Robesonian- RSS Feed Fri, 22 May 2015 07:05:07 EST 1800 Crime report Break-insThe following break-ins were reported to the Robeson County Sheriff's Office: Fri, 22 May 2015 07:01:16 EST McNeill to sign copies of book at mall on Saturday LUMBERTON — The head football coach at East Carolina University will return to his hometown Saturday to autograph copies of his children's book, “A Little Pirate's ABCs.” Thu, 21 May 2015 14:01:11 EST St. Pauls police hold clinic for discounted rabies shots ST. PAULS —There will be discounted rabies shots available for pets on Saturday in St. Pauls. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:11:11 EST Four patrolmen honored by state for their service RALEIGH — Four highway patrolmen with connections to Robeson County been recognized by the state Highway Patrol for exemplary service. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:31:11 EST Cummings tabbed as UNCP chancellor CHAPEL HILL — Dr. Robin Cummings has been named the next chancellor of The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:21:12 EST County football back in session LUMBERTON — The atmosphere at Alton G. Brooks Stadium on Wednesday was far from what it normally is during the peaks of football season. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:01:38 EST Board approves Castellano as new Richmond coach ROCKINGHAM — After 54 days and an 18-minute closed-door session, Richmond Senior has its 10th football coach in the school's 43-year history. Thu, 21 May 2015 15:01:19 EST 5 Devils commit to SCC baseball team RED SPRINGS — The concept of family is important to Eric McMillan and one that he felt as a member of the Red Springs High School baseball team. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:06:19 EST Stacy honored for literacy work LUMBERTON — Horace Stacy Jr. has spent much of his life promoting literacy across Robeson County, but the 85-year-old couldn't see the writing on the wall Wednesday.Stacy, who will be retiring from the Robeson... Thu, 21 May 2015 09:51:13 EST County reaches out to benefit county veterans The numbers are staggering, but we are told that there are almost 20,000 veterans in Robeson County, which means one out of every seven of our residents has served this country. As Memorial Day weekend approaches, that is a reason for the county to... Thu, 21 May 2015 08:46:13 EST United Way taking grant applications LUMBERTON — United Way of Robeson County is accepting applications from nonprofits that want to put a Hunger and Healthy Eating grant from Walmart to work helping people. Thu, 21 May 2015 08:31:13 EST Town wins sewer grant RED SPRINGS — Red Springs officials have learned the town will receive a $2.25 million Community Development Block Grant to make repairs to Red Springs' sewer system. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:56:12 EST Fallen officers remembered Sarah Willets | The Robesonian A blue balloon was released into the sky on Wednesday for each law enforcement officer killed on duty during a fallen officers memorial service at Robeson Community College. The service, put on by the Robeson County... Thu, 21 May 2015 07:41:15 EST Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — House Republicans tweaked their North Carolina government budget proposal anew Wednesday to address renewable energy tax credits and increase university funding, bidding to pick up more support for the two-year spending... Thu, 21 May 2015 07:36:15 EST Judge puts hold on fracking permits RALEIGH — A judge has halted the approval of fracking operations in North Carolina until a higher court weighs in on the legality of the appointment of several boards that manage state resources and the environment. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:26:11 EST Fayetteville pair sought in child’s death caught in Colo. FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — A Fayetteville mother and her fiance charged in the January death of an 18-month-old girl have been arrested in Colorado. Thu, 21 May 2015 07:21:11 EST Crime report TheftsConnie Howard, of Warwick Mill Road, Lumberton, reported Tuesday that a $300 shotgun shotgun, a $25 wallet and $226 in cash were stolen, according to a police report.Break-ins Wed, 20 May 2015 14:26:13 EST Bladen trio earns college softball awards WHITEVILLE — Three West Bladen graduates have garnered Div. II awards as part of the Southeastern Community College softball team. Wed, 20 May 2015 12:56:13 EST Richmond expected to name Castellano new head FB coach ROCKINGHAM — The search for the 10th football coach in Richmond Senior High School history may have finally come to an end. Wed, 20 May 2015 11:36:26 EST The Right whining for nothing Listening to the folks on the Right railing against the House budget proposal this week you'd think that the spending plan was an updated state version of the New Deal, chocked full of new initiatives and public investments to provide more... Wed, 20 May 2015 10:51:11 EST