Body camerasa best defensefor a good cop

We can think of no good reason that a law enforcement officer would not want to be equipped with a body camera. We can, however, think of a lot of wro...

October 11th, 2015 |  


Solar farm call puts Cummings at re-election risk

We are unaware of credible evidence that solar farms are a health risk to anyone, but we will keep our mind open enough to have it changed. A reporter...

October 7th, 2015 updated: October 7th, 2015. |  


Lots of talk on education, but very little honest

The General Assembly on Wednesday wrapped up the longest legislative session in 14 years, and did so in a fashion appropriate for this year’s ed...

October 1st, 2015 updated: October 2nd, 2015. |  


Parker continues long journey to kill brain cancer

Maria Parker has peddled across the country in her quest to find a cure for brain cancer, and now she plans to run across the Grand Canyon.Those of us...

September 30th, 2015 updated: October 2nd, 2015. |  


Earlier primary adds urgency for local elections

Gov. Pat McCrory’s signature is all that is needed to give North Carolina residents a greater say in who will be the nation’s next preside...

September 26th, 2015 |  


School’s response made sense, but inform the public

The Robesonian started receiving phone calls mid-morning on Monday from parents, perhaps a half a dozen or so, who were angry because they said their ...

September 24th, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |  


Best paid and benefited commissioners save taxpayers a few dollars

We will say this about the best paid and benefited commissioners in North Carolina, also known as the Robeson County Board of Commissioners: They sure...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


Late on arrival,but budget meetssome critical needs

A two-year state spending plan that was crafted by Republicans and signed into law on Friday by Gov. Pat McCrory almost three months tardy is being gr...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Work rule forfood stamps willbenefit everyone

Critics of a plan to require work out of able-bodied childless adults in order for them to remain eligible to benefit from food stamps won’t att...

September 16th, 2015 |  


Barker’s legacy: A lifetime of benevolence

“From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded.”— Luke 12:48We can think of no more sincere offering than that which ...

September 12th, 2015 |