Robesonian- RSS NEWS Feed http://robesonian.com/section/NEWS http://robesonian.com/section/NEWS Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:08:59 EST 1800 Civitas names Kilpatrick regional director http://robesonian.com/news/news/50358236/Civitas-names-Kilpatrick-regional-director DAVIDSON — Veteran newspaper executive Kent Kilpatrick has been named a regional business development director for Civitas Media, effective Sept. 15. The announcement was made by Michael Bush, president and CEO of the Davidson-based... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:46:06 EST Accident kills man on moped http://robesonian.com/news/news/50358409/Accident-kills-man-on-moped LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man was killed Sunday when the moped he was driving was struck head-on by another vehicle, according to the state Highway Patrol. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:45:04 EST COMtech to hold info forum on gas pipeline http://robesonian.com/news/news/50344399/COMtech-to-hold-info-forum-on-gas-pipeline PEMBROKE — Representatives of the companies that will own and operate the proposed 550-mile natural gas line that will end in Robeson County will be in Pembroke on Monday to update public officials and community residents on the... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:02:06 EST Feel-good fashion http://robesonian.com/news/business/50338403/Feel-good-fashion LUMBERTON — With fall right around the corner, the woman behind a new Lumberton startup is trying to keep people warm and cozy for a good cause. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:34:12 EST Courses offered to farmers for financial, business planning http://robesonian.com/news/business/50339417/Courses-offered-to-farmers-for-financial-business-planning FAYETTEVILLE — Cape Fear Farm Credit is now accepting applications for its online financial and business planning course. The Ag Biz Planner curriculum includes financial and business planning, budgeting and other subjects related to... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:33:05 EST Monds to talk at UNCP http://robesonian.com/news/business/50336671/Monds-to-talk-at-UNCP PEMBROKE — Kathaleena Edward Monds, a professor of business information systems at Albany State University's College of Business in Albany, Ga., will speak at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:32:14 EST 4-H rides tide of technological changes http://robesonian.com/news/news_agricultural/50322267/4-H-rides-tide-of-technological-changes So here is the question of the decade: When did the pound sign become known as a hashtag? Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:30:08 EST The great imitator http://robesonian.com/news/lifestyle/50329614/The-great-imitator LUMBERTON — The first time Jason Petty heard a Hank Williams song, it wasn't being sung by Williams. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:53:08 EST Alumnae return to to Vardell Hall http://robesonian.com/news/lifestyle/50334025/Alumnae-return-to-to-Vardell-Hall RED SPRINGS — More than 100 alumnae of Vardell Hall returned to their old stomping grounds Sept. 13 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the defunct all-girls boarding school. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:28:08 EST Dancers to descend on St. Pauls http://robesonian.com/news/lifestyle/50334559/Dancers-to-descend-on-St.-Pauls ST. PAULS — Organizers of a flash mob performance planned for November have posted a video on social media to help participants learn the dance steps. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:28:05 EST (No heading) http://robesonian.com/news/local_features/50322316/ I see plenty of friends, both old and new, at Book 'Em North Carolina, but it's rare that someone I've known from childhood is one of the participants. Such is the case with retired FBI agent and now author John Whiteside, whose... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:27:06 EST Peace in the Park concert series concludes Thursday http://robesonian.com/news/lifestyle/50337152/Peace-in-the-Park-concert-series-concludes-Thursday PEMBROKE — The third annual Peace in the Park concert series in Pembroke will come to a close Thursday with a performance from Thousands of One. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:52:11 EST Surgical unit nearly ready http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50344444/Surgical-unit-nearly-ready LUMBERTON — After 10 months of construction, Southeastern Health Park will soon be open for business.The $22 million outpatient care facility will begin offering some services on Oct. 1. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:34:03 EST Gibson Cancer Center expands care http://robesonian.com/news/health/50316154/Gibson-Cancer-Center-expands-care Southeastern Health has expanded the radiation oncology capabilities of the Gibson Cancer Center, including replacing our linear accelerator and expanding the clinic facilities. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:22:03 EST Rheumatologist, family doctor join SeHealth offices in Lumberton http://robesonian.com/news/health/50316184/Rheumatologist-family-doctor-join-SeHealth-offices-in-Lumberton LUMBERTON — Two doctors affiliated with Southeastern Health are expanding their work to serve Lumberton. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:21:05 EST Health briefs http://robesonian.com/news/health/50331389/Health-briefs LUMBERTON — Dr. Barry Williamson, of Southeastern Surgical Center, located at 3001 N. Elm St., will host a seminar on LAP-BAND on Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Southeastern Weight Loss Center, located within the Southeastern Health Mall on the... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:21:03 EST Cardiologist adds hours at FirstHealth offices in Laurinburg, Pembroke http://robesonian.com/news/health/50316127/Cardiologist-adds-hours-at-FirstHealth-offices-in-Laurinburg-Pembroke LAURINBURG — Dr. William L. Harris, an interventional cardiologist board certified in cardiovascular diseases and a member of FirstHealth Cardiology Services, now offers office hours in Laurinburg and Pembroke. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:20:06 EST Robeson County gets Child Health Award http://robesonian.com/news/health/50338687/Robeson-County-gets-Child-Health-Award WILMINGTON — A Robeson County Health Department program focusing on children with special health care needs has received statewide recognition. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:20:03 EST 3 face drug charges in separate cases http://robesonian.com/news/news/50351605/3-face-drug-charges-in-separate-cases LUMBERTON — Three people have been charged with drug crimes following separate busts by the Robeson County's Sheriff's Office's Narcotics Division. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:48:04 EST SeHealth joins effort to register new voters http://robesonian.com/news/news/50336855/SeHealth-joins-effort-to-register-new-voters LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health and the Robeson County Board of Elections will partner to register voters on Tuesday, which is National Voter Registration Day. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 09:40:13 EST