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Donnie Douglas

Position: Editor
E-Mail Address: ddouglas@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 910-416-5649

Latest Stories by Donnie Douglas

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Fairmont native William McGirt recorded his third straight top-25 finish this morning, finishing off an even-par round in the weather-plagued Honda Classic while approaching a half-million dollars in earnings during this PGA season.
McGirt, beginning with his second shot on No. 16 after play was suspended on Sunday

McGirt takes 22nd at Honda Classic, nears $500K mark

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Fairmont native William McGirt recorded his third straight top-25 finish this morning, finishing off an even-par round in the weather-plagued Honda Classic while approaching a half-million dollars in earnings during this PGA season. McGirt, beginning with his second shot on No. 16 after play was suspended on Sunday

CHAPEL HILL — Two staff writers at The Robesonian were recognized for their work during the North Carolina Press Association's annual awards banquet last week.
Sarah Willets was awarded first place in the category of General News Reporting and Jaymie Baxley was awarded third place in the Arts and Entertainment Reporting category.
Willets wa

Willets, Baxley honored with NCPA writing awards

CHAPEL HILL — Two staff writers at The Robesonian were recognized for their work during the North Carolina Press Association's annual awards banquet last week. Sarah Willets was awarded first place in the category of General News Reporting and Jaymie Baxley was awarded third place in the Arts and Entertainment Reporting category. Willets wa

McGirt enjoys another solid Sunday, finishes in 14th place

LOS ANGELES — For the second straight Sunday, Fairmont native William McGirt turned in one of the day's best rounds, climbing the leaderboard for a good payday while snatching some all-important FedEx Cup points. McGirt, having started the final round in 39th place in the Northern Trust Open, which was being played on the difficult Riviera C

LUMBERTON — In a surprise announcement Thursday night, Johnny Hunt said he plans to retire on July 1 as superintendent of the Public Schools of Robeson County.
The announcement, which was made at the end of a meeting of the Board of Education, was greeted with shocked looks and gasps. One school board member — Peggy Wilkins Chavis R

Hunt to retire as schools chief

LUMBERTON — In a surprise announcement Thursday night, Johnny Hunt said he plans to retire on July 1 as superintendent of the Public Schools of Robeson County. The announcement, which was made at the end of a meeting of the Board of Education, was greeted with shocked looks and gasps. One school board member — Peggy Wilkins Chavis R

LUMBERTON — Al Locklear has put it out there for fellow competitors in the United Way of Robeson County's Dancing with the Robeson County Stars.
“I won't say that we're going to win for most money but I'm pretty sure we should place as the best dance,” the Lumbee Tribal councilman and owner of True Value Hardware said.
Locklear

Dancers ready to make their moves

LUMBERTON — Al Locklear has put it out there for fellow competitors in the United Way of Robeson County's Dancing with the Robeson County Stars. “I won't say that we're going to win for most money but I'm pretty sure we should place as the best dance,” the Lumbee Tribal councilman and owner of True Value Hardware said. Locklear

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Fairmont native William McGirt completed a solid weekend on Sunday with a 4-under-par 68 in the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, vaulting up the leaderboard to finish in a tie for 21st place, good enough for a $63,845 check.
McGirt, who had rounds of 68, 72, 66 and 68, finished at 14 under par

McGirt closes with 68, finishes 21st overall as Snedeker wins at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Fairmont native William McGirt completed a solid weekend on Sunday with a 4-under-par 68 in the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, vaulting up the leaderboard to finish in a tie for 21st place, good enough for a $63,845 check. McGirt, who had rounds of 68, 72, 66 and 68, finished at 14 under par

Donnie Douglas can be reached at 910-416-5649 or by cell at 910-373-9317. Date Sunday, Feb. 15 2015 Volume: 146 Issue: 40 Page TEASER – ROB021515 1)ROB021415ROB021515 2) CENTER — ROB021515firecollege (art only) 3) ROB021515county 12 inches (drop) 4) ROB021515dancing 12 inches (there are 13 photos, but DO NOT USE any in the pape

McGirt finishes strong, wins $37,000 in Phoenix

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — William McGirt saved his best for last on Sunday, closing with four birdies in his last eight holes to vault up the leaderboard and finish tied for 30th in the Phoenix Open, enough to pocket $36,729 and earn 37 FedEx Cup points. The Fairmont native, who began the day at 1 under par after a birdie-less 74 during Saturday's





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