Robesonian- RSS Feed Tue, 26 May 2015 00:32:07 EST 1800 Man found dead in ditch LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Sheriff's Office is investigating as a murder the death of a 27-year-old man whose body was found in a ditch on Sunday. Mon, 25 May 2015 14:26:15 EST We should take all ideas seriously RALEIGH — A thought occurred to me as I was traveling in and around the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The notion didn't have to do with my location but was instead prompted by the lecture I was listening to on the... Mon, 25 May 2015 08:16:11 EST McGirt finishes 33rd, inches up FedEx list FORT WORTH, Texas — For William McGirt, the Crowne Plaza Invitational this past weekend was a lot like his PGA Tour season — plenty of good things, but just enough of the other to keep the tournament from being special. Mon, 25 May 2015 09:56:13 EST May 24 local sports briefs Leach announces annual football/cheer campLUMBERTON — Former Super Bowl Champion and Rowland native Vonta Leach will be holding his 10th annual football and cheer camp next month. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:08:09 EST Phialas: Basketball is fine, the broadcasts are hurting the product Last week the NCAA Men's Basketball Rules Committee recommended several changes, most notably reducing the shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds. The new time frame will be in place the next two seasons, the first time it has been reduced since... Sun, 24 May 2015 00:07:58 EST Fringe: RCCCC holding 7th annual tourney on Friday Fairmont Golf Club will host the Robeson County Church and Community Center's seventh-annual golf tournament on Friday. Sun, 24 May 2015 00:07:56 EST Photo gallery: Fairmont baseball vs. Midway, NCHSAA 4th round Photos by Scott Schlaufman | The Robesonian Sat, 23 May 2015 23:50:21 EST Cuthrell continues to win awards AUSTIN, Texas — For the second time in a week, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke senior Collins Cuthrell earned All-American status and added another piece of hardware to his trophy room. Sat, 23 May 2015 23:46:17 EST Status quo no reason to cheer One of the most telling parts of the long debate on the House budget Thursday night and early Friday morning came in a discussion over an amendment offered by Rep. Marilyn Avila to end tax credits for renewable energy, the latest round of what has... Sat, 23 May 2015 14:46:12 EST Monday a time to remember price they paid “All gave some, but some gave all.”— Unknown1.32 million. Sat, 23 May 2015 10:06:14 EST Towns pause on Monday to honor nation’s war dead ST. PAULS — All gave some, but Memorial Day is about those who gave all. Sat, 23 May 2015 09:51:39 EST Cummings lays out vision for UNCP PEMBROKE — When asked which of the two universities he attended — the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill or Duke University — influenced his life the most, Dr. Robin Cummings had a quick reply. Sat, 23 May 2015 09:51:32 EST County rallies against cancer LUMBERTON — Local people with an ax to grind with cancer will rally at the starting line of the Robeson County Fairgrounds track once again on Friday to raise awareness and money to fight America's No. 2 killer. Sat, 23 May 2015 09:51:26 EST Fairmont goes out fighting FAIRMONT — Going into Friday night's game against Fairmont High School, Midway baseball coach Jason Fussell knew his team would have to come out with a chip on its shoulder — especially since they beat the Golden Tornadoes by a... Sat, 23 May 2015 01:01:16 EST Two found shot dead LUMBERTON — Two people are dead and a third is in custody following what police are calling “a verbal altercation turned deadly.” Fri, 22 May 2015 18:26:15 EST UNC gets notice of allegations CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA connected to the school's academic fraud scandal. Fri, 22 May 2015 16:36:12 EST Legislators favor budget, expect changes LUMBERTON — State Reps. Garland Pierce and Charles Graham say the House's proposed budget for the next two years is better than they expected, but both Democrats believe it will look much different after the Senate gets done with... Fri, 22 May 2015 16:26:18 EST Second man charged in murder FAIRMONT — The brother of a man recently arrested and charged with the murder of a Baltimore 30-year-old has been charged as an accessory to that crime, according to the Fairmont Police Department. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:56:20 EST Pet of the week Hildie is an approximately 6-week-old domestic short hair. To see Hildie or the other animals, visit the Robeson County Animal Shelter at 255 Landfill Road in St. Pauls or visit the Robeson County Animal Shelter Facebook page, or... Fri, 22 May 2015 14:26:23 EST Crime report TheftSummer Pait, of Carol Road, Pembroke, reported Thursday that she was robbed at gunpoint on Ayers Court in Lumberton of $500 in cash and $225 worth of medications, according to a police report. Fri, 22 May 2015 14:26:20 EST