NEWS


10:02 pm
Updated: 5:50 pm. |    
Child abuse suspected in death
3:35 pm
Updated: 4:46 pm. |    
City jumps to head of parade
10:30 am
Updated: 8:07 pm. |    
Lumberton Cellulose nears 50th birthday
PSRC picks top employees for October

PSRC picks top employees for October

LUMBERTON — Betty Jones, Sonya Parrent and Robert Owens are the Public Schools of Robeson County’s Employees of the Month for October.Jone...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Mountaire chairman inducted into hall of fame

MILLSBORO, Del. — The leader of Mountaire Farms Inc. has been inducted into the North Carolina Poultry Federation’s Hall of Fame.Ronnie Ca...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Take steps to keep holiday mean safe

Take steps to keep holiday mean safe

I love connecting with family during the holidays, sharing cooking traditions with my two lovely daughters, and I thrive on exchanging ideas with them...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Sodexo plans $1M eatery for UNCP’s business school

PEMBROKE — The global food service giant Sodexo is investing $1 million toward construction of a new multi-million dollar facility that will hou...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Jackson joins Edward Jones

Jackson joins Edward Jones

LUMBERTON — Josh Jackson has joined the Edward Jones office as a new financial advisor.Josh Jackson joins financial advisor Mary Jo Walter at th...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Hurricane recoveries get $52K boost

FAYETTEVILLE — Relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recently received a big budgetary boost from members of Farm Credit...

November 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


11:46 pm |    
Sherrill stays the course
7:14 pm
Updated: 11:42 pm. |    
Pembroke Soccer Association wins title
McGirt surges on moving day at RSM Classic

McGirt surges on moving day at RSM Classic

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Saturday was moving day for Fairmont native William McGirt at the RSM Classic on the Seaside course.McGirt jumped up 37...

November 18th, 2017 |  


McGirt makes cut in Georgia

McGirt makes cut in Georgia

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Rebounding from a disappointing finish in the first round of the RSM Classic, William McGirt flipped the script on Frid...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Mustangs bounced by Vikings

Mustangs bounced by Vikings

ROWLAND — The Plymouth football team has played in a NCHSAA 1A state championship football game every season since 2012, and to make it to a six...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Defense lifts Tornadoes over Pirates

Defense lifts Tornadoes over Pirates

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont boys basketball team was in vintage form on Friday night.In the first half of its 76-68 win over in-county rival Lumbert...

November 17th, 2017 |  


UNCP’s Silus Kipkoech racing toward history

UNCP’s Silus Kipkoech racing toward history

PEMBROKE — Freshman Silus Kipkoech has his eyes set on being an All-American before his time is up as a cross country runner for The University ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Wolfpack still chasing history as it heads to Wake Forest

Wolfpack still chasing history as it heads to Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM — Despite missing out on a chance at a berth in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship, N.C. State still has an opportunity to...

November 17th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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We can do more

We can do more

It’s not news that Robeson County could benefit from economic stimulus. In the past two decades, the already poor county has been hit by economi...

November 17th, 2017 updated: November 17th, 2017. |  


SeHealth’s ranks swell

SeHealth’s ranks swell

LUMBERTON — Debra Beasley and Dr. Breton Juberg have joined the ranks of Southeastern Health’s providers of women’s health care.Beas...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Britt-Jones

Britt-Jones

Candice Britt and Dakota Jones, of Shannon, exchanged vows on the afternoon of April 8, 2017. The ceremony took place at 1464 McGoogan Farm Road in Sh...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Brown and Locklear

Brown and Locklear

Melissa Brown, of Shannon, announces her engagement and forthcoming marriage to Julius Locklear, of Shannon.The bride-elect is the daughter of the lat...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Locklear and Oxendine

Locklear and Oxendine

Kay Sanderson Locklear and Patrick Locklear, of Maxton, announce the engagement and forthcoming nuptials of their daughter Elizabeth Barnetta Locklear...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Fairmont plans holiday events

FAIRMONT — The town will serve as host to a variety of Christmas fun at the 10th annual Holiday on Main event Dec. 1.The night will begin with a...

November 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


2:34 pm
Updated: 3:01 pm. |    

Commissioners see ISD as ally, not the enemy

10:53 am |    
Time to put China on notice
NC’s water under attack

NC’s water under attack

The Clean Water Act turned 45 last month and for the last four and half decades it has improved protections for our drinking water, fishing spots, and...

November 16th, 2017 |  


UNCP athletics being used as vehicle to teach life’s lessons

To the Editor,Along with my morning coffee today, the article in The Robesonian in the sports section written by Dick Christy warmed my heart. Being i...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Road leads back to public TV

Road leads back to public TV

RALEIGH — I could always hear John McLaughlin long before I could see him.The larger-than-life former Jesuit priest, Nixon speechwriter, and hos...

November 15th, 2017 |  


SeHealth makes right call reopening clinic

Last week and without a lot of fanfare, Southeastern Health announced a decision that was the right thing to do, but might not have been best for the ...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Foot work rules municipalities

Foot work rules municipalities

Municipal elections are interesting political laboratories. Since they are non-partisan, party operatives may act as advisors but typically are not in...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

RALEIGH — I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain...

November 13th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


9:39 am |    
Jackson joins Edward Jones
Jackson joins Edward Jones

Jackson joins Edward Jones

LUMBERTON — Josh Jackson has joined the Edward Jones office as a new financial advisor.Josh Jackson joins financial advisor Mary Jo Walter at th...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Hurricane recoveries get $52K boost

FAYETTEVILLE — Relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recently received a big budgetary boost from members of Farm Credit...

November 18th, 2017 |  


Stay local this holiday season

Stay local this holiday season

I remember as a child how my grandmother would start getting anxious about Christmas as soon as Halloween came. I would often think that seemed like l...

November 11th, 2017 |  


Clay events support youth clubs

FAYETTEVILLE — Four-H and FFA clubs throughout the state will share evenly in $103,000 raised by Farm Credit Associations of North Carolina.AgCa...

November 11th, 2017 |  


The Robesonian rededicated

The Robesonian rededicated

Mayor Bruce Davis, far right, helps Denise Ward, publisher of The Robesonian, with scissors, cut the ribbon on the dedication of the newspaper’s...

November 4th, 2017 |