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Rowland mayor resigns
Cooper to speak at Committee of 100 event

Cooper to speak at Committee of 100 event

LUMBERTON — Gov. Roy Cooper will be the featured speaker when the Robeson County Committee of 100 holds it annual meeting on April 11 at the Sou...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Students earn honors for spelling

Students earn honors for spelling

PEMBROKE — The fifth annual Robeson County Invitational Spelling Bee was hosted by Pembroke Elementary on Thursday. Fifteen students from six sc...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Bass published in national journal

Bass published in national journal

PEMBROKE — Research by James Bass about American Indian college success was published March 21 in the national publication The American Journal ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


UNC Pembroke’s ‘Day of Giving’ nets record 567 donations in 24 hours

UNC Pembroke’s ‘Day of Giving’ nets record 567 donations in 24 hours

PEMBROKE — Thanks to support from the Brave Nation family, the We Are UNCP Day of Giving smashed last year’s mark.In 24 hours, the campaig...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Matthew victims struggle to find rental housing

LUMBERTON — Hundreds of families displaced by Hurricane Matthew still are looking for homes in Robeson County, and local officials are worried t...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Florita now a senior officer for Pembroke

PEMBROKE — Former Pembroke Police Chief Grant Florita reported back to work Friday after a suspension and demotion.Florita was suspended without...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Playing with an edge

Playing with an edge

RED SPRINGS — Whether he’s snatching rebounds, diving on loose balls, or powering his way to the basket, Eric Graham is relentless on the ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


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 updated: 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 |  


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 |  


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Strong reading foundation leads to library career

Strong reading foundation leads to library career

In March I began my new career as the outreach librarian for Robeson County Public Library. I am delighted to start this new path, especially since re...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Girl Scout troops are forming now in Robeson County

RALEIGH — It’s never too late to be a Girl Scout.As the largest girl-led organization in the world, Girls Scouts has provided transformati...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Off-Broadway’s ‘The Fantasticks’ to close after 21,000 shows

NEW YORK — The off-Broadway phenomenon “The Fantasticks” will end its record-breaking run this spring, bringing down the curtain on ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Volunteer receives Girl Scouts award

Volunteer receives Girl Scouts award

RALEIGH — Crystal Edge of Robeson County has been recognized for her volunteer service by Girl Scouts — North Carolina Coastal Pines at th...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Pembroke native wins crown

Pembroke native wins crown

PEMBROKE — A member of the Lumbee Tribe will represent the state for the next year as Miss Indian North Carolina.Kayla Jean Oxendine, 26, of Pem...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Photos show time of protests in Robeson County

Photos show time of protests in Robeson County

PEMBROKE — A photographic exhibit that recalls a painful history of civil rights in Robeson County is on display at The University of North Caro...

March 20th, 2017 |  


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