Robesonian- RSS Feed Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:52:40 EST 1800 Versatile Beacham wins Scholar-Athlete LAURINBURG — Before Robert Beacham arrived at Scotland High and became an integral part of the Fighting Scots' offensive attack, the now-senior standout was all about football. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:41:22 EST Phialas: Despite technology, modern broadcasters treading old waters It has been decades since Bob Dylan suggested that one does not need accuweather to know which way the wind blows. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:41:17 EST Sunday’s local sports briefs 3 coaches come with N.C. State caravan Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:41:16 EST FRINGE: Swing for Health tournament approaching In less than two weeks, golfers around the county will have the chance to help local students in their hunt for a medical career, but now's the time to sign up. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 22:36:19 EST Battle of the buses Contributed photo | Bus drivers from across the Public Schools of Robeson County put their skills to the test during the 15th annual School Bus Rodeo last week. Sixteen bus drivers participated in the competition, which featured an obstacle course... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:06:13 EST Health week held LUMBERTON —In honor of National Public Health Week, Robeson County Health Department employees held health education events and fitness activities and named one employee Ms. Public Health. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:36:29 EST Expo a healthy mix of fitness, fun LUMBERTON — While picking up jewelry at Biggs Park Mall on Saturday, Jennifer Thompson was surprised to find cheerleaders dancing, chefs cooking and children hula hooping. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:36:20 EST Bill’s not about guns, God, but property rights God and guns. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:16:12 EST A reason to smile LUMBERTON — For Jill Sellers-Dove, the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine's community service center in Lumberton is the place to go for any kind of dental care. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:06:19 EST Getting energized to create jobs Carpe diem. Latin for “seize the day,” this phrase is used by many to encourage folks to make the most out of every opportunity. I'm a strong believer in taking full advantage of opportunities that arise. In Congress, I'm also... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:31:10 EST House bill would allow hunting on Sundays in NC LUMBERTON — A bill being considered by members of the state House is pitting property rights against religious freedom. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:06:15 EST Food labels help lead shoppers to healthy groceries Organic food is big business these days. There are several reasons one might choose organic over conventional or vice versa. Making educated choices about this can be confusing, especially when we have limited food dollars. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:51:11 EST Library offers litany of events The Robeson County Public Library recently celebrated National Library Week by exploring the “unlimited possibilities at your library.” Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:36:11 EST Pack keeps Tornadoes grounded FAIRMONT — Sophomore McKenzie Gore hasn't been at full strength this season for the Whiteville High School baseball team, which has limited his time on the mound. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:41:27 EST Braves’ Langley earns PBC award after final season FLORENCE, S.C. — With just six wins total and one conference win, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke faced a trying season, one made even harder by news that the program would be cut at the end of the season for financial... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:41:21 EST Oxendine’s gem not enough for Rams SOUTHERN PINES — The Purnell Swett High School baseball team allowed just one run on Friday during a 1-0 loss at Pinecrest, but it cost the Rams more than just the game. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:41:16 EST Students benefit from Goodwill gift ST. PAULS — Stephanie McLean asked a group of students sitting inside the St. Pauls Elementary School gymnasium Friday to name the most important computer. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:26:13 EST WCU frat suspended following ‘waterboarding’ CULLOWHEE (AP) — Western Carolina University officials have suspended a fraternity for five years after a pledge said he was “water-boarded.” Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:56:12 EST Raleigh agrees to price to purchase Dorothea Dix RALEIGH (AP) — Raleigh officials have approved plans to buy 300 acres near downtown that formerly housed a state mental hospital for about $52 million. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:56:11 EST Plant to locate near Monroe, hire 250 MONROE (AP) — A Los Angeles company plans to hire 250 people at a new printing and data center in Union County over the next five years. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:46:12 EST