Robesonian- RSS Feed Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:59:06 EST 1800 UNCP Roundup: Rain delays Two Rivers Classic PEMBROKE — The rivalry between The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Fayetteville State was no match for Mother Nature on Saturday. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:33:08 EST FRINGE: Scholarship made in McNeill’s memory The late Royce McNeill was an icon of Robeson County athletics over the summer, his friends honored his memory by raising $12,000 to an endowed scholarship for golfers at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:32:05 EST Sealey provides the map for others to follow “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”— Micheal Coreleone, in “The Godfather” Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:11:04 EST School board to hold special meeting Monday LUMBERTON — The Public School's of Robeson County's Board of Education has called a special meeting on Monday night. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:18:13 EST Sealey: My warnings were ignored LUMBERTON — Problems at the Robeson County Housing Authority could have been prevented if county commissioners had listened to his warnings about the need to follow proper procedures when addressing hiring, procurement and other issues,... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:18:03 EST County must replace Stephens on DSS board LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners will have to come up with a new appointment for the county's Department of Social Services board when its meets Monday. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:41:06 EST We must be vigilant against terror threat Last week marked a very solemn date for our nation and a stark reminder that evil exists around the world. On Sept. 11, 2001, the United States of America fell victim to the most horrific terrorist attack in our history — an attack spurred by... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:36:12 EST Cummings responds to magazine article The following is a letter sent to David Kinney, editor in chief of the magazine Business North Carolina, from Greg Cummings, director of Economic Development for Robeson County, concerning a cover story in the magazine's September edition... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:30:08 EST Buies Lake operation faces lawsuit again RED SPRINGS — A group of residents of the Philadelphus community has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court asking the courts to determine if the conditional-use permit held by Buie Lakes Plantation LLC to establish a sand-mining operation in a... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:02:07 EST Rivals looking to rebound PEMBROKE — After opening the season in a blowout loss to Winston-Salem State, The University of North Carolina at Pembroke football team is coming back home looking to get back on the winning track. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:13:04 EST Schlaufman: Two Rivers rivalry remains high priority for Braves, Broncos As the Fayetteville State football team has prepared for the season each of the last two years, head coach Lawrence Kershaw seemingly has faced a recurring distraction: The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 23:13:03 EST Four file on final day for Lumbee Tribal Council PEMBROKE — Four candidates filed for the Lumbee Tribal Council on Friday, the final day of the three-week filing period. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:25:03 EST Benefit aids ailing officer LUMBERTON — Hundreds of Robeson County residents lined up on Friday to get their hands on some chicken, fish, yams and collards — and to express appreciation to an ailing police sergeant who has served the city for 16 years. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:09:03 EST Second officer in Pembroke is suspended A second Pembroke police officer has been suspended from his position, and a Red Springs police lieutenant has been charged with drug crimes for a second time. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:48:03 EST City taking Section 8 applications LUMBERTON — The waiting list for receiving Section 8 vouchers from the Lumberton Housing Authority opened Monday for the first time since April 2013. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:23:03 EST Accused killer of 5 children skips court LEXINGTON — The man who police say killed his five children waived his first court appearance Friday because he is being “portrayed as a monster” and needs a mental health evaluation as soon as possible, his attorney... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:01:15 EST MacDonald seeks new trial FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Government attorneys want a federal judge to deny Jeffrey MacDonald's latest request for a new trial. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:01:13 EST McCrory promises to get tough with labor cheaters RALEIGH (AP) — State leaders in North Carolina are promising to make changes to prevent contractors from using a labor scheme that can hurt workers and cheat the state and federal government out of revenue. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:01:11 EST Crime report TheftsMichael Revels, of West 10th Street, Lumberton, reported Thursday that his AR-15 rifle, valued at $663.90, was stolen from his car, according to a police report. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:15:04 EST Agencies get $1M to fight infant mortality$1M-to-fight-infant-mortality LUMBERTON — The director of program at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke who works to ensure the health of local babies says a grant of just more than $500,000 will help reach countless more struggling mothers. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:45:03 EST