Robeson County woman whose body was found in field in August was shot to death
ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — A woman whose body was found a week after being reported missing in Robeson County last summer was shot to death, according to documents from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services obtained by News13. Samantha Bryant, 31, was reported missing on July 31. Her body was found […]
Taste the Ocean: Unmissable Seafood Restaurants in Lumberton
In this article, we explore four exquisite seafood restaurants in Lumberton. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear your experiences and thoughts in the comments section below.
Judge denies motion to reduce bond for suspect in murder of Lumberton rapper
LUMBERTON, N.C. (WPDE) — A judge denied a motion during a hearing Thursday to reduce bond against Chamberlain Lee Oxendine, 26, on charges of first-degree murder in the death of Tazarie Butler, 21, of Lumberton, according to the Robeson County District Attorney’s Office. Oxendine’s bond is set at...
Forecaster issue Hazardous Weather Outlook for Robeson County in front of approaching cold front
LUMBERTON — Springlike temperatures around Robeson County are expected to take a brief hiatus Wednesday and Thursday when an incoming co
Robeson County EMT airlifted to hospital after car crashed into EMS vehicle
ROBESON COUNTY, N.C. (WPDE) — An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) with the Pembroke Rescue Squad had to be airlifted to a hospital after being hurt in a crash just after noon Tuesday on Highway 74 East at Highway 710 in Robeson County, according to Pembroke Rescue Squad Director Matt Locklear.
McFatten to step down as Lumberton football coach
LUMBERTON — Dennis McFatten is resigning as head football coach at Lumberton High School, he announced in a social media post on Thursda
3rd meeting between Fairmont, West Bladen highlights 2nd-round playoff slate
BLADENBORO — Many times, the days leading up to a state playoff team require a team to learn its opponent, with an out-of-area matchup o
Deputies arrest robbery suspects after car, foot chase in Robeson County
Deputies arrested two robbery suspects after a short car and foot chase in Robeson County on Tuesday.
Columbus Baptist Spring Revival March 4-7
The Columbus Baptist Association will host a spring revival Monday through Thursday (March 4-7). All services begin at 7 p.m. at Piney Forest Baptist Church, 4509 Andrew Jackson Hwy., Chadbourn. Youth Night is Monday, March 4. Speakers include:. Monday: Nathan Lynch. Tuesday: Scott Lewis. Wednesday: Willard McPherson. Thursday: Trenton Ford.
2 arrested after failing to return borrowed car in Lumberton, police say
LUMBERTON, N.C. (WBTW) — Two people are in custody after they did not return a borrowed car to the owner, according to Capt. Terry Parker with the Lumberton Police Department. Officers spotted the missing car on Roberts Avenue in Lumberton and the two inside the car stopped the vehicle and ran, Parker said. The car […]
111-acre wildfire in Green Sea area contained
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Horry County Fire Rescue said the wildfire that was reported in the Green Sea area on Wednesday has grown to 111 acres. However, officials did say that the fire is currently contained. They added that there are some internal spotfires and smoke will still...
Fairmont boys, girls advance to 2nd round
FAIRMONT — A battle which proved to be playoff-style basketball saw the Fairmont boys basketball team come away late with a 60-47 win ov
Hwy 917 in Nichols area closed due to second-alarm residential fire
HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Drivers in the Nichols should avoid the area of Highway 917 and Farguson Road on Thursday night due to a residential structure fire. Horry County Fire Rescue said 917 is completely closed due to the incident. Officials said a second alarm was sent for...
Tools donated for Columbus County school resource officers
COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Council Tool Company donated 18 Halligan tools for each of Columbus County Sheriff’s Office’s school resource officers. SROS will utilize the tools in the following ways:. The Halligan tool’s design allows for swift and efficient entry into locked areas during emergencies, enabling SROs...
The Public Schools of Robeson County plan for called meeting with N.C Sen. Danny Britt
LUMBERTON — The Public Schools of Robeson County Board of Education has planned a special called meeting for 11 a.m. Monday at the distr
Pirates finish tough opening week with loss to Scotland
LUMBERTON — After a program-record 23 wins last year, the Lumberton softball program was prepared to test itself in nonconference play i
Public Schools of Robeson County Career and Technical Education Coordinator among educators honored by Gov. Roy Cooper
RALEIGH — A Public Schools of Robeson County Career and Technical Education Coordinator was among educators honored recently by NC Gov.
Dillon County man badly hurt after being hit by car; investigation underway
DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — A 30-year-old man remains in the hospital after he was hit by a car while walking on Mockingbird Loop in Dillon County Tuesday afternoon, according to Dillon County Sheriff Jamie Hamilton. Hamilton said at this point they’re investigating to see if this incident was...
A literal sisterhood: Smith, Simms sisters lead tight-knit Tornadoes
FAIRMONT — “What is it like to play high school basketball with your sister?” Niah Smith chuckled, saying as much
Tabor City police asking for public assistance in identifying alleged suspect
TABOR CITY, N.C. (WECT) - The Tabor City Police Department is asking for public assistance in identifying a man it says is wanted for a breaking and entering and larceny. “Does any of you recognize this man he is wanted for Breaking and Entering and Larceny by TCPD? If so please contact Lt. Detective S Fowler 910-625-0058,” the TCPD states.