Robesonian- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 23 May 2015 03:27:50 EST 1800 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 Nonproft wins grant to help feed the needy PEMBROKE — Sacred Pathways Crisis Ministry has received a grant for food storage equipment. Fri, 22 May 2015 13:36:13 EST Tribe OKs $15,000 for fall elections$15000-for-fall-elections PEMBROKE — The Lumbee Tribal Council on Thursday approved $15,000 for the tribe's Elections Board so that preparations can get under way for the fall elections, during which council members and a chairman will be elected. Fri, 22 May 2015 09:01:21 EST Veterans told how to find help RED SPRINGS — Local military veterans were told Thursday to go directly to Fayetteville VA Medical Center's top administrator, Elizabeth Goolsby, when they have medical problems that have failed to be resolved by others in the... Fri, 22 May 2015 08:51:22 EST Cummings home PEMBROKE — After working as a surgeon and with the Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Robin Cummings may seem like an unlikely choice as the next chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. But Cummings, a Pembroke... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:26:19 EST House budget OK’d with bipartisan support RALEIGH — House Republicans experienced the first showing of strong bipartisan support for a budget bill since before the Great Recession as the chamber passed a two-year spending plan that benefited from a revenue windfall. Fri, 22 May 2015 08:31:11 EST McCrory sign bill forbidding youths for using tanning beds RALEIGH (AP) — A dozen bills signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory include a ban on anyone under 18 using tanning beds in North Carolina. Fri, 22 May 2015 07:56:11 EST Charlotte passes 800,000 mark RALEIGH (AP) — Charlotte, the largest city in the Carolinas, has a population in excess of 800,000, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Fri, 22 May 2015 07:46:11 EST Crime report Break-insThe following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office: Fri, 22 May 2015 07:01:16 EST McNeill to sign copies of book at mall on Saturday LUMBERTON — The head football coach at East Carolina University will return to his hometown Saturday to autograph copies of his children's book, “A Little Pirate's ABCs.” Thu, 21 May 2015 14:01:11 EST St. Pauls police hold clinic for discounted rabies shots ST. PAULS —There will be discounted rabies shots available for pets on Saturday in St. Pauls. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:11:11 EST Four patrolmen honored by state for their service RALEIGH — Four highway patrolmen with connections to Robeson County been recognized by the state Highway Patrol for exemplary service. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:31:11 EST Cummings tabbed as UNCP chancellor CHAPEL HILL — Dr. Robin Cummings has been named the next chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:21:12 EST Stacy honored for literacy work LUMBERTON — Horace Stacy Jr. has spent much of his life promoting literacy across Robeson County, but the 85-year-old couldn't see the writing on the wall Wednesday.Stacy, who will be retiring from the Robeson... Thu, 21 May 2015 09:51:13 EST United Way taking grant applications LUMBERTON — United Way of Robeson County is accepting applications from nonprofits that want to put a Hunger and Healthy Eating grant from Walmart to work helping people. Thu, 21 May 2015 08:31:13 EST