Pembroke, NC

Pembroke Day set for Sept. 29

Pembroke Day first began in 1990 and is one of the longest-running traditions at UNC Pembroke. The tradition continues Thursday, Sept. 29. Pembroke Day is the result of collaborative efforts between the university and the Town of Pembroke. The event will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. on the quad between Old Main and the Mary Livermore Library.

Food Truck Rodeos Bring Flavor And Fun To Downtown Dillon

One of City of Dillon Downtown Coordinator Lisa Moody’s favorite quotes is one by Giada De Laurentiis, “Food brings people together on many different levels. It’s nourishment for the soul and the body. It’s truly love.”. This quote may well be behind the highly successful “Eats...

UNC Pembroke climbs in U.S. News college rankings

UNC Pembroke rose nine spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. UNCP is ranked No. 56, placing it in the top half of 136 regional universities in the South. UNCP appeared in six other categories, including a No. 11 ranking in Most Innovative Schools. The university landed in the No. 13 spot in Top Performers on Social Mobility, No. 22 in Top Public Schools, No. 50 in Best Value Schools, and ranked 206th in Best Undergraduate Nursing.
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Christina Edwards educates to empower

LUMBERTON – One educator says her negative experiences as a child in school contributed to her journey back to the classroom to make a positive impact on students and empower them to succeed in academics. Christina Edwards could be seen greeting and embracing former students on Aug. 8 as...

Brock, Jones named Hattie M. Strong scholars at UNC Pembroke

PEMBROKE — Like most educators, Shelby Brock and India Jones, believe education is the key to success in life. This shared philosophy is the driving force behind their pursuit of careers in education as students in the teacher-training program at UNC Pembroke. To ease the path to their goal, Brock and Jones were named the 2022 Hattie M. Strong Scholars — a $5,000 scholarship awarded to students during their internship semester.

Lees-McRae (3-4-2, 2-2-1)-VS-UNC Pembroke (8-1-0, 4-0-0)

GOAL by PEM Fountain, Naomi Assist by Harris, Ashleigh. GOAL by PEM Grossheim, Anna Assist by Lowry, Abigail. Clock LMC Visiting Team Score Team Logo Home Team Score PEM Score Play. 00:00 Coppin, Chiara at goalie for UNC Pembroke. 00:00 Roughton, Mallory at goalie for Lees-McRae. 00:47 Corner kick [00:47].

2023 Palmetto Leadership Class Begins Meeting

Palmetto Leadership Dillon County’s new 2023 class recently held its first meeting. Palmetto Leadership Dillon County is a partnership between the Dillon County Chamber of Commerce and the Clemson Institute for Economic and Community Development/Dillon County Clemson Extension. The Palmetto Leadership program is for adults. The program contains three...
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Arrest made during the homicide investigation

MAXTON — A Maxton man has been arrested while the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office was investigating a body found behind the County Line Grocery store on Tuesday. According to Capt. Randy Dover, 47-year-old Kevin Dial of Hwy. 71 in Maxton was arrested for possession of a firearm by a felon.

Katreia Horne Chosen Stewart Heights Teacher Of The Year

Congratulations to Ms. Katreia Horne, Stewart Heights Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Horne, a first grade teacher, has been teaching for 19 years and has exclusively worked in Dillon District Four. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Francis Marion University. She loves teaching...
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RCC’s Workforce Development staff returns to classroom

LUMBERTON — Walt Disney once said, “Whatever you do, do it well. Do it so well that when people see you do it, they will want to come back and see you do it again, and they will want to bring others and show them how well you do what you do.”

Coroner IDs man stabbed to death in Dillon County

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WBTW) — A 51-year-old man died from stab wounds on Friday in Dillon County, according to Coroner Donnie Grimsley. The victim was identified as Steven McAllister. The incident is considered a homicide, according to the coroner’s office. The stabbing happened at about 1 a.m. Friday along Grove Street, Chief Deputy Jamie Hamilton […]

BHS Class of 1972 has 50-year reunion

Saturday, August 20, was a very special and exciting day for the Blenheim High School Class of 1972. Twenty-one classmates, along with guests and two former teachers and their guests, gathered at Genesis Restaurant in Bennettsville for a time of food, fellowship, and fun. Spencer Smith, Sr. presided over the...

UNCP alumnus, FAEL participant appointed director of federal programs

Philip Oxendine, 2021 First Americans’ Educational Leadership (FAEL) cohort alumnus, was recently appointed as the director of federal programs with the Public Schools of Robeson County. In his role, Oxendine will be responsible for making recommendations for assisting schools within the district to develop federal programs and services for...
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WATCH: Bladen County vehicle break-ins caught on camera

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A few recent vehicle break-ins across Bladen County were caught on camera. The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating several incidents of vehicle break-ins occurring throughout the Bladenboro and Clarkton Areas. Bladen County Communications says they started receiving reports Friday morning at...