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Suspended Pembroke cop back at work
Detective Reese Oxendine was suspended as a result of "allegations of sexual abuse," Gary Locklear, Pembroke's town attorney, said Thursday.
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Wed Feb 26, 2014
Dial's use of town seal questioned
An incumbent councilman seeking re-election in Pembroke says he made a mistake by using the town seal on campaign material without including a disclaimer.
Early voting begins in Pembroke
Early voting, which was a major factor in the state Board of Elections' decision to order a new Pembroke Town Council election, begins Thursday for the municipal election that will be held on March 11. The state board of Elections ordered a new council election in late December following a hearing in Raleigh during which a number of irregularities ... (more)
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Pair charged with break-in
Pembroke police say an officer who interrupted a break-in at an elderly woman's home this weekend didn't just catch the intruders - he may have saved her life.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Efrain Colon making comedy a career
Each week stand-up comedian Efrain Colon can be heard on the radio throughout the region as part of the staff of Cumulus Broadcasting in Fayetteville, however he credits a youth spent as a class clown attending Pembroke's Mount Zion Christian Academy for preparing him for a life spent trying to make people smile.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Two killed in road accidents
A pedestrain was one of two men killed Thursday in accidents that occurred about eight miles apart and within 20 minutes of each other, according to the state Highway Patrol.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Is a three-decade-old misdemeanor enough to disqualify someone from elected office? That will be your call, which is the point we will make in today's Our View.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Woman, 2 others charged with robbing bedridden grandmother
A Pembroke woman, her boyfriend and an active soldier have been charged after tying up and robbing her bedridden grandmother, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Closings and delays for Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
Here are the closings and delays for Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 in our area due to the inclement weather.
Pax puts thousands in dark
Thousands of Robesonians were in the dark this morning as the county began to slowly shed the icy coat left behind by winter storm Pax and utility crews were struggling to get them powered up.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Deep freeze paralyzes county
While cities across North Carolina reported total gridlock and motorists abandoning their cars, many Robesonians stayed inside on Wednesday as winter storm Pax poured freezing rain over the county, closing down businesses, schools and offices for the second day.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Robeson readies for another punch
Nearly two weeks after being blanketed in snow and sleet, Robeson County is again in the sights of a winter storm, but this one could be less a roll in the snow and more of a pain as the forecast calls for a mostly ice event.
Wed Feb 05, 2014
Tips lead to arrest for selling coc...
Jimmy Scott Locklear, of 925 Pine St., Pembroke, was arrested Tuesday at about 9 a.m. after he had sold cocaine to undercover officers on several occasions, according to police Sgt.