Body camerasa best defensefor a good cop

We can think of no good reason that a law enforcement officer would not want to be equipped with a …

October 11th, 2015 |  

Solar farm call puts Cummings at re-election risk

We are unaware of credible evidence that solar farms are a health risk to anyone, but we will keep our …

October 7th, 2015 updated: October 7th, 2015. |  

Lots of talk on education, but very little honest

The General Assembly on Wednesday wrapped up the longest legislative session in 14 years, and did so in a fashion …

October 1st, 2015 updated: October 2nd, 2015. |  

Parker continues long journey to kill brain cancer

Maria Parker has peddled across the country in her quest to find a cure for brain cancer, and now she …

September 30th, 2015 updated: October 2nd, 2015. |  

Earlier primary adds urgency for local elections

Gov. Pat McCrory’s signature is all that is needed to give North Carolina residents a greater say in who will …

September 26th, 2015 |  

School’s response made sense, but inform the public

The Robesonian started receiving phone calls mid-morning on Monday from parents, perhaps a half a dozen or so, who were …

September 24th, 2015 updated: September 24th, 2015. |  

Best paid and benefited commissioners save taxpayers a few dollars

We will say this about the best paid and benefited commissioners in North Carolina, also known as the Robeson County …

September 22nd, 2015 |  

Late on arrival,but budget meetssome critical needs

A two-year state spending plan that was crafted by Republicans and signed into law on Friday by Gov. Pat McCrory …

September 19th, 2015 |  

Work rule forfood stamps willbenefit everyone

Critics of a plan to require work out of able-bodied childless adults in order for them to remain eligible to …

September 16th, 2015 |  

Barker’s legacy: A lifetime of benevolence

“From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded.” — Luke 12:48 We can think of no more …

September 12th, 2015 |  

Early college sets high mark for local schools

One of the best-kept secrets of the Public Schools of Robeson County is hardly a secret anymore. A consequence of …

September 11th, 2015 updated: September 11th, 2015. |  

14 years later,we are safer, butthreat remains

On the eve of the 14-year anniversary of 9/11 , perhaps this nation’s darkest day, the question that will be …

September 10th, 2015 |  

The national nightmare ends, football begins

We can only hope that a decision last week by a federal judge overturning a four-game suspension of Tom Brady, …

September 9th, 2015 updated: September 9th, 2015. |  

What’s the right price for 30 years of denied freedom?

How much is spending 30 years of the prime of one’s life in prison while under the threat of execution …

September 5th, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  

Court decision ends months of no suspense

Although it was a long and winding road, no one familiar with how the Lumbee Tribal Government operates expected a …

September 3rd, 2015 updated: September 6th, 2015. |  

Work First drug-testing a sham

We have previously expressed our ambivalence when it comes to mandatory drug-testing for people to receive welfare, primarily because we …

September 2nd, 2015 updated: September 2nd, 2015. |  

Campbell keeps promise; will others follow?

When Berlester Campbell was running for the District 2 seat on the Robeson County Board of Commissioners, he was eager …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Schools boardneeds a dose ofJudge Manning

There is an online petition that has now garnered almost 600 signatures that basically asks the North Carolina School Boards …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 28th, 2015. |  

County vetsdoing their partfighting rabies

Robeson County isn’t under a rabies watch; it’s under a rabies warning, meaning the killer virus is out there. There …

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  

Horrific accident shows consequences of driving impaired

The deaths this week of a former public servant in Robeson County, his wife and son are a gruesome reminder …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Lawmakers still holding hostage our public schools

As we were adding our voice to the growing chorus of those who insist that it is way past time …

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  

Mum’s the word for school board

When The Robesonian attempted to contact all 11 members of the Board of Education for the Public Schools of Robeson …

August 15th, 2015 updated: August 15th, 2015. |  


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