Irma likely to head west, but remain on guard

Hurricane Matthew didn’t do The Robesonian many favors, straining our ability to inform readers while rendering our staff essentially homeless f...

September 9th, 2017 |  


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September 7th, 2017 |  


Duke’s decision to recycle coal ash helps with PR problem

If Christine Ellis and Mac Legerton are pleased with a decision by Duke Energy concerning coal-ash disposal, then so are we.Ellis, of the South Caroli...

September 6th, 2017 |  


Now the time to prepare in case Irma visits

When there is one approaching, we have often used this space to warn readers that the best way to survive a hurricane is to prepare in advance for the...

September 5th, 2017 |  


2015 law provides path forward on Confederate monuments

The front line in the impending battle between those who want Confederate monuments in North Carolina to come down and those who stand opposed is like...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


School photograph doesn’t inspire trust in teachers

And deeper into the wormhole we descend.Or perhaps, a photograph making its rounds on social media is simply void of some badly needed context.We were...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Text HARVEY to 90999 and enjoy the moment

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” — Charles DickensImagine that on Oct. 9, 2016, the day after ...

August 29th, 2017 |  


The face of Lumbee poverty still the face of a child

To the Editor,In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and its destruction I have cause to think about the history and present living conditions of our communi...

August 29th, 2017 |  


Schools face ‘few’ challenges as new year begins

As the 2017-18 school year begins on Monday, the local theme, unfortunately, appears to be one of fewer.Students tomorrow will return to 41 schools, o...

August 26th, 2017 |  


ESPN fumbles with removal of announcer Lee

(Somewhere recently in a back office at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Conn., the following conversation or something similar was had.)ESPN exe...

August 23rd, 2017 |