Robesonian- RSS NEWS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/NEWS http://robesonian.com/section/NEWS Thu, 24 Jul 2014 07:30:48 EST 1800 Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50019039/Crime-report Thefts Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Grant to help renovate SRMC floor http://robesonian.com/news/health-news/50013794/Grant-to-help-renovate-SRMC-floor LUMBERTON — Sixty-three years after it was first built, the fourth floor of the Southeastern Regional Medical Center will be receiving a major face-lift thanks in part to a recently announced $500,000 grant. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man injured in drive-by shooting http://robesonian.com/news/news/50017299/Man-injured-in-drive-by-shooting LUMBERTON — A 26-year old Lumberton man was injured during a drive-by shooting today at a Fayetteville Road shopping center, according to the Lumberton Police Department. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Campbell adds to winning total http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/310085/Campbell-adds-to-winning-total LUMBERTON — Berlester Campbell on Tuesday picked up 16 of 25 provisional votes, upping his District 2 victory over incumbent Robeson County Commissioner Hubert Sealey. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST HUD suspends housing head http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/306272/HUD-suspends-housing-head LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday suspended Housing Authority Director Ronald Oxendine with pay until completion of an investigation into the Housing Authority's procurement policies and procedures is... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Squirrel causes power outage, 2 people trapped on elevator http://robesonian.com/news/news/310289/Squirrel-causes-power-outage-2-people-trapped-on-elevator LUMBERTON — Two people in Lumberton had to face some of the our most dreaded fears at once on Tuesday — darkness and claustrophobia. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tree crushes car; driver ducks injury http://robesonian.com/news/news/308707/Tree-crushes-car;-driver-ducks-injury LUMBERTON — Eighteen inches.That, according to John Rancke, is how close he came to being killed on Monday by a falling tree. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Senate panel OKs sales-tax bill http://robesonian.com/news/news/314096/Senate-panel-OKs-sales-tax-bill RALEIGH (AP) — Four large North Carolina counties would see their authority to raise sales taxes scaled back under legislation passed Tuesday by a Senate panel. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Boys and Girls Club holds annual duck race Saturday http://robesonian.com/news/news/310075/Boys-and-Girls-Club-holds-annual-duck-race-Saturday LUMBERTON — The Boys and Girls Club of Robeson County will hold its 12th annual Duck Race at 11 a.m. on Saturday in order to raise money to make the club affordable for youths. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/308617/Crime-report TheftsCarol Holmes reported Monday that six issues of The Robesonian, valued at $1.50 each, were stolen from Sunoco on Elizabethtown Road, Lumberton, according to a police report. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Robesonian launches new website http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/309233/The-Robesonian-launches-new-website The Robesonian is today unveiling a significant upgrade of its website, making robesonian.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman finds husband dead at door of home http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/307245/Woman-finds-husband-dead-at-door-of-home LUMBERTON — Sheriff's deputies are trying to determine what killed a 40-year-old man found dead by his wife at the door of their Lumberton home, according to a statement from the Robeson County Sheriff's Office. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST ‘The Boys and Girls Club saves lives’ http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/303772/The-Boys-and-Girls-Club-saves-lives PEMBROKE — Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, as well as blood types. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST March of Dimes to hold kick-off event Tuesday http://robesonian.com/news/news/302744/March-of-Dimes-to-hold-kick-off-event-Tuesday LUMBERTON — The March of Dimes will hold a kick-off event at Biggs Park Mall on Tuesday to promote its upcoming Lumber River March for Babies fundraiser. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/303013/Crime-report Thefts Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Woman charged in stabbing; man critical http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/302428/Woman-charged-in-stabbing;-man-critical LUMBERTON — A 26-year-old St. Pauls woman has been charged in a dispute at a Lumberton home that nearly killed a Tabor City man, according to Lumberton police. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Firemen’s group meets Tuesday http://robesonian.com/news/news/5214167/Firemens-group-meets-Tuesday LUMBERTON — The Lumberton Firefighter's Relief Fund board of trustees will meet on Tuesday. The board is expected to review its financial report with city and fire department staff. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Leaders, educators tour Maxton solar farm http://robesonian.com/news/business/5304908/Leaders-educators-tour-Maxton-solar-farm MAXTON — Local officials, business leaders and educators were treated to a tour of the O2 Energies solar farm in Maxton on Wednesday, an event that the solar company's president said he hopes will bring attention to the educational... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Traffic stop on county’s agenda http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/5321186/Traffic-stop-on-countys-agenda LUMBERTON — After several years of monitoring traffic flow at the intersection of N.C. 72 and Union Chapel Road, the state Department of Transportation is recommending that the intersection become an all-way stop. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Senate bill limts sales-tax options http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/5314811/Senate-bill-limts-sales-tax-options LUMBERTON — A proposal pending in the state Senate that places a cap on the amount of local sales taxes a county can collect would kill plans by Robeson County officials to fund new jail construction by increasing the county's local sales... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST