Effie Cochrane

Effie Cochrane

STATE ROAD — Effie Miller Cochrane, 103, passed quietly on Thursday, March 9, 2017, at Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. Born and ra...

March 10th, 2017 updated: March 10th, 2017. |  


EHS Yearbook Club captures memories

EHS Yearbook Club captures memories

Turn back the clock to when you were in high school. Most people anticipate receiving their yearbooks, but did you realize all the preparation and hou...

March 8th, 2017 |  


LUMBERTON — The FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Lumberton and Fayetteville will be closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Clinton, Trump in North Carolina as days to campaign dwindle

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina residents undecided or yet to go to the polls are targets of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as they visit again ...

November 3rd, 2016 updated: November 3rd, 2016. |  


Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

Bolt says tight schedule slowed down 100-meter sprinters

RIO DE JANEIRO — Usain Bolt rarely complains about going too fast.After the rushed road to Sunday night’s 100-meter final, he had to make ...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

Biles’ run at Olympic history ends with bronze on the beam

RIO DE JANEIRO — Simone Biles felt her right foot slip. Then her left.As she reached down to steady herself on the balance beam — her firs...

August 15th, 2016 |  


Upset over Nadal puts del Potro in tennis final vs. Murray

Upset over Nadal puts del Potro in tennis final vs. Murray

RIO DE JANEIRO — Juan Martin del Potro ended Rafael Nadal’s bid for an unprecedented second Olympic singles gold medal in a thrill-a-minut...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Coxswain’s rallying cry spurs US women’s eight to more gold

Coxswain’s rallying cry spurs US women’s eight to more gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — The U.S. boat was in third place halfway through the race when coxswain Katelin Snyder shouted the magic words: “This is ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

Egyptian judoka refuses to shake Israeli opponent’s hand

RIO DE JANEIRO — Middle Eastern politics spilled onto the judo mat Friday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics when an Egyptian competitor refused to ...

August 13th, 2016 |  


US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

BRASILIA, Brazil — Taunted by local fans since the Olympics began and stinging from a surprising loss, Hope Solo called Sweden a “bunch of...

August 13th, 2016 |