Friday Jul 25
NAACP aims for 1,000 new voters2:56 pm
The Unified Robeson County chapter of the NAACP has started a voter registration drive that the chapter's president is hoping will result in 1,000 new voters registered by Sept.
HUD suspends housing head
The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday suspended Housing Authority Director Ronald Oxendine without pay until completion of an investigation into the Housing Authority's procurement policies and procedures is complete.
Just over 300 vote early in Dist. 2 run-off
Early voting for Tuesday's Democratic primary run-off election for the District 2 seat on the Robeson County Board of Commissioners ended Saturday with a total of 331 voters having cast ballots.
Sheriff: Woman hired others to set fires
A woman recently charged with murder is among four people arrested in connection with two fires set at a home in Red Springs and another in Rowland earlier this year, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.
Many residents ignore fireworks ban
In the days leading up to the Fourth of July, thousands of shoppers travel from across the Southeast to stock up on fireworks at Rocket City.