Bladen County voters will decide whether to increase the local sales tax to pay for school resource officers. If they say no, the property tax rate will change. Read more Continue reading Will Bladen County voters increase sales tax to fund school resource officers?
Wendy Jones was the second Native American in three months who Robeson County investigators say was killed in a domestic violence situation. Read more Continue reading A young mother was abused. Then her dismembered body was found in Robeson County
A group of Border Belt-area residents and UNC Pembroke students told journalists Thursday evening that reliable news is hard to come by. Organizers say the forum helped them understand how people get their news, what the barriers are, and what types of stories people want. “To extend better service to communities, news organizations first need to spend time listening to people, understanding their habits, and …Read more Continue reading Journalists hear that people want better access to local news and more stories that focus on solutions
More students in NC’s Border Belt region passed state exams last school year, but the numbers continued to lag behind pre-pandemic scores. Read more Continue reading Test scores start to bounce back in North Carolina’s Border Belt schools