What’s the right price for 30 years of denied freedom?

How much is spending 30 years of the prime of one’s life in prison while under the threat of execution worth in terms of dollars and cents? Accor...

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  


Court decision ends months of no suspense

Although it was a long and winding road, no one familiar with how the Lumbee Tribal Government operates expected a different ending. The fix, we ca...

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  


Work First drug-testing a sham

We have previously expressed our ambivalence when it comes to mandatory drug-testing for people to receive welfare, primarily because we are unaware o...

September 2nd, 2015 updated: September 2nd, 2015. |  


Campbell keeps promise; will others follow?

When Berlester Campbell was running for the District 2 seat on the Robeson County Board of Commissioners, he was eager to tell this newspaper of his p...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Schools boardneeds a dose ofJudge Manning

There is an online petition that has now garnered almost 600 signatures that basically asks the North Carolina School Boards Association to put on its...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  


County vetsdoing their partfighting rabies

Robeson County isn’t under a rabies watch; it’s under a rabies warning, meaning the killer virus is out there.There have been in recent mo...

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  


Horrific accident shows consequences of driving impaired

The deaths this week of a former public servant in Robeson County, his wife and son are a gruesome reminder of what can happen when people who are imp...

August 20th, 2015 |  


Lawmakers still holding hostage our public schools

As we were adding our voice to the growing chorus of those who insist that it is way past time for the General Assembly to adopt a two-year spending p...

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  


Mum’s the word for school board

When The Robesonian attempted to contact all 11 members of the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County with what we thought was a ...

August 15th, 2015 updated: August 15th, 2015. |  


Retooled tax plan would aid Robeson County

For Robeson County, a legislative victory this week was just one step of three, and it was a bit hollow. But, as a headline in this newspaper blare...

August 13th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2015. |