County needs rules on how many dogs a family can have

To the Editor,I would like to share a concern that has affected me, my family, and other residents in the neighborhood. For the last 14 months we have...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Firing of Lumberton High coach violates trust, sets bad precedent

To the Editor,I am writing to speak on an incredible injustice. The firing of Mike Setzer as the football coach at Lumberton High School wreaks of unf...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Time for something new at Southside-Elementary School

To the Editor,I attended the Nov. 28 community meeting sponsored by the town of Rowland to discuss the future of Southside-Ashpole Elementary School.W...

December 4th, 2017 |  


Require side underride guards on tractor-trailers to save lives

To the Editor,Eleven percent of all bicyclist fatalities and 7 percent of pedestrian fatalities are the result of accidents involving tractor-trailer ...

December 1st, 2017 |  


Southside-Ashpole must stay open; parents deservs details of ISD plan

To the Editor,My daughter is in pre-K at Southside-Ashpole Elementary. What happens at that school will have a significant impact on her and many othe...

November 30th, 2017 |  


Portable basketball goals don’t belong in the public right of way

To the Editor,The Robesonian recently published a photograph of a child playing basketball on a Lumberton street. It was enabled by those who sell bas...

November 29th, 2017 |  


Speak up against GOP tax plan

Speak up against GOP tax plan

As someone who grew up in Lumberton, I was always told to go off to pursue my education, which I am currently doing. I have been fortunate that my jou...

November 28th, 2017 updated: November 28th, 2017. |  


Doctor says county judicial system needs good polishing

To the Editor,Being robbed in Robeson County has been an enlightening experience. The investigation and arrest of the suspect was far from any accepta...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Paper must keep us informed on Chemours contamination

To the Editor,I hope The Robesonian will make it a priority to keep citizens informed about the GenX contamination of our area by DuPont/Chemours. Bla...

November 20th, 2017 |  


UNCP athletics being used as vehicle to teach life’s lessons

To the Editor,Along with my morning coffee today, the article in The Robesonian in the sports section written by Dick Christy warmed my heart. Being i...

November 15th, 2017 |