Firm’s CEO addresses concerns on schools construction plans

To the Editor, I am writing to correct misinformation that was in a recent letter to the editor concerning Robeson …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Cummings pushing school plan hard that will benefit Metcon

To the Editor, Circumstantially, the school consolidation plan is a collaborative effort between Commissioner Raymond Cummings and Metcon. Commissioner Cummings …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Graduates should not limit themselves when picking college

To the Editor, Well it is that time of year again — graduation. Many young people have a decision to …

April 26th, 2016 |  

Author looking for old photo of late Robeson County sheriff

To the Editor, I am working on a book on North Carolina moonshine with the History Press of Charleston, S.C., …

April 26th, 2016 |  

Many lending their support in effort for cleaner, better Robeson County

To the Editor, Thank you to The Robesonian and its editor, Donnie Douglas, and numerous other people for supporting the …

April 22nd, 2016 |  

America swirls down the drain as we the people stand by idly

To the Editor, I am happy to call Robeson County my home. However, we have some major problems — hunger, …

April 21st, 2016 |  

Prolific letter writer needs to give it a rest, quit complaining

To the Editor, I am getting really, really, sick of opening the newspaper and seeing a letter to the editor …

April 21st, 2016 |  

GOP candidate says time for changes in House’s 9th District

To the Editor, With vastly different congressional district lines, the “new” 9th District deserves leadership that is completely in tune …

April 15th, 2016 |  

Tribal powwows nice, but safe dwellings are preferred

To the Editor, The Lumbee are preparing for the “Dance Of The Spring Moon” to be held at the Lumbee …

April 13th, 2016 |  

Logic missing in argument that NC not leading in creating jobs

To the Editor, As a professor who taught logic for many years, it is disheartening to read newspapers and note …

April 12th, 2016 |  

Forum on Monday offers chance to address expanding Medicaid

To the Editor, When we view our county’s status at the highest level of so many negative economic and social …

April 12th, 2016 |  

Commissioner candidate says education key to better county

To the Editor, The Robeson County commissioners are among the best paid in N.C. Simultaneously, we have the worst educational …

April 8th, 2016 updated: April 8th, 2016. |  

City should lead effort to tidy up interstate corridor

To the Editor, The Interstate 95 corridor through Lumberton needs immediate and special attention from the Lumberton City Council. I …

April 7th, 2016 |  

Propagandist Hood wrong on effects of voter ID requirement

To the Editor, In a March 31 op-ed piece on this page, John Hood of the John Locke Foundation surveyed …

April 4th, 2016 updated: April 4th, 2016. |  

House Bill 2 allows discrimination, places transgender youth at risk

To the Editor, North Carolina’s recent law preventing anti-discrimination legislation is broad-sweeping and short-sighted. While the Republican presidential field is …

March 30th, 2016 |  

History made during elegant prom for Purnell Swett High

To the Editor, I had an opportunity to see how beautiful and handsome Robeson County young people are during the …

March 28th, 2016 |  

Atlantic Coast Pipeline promises more jobs, cleaner energy

To the Editor As the president of North Carolina’s Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership, it is my job to focus …

March 25th, 2016 |  

Flawed methodology used in county health rankings

To the Editor In an article printed last week in The Robesonian it was noted that Robeson County had fallen …

March 21st, 2016 |  

Tribal chairmen photos belong at The Turtle, not local artwork

To the Editor, I recently spoke with Tribal Administrator Dock Locklear about the Lumbee Tribal chairmen photos having been removed …

March 18th, 2016 updated: March 18th, 2016. |  

Hudson off base on promise of energy bonanza in Atlantic

To the Editor, Regarding Congressman Richard Hudson’s recent op-ed piece on this page entailing his enthusiastic support for off-shore oil …

March 17th, 2016 |  

UNC system president deserves chance to lead NC in education

To the Editor, I have been stunned and appalled by the labor union and special interest attacks against Margaret Spellings, …

March 16th, 2016 |  

Voter says rights violated while casting his ballot

To the Editor, I voted recently at the Board of Elections in Lumberton. During my time there, I believe that …

March 11th, 2016 |  


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