Crime report for July 22

ShootingLAURINBURG — Police are seeking those responsible for a Monday shooting of two cars parked at a convenience store at 407 E. Vance St. Ac...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Free clinic receives diabetes grant

LAURINBURG — The Scotland Community Health Clinic received a $6,900 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation earlier t...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


McGee delivers humorous address to Rotary

McGee delivers humorous address to Rotary

LAURINBURG — Jerry McGee, retired president of Wingate University, had Laurinburg’s Rotary Club hooting and hollering during his visit on ...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Council adds newguidelines forcity landlords

LAURINBURG — In a regular meeting of record brevity — 13 minutes — on Tuesday, the Laurinburg City Council approved changes to the u...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


County lobbies for sales tax act

County lobbies for sales tax act

RALEIGH — The “Sales Tax Fairness Act” proposed by N.C. Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown as a way to direct revenue to rural count...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


Drugs, cash seized from home; 2 charged

Drugs, cash seized from home; 2 charged

MAXTON — Narcotics agents with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office seized weapons, several pounds of marijuana and more than $20,000 in ca...

July 22nd, 2015 |  


‘Snakes Alive’ brings scaly fun to library

‘Snakes Alive’ brings scaly fun to library

LAURINBURG — Fear and excitement spread amongst over 200 children, parents and volunteers watching Monday’s presentation of Snakes Alive a...

July 21st, 2015 updated: July 21st, 2015. |  


Saxophonisttakes hometop honors

Saxophonisttakes hometop honors

LAURINBURG – Nyjel Graham’s saxophone rendition of The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” won him a bronze medal at a national NAACP yo...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Urgent care, eatery planned

Urgent care, eatery planned

LAURINBURG — By the end of the year, the intersection of West Boulevard and U.S. 401 is expected to be home to a fast casual restaurant, a new u...

July 21st, 2015 |  


Police seeking Maxton shooter

MAXTON — The Robeson County Sheriff’s Office today was questioning a “person of interest” in the shooting death of a 20-year-o...

July 21st, 2015 |