NEWS


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Trump protests turn out large crowds

RALEIGH (AP) — Marches and rallies organized by women against President Donald Trump and attacks on women’s rights brought bigger crowds t...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Spellings wants low tuition, more minorities

CHAPEL HILL — Less than a year after taking leadership of the 17-campus University of North Carolina system, Margaret Spellings has a plan for m...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Kiwanians whip up tall stack

Kiwanians whip up tall stack

LUMBERTON — The Kiwanis of Robeson-Lumberton provided thousands of tasty reasons to drop by the Bill Sapp Recreation Center on Saturday, and aid...

January 21st, 2017 updated: January 21st, 2017. |  


Solar farm donates $20,000 to UNCP relief fund

Solar farm donates $20,000 to UNCP relief fund

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and the broader community have received an outpouring of support from individuals and bu...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Early College info night is Feb. 2

LUMBERTON — The Robeson Early College High School’s Parent Information Night is scheduled for Feb. 2 at the A.D. Lewis Auditorium on the c...

January 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Undefeated no more
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Pirates split with Scotland
Miller: UNC’s Williams ‘one of the best ever’

Miller: UNC’s Williams ‘one of the best ever’

PEMBROKE — Ben Miller doesn’t remember his first game as an assistant under North Carolina coach Roy Williams during his tenure at Kansas ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


McGirt five shots back at La Quinta

McGirt five shots back at La Quinta

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Phil Mickelson hit his opening tee shot so poorly in morning rain and cold that he hit a provisional ball just to get in ano...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Strong start sparks UNCP men in win over Lander

Strong start sparks UNCP men in win over Lander

PEMBROKE — With turnovers piling up and defensive lapses throughout Wednesday night’s game against Lander, The University of North Carolin...

January 19th, 2017 |  


Pirates wrestle way to county title

Pirates wrestle way to county title

PEMBROKE — Knowing he was going to go up against one of the top 120-pound wrestlers in the state at the Robeson County wrestling championship on...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Monley powers UNCP women past Lander

Monley powers UNCP women past Lander

PEMBROKE — When it comes to facing Lander, Jonissa Monley knows The University of North Carolina at Pembroke women’s basketball team hasn&...

January 19th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Lumberton’s Britt shines on national softball stage

Lumberton’s Britt shines on national softball stage

CONROE, Texas — One of 48 players that were selected to play along the nation’s top high school softball players, Lumberton high school so...

January 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFE


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Kenneth Turner and Joy Noack Turner of Ledyard, Connecticut, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Devyn Turner to Coyou...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


CelebratingValentine Daywith Rotary

RED SPRINGS — Tickets for a Valentine’s dinner hosted by the Red Springs Rotary Club are on sale.The dinner will be held on Feb. 11 at 6:3...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


What’s Happening

COMMUNITY• Jan. 26Broadway musical: The musical comedy “42nd Street” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at Givens Performing Arts Center...

January 23rd, 2017 |  


Southeastern Health’s Morris Bullock retires after 30 years of service

Southeastern Health’s Morris Bullock retires after 30 years of service

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January 21st, 2017 |  


Kenneth Rust chosen to lead Southeastern Health board of trustees

Kenneth Rust chosen to lead Southeastern Health board of trustees

LUMBERTON — Kenneth Rust has been elected to lead the Southeastern Health board of trustees and Duncan Mackie is the board’s newest member...

January 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Obama leaves a high bar
In search of middle ground

In search of middle ground

Opening day of the 2017-18 General Assembly was filled with warm greetings, friendly exchanges, and promises of compromise. After a short break, lawma...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Chavis has no right to call former superintendent a ‘loser’

To the Editor,I am writing in response to the article that appeared on your website Robesonian.com on Jan. 13 entitled ” Ben Chavis urges St. Pa...

January 19th, 2017 |  


School board gets an opportunity

Neither of the two coalitions that have formed on the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson County is happy today, which enhances the c...

January 18th, 2017 updated: January 19th, 2017. |  


Urban-rural gap not new

Urban-rural gap not new

RALEIGH — One of the best gifts I received this Christmas was a history book entitled “The Country Church in North Carolina.” (Yes, ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Land grabs aren’t beneficial

Land grabs aren’t beneficial

RALEIGH — Thomas Jefferson had lots to say about lots of things. As the North Carolina General Assembly begins its 2017 session and new Gov. Roy...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Chavis’ Trump-like quality

Chavis’ Trump-like quality

School boards claim to be non-partisan. But nothing could be further from the truth. They can be more complex and worthy of political analysis, especi...

January 16th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Fayettevill incubator get $10,000 grant

Fayettevill incubator get $10,000 grant

FAYETTEVILLE — The Center for Economic Empowerment and Development recently received a $10,000 grant from the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Community ...

December 31st, 2016 updated: December 31st, 2016. |  


Cooper inherits state with growing economy

Cooper inherits state with growing economy

North Carolina will have a change in governor in 2017, but there is a good chance Roy Cooper will continue the policies that have allowed North Caroli...

December 31st, 2016 |  


There’s an app for that

There’s an app for that

A colleague of mine recently wrote an article about putting away technology for the sake of family time during the holidays. I must admit, if you read...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Management group honors 4

Management group honors 4

LUMBERTON — Partnership Property Management in Greensboro recently recognized four of its employees who work in Robeson County for their outstan...

December 24th, 2016 updated: December 26th, 2016. |  


Meeting to provide info on feed directive

Meeting to provide info on feed directive

There will be a meeting about the new Veterinary Feed Directive rule on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center, 455 Ca...

December 19th, 2016 |  


I recently discussed the Mediterranean way of eating with a charming group of ladies. I shared with them that those who fully adopt this style of eati...

December 13th, 2016 updated: December 14th, 2016. |  


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