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New districts in place for tribal election

New districts in place for tribal election

PEMBROKE — With candidates able to begin filing for Lumbee Tribal Council seats on Monday, the tribe’s Board of Elections learned just thi...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Special events Pentecostal United Holy Church will have a pre-pastoral anniversary speaker on Sunday. The speaker will be elder Larry McLean. On Sept....

August 26th, 2016 |  


Squirrel the dog finds a home

Squirrel the dog finds a home

WILMINGTON — How’s this for a doggone, tail-waggin’ happy ending?Squirrel, the once mangy mutt who was nursed back to health at the ...

August 26th, 2016 |  


McCrory touts tuition cut

McCrory touts tuition cut

PEMBROKE — Gov. Pat McCrory touted a plan that will lower tuition at The University of North Carolina Pembroke during a visit to the school on T...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Lumberton man pleads guilty in brother’s stabbing death

Lumberton man pleads guilty in brother’s stabbing death

LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man has pleaded guilty to killing his brother after recently being deemed fit for trial, according to Robeson County Dis...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Woman’s death ruled of natural causes

PEMBROKE — A Pembroke’s woman death has been ruled natural, but a burglary at her home is still under investigation, according to Pembroke...

August 26th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Playing with an edge

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 |  


Lady Pirates win, boys lose at Richmond

Lady Pirates rout RichmondROCKINGHAM — The Lumberton High School girls basketball team claimed a 58-38 win over Richmond on Tuesday, improving t...

January 20th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Jack of all trades

Jack of all trades

PEMBROKE — Seed jewelry making and soapstone carving, laced with stories of history and tradition, are just a sample of the creative treasure tr...

August 28th, 2016 |  


The blind support the blind at monthly meeting in Lumberton

The blind support the blind at monthly meeting in Lumberton

LUMBERTON — On the second Thursday of each month, a lively group of blind and visually-impaired people gather in Community Education Room I of S...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Southeastern Health, Compassion for U Congregational Wellness Network receive grant

Southeastern Health, Compassion for U Congregational Wellness Network receive grant

Southeastern Health and Compassion for U Congregational Wellness Network have received a mini-grant to seed a new volunteer medical transportation min...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Health briefs

Pembroke walk-inclinic now open-accessPEMBROKE — Southeastern Health’s clinic in Pembroke is now an open-access clinic with primary care c...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Smart-size your portions, right-size your body

Smart-size your portions, right-size your body

Portion sizes have changed dramatically over the past 20 to 30 years. A portion is what you serve yourself or what a restaurant serves you. The realit...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


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