Robesonian- RSS Feed http://robesonian.com/ http://robesonian.com/ Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:05:29 EST 1800 Report: NC children lag in well-being http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50023537/Report:-NC-children-lag-in-well-being While folks inside the beltline in Raleigh were parsing every rumor about the budget dance between House and Senate leaders, a new national report provided a stark reminder of just how out of touch the negotiators in the corner rooms of the... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two charged with stealing medical supplies from EMS http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50022456/Two-charged-with-stealing-medical-supplies-from-EMS LUMBERTON — A bag of medical supplies stolen from a Robeson County ambulance has been recovered and two people have been charged for the theft, according to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50022245/Crime-report TheftsReggie Copeland, of Orange Street, Lumberton, reported Wednesday that he was robbed of $96 worth of pain pills at the intersection of C Avenue and Jerome Street, according to a police report. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST The Left goes both ways on tax issues http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/50014485/The-Left-goes-both-ways-on-tax-issues RALEIGH — When liberals debate tax policy, it can be hard to keep track of their current positions. They keep changing. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A storybook ending http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50020435/A-storybook-ending GREENSBORO — Demetri Sheridan resume last senior at Lumberton includes several high-profile honors. The senior was named All-Conference, All-County and All-Region honors, along with the county Defensive Player of the Year... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Throwback Thursday: Local roots send Miller around the world http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50002348/Local-roots-send-Miller-around-the-world CHICAGO — For Regina Miller, every chance she could get to play basketball growing up was one she would take. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Allen, force for integration, dies at age 89 http://robesonian.com/news/localnews1/50020773/Allen-force-for-integration-dies-at-age-89 KINSTON — Young H. Allen, Jr., the superintendent of the Robeson County school system for more than a decade, is being remembered as an instrumental figure in helping guide tri-racial Robeson County through desegregation during the late 1960s... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Forum addresses women’s issues http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50016918/Forum-addresses-womens-issues PEMBROKE — “I want my 18 cents!” Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West Rob boys headed for state http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50018315/West-Rob-boys-headed-for-state Contributed photo Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Parker quits again as Fairmont chief http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/50007864/Parker-quits-again-as-Fairmont-chief FAIRMONT — Danny Parker, whose resignation as Fairmont's director of Public Safety was never officially accepted, resubmitted his intention to quit the position on Wednesday. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man injured in drive-by shooting http://robesonian.com/news/news/50017299/Man-injured-in-drive-by-shooting LUMBERTON — A 26-year old Lumberton man was injured during a drive-by shooting Wednesday at a Fayetteville Road shopping center in North Lumberton, according to the Lumberton Police Department. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Plate sale to benefit ailing police officer http://robesonian.com/news/announcements/50016885/Plate-sale-to-benefit-ailing-police-officer LUMBERTON — The Kings of Pythagoras Golden Leaf Council 139 will hold its annual Southern Style BBQ Plate Sale on Sept. 12 at the Bill Sapp Recreation Center in Lumberton. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Crime report http://robesonian.com/news/blotter/50019039/Crime-report Thefts Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST West Rob advances to X-Play World Series http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50018043/West-Rob-advances-to-X-Play-World-Series Contributed photo Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Lumberton Ponytails go undefeated at state http://robesonian.com/news/sports/50017745/Lumberton-Ponytails-go-undefeated-at-state Contributed photo Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Grant to help renovate SRMC floor http://robesonian.com/news/health-news/50013794/Grant-to-help-renovate-SRMC-floor LUMBERTON — Sixty-three years after it was first built, the fourth floor of the Southeastern Regional Medical Center will be receiving a major face-lift thanks in part to a recently announced $500,000 grant. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST CJ all over upcoming election coverage http://robesonian.com/news/opinion_columns-opinon/314934/CJ-all-over-upcoming-election-coverage RALEIGH — As the North Carolina General Assembly continues to wind down its legislative work for 2014, my Carolina Journal colleagues are already turning their attention toward what promises to be a fascinating midterm election... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Campbell adds to winning total http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/310085/Campbell-adds-to-winning-total LUMBERTON — Berlester Campbell on Tuesday picked up 16 of 25 provisional votes, upping his District 2 victory over incumbent Robeson County Commissioner Hubert Sealey. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Burnette, Britt get all-star sendoff http://robesonian.com/news/sports/313958/Burnette-Britt-get-all-star-sendoff GREENSBORO — As Bradley Burnette got off the bench and walked into his familiar center spot on the back line with 11 minutes left in Tuesday's East-West All-Star boys soccer game, he paused for a second. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST HUD suspends housing head http://robesonian.com/news/home_top-news/306272/HUD-suspends-housing-head LUMBERTON — The Robeson County Board of Commissioners on Monday suspended Housing Authority Director Ronald Oxendine with pay until completion of an investigation into the Housing Authority's procurement policies and procedures is... Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST