NEWS


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4,000 have applied for jobs at Sanderson plant

4,000 have applied for jobs at Sanderson plant

LUMBERTON — More than 4,000 people have applied to work at one of Poultry giant Sanderson Farms Inc. facilities in Robeson County.Sanderson Farm...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Discounted tickets available for United Way event

LUMBERTON — There are two days left to get discounted tickets for United Way of Robeson County’s first ever Lip Sync Battle.Coming to The ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


NC Sen. Hartsell indicted for misuse of campaign money

RALEIGH — A longtime North Carolina state senator was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on charges stemming from allegations he spent mor...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Lumbee court rejects districts, election delayed

Lumbee court rejects districts, election delayed

PEMBROKE — The five-member Lumbee Supreme Court on Monday ruled unanimously that the process used by the Lumbee Tribal Council to establish new ...

September 27th, 2016 |  


St. Pauls family targeted in murder-for-hire plot

ST. PAULS — A Mexican citizen who is in the United States illegally is in federal custody after allegedly hatching a plot to kill a St. Pauls re...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Robeson County crime report

TheftsGeorge Smith, of North Pine Street in Lumberton, reported that he and and another man were robbed at gunpoint Saturday outside of Page Talk Comm...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Playing with an edge

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 |  


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 |  


LIFE


Activities abound at Robeson County Public Library

Activities abound at Robeson County Public Library

One of my greatest joys has been watching my daughter’s excitement for the library grow as she gets older. Without fail, when someone mentions s...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Clive King drawings come to UNCP

Clive King drawings come to UNCP

PEMBROKE — Visual artist Clive King is bringing his larger-than-life drawings to The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s A.D. Galle...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Southeastern Health doctor turns to yoga after wife’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Southeastern Health doctor turns to yoga after wife’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Everyone deals with stressors at some point in their lives, whether it be emotional, physical or mental. For Dr. Somnath Naik, a physician who has wor...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Alzheimer’s walk set for Oct. 15 in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — The 2016 Robeson County Alzheimer’s Walk will be held at Wesley Pines Retirement Community on Oct. 15.The annual walk raises m...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Health briefs

Nutrition, cancerprograms at CHECLUMBERTON — Southeastern Health’s Community Health Education Center, located next to Shoe Show at Biggs P...

September 26th, 2016 |  


The truth about exercising, aging

The truth about exercising, aging

I have been bugging my mom for years to get back into some sort of an exercise routine — walking or joining a water aerobics class at the fitnes...

September 26th, 2016 |  


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