Britt gets off to quick start to Robeson’s benefit

Danny Britt has had a good first six months as a state senator representing all of Robeson and Columbus counties.The proof, as he is not reluctant to ...

June 24th, 2017 |  


Delay now brings urgency to superintendent pick

When word began spreading on Tuesday that the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County had postponed a special meeting that had bee...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Budget proposal has plenty to like — at first glance

The devil, as they say, is in the details, and as is always the case with budgets as thick as the General Assembly’s that are largely crafted in...

June 21st, 2017 updated: June 21st, 2017. |  


School board’s shenanigans is really on all of us

It was a fractured school board that on Saturday assembled just outside of Pembroke to try and determine who is the best person to lead a school syste...

June 17th, 2017 updated: June 19th, 2017. |  


School board goes low on Tommy Lowry

Five members of the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County on Tuesday night offered up a lesson on pettiness and divisiveness, pi...

June 14th, 2017 updated: June 15th, 2017. |  


Court: Commissioners can’t be random in granting permits

There is a conversation to be had about solar farms, and if they are a benefit or a blemish, but one thing is no longer in dispute concerning them on ...

June 14th, 2017 updated: June 14th, 2017. |  


Easing rules on concealed weapons makes no sense

You wouldn’t know it from watching the nightly news, but gun deaths in the United States have been on a gradual decline since the early 1990s.Su...

June 10th, 2017 updated: June 10th, 2017. |  


Pittsburgh tries to keep alumnus on the bench

Cameron Johnson is a 21-year-old recent alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh who graduated with a 3.9 GPA and summa cum laude while earning his deg...

June 7th, 2017 updated: June 8th, 2017. |  


Police need public’s help in the deaths of 3

Violence is so prevalent in Robeson County — we have had a pretty firm grip on No. 1 in North Carolina in recent years — that it has becom...

June 7th, 2017 updated: June 7th, 2017. |  


Twenty bucks small price to pay for better teachers

If you asked a husband and wife who own a $100,000 home and have school-aged children if each would pack a bag lunch for work one day a year instead o...

June 3rd, 2017 updated: June 6th, 2017. |