Robesonian- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://robesonian.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://robesonian.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:16:43 EST 1800 Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/153025138/Crime-report TheftsTeresa Moctezuma, of Baltimore Church Road, Fairmont, reported Sunday that her $100 cell phone was stolen at a home on Crandlemire Road in Lumberton, according to a police report. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:35 EST (No heading) http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153025355/ HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — He was coming off two weeks of rest and admittingly wasn't striking or putting the ball well, but Fairmont native William McGirt used the weekend to make the RBC Heritage tournament a success. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:31 EST Pembroke officer being proved for excessive force http://robesonian.com/news/health-news/153026693/Pembroke-officer-being-proved-for-excessive-force PEMBROKE — A Pembroke police officer is the subject of an internal investigation following allegations that he used excessive force during an arrest. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:30 EST Police following leads in Saturday shooting death http://robesonian.com/news/news/153020802/Police-following-leads-in-Saturday-shooting-death LUMBERTON — Lumberton police are “actively working leads” in a shooting that killed one person and injured three others, including a 6-year-old, on Saturday morning, according to Capt. Terry Parker. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:28 EST Poorly aimed text message lands Bladen County man in jail http://robesonian.com/news/news/153018804/Poorly-aimed-text-message-lands-Bladen-County-man-in-jail ELIZABETHTOWN — A Bladen County man is cursing his thumbs after fingering himself as a drug dealer. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:23 EST NC Museum of History deserving of expansion http://robesonian.com/news/editorial/153028100/NC-Museum-of-History-deserving-of-expansion News and Observer Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:17 EST Kenseth ends drought with win at Bristol http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153022354/Kenseth-ends-drought-with-win-at-Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane.It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at a water-logged Bristol Motor Speedway. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:46:12 EST We need to simplify our tax code http://robesonian.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153003096/We-need-to-simplify-our-tax-code Last week was a stressful one for many of us as we stared down the daunting tax code to file our taxes by Wednesday's deadline. To say our tax code is a mess is an understatement. At 4 million words — which is 3,998,800 more than the King... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:01:12 EST County takes aim at litter problem http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/153001932/County-takes-aim-at-litter-problem PEMBROKE — Robeson County's litter problem is not going to go away until people understand that it's everyone's responsibility to do their part to keep the environment clean and green, according to at least one county... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:16 EST Braves’ McKirahan suspended 80 games for positive drug test http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153023880/Braves-McKirahan-suspended-80-games-for-positive-drug-test NEW YORK (AP) — Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:16:11 EST Sunday’s NBA playoff results http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153023140/Sundays-NBA-playoff-results CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 30 points in his playoff debut, LeBron James added 20 in his first postseason game with Cleveland in five years and the Cavaliers opened a run toward an NBA title with a 113-100 victory over the Boston... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:51:13 EST County considers incentives for industry http://robesonian.com/news/news/153002187/County-considers-incentives-for-industry LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday on incentives for an industry planning to locate in the county. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 07:06:21 EST Painting over pictures http://robesonian.com/news/local_features/152960735/Painting-over-pictures BEAUFORT, S.C. — Dusty Connor added flourishes of acrylic paint to digital photography as part of a recently opened art exhibit at the University of South Carolina at Beaufort. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:26:12 EST Games provide special moments http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/152994391/Games-provide-special-moments LUMBERTON — The superintendent for the Public Schools of Robeson County cheered as he watched athletes with intellectual and physical disabilities sprint across the Alton G. Brooks Stadium at Lumberton High School on Friday. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 21:16:11 EST GPAC gets ‘Gatsby’ http://robesonian.com/news/local_features/152977210/GPAC-gets-Gatsby PEMBROKE — F. Scott Fitzgerald's timeless tale of decadence during the Roaring Twenties will leap from the page to the stage on Saturday. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 16:31:37 EST Manage chronic illness with exercise http://robesonian.com/news/health/152890712/Manage-chronic-illness-with-exercise It's no secret that exercise is a powerful medicine. Research shows that a regular exercise routine can improve many aspects of your physical and mental health. Exercise can be used as a way to safely manage chronic conditions and help prevent... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:16:12 EST Health briefs http://robesonian.com/news/health/152890681/Health-briefs Free cancer screeningsoffered on Thursday Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:16:11 EST Richmond keeps rolling, blanks Lumberton http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153006099/Richmond-keeps-rolling-blanks-Lumberton ROCKINGHAM — No one officially timed it, but the softball game between Lumberton and Richmond Senior may have lasted longer than the bus ride to Rockingham.If it did, it was barely over the time. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:41:35 EST Merritt maintains edge heading into final round at RBC Heritage http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153006359/Merritt-maintains-edge-heading-into-final-round-at-RBC-Heritage HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Troy Merritt shot a 2-under 69 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the RBC Heritage, while defending champion Matt Kuchar and Masters winner Jordan Spieth stayed within reach. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:41:28 EST Fringe: Tournament raises $15K for humane society http://robesonian.com/news/sports/153002047/Tournament-raises-$15K-for-humane-society What can $15,000 do to help homeless animals? Some of Robeson County's furry friends are about to find out. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 01:41:22 EST