City officials: Keep yard debris away from gutters

LUMBERTON — City officials are asking the help of residents in anticipation of Hurricane Irma and the possibility of flooding.They want resident...

September 7th, 2017 |  


Zoning change green lights LREMC on new headquarters

Zoning change green lights LREMC on new headquarters

LUMBERTON — The zoning on a piece of land was changed Tuesday from Residential/Agricultural to Heavy Industrial months after construction on the...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Smithsonian puts spotlight on Lumbee

Smithsonian puts spotlight on Lumbee

PEMBROKE — A national spotlight will be cast this week on the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina at the nation’s capital.The tribe is being sh...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Maxton man charged in stabbing

Maxton man charged in stabbing

MAXTON — A 56-year-old Maxton man has been charged with stabbing a man on Sunday and causing severe injuries, according to Police Chief Tammy De...

September 5th, 2017 |  


County gets LREMC’s zoning request

LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners has several public hearings on the agenda when it meets tonight.The commissioners usually ...

September 5th, 2017 |  


All eyes remain on Hurricane Irma, now a Cat 4

LUMBERTON — While Robeson County residents went about enjoying the three-day weekend that Labor Day provided to mark the end of summer, in the b...

September 4th, 2017 |  


Schools seek way forward on construction

Schools seek way forward on construction

LUMBERTON — Getting a central office up and running and looking at options for dealing with the loss of West Lumberton Elementary School have be...

September 3rd, 2017 |  


Hunt resigns as chair at COMtech, will make run at LREMC seat

Hunt resigns as chair at COMtech, will make run at LREMC seat

LUMBERTON — Ronnie Hunt, the longtime chairman of the COMtech Board of Directors, has resigned his position to seek election to the board for th...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Fayetteville poet among Book ‘em headliners

Fayetteville poet among Book ‘em headliners

Robeson Community College hosts the fifth annual Book ‘em NC Writers’ Conference and Book Fair this month on Saturday, Sept. 23.Since Patr...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Duke Energy praised for decision to recycle coal ash

Duke Energy praised for decision to recycle coal ash

LUMBERTON — Duke Energy’s decision concerning coal ash from the former Weatherspoon generating station in Lumberton is getting high marks ...

August 31st, 2017 |