Robesonian- RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 29 May 2015 01:17:23 EST 1800 Man suffers ‘major’ injuries when shot LUMBERTON — A 23-year-old Lumberton man was seriously injured after being shot in the stomach near his home this week, according to a police report. Thu, 28 May 2015 16:16:22 EST Crime report Break-insThe following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office: Thu, 28 May 2015 16:11:24 EST Tribe faces repayment of $225K$225K PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina could have to pay back almost $225,000 to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in money that was used to fund ineligible programs and services. Thu, 28 May 2015 09:11:19 EST Senate bill allows Sunday hunting, but only after noon RALEIGH (AP) — A Senate panel has agreed to eliminate North Carolina's long-standing Sunday hunting ban with guns, with an exemption.The Senate agriculture committee voted Wednesday for a measure to... Thu, 28 May 2015 08:06:13 EST House bill gives magistrates out on gay weddings RALEIGH — J. Stanley Carmical, Robeson County's chief District Court judge, isn't concerned that some North Carolina court officials won't have to perform same-sex marriages based on “sincerely held” religious... Thu, 28 May 2015 09:36:12 EST A survivor’s story This is the second of three profiles of cancer survivors in advance of the annual Relay for Life, which begins Friday. It's website is at — editor. Thu, 28 May 2015 09:26:15 EST NCCU denies allegations of bias against non-blacks DURHAM (AP) — Three former employees at N.C. Central University have filed lawsuits against the school's chancellor, saying she discriminated against non-blacks and spent taxpayer money for personal use. Thu, 28 May 2015 08:26:14 EST McCrory again makes bonds pitch to legislators RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory pitched bond referenda once again Wednesday to fellow Republicans in charge of the General Assembly. Thu, 28 May 2015 08:01:13 EST UNC drops 46 degree programs CHAPEL HILL (AP) — Students who wish to pursue degrees in jazz, theater and a variety of other fields soon will no longer be able to do so at some of North Carolina's public universities. Thu, 28 May 2015 07:51:11 EST Jonathan Drew Associated Press RALEIGH — A state Senate committee approved a proposal Wednesday for North Carolina to join the handful of states that require a 72-hour waiting period for abortions. Thu, 28 May 2015 07:46:12 EST Jobless rate inches up as more people look for work RALEIGH — A continuing stream of sidelined workers who have resumed looking for jobs caused North Carolina's unemployment rate to tick up to 5.5 percent in April. Thu, 28 May 2015 07:41:11 EST Crime report Thefts Wed, 27 May 2015 13:56:18 EST Survivor’s story This is the first of three profiles of cancer survivors in advance of the annual Relay for Life, which begins Friday. It's website is at — editor. Wed, 27 May 2015 11:41:30 EST DSS: No issue on food stamp applications LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Department of Social Services is not having any trouble getting food stamp applications processed quickly, a problem that is occurring elsewhere in the state. Wed, 27 May 2015 10:01:22 EST Sanderson, 69, praised for training officers LUMBERTON — James Sanderson, a longtime law enforcement officer and instructor in Robeson County who twice made runs for sheriff as a Republican candidate, is being remembered for his ability to train young people in the profession he... Wed, 27 May 2015 09:21:18 EST Early College prepares pair for next step As Rachel Maynor walked across the stage to graduate from Robeson Early College High School on Friday, her accolades were evident in the numerous honor cords, which were draped around her neck. Maynor, the class valedictorian, had already received an... Wed, 27 May 2015 09:46:28 EST Fairmont does budget work FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Board of Commissioners took a look at a proposed budget Tuesday night that keeps the 73-cent property tax rate the same and does not include any new fees or salary increases for town employees. Wed, 27 May 2015 09:21:21 EST Silver Alert issued for missing 64-year-old FAYETTEVILLE — A Silver Alert has been issued for a Fayetteville man who is believed to be heading toward Shannon. Wed, 27 May 2015 08:26:21 EST 3 dies in SC drownings MYRTLE BEACH (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a Sumter man who drowned at Myrtle Beach during the Memorial Day weekend. Wed, 27 May 2015 07:51:14 EST Baby dies from crash injuries HAMPSTEAD (AP) — A baby born after his mother had to undergo an emergency C-section following a crash that killed his brother has died. Wed, 27 May 2015 07:46:16 EST