Robesonian- RSS Feed http://robesonian.com/ http://robesonian.com/ Mon, 1 Sep 2014 16:33:31 EST 1800 Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50239007/Kahne-holds-off-Kenseth-to-win-Atlanta-shootout HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kasey Kahne's “downer” year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:24:08 EST (No heading) http://robesonian.com/news/719/50238980/ Sprint Cup standingsAfter 25 of 36 races1. Jeff Gordon, 8722. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 8513. Matt Kenseth, 7944. Joey Logano, 7915. Brad Keselowski, 7826. Jimmie Johnson, 766 Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:08:03 EST (No heading) http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50238971/ Sprint Cup resultsOral-B USA 500Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway1. (10) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 335 laps, 105.2 rating, 47 points, $310,965.2. (5) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 335, 118.6, 43, $264,741. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:06:07 EST Henley leads a large chasing pack at Deutsche Bank http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50239114/Henley-leads-a-large-chasing-pack-at-Deutsche-Bank NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Russell Henley either was playing down his chances or looking at Rory McIlroy's name high on the leaderboard in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:37:05 EST (No heading) http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50239103/ ATLANTA (AP) — The last time Alex Wood started against Miami at Turner Field, he pitched eight strong innings before losing 1-0 to Jose Fernandez. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:35:07 EST Fireworks light up Lumberton sky http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news-photogalleries-photo_gallery/50236806/Fireworks-light-up-Lumberton-sky LUMBERTON — After nearly two months of waiting, Lumberton got its Fourth of July fireworks on Saturday night. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:02:02 EST Duke handles Elon with ease in season opener http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50236494/Duke-handles-Elon-with-ease-in-season-opener DURHAM (AP) — Anthony Boone threw a few more touchdown passes, Duke's offense put up even more big numbers and the Blue Devils claimed another home victory.For these Blue Devils, it was almost like 2013 never ended. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:22:06 EST UNCP logo will feature Old Main http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50228024/UNCP-logo-will-feature-Old-Main The Thursday, Aug. 28, edition of The Robesonian carried a story relating the concern of some Tribal Council members that UNC Pembroke might eliminate Old Main from its logo. Although spokesman Scott Bigelow did a good job in explaining the... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:11:07 EST 3 public hearings on county’s agenda http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50230092/3-public-hearings-on-countys-agenda LUMBERTON — Three public hearings will be held on Tuesday when the Robeson County Board of Commissioners holds the first of its two regular monthly meetings. The board, which usually meets on the first Monday of the month, is meeting Tuesday... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:01:06 EST Tour of district provides key insight http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50232974/Tour-of-district-provides-key-insight I cannot believe how fast time flies. As we head into Labor Day, I hate to see summer end, but I'm excited to think about back to school, football season gearing up, and a little break from the heat. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 08:45:05 EST Too late for justice for two brothers? http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50233052/Too-late-for-justice-for-two-brothers A Superior Court judge is likely to decide this week if two men who were accused as teenagers of rape and murder, then convicted and imprisoned for 31 years will receive a new trial or go free. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:45:11 EST Special teams strike in LHS win http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50231507/Special-teams-strike-in-LHS-win LUMBERTON — As Tyreik McCallum lined up in the backfield for the opening kickoff of Friday's 35-21 win against Pine Forest, the Lumberton sophomore was simply looking for a hole. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:48:09 EST ‘The whole thing is a lie’ http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50226166/The-whole-thing-is-a-lie LUMBERTON — For Geraldine Brown, it comes as no surprise that after 30 years in prison, her brothers may soon walk free. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:21:10 EST Tourists spent $127M in city in ‘13 http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50225753/Tourists-spent-$127M-in-city-in-13 LUMBERTON — Robeson County's tourism industry generated a record $127 million in 2013, according to a recent study prepared for the North Carolina Department of Commerce's Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:08:12 EST Vets offering discounts on spay, neutering http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50227277/Vets-offering-discounts-on-spay-neutering LUMBERTON — Veterinarians across Robeson County will offer discounted spay and neuter services from Tuesday until Sept. 13 in an effort to prevent strays and reduce the number of animals that have to be take to the county pound and often have to... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 09:00:04 EST Prep football roundup: South Rob gets 1st win under Jernigan http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50232130/South-Rob-gets-1st-win-under-Jernigan FAYETTEVILLE — The South Robeson built on its streak of holding opponents scoreless to six quarters and took down Trinity Christian 30-0 on the road Friday night. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:32:07 EST Rams roll to victory http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50230444/Rams-roll-to-victory PEMBROKE — After an early miscue, it looked like the Red Springs football team might avenge last year's loss to the Purnell Swett. The Red Devils saw Cody Freeman connect with Eric Graham on a 45-yard touchdown pass to take a 6-0 lead on... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:00:11 EST Red Springs teenager shot http://robesonian.com/news/news/50230217/Red-Springs-teenager-shot LAURINBURG — Authorities are searching for leads in the case of a Robeson County teenager admitted to the Scotland Memorial Hospital emergency room on Thursday with apparent gunshot wounds. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:41:05 EST US sailor turned spy dies in NC prison http://robesonian.com/news/news/50228535/US-sailor-turned-spy-dies-in-NC-prison RALEIGH — A former American sailor convicted during the Cold War of leading a family spy ring for the Soviet Union has died in a prison hospital in North Carolina, officials said Friday. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:08:03 EST Attack dog tested for rabies http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50227713/Attack-dog-tested-for-rabies LUMBERTON — A pit bull that attacked a local veterinarian during a rabies clinic Thursday has been euthanized so that it can be determined if the animal suffered with rabies. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:09:04 EST