Cooper’s veto ends latest effort to hurt newspapers

It is no secret that the newspaper industry, still uncomfortable with the internet all these years later, is struggling, but if it should have a last ...

July 19th, 2017 updated: July 20th, 2017. |  


Commissioners choke on pipeline, but will fix error

The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday blew a wide-open slam dunk, a miss that could have major ramifications for this county’s eco...

July 19th, 2017 updated: July 19th, 2017. |  


School board needs to get it done, or get out of the way

There is a fundamental problem when it comes to the hiring of the next superintendent for the Public Schools of Robeson County.It is the task of the B...

July 15th, 2017 updated: July 15th, 2017. |  


School board regroups, but the pool gets more shallow

Only a few returned our phones, but of the members of the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County who dared speak through us to yo...

July 13th, 2017 updated: July 13th, 2017. |  


Chair should look in mirror in blame game

A hopelessly divided Board of Education on Monday selected Peggy Wilkins-Chavis as its chairman, doing so after Joshua Malcolm, a well-respected attor...

July 11th, 2017 updated: July 12th, 2017. |  


The black-and-white truth about The Six

We will pull no punch today, but instead lay out the truth here, all in black and white.On Monday, six school board members — Brian Freeman, Dwa...

July 8th, 2017 updated: July 8th, 2017. |  


School board stays stuck on round and round

As we write this it’s unclear if the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County on Saturday voted privately on and selected the...

July 1st, 2017 updated: July 3rd, 2017. |  


Huggins rewarded for beauty, talent, plus determination

Victoria Huggins is obviously easy on the eyes, and after a lyric or two, it’s clear she is also an immensely talented singer and performer.But ...

June 29th, 2017 updated: June 29th, 2017. |  


Will The Five go low and embarrass themselves again?

Five members of the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson on Saturday will be given the chance to once again embarrass themselves, the ...

June 28th, 2017 updated: June 29th, 2017. |  


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 |