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Lights up at dangerous intersection | Robesonian

The lights were installed two weeks ago and are currently flashing to acclimate motorists to the new traffic controls, said Robert Ivey, commander of Lumberton Rescue and EMS.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-08-15 16:00:00

Robeson County schools eliminate corporal punishment

There are 115 school districts in North Carolina, and prior to the vote, Robeson County and Graham public schools were the only two school districts that had not banned corporal punishment in the classroom.

WBTW.COM - 2018-08-15 16:10:42

Tuscarora Indians are federally recognized | Laurinburg Exchange

According to the U.S. Department of Interior-Bureau of Indians Affairs’ Memorandum Letter dated Sept. 26, 1975, the 10-page letter by the Bureau of Indians Affairs’ Regional Director Harry Rainbolt of the BIA Eastern Office to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in Washington, D.C., provides validity

LAURINBURG EXCHANGE - 2018-08-14 11:25:00

Red Springs man charged in rape attempt | Robesonian

Carnell Morrison, 39, of 36 Toni Jai Drive, Lot 8, was charged with attempted first-degree rape and placed in the Robeson County Detention Center under a $75,000 bond, according to Red Springs police Maj. Kimothy Monroe.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-08-14 20:10:00

Lake View couple dies after car runs off Dillon County bridge

DILLON, SC (WBTW) - A Lake View couple died after their car ran off the side of a bridge and fell into the water below, according to the Dillon County coroner's office.

WBTW.COM - 2018-08-14 18:08:29

Fugitive found hiding in Fayetteville home :: WRAL.com

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Delton Monroe, 33, of Raeford, was indicted on federal firearms and narcotics trafficking charges, but had eluded authorities since March 7.

WRAL - 2018-08-15 23:01:00

Capital Boulevard closed near Wade Avenue after woman falls from car :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C.— Part of southbound Capital Boulevard is closed Wednesday after police say a woman fell from a car onto the roadway.Before 3 a.m., officers with the Raleigh Police Department responded to Capital Boulevard near Wake Forest Road and Wade Avenue. Police say a woman fell from a car and wa

WRAL - 2018-08-15 09:20:00

Sex assault suspect found naked in cornfield :: WRAL.com

Red Springs, N.C.— A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman Saturday in a cornfield south of Red Springs was found hiding naked among the stalks, police said.

WRAL - 2018-08-14 18:58:53

Police: Woman found on Capital Boulevard after assault, driver ran away :: WRAL.com

By Claudia Rupcich, WRAL reporterRaleigh, N.C.— Commuters experienced delays on Capital Boulevard early Wednesday morning after police found a woman on the roadway.Before 3 a.m., officers with the Raleigh Police Department responded to Capital Boulevard near Wake Forest Road and Wade Avenue. Police

WRAL - 2018-08-15 09:20:00

Cooper visits tribe-repaired home | Robesonian

The homeowner, Brenda Jacobs, was happy to show off the construction and renovation that had taken place at her home since being damaged by Hurricane Matthew, which hit Oct. 8, 2016, causing significant damage to the roof and interior of the house that had been her home for more than 40 years.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-08-14 18:23:00

Black Caucus meets Saturday | Robesonian

Some of the topics to be discussed are residents who lost their homes because of Hurricane Matthew, getting out the vote, and supporting the progress of the Public Schools of Robeson County.

ROBESONIAN - 2018-08-15 17:16:00

Two men dead after Bennettsville shooting

BENNETTSVILLE, SC (WBTW) - Two men are dead after a shooting in Bennettsville early Wednesday morning.According to Bennettsville Police Chief Kevin Miller, the shooting happened on Crossland Street around 1:18 a.m. Wednesday morning.Two men are confirmed dead, but Chief Miller was unable to say if t

WBTW.COM - 2018-08-15 10:34:11

Capital Boulevard reopens while police investigate assault of woman found in road

The southbound lanes of Capital Boulevard were closed for several hours, stretching into the morning commute, on Wednesday after a woman who was assaulted was found in the road, Raleigh police said.Lanes were reopened about 8 a.m.Police were called to the area around Wade Avenue shortly before 2:30

RALEIGH NEWS & OBSERVER - 2018-08-15 08:01:00

Robeson County Sheriff-Elect plans to resign Monday from Lumberton City Council

Lumberton, N.C. (WPDE) - Robeson County Sheriff-Elect Burnis Wilkins said he intends to resign Monday night from Lumberton City Council.Wilkins won the democratic primary for Robeson County Sheriff in May.No Republican is running.Wilkins has over 30 years of law enforcement experience and has served


Four Moore County deputies return to active duty following fatal officer-involved shooting :: WRAL.com

By Alfred Charles, Online Managing EditorAberdeen, N.C.— Moore County Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced Tuesday that the deputies who were placed on desk duty after a fatal officer-involved shooting last month will be returned to active duty following an internal review that found the officers did not

WRAL - 2018-08-14 19:49:00

Fayetteville City Hall locked down following threat :: WRAL.com

Fayetteville, N.C.— City Hall and at least one nearby building were locked down Tuesday afternoon following a telephoned threat that someone planned to shoot up City Hall, Fayetteville police said.

WRAL - 2018-08-14 20:03:37

15-year-old charged in fatal Raeford shooting :: WRAL.com

The teen, whose name hasn't been released because of his age, was being held without bond at a juvenile detention facility.


Lumberton has new coach, system as they prepare for 2018

WPDE/Lumberton hired Kelly Williamson during the off season to lead the Pirates into 2018.LUMBERTON, NC - Kelly Williamson was hired during the off season to replace Mike Setzer who was fired in December. Williamson returns to his Alma Mater to help get the Pirates back into the post season.Click th


ACP hearing continued until Tuesday | Robesonian

The hearing in Courtroom 2C at the Robeson County Courthouse was stopped Monday at 4 p.m., said Gary Locklear, interim county attorney. The hearing is to resume at 10 a.m. Tuesday.


Man arrested after riding hover-board in Walmart | Laurinburg Exchange

Perry Briggs Jr., 23, of North Second Street, Smithfield, was arrested at the Laurinburg Walmart, according to Police Capt. Chris Young.