Robesonian- RSS NEWS Feed Tue, 28 Apr 2015 01:34:16 EST 1800 Fire damages abandoned Rowland motel ROWLAND — A fire that burned an abandoned motel in Rowland on Sunday appears to have been intentionally set. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:36:12 EST Pierce joins effort to restore Fellows Program RALEIGH — Rep. Garland E. Pierce, whose District 48 includes part of Robeson County, will join superintendents and public school administrators from across the state for a press conference today during which they will lobby for the restoration... Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:01:16 EST Man in stable condition after being shot; 3 people charged;-3-people-charged LUMBERTON — A 26-year-old Orrum man is in stable condition after being shot multiple times at a Lumberton grocery store. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:41:11 EST Fairmont man accused of stealing, using credit cards FAIRMONT — Fairmont police arrested a man accused of using credit cards stolen from unlocked vehicles. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:36:11 EST Crime report TheftsSteve West, of Baymeadow Bend, Lumberton, reported Sunday that a $900 trailer was stolen from his backyard, according to a police report. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:26:32 EST Powwow poised to wow LUMBERTON — The Lumbee Tribe's annual Dance of the Spring Moon powwow returns Friday for its 10th year. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:21:19 EST Parmalee to play GPAC Saturday PEMBROKE — Parmalee, the band behind the 2013 hit “Carolina,” will play at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Givens Performing Arts Center on Saturday. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:51:16 EST Author finds fact after fiction LUMBERTON — When Patricia Terrell decided to set her latest novel 50 miles west of Belfast, Ireland, the author unwittingly pinpointed a hidden branch of her family tree. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:36:13 EST Lumberton realtor completes program at Coldwell Banker LUMBERTON — Lisa Little, a sales associate with Coldwell Banker Premier Team Realty in Lumberton, was recently recognized for completing the Coldwell Banker eFastStart program. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:26:21 EST FFA selling plants in St. Pauls ST. PAULS —Andrew Lanterman likes to be outside and he likes to work with his hands.Taking part in the annual FFA plant sale at St. Pauls High School allows the 11th-grader to do both. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:26:19 EST Food labels help lead shoppers to healthy groceries Organic food is big business these days. There are several reasons one might choose organic over conventional or vice versa. Making educated choices about this can be confusing, especially when we have limited food dollars. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:21:15 EST First Bank tabs Harrington for advisory board LUMBERTON — First Bank recently named Allison Harrington a member of its Local Advisory Board. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:21:14 EST Kid campers invited to college PEMBROKE — Workshops on Wheels will offer three summer camps for children at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:21:12 EST Battle of the buses Contributed photo | Bus drivers from across the Public Schools of Robeson County put their skills to the test during the 15th annual School Bus Rodeo last week. Sixteen bus drivers participated in the competition, which featured an obstacle course... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:06:13 EST Expo a healthy mix of fitness, fun LUMBERTON — While picking up jewelry at Biggs Park Mall on Saturday, Jennifer Thompson was surprised to find cheerleaders dancing, chefs cooking and children hula hooping. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:36:20 EST A reason to smile LUMBERTON — For Jill Sellers-Dove, the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine's community service center in Lumberton is the place to go for any kind of dental care. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:06:19 EST House bill would allow hunting on Sundays in NC LUMBERTON — A bill being considered by members of the state House is pitting property rights against religious freedom. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 09:06:15 EST Goodwill gives school tools to 987 students ST. PAULS — Stephanie McLean asked a group of students sitting inside the St. Pauls Elementary School gymnasium Friday to name the most important computer. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:16:21 EST WCU frat suspended following ‘waterboarding’ CULLOWHEE (AP) — Western Carolina University officials have suspended a fraternity for five years after a pledge said he was “water-boarded.” Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:56:12 EST Raleigh agrees to price to purchase Dorothea Dix RALEIGH (AP) — Raleigh officials have approved plans to buy 300 acres near downtown that formerly housed a state mental hospital for about $52 million. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:56:11 EST