...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Key support lacking in request to change river’s name

Key support lacking in request to change river’s name

PEMBROKE — Lumbee Tribe Chairman Harvey Godwin Jr. and three members of Robeson County’s state legislative delegation said Friday they are...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Tribal Council wants Lumber River renamed to honor Lumbee

Tribal Council wants Lumber River renamed to honor Lumbee

PEMBROKE — For the second time in eight years the Lumbee Tribal Council is calling on the state General Assembly to change the name of the Lumbe...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Matthew feedback sought tonight

Matthew feedback sought tonight

LUMBERTON — A group of state legislators will be in Lumberton today to learn first-hand from county residents about their experiences during and...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 28th, 2017. |  


House panel to take up Lumbee recognition

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House subcommittee is set to debate federal recognition of the Lumbee Tribe.The House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indi...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Filing period ends Thursday for Lumbee election

PEMBROKE — Today and Thursday remain for those interested in filing as candidates in the Lumbee Tribal Council elections being held on Nov. 14.C...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Developer: Exit 10 project ‘not a done deal’

Developer: Exit 10 project ‘not a done deal’

FAIRMONT — The people who want to build the world’s largest truck stop and travel center on land near Interstate 95’s Exit 10 told F...

September 19th, 2017 |  


County gives way for UNCP land buy

County gives way for UNCP land buy

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday turned down an offer from the public schools to buy property on the campus of th...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Schools look to sell Pembroke property

LUMBERTON — Local school officials will ask Robeson County commissioners on Monday whether they are interested in purchasing a small piece of pr...

September 17th, 2017 |  


FEMA puts freeze on Matthew aid because of Harvey, Irma

FEMA puts freeze on Matthew aid because of Harvey, Irma

RALEIGH — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has frozen funds from its Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation grant programs that are earm...

September 16th, 2017 |