Scotland County Sheriff’s Office investigating after body found beside Laurinburg road
SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WMBF) - An investigation is underway after a body was found on McQueen Road Tuesday morning. According to Captain S.R. Dover, around 6:30 a.m. the Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting someone was laying on the side of McQueen Rd. near Jerusalem Rd. This is a...
LPD investigating early Saturday stabbing
LAURINBURG — Laurinburg Police are investigating the stabbing of a man in his home Saturday morning. According to a report from the Laurinburg Police Department, officers responded to Carl Drive around 3 a.m. in reference to an assault. When officers arrived they found a 31-year-old man had been stabbed in his home.
Man hospitalized after appearing in Scotland yard covered in blood
WAGRAM —Sheriff’s deputies were called out to North Turnpike Road after a man showed up covered in blood. According to
Man killed in fatal wreck near Marston
MARSTON — One person was killed and another was injured in a wreck Tuesday morning. According to the N.C. State Highway Patrol, a 2013 Hyundai Elantra was southbound on U.S. 1 just after 8 a.m. when it crossed the center line near Old Laurel Hill Road and struck a 2003 GMC Sierra pickup truck.
People With This Accent Make Less Money
A new study by the University of Chicago reveals that people with a Southern accent make less money than people without one. Researchers found those with strong regional accents, like a Southern one, make 20% less than people, who have no accent. People from New England and New Jersey are...
County Crime Report: May 30
HAMLET — At 12:12 a.m., deputies responded to Channie McManus Dr. following a report of a suspect stealing a plant, valued at $15. The case is closed by means other than arrest. May 28. ROCKINGHAM — At 10:25 p.m., deputies responded to Broadway St. following a report of a...
Raeford man charged with drug trafficking after fentanyl found at his house, deputies say
RAEFORD, N.C. (WNCN) — A Raeford man faces drug trafficking charges after deputies say they found fentanyl when they searched his house. The Hoke County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that Ryan Michael Stephens, 37, was being held in the county’s jail on a charge of trafficking opiates or heroin.
Wilmington police searching for missing woman
WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) - Wilmington police are asking for the public’s help in locating Karen Jill Decatur, 35, who is possibly in Wilmington or Rockingham. Decatur is five feet and five inches tall and weighs around 135 pounds. She was wearing a sweatshirt with Iron Furnace on it, blue jeans and flip-flops. She may also have on her person a purse with a floral design.
Man out on bond in North Carolina jailed on attempted murder charges in Dillon, police say
DILLON, S.C. (WBTW) – A man out on bond in North Carolina was arrested in Dillon Thursday on attempted murder charges, according to police. Michael Jason Blunt, 25, was arrested on three counts of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. According to a news release by the Dillon Police Department, […]
‘Southern Conversations’ sparked in downtown Laurinburg
LAURINBURG — Downtown Laurinburg has a new store to explore. Southern Conversations, a vintage, antiques and design store, op
Rockingham Police seek suspect in VFW break-in
ROCKINGHAM — Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a break-in suspect. According to investigators with the Rockingham Police Department, an unknown man broke into VFW Post 4203 around 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 25. The suspect reportedly entered the building by cutting a hole in the...
Coping with a “disaster diaspora” in Robeson County
This story is the latest in a series of reports that NC Newsline is publishing about environmental justice issues and cumulative pollution impacts in Robeson County. Funding for this project comes from Kozik Environmental Justice Reporting Grants funded by the National Press Foundation and the National Press Club Journalism Institute. On Nevada Street, less than […] The post Coping with a “disaster diaspora” in Robeson County appeared first on NC Newsline.
Rockingham Police investigate Memorial Day weekend shootings
ROCKINGHAM — Police are investigating a pair of shootings over the holiday weekend. According to the Rockingham Police Department, two suspects on foot opened fire on Cauthen Drive around 11 p.m. Saturday, May 27. Four apartments and two vehicles were damaged by bullets, but there were no reported injuries,...
Campbell named new St. Andrews women’s soccer head coach
LAURINBURG — The St. Andrews University Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Ebony Campbell as the next head coach f
From Adversity To Success: Dillon Man Achieving His Dream As An Actor
Darryle Jermaine is no stranger to adversity, but he has used his experiences to not only better his own life but to serve as an inspiration for others who are chasing their dreams. Darryle was born in Brooklyn. His parents had drug problems, and when he was only one year...
An end to Native American mascots?
A state education advisory group is doubling down on its efforts to convince North Carolina school districts to stop using Native American-the
Dillon Community shows love for recent kidney transplant recipient
DILLON, S.C. (WPDE) — Nearly a dozen people came together this past Saturday for "A Day of Love For Titus Bethea” at the park across from Bartell Funeral Home on East Calhoun Street in Dillon. The event was sponsored by the staff at Bartell Funeral Home, Modern Woodmen...
Pirates’ Hammonds becomes 4th local ‘23 signee to FTCC women’s basketball
LUMBERTON — When Carly Hammonds signed to play basketball at Fayetteville Technical Community College on Wednesday, she became the fourt
Dillon Spring Football
Coach Roller is well on his way to his own “Hall of Fame” coaching career. His first two teams finished 22-2 and played for the AAA Lower State championships in 2021 and 2022. “What we hope we accomplished during our Spring work-outs was developing strength and speed in...
2 Scotland High teens join fight to reduce teen pregnancy
LAURINBURG — Every May, communities nationwide observe Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month to encourage service providers and families to wo
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