Robesonian- RSS NEWS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/NEWS http://robesonian.com/section/NEWS Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:18:00 EST 1800 Lumbee filing begins with 3 seeking office http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50202985/Lumbee-filing-begins-with-3-seeking-office PEMBROKE — Two incumbents and a newcomer filed Monday to run for seats on the 21-member Lumbee Tribal Council. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:23:03 EST DNA offered in ‘83 rape, murder http://robesonian.com/news/breaking_news-home_top-news/50200532/DNA-offered-in-83-rape-murder LUMBERTON — New DNA evidence may give two men jailed as teenagers for the 1983 rape and murder of an 11-year-old Red Springs girl a shot at a new trial and freedom. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:37:06 EST Rabies progam off to slow start http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50204243/Rabies-progam-off-to-slow-start LUMBERTON — Dorris Brayboy was grateful for a discounted rabies shot for Lady.“It's really helped me financially because I have so many dogs,” said Brayboy, who lives in Pembroke. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:37:04 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50201525/Crime-report TheftsTyjohnte Johnson, of Swann Drive, Lumberton, reported Friday that he was robbed at gunpoint of 25 cents on C Avenue, according to a police report. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:58:06 EST McDonald appeals in effort to get new trial http://robesonian.com/news/news/50204760/McDonald-appeals-in-effort-to-get-new-trial FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Lawyers for Jeffery MacDonald, convicted more than four decades ago in the stabbing deaths of his wife and two daughters, are asking to appeal a federal judge's ruling and get their client a new trial. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:57:08 EST Obama visit poses dilemma for Hagan http://robesonian.com/news/news/50204756/Obama-visit-poses-dilemma-for-Hagan RALEIGH — Her re-election in doubt, North Carolina's Democratic senator has an uncomfortable decision to make as President Barack Obama appears in her state before a critical audience she's trying to woo: Veterans. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:54:04 EST Two ex-athletes among 3 killed in SC accident http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50199826/Two-ex-athletes-among-3-killed-in-SC-accident DILLON, S.C. — Three Robeson County residents, including two former high school football players, were killed in a single-vehicle accident on Saturday morning in South Carolina. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:54:06 EST Commissioner didn’t see ‘conflict” http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50187600/Commissioner-didnt-see-conflict LUMBERTON — A county commissioner who has been cited for “conflict of interest” in an investigation of the Robeson County Housing Authority said Friday that he had no idea that his wife's sister's husband was considered... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:02:07 EST Filing begins on Monday for Lumbee tribal elections http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50176993/Filing-begins-on-Monday-for-Lumbee-tribal-elections PEMBROKE — The candidate filing period for anyone wanting to run for one of seven seats on the 21-member Lumbee Tribal Council opens Monday and continues through Sept. 12. The election will be held Nov. 18. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 07:02:04 EST Challenge accepted http://robesonian.com/news/local_features/50171644/Challenge-accepted LUMBERTON — There's no escaping the ALS Association's Ice Bucket Challenge — that seemingly ubiquitous social media campaign during which people film themselves getting doused with ice-cold water to raise awareness for Lou... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:19:06 EST New jobs in Scotland County http://robesonian.com/news/business/50170761/New-jobs-in-Scotland-County WAGRAM — Robeson County residents in search of manufacturing work may want to look to Scotland County. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:34:05 EST Chop Shop opens in Lumberton http://robesonian.com/news/business/50178219/Chop-Shop-opens-in-Lumberton LUMBERTON — Kevin Bolin believes that his new Lumberton barbershop is a cut above most hair salons.Located on West Fifth Street, the Chop Shop opened its doors on Aug. 7. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:33:07 EST Incentive possible for local business http://robesonian.com/news/business/50171514/Incentive-possible-for-local-business LUMBERTON — The Lumberton City Council will hold a public hearing next month on potentially offering economic incentives to encourage a local industry looking to expand to do so here. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:33:05 EST Instructors spend summer getting schooled http://robesonian.com/news/news_education/50186788/Instructors-spend-summer-getting-schooled Common wisdom holds that teachers have it made in the summer, with two or three months off with nothing to do but go to the beach and spend money. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:31:06 EST UNCP begins oral history project http://robesonian.com/news/news_education/50187062/UNCP-begins-oral-history-project PEMBROKE — Retired American Indian teachers aged 70 and older are invited to participate in a new oral history project of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Native American Resources Center titled “Telling Our... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:30:14 EST Annual book sale planned for September http://robesonian.com/news/local_features/50170140/Annual-book-sale-planned-for-September Summer is quickly drawing to an end. The children are gathering up their school supplies in anticipation of an exciting new school year, and the library is gearing up for an event-packed season. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:26:08 EST Falling with style http://robesonian.com/news/features/50177093/Falling-with-style This is part of an occasional series that will explore some of the area's most exciting and little known opportunities for everyone's inner adrenaline junkie — editor. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 11:24:04 EST Car show fuels fight against autism http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50193088/Car-show-fuels-fight-against-autism FAIRMONT — A souped-up, Betty Boop-themed Dodge Charger turned a few heads during the third annual Showin' Off for Autism car and motorcycle show at Fairmont Community Park on Saturday. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:57:07 EST Deaths ruled as murder-suicide http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50193981/Deaths-ruled-as-murder-suicide LUMBERTON — The death of a local pastor and his wife earlier this week appears to have been a murder-suicide. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:22:05 EST Clinics offer rabies shots for only $5 http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50186631/Clinics-offer-rabies-shots-for-only-$5 LUMBERTON — Beginning Monday, the Robeson County Veterinary Medical Association will hold a week-long Rabies Vaccination Clinic at all 32 fire departments across the county. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:51:06 EST