Robesonian- RSS Feed http://robesonian.com/ http://robesonian.com/ Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:54:22 EST 1800 Vigil on Thursday honors victims http://robesonian.com/news/news/50172021/Vigil-on-Thursday-honors-victims LUMBERTON — A candlelight vigil will be held Thursday to honor homicide, domestic violence and drunk driving victims. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:40:05 EST Man charged with assaulting brother with car http://robesonian.com/news/news/50171626/Man-charged-with-assaulting-brother-with-car LUMBERTON — A Lumberton man has been arrested four months after intentionally hitting his older brother with his car in a dispute over rent money, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:18:08 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50171472/Crime-report TheftsLinda Locklear, of R and L Drive, Lumberton, reported Monday that her $5 wallet and various bank and identification cards were stolen on Halsey Street, according to a police report. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:13:07 EST Former Pirate thankful for lessons taught by Coach Ruff http://robesonian.com/news/letters/50158727/Former-Pirate-thankful-for-lessons-taught-by-Coach-Ruff To the Editor, Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:12:06 EST Mother says UNCP camps were valuable experience for daughter http://robesonian.com/news/announcements-letters-opinon/50163155/Mother-says-UNCP-camps-were-valuable-experience-for-daughter To the Editor, Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:01:11 EST RCC down 1,000 students since fall 2012 http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50169438/RCC-down-1000-students-since-fall-2012 LUMBERTON — A drop in the number of students attending Robeson Community College could be costly for the institution. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:01:09 EST Daughter finds parents dead http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50174281/Daughter-finds-parents-dead LUMBERTON — A man and a woman were found dead by their daughter this afternoon outside of their Lumberton home, according to Robeson County Sheriff Kenneth Sealey. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:35:04 EST Maxton sets deadline for building buy http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50169008/Maxton-sets-deadline-for-building-buy MAXTON — The Board of Commissioners on Tuesday voted to establish Aug. 31 as the deadline for a man to pay $7,500 for a storage building on McCaskill Avenue in Maxton. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:16:07 EST Missing man reunited with family http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50169820/Missing-man-reunited-with-family LUMBERTON — A 32-year-old Lumberton man who was the subject of a Silver Alert issued early this morning has been located. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:29:06 EST 2014 RobCo football: Red Devils making it happen http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50104343/Red-Devils-making-it-happen Football preview scheduleSaturday: South RobesonSunday: FairmontTuesday: St. PaulsToday: Red SpringsThursday: Purnell SwettFriday: Lumberton— Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:52:08 EST Fairmont tries to beef up grant application http://robesonian.com/news/news/50167944/Fairmont-tries-to-beef-up-grant-application FAIRMONT — Fairmont residents can expect a knock at their door in the coming weeks as surveyors work to beef up the town's application for $2 million in grants to rehabilitate its sewer system. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:51:12 EST Chambers reach pact on coal-ash disposal http://robesonian.com/news/news/50169535/Chambers-reach-pact-on-coal-ash-disposal RALEIGH — State House and Senate leaders said Tuesday that lawmakers have reached a compromise on legislation to make Duke Energy curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps across North Carolina. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:04 EST GOP House splits, kills incentives package http://robesonian.com/news/news/50169531/GOP-House-splits-kills-incentives-package RALEIGH — A cadre of Republicans in the North Carolina House broke ranks with their leadership Tuesday to vote down a sweeping economic incentives and tax bill they said violated core conservative principles. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:32:03 EST RCCCC holds annual meeting on Thursday http://robesonian.com/news/briefs/50158875/RCCCC-holds-annual-meeting-on-Thursday LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Church and Community Center will hold its annual meeting on Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church at 1002 N. Chestnut St. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:09:04 EST Hawkeye center wins $20K grant http://robesonian.com/news/news/50159361/Hawkeye-center-wins-$20K-grant RED SPRINGS — The Hawkeye Indian Cultural Center recently received a $20,000 grant from the First Nations Development Institute of Longmont, Colo. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:07:04 EST The battle to save downtown http://robesonian.com/news/editorial-opinon/50164218/The-battle-to-save-downtown Vibrant downtowns in small rural towns have gone the way of the slinky. They really don't exist anymore.But Lumberton's continues to put up a good fight. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:01:06 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50164171/Crime-report Thefts Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:33:14 EST Medicaid at top of list of GOP mistakes http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns/50164058/Medicaid-at-top-of-list-of-GOP-mistakes When you consider all the bad choices made by the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory in the last two years — and there have been too many to mention — the one that may make the least sense was the decision not to expand Medicaid under... Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:22:06 EST When the cost of media access is too high http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50162716/When-the-cost-of-media-access-is-too-high RALEIGH — It seems like a lifetime ago, but remember the euphoria when Baghdad fell in early 2003? Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:49:03 EST County to help with nonprofit’s roof http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50162384/County-to-help-with-nonprofits-roof LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to help pay for a new roof at the Robeson County Church and Community center. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:09:02 EST